Pet of the Week is Wiz

Cat of the week is Wiz

My name’s Wiz, and I’m a 4-year-old spayed female. Before I came to Lucy Mackenzie, I lived in my very own home. There weren’t quite as many cats and dogs there as there are at Lucy Mackenzie – really, it’s … Continued

Menu Guide 01-15-20

Check out a few local favorites for a bite to eat this weekend for Martin Luther King Day. Enjoy your stay! Eat, stay, ski. Menu Guide 1-15-20

This & That

Mack Walton beats his opponent to the ball and tries to turn it up field for a scoring opportunity. Walton led his team in scoring and took almost double the number of shots on goal as all his teammates combined this fall.

Dari Joy Baseball Contest winners The 2019 Dari Joy Baseball Picking Contest went to extra frames before a winner could be decided. In a year with a large picking pool of over 100 entries, not one contestant picked the Washington … Continued

Local author self-publishes book exploring quirky Vermont

Saxtons River author Robert Wilson

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – Local writer and Saxtons River resident, Robert Wilson, a former editor for renowned book publishers Macmillan, and Hill, Houghton Mifflin, and a former promotional writer for Reader’s Digest, recently published his third Vermont-based travel book titled … Continued

Cavendish Selectboard stifles quarry discussion at meeting

Cavendish Selectboard meeting Jan. 13, 2020.

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Jan. 13 Cavendish Selectboard meeting covered topics including ash borer concerns, Universal Stone Church maintenance, budgeting and a town meeting resolution, and cut short discussion on the Tierney Road quarry. Cavendish resident and landscape architect Tim … Continued

Selectboard looks at public works, development positions for budget

Rockingham Vermont Seal. Settled in 1753

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – At the Jan. 7 Rockingham Selectboard meeting, the budget was discussed at length and members agreed they needed to cut spending. They reexamined Public Works Director Everett Hammond’s position and Development Director Gary Fox’s request for … Continued

Chester Selectboard talks budget and economic development


CHESTER, Vt. – The town of Chester continued to sharpen their pencils on the town budget with the latest version, presented at the Jan. 8 Chester Selectboard meeting, showing an additional savings of approximately $68,000 versus the last budget presented … Continued

My neighborhood

Alice Bliss from the memories of little Ronnie Patch

Below are a few of my memories of growing up on High Street in Chester in the 1950s. At the intersection of High and Grafton streets is where Joe and Jackie Krupsky lived. Harry Milkman lived here later. Joe worked … Continued

Superintendent Meg Powden resigns at TRSU meeting

Two Rivers Supervisory Union

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Superintendent Meg Powden resigned from her position, effective June 30, 2020, at the Monday, Jan. 13 TRSU meeting.   The following is the letter of resignation that Powden sent to her staff Monday. “Dear Paul [Orzechowski], “With … Continued

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