Pet of the Week is Clancy


Did you say you promise to love me FURever? My name is Clancy and I am two years old. I am a shy but loving boy and am looking for someone to love me for the rest of my life. … Continued

This & That


Area football collective winning record The overall play of football is up in the area this fall. After three weeks of action, our teams have a 5-2 record. It has been some time since a lofty tally such as that … Continued

Green Mountain Chieftains win 25th annual Josh Cole Tournament

Josh Cole

LUDLOW, Vt. – Green Mountain Union High School boys won the Josh Cole annual soccer tournament defeating Leland and Gray by a score of 4-1 in the championship game Saturday night, Sept. 14 at Dorsey Park. Sophomore Everett Mosher scored … Continued

The SPACE Youth Center officially opens in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Earlier this year, the Springfield High School Community Action Class, a group formed in a civics class, formulated the idea to create a local youth center. The students participated in several surveys to determine what kinds of … Continued

Cowboy Marshall


The name Louis Marshall (1880-1968) will be familiar to area residents my age or older. A few will remember Louis as the Bartonsville cowboy who had been with Buffalo Bill. Recently, the Chester Historical Society was gifted a large collection … Continued

The 7th annual Golden Honey Festival generates community buzz

honey festival

PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – There may have been a few raindrops early Saturday, Sept. 14 at the 7th annual Golden Honey Festival at the Golden Stage Inn, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of over 30 vendors and 600 visitors to … Continued

Black River Independent School moving full steam ahead

independent school

LUDLOW, Vt. – Black River Independent School Committee is continuing to make progress toward its goal of opening Black River Independent School for the 2020-21 school year. The name has shifted away from Black River Academy and will officially be … Continued

Rockingham Library celebrates 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Clarina Howard Nichols

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The ratification of the19th Amendment to our Constitution in 1919 is celebrated as the winning of women’s right to vote. In recognition of that, the National Archives and Records Administration has launched a national initiative and … Continued

Bellows Falls Trustees discuss Police Dept. overtime


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, Sept. 10, the Bellows Falls Village Trustees discussed the Police Department budget and 66 Atkinson St. with Municipal Manager Wendy Harrison. Harrison mentioned the challenges with the Bellows Falls Police Department’s scheduling descriptions, but … Continued

Pet of the Week is Brooks


My name’s Brooks, and I’m a 1-year-old neutered male. Before I came to Lucy Mackenzie, I used to hang around outdoors in somebody’s yard. There was no real shelter there, and it really was like living in the wild. Since … Continued

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