Press delays paper

Our Dec. 1 paper has been delayed again due to another press breakdown. Please know we are doing everything we can to make sure deadlines are met, but the printing, and therefore the delay of delivery, is out of our … Continued

Lack of volunteers threatens CTES snow sports program

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Cavendish Town Elementary School snow sports program, which is again being organized by snow sports program volunteer Jarrod Harper for the ninth year in a row, is in urgent need of on-snow volunteers in order to … Continued

GMUSD approved budget for CTES sole principal, library contribution

CHESTER, Vt. – The Green Mountain Unified School District board got a first look at the proposed $14.7 million budget from Two Rivers Supervisory Union administrators and approved several of the TRSU recommendations, including a sole principal position for Cavendish … Continued

The 18th Annual Walpole Artisans Tour returns after Covid hiatus

Fine glass crafter and one of the event organizers Chris Sherwin working at his furnace. Photo by Bill Lockwood

WALPOLE, N.H. – After Thanksgiving Day comes the famous retail weekend of Black Friday and then “Shop Small” Small Business Saturday. Locally, again this year, it also had the 18th Annual Fall Artisans Tour of the artists and crafters of … Continued

Local History: Calendar correction

The 405 with Vermont Minerals in the background that burned in 1955. Photo provided by Chester Historical Society

The 2022 Chester Historical Society calendars are now available. They are for sale at Erskine’s, Salon 2000, Stone House Antiques Center, Chester Hardware, Smitty’s, Blair Books & More, and The Framery of Vermont. No one likes to admit a mistake, … Continued

Notebook: Rivalry motivates Shiffrin

United States’ Mikaela Shiffrin, center, stands atop the podium along side second-place finisher Petra Vlhova of Slovakia, left, and third-place finisher Wendy Holdener of Switzerland, right, after Sunday’s Killington Cup women’s Alpine skiing slalom race at Killington Mountain. Photo by Hannah Dicton, Rutland Herald.

  KILLINGTON, Vt. – Magic Johnson had Larry Bird. Arnold Palmer had Jack Nicklaus. Mikaela Shiffrin has Petra Vlhova. When an athlete has a peer it can battle and compare itself to, it brings out the best in both. That … Continued

Featured Pet: Xeno

Xeno. Photo provided

My name is Xeno, and I’m a 2-and-a-half-year-old neutered male husky and border collie mix. I came to Lucy Mackenzie after I was transferred from another shelter. It’s nice here, though. They have these really nice fields and trails that … Continued

Paper update

Our Nov. 17 paper will be inside this week’s Nov. 24 paper You can also see the full paper online at Thanks so much for your patience as we work through this press breakdown. And Happy Thanksgiving!

Snow sports program up in air, GMUSD board considers budget additions

CHESTER, Vt. – The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Superintendent Lauren Fierman announced at the Nov. 18 Green Mountain Unified School District Board meeting, that the schools will not run the snow sports program this year. Also, as budget talks are … Continued

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