Selectboard attends to Rockingham Meeting House

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – On Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, the Rockingham Selectboard met for their regular meeting at the Rockingham Meeting House (RMH). Built in 1787, the Rockingham Meeting House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has … Continued

Another successful Old Home Days in Bellows Falls

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – As long as most locals can remember, during the first weekend in August, an enthusiastic crowd of thousands has gathered for the Saturday, 9:30 p.m. Rockingham Old Home Days fireworks show in Bellows Falls. It is quite … Continued

Chester’s early Fire District, Part II

By Donald E. Mitchell (Dictated to his daughter, Donna LeClair, July 2002)   …A man named Wellman lived across from present day Gould’s Market and left of the library. He was an early photographer in Chester and his home caught … Continued

GFC presents this year’s ACE awards

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Last Wednesday night, July 28, 2022, Greater Falls Connections (GFC) held their ninth annual gathering in the pavilion at the Recreation Center in Bellows Falls. The event started with a barbecue dinner, a great spread of … Continued

Chester Selectboard breezes through agenda items

CHESTER, Vt. – In a short, 24-minute meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, the Chester Selectboard approved eight agenda items, from authorizing Town Manager Julie Hance to apply for a municipal parking lot grant, to discussing the upcoming retirement of … Continued

45th Rockingham Old Home Days

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – The 45th annual Rockingham Old Home Days will commence on Friday, Aug. 5 and run through Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7, offering live music, food vendors, community events, and a firework show. This event celebrates … Continued

Chester’s early Fire District

By Donald E. Mitchell (Dictated to his daughter, Donna LeClair, July 2002) Probably the first motorized vehicle with a pump the Chester Fire District #2 had was an old Buick. It was donated to the Fire District by a man … Continued

Ludlow tables ATV discussion

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Ludlow Selectboard meeting on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, concerned, in majority, the proposal made by Vice President of the Reading All Terrain Sportsman Club Stevan Laskevich at the previous July 11 meeting to open up select … Continued

Pet of the Week: Puppies and Kittens

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – If you are looking to add a dog, puppy, cat, or kitten to your home, we may have what you want. We have several dogs, cats, and kittens right now looking for loving homes and we will … Continued

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