TRSU developing summer educational programming for recovery help

TRSU

LUDLOW, Vt. – At their April 1 board meeting, the Two Rivers Supervisory Union Board updated board assignments, acknowledged several new hires within the district, and learned about upcoming summer educational programming to help in student recovery. Board member Paul … Continued

Ludlow Selectboard meeting housekeeping and project updates

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Ludlow Selectboard reaffirmed Bruce Schmidt as Board Chairman and Brett Sanderson as Vice Chair, and elected Justin Hyjek as clerk, to start off their April 5 meeting, which was largely concerned with housekeeping duties and updates … Continued

Joint Board reconsiders Depot Street Bridge options

Welcome to Bellows Falls. A friendly place to hang your hat.

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, March 30 the Joint Board of the Bellows Falls Trustees and Rockingham Selectboard discussed updates on the replacement Depot Street Bridge with the Vermont Agency of Transportation and Vanasse Hangen Bruslin. VTtrans Project Manager … Continued

Local History by Ron Patch: How to

Illustration from Needham's book

One of my favorite books is “A Book of Country Things.” Walter Needham told his stories to Barrows Mussey who recorded them in book form. Needham was born in 1896 in Vernon, Vt. His Gramp was born in a log … Continued

Green Mountain win program’s first title

Green Mountain Division 3 championship. Photo by Adam Aucoin, Rutland Herald

BARRE, Vt. – It was the perennial power against the team seeking its first boys basketball state championship. Green Mountain and Williamstown played every possession as though it meant everything because it did. Green Mountain rode back to Chester with … Continued

Chester legal notices, Town opts to use online-only publication

Chester town sign

CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Selectboard voted Wednesday to use an online-only publication for all of its legal notices, a move that’s been debated in the past. “Every year, we have to reassign our newspaper of record for public notices … Continued

Featured Pet: Romie

Romie

My name’s Romie, and I’m a 3-year-old spayed mixed breed. This is my second visit to Lucy Mackenzie. When I was a young puppy, I was a transferred from a southern shelter. I love going for walks and playing outside. … Continued

Local History by Ron Patch: Mr. Majestic

Two bald eagles feeding on a carcass. Photo by Scott Kendall

Kim Kendall is a classmate and friend of mine. This past January I paid him a visit. When I walked in, Kim said, “The eagles are out there today.” I got up to look. Sure enough there was a bald … Continued

Rockingham Selectboard considers funding for Vilas Bridge

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – On Tuesday, March 16 the Rockingham Selectboard discussed updating the town’s website and seeking federal relief funds for the Vilas Bridge project. Bonnie North said she created the basic template structure of the website last year, but … Continued

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