Everyday Creative opens in downtown Bellows Falls

Megan Applegate of Everyday Creative. Photo provided

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Based in the square in downtown Bellows Falls, the Everyday Creative Company is the new one-stop shop for all things art and creativity. Recently launched by Megan Applegate and her husband Patrick, Everyday Creative strives to … Continued

Wildlife behavior

wildlife behavior

Below are a couple examples of wildlife behavior that I have witnessed over the years. You might enjoy learning these little tidbits.   Drunken deer It was about three weeks ago when I saw four deer under an apple tree … Continued

TRSU superintendent revises plan for reopening schools

superintendent

LUDLOW, Vt. – Two Rivers Supervisory Union Superintendent Lauren Fierman has issued new guidelines for reopening schools for the 2020-2021 school year based on feedback received from parents through surveys and a recent online meeting. The letter was sent out … Continued

Longtime Proctorsville resident honors late wife with donations

donations

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Proctorsville resident Lloyd Stillwell honored his late wife Vera with donations to a Cavendish Town Elementary School program and to Stepping Stones Preschool because “kids were Vera’s passion,” according to CTES teacher Jennifer Harper. Stillwell donated $3,660 … Continued

Village Fire Department

Village Fire

Below is some history of the village of Chester’s School Street Fire Department. It is from Carpenter’s Store News dated April 1917. Chester used to be two entities, the village of Chester and the town of Chester. The town of … Continued

Pet of the Week is Rigby

Rigby

My name is Rigby. I am a 3-year-old lab lady looking for a special home. I am from Georgia originally, but have been in New England for a little over a year now. I am asking for your help, as … Continued

Bellows Falls Trustees hears updates from Police Department

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, July 14, the Bellows Falls Village Trustees discussed updates on the Bellows Falls Police Department and the police chief search. Interim Police Chief David Bemis said the cruisers sold at auction, the BFPD received … Continued

Springfield annual Duck Run makes a virtual splash

duck run

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Saturday, July 18, 528 tiny, yellow plastic ducks with numbers on them went into the Black River off the bridge on Route 106 in North Springfield to begin the race and launch the annual Duck Run … Continued

Chester pool visitor retested and confirmed negative for coronavirus

Chester

CHESTER, Vt. – During the Wednesday, July 15 Chester Selectboard meeting, Town Manager Julie Hance reported that the girl who had reportedly tested positive after visiting Chester’s town pool, may have been a “false positive.” Follow-up information after retesting has … Continued

Water polo

Yosemite

Recently, Danny Clemons bought an interesting real photo postcard. It’s a view of a band and Yosemite firemen parading up Depot Hill. Danny and I collect Chester cards. Neither of us recalled seeing this card before. So much for that, … Continued

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