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“Giving Tuesday” at Grace Cottage Hospital

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy during the season of gratitude. Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital asks its friends and neighbors to participate in its Giving Tuesday campaign … Continued

Happy holidays in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Once again, the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce and Springfield on the Move are teaming up to bring family fun and cheer to the community throughout the season. Admittedly, Covid-19 has certainly thrown a wrench in some … Continued

Linda J. Zayas, 1950-2020

Linda J. Zayas

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Linda Jean (Karkut) Zayas, 69, of Bellows Falls, passed away in the comfort of her home Friday, Oct. 23 after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. Born Dec. 10, 1950 in Derby, Conn., she was the … Continued

Lisa M. O’dette, 1965-2020

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Lisa M. O’dette, 55, of Bellows Falls, Vt., passed away suddenly Nov. 16, 2020 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She was born Sept. 15, 1965 to Warren O’dette and Brenda Masure. After graduating from Bellows Falls Union … Continued

Trailblazers at Black River Independent School

Dear Editor, In some ways, I can hardly believe I am writing this letter. What began as a seed of an idea – opening a new school – often felt like an impossible dream. At times, it seemed like it … Continued

Paul R. McIntire, 1943-2020

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. – Paul Roy McIntire, born Nov. 4, 1943, son of John and Mildred Johnson McIntire of Charlestown, N.H., died Nov. 18, 2020 at Woodlawn Care Center in Newport, N.H. Paul went to Bellows Falls High School and graduated … Continued

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