Rockingham Roasters opens on The Square

Rockingham Roasters opens their doors to the public. Photo by Joe Milliken

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – A new café and coffee roastery called Rockingham Roasters, located on The Square in Bellows Falls, recently opened its doors for business. Owned and operated by Jennifer Gurley, the cafe is located at 3 Rockingham Street. … Continued

Hill is confirmed as GM principal after two votes following threats, pleas

Green Mountain Union High School

CHESTER, Vt. – A well-attended and confrontational online meeting of the Green Mountain Unified School District board unraveled, going from emotional pleas, to questionable board conduct, threats of quitting, and accusations of bullying, during a 2-plus hour, two-vote process to … Continued

A “Profile” in history

Elizabeth Prescott silhouette. Photo provided

For 50 years I’ve bought, sold, and collected a category of early paper artifacts known as ephemera. This includes old letters and documents. A number of years ago, I bought a large lot of old documents and letters. The family … Continued

Featured Pet: Weasley


Weasley is a 5 month old Manx kitten that is looking for a loving family. After making the trip to Vermont from Georgia, Weasley is enjoying his time in the community cat room with his new kitty friends. It is … Continued

Decision on Divided Sky Foundation facility extended to May meeting

LUDLOW, Vt. – The April Ludlow DRB meeting, which dealt almost exclusively with the Divided Sky Foundation’s change of use request for their planned detox and residential treatment facility at the former Fox Run location, lasted for nearly three hours … Continued

Chester’s Route 103 Bridge project original decision is confirmed

Chester town sign

CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Selectboard revisited the “contentious” Route 103 bridge project during their April 7 meeting, reaffirming their earlier decision to keep the Palmer Bridge and replace the Thompson and Jewett Bridges with one bridge spanning the Williams … Continued

Residents weigh in on Chester paper of record decision

paper of record

CHESTER, Vt. – On April 7, 2021, the Chester Selectboard held a public forum on their March 17 decision to use an online news source as their paper of record. Roughly 30 participants attended the meeting via Zoom including Steven … Continued

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