Parks Place Resource Center elects two new board members

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Located at 44 School Street Extension in Bellows Falls, the Parks Place Community Resource Center recently welcomed two new members to its board of directors, after a recent meeting held at the Parks Place facility. Parks … Continued

Graduation Keepsake 2024

Congratulations to the Classes of 2024! The Graduation Keepsake 2024 Bellows Falls, Fall Mountain, Green Mountain, Leland & Gray, and Springfield High School – WE ARE PROUD OF YOU!  

Betwixt and between

As sometimes happens, I got distracted over the weekend. I write Sunday mornings. I could think of nothing to write, so I write what I call, “Betwixt and between.”     Chester Alumni Parade Saturday, June 8, I walked in … Continued

BFUHS 2024 Alumni Queen candidates

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The following are this year’s nominees for the 2024 Bellows Falls Alumni Queen: Riley Haskell, Moriah Howarth, Delaney Lockerby, Eryn Ross, and Sadie Scott.     Riley Haskell My name is Riley Haskell. I am the … Continued

Cheshire Bridge Project delayed and revised after local pushback

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – At the Monday, June 3, Springfield Selectboard meeting, the board approved a proposal from Jessica Martin, director of Springfield on the Move, (SOM) for the second annual Springfield Street Festival, scheduled for July 13, from 3:30-8 p.m., … Continued

Plymouth talks purchasing bidding policy and STR noncompliance

PLYMOUTH, Vt. – The Plymouth Selectboard reviewed their bidding policy for purchasing goods and services, and also discussed getting a number of noncompliant short-term rental (STR) units registered at their June 3 meeting. The bidding policy is in place for … Continued

Londonderry discusses zoning bylaw public hearing rules and process

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – At their June 3 meeting, the Londonderry Selectboard discussed the rules, regulations, and process by which the upcoming zoning bylaw amendment public hearing would be held. The board heard from Liam Elio, Mountain Towns recreation director. The … Continued

Chester Selectboard tweaks nuisance, STR ordinances

CHESTER, Vt. – At the first of two regular monthly meetings on June 5, 2024, the Chester Selectboard reviewed two draft ordinances – the newly proposed nuisance ordinance, and the long-discussed short-term rental (STR) ordinance. Prior to these discussions, town … Continued

BF Community Bike Project looks to purchase local building

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Bellows Falls Community Bike Project (BFCBP), located at 30 Henry Street in Bellows Falls, is currently working towards purchasing the building they have been renting from the owner, Alan LaCombe, since 2016. Led by founding … Continued

Class of 1915

The Chester Alumni Parade is this Saturday, June 8. I thought it fitting to write some Chester High School history. This history is taken from a 1915 graduating class scroll in my collection. The scroll is paper, measuring about 6 … Continued

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