Sharon’s on the Common hosts PopUP Sundays

CHESTER, Vt. – The occasional light breeze brought minimal relief mid-morning on July 24, another hot day in Chester, Vt. The heat may have been what kept some of the regular vendors away, but “PopUP Sunday,” hosted by Sharon Baker, … Continued

Weston Playhouse presents the rock musical “Hair”

WESTON, Vt. – On July 20 the Weston Theater Company opened the iconic rock musical “Hair,” with book by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and Grammy Award winning score by Galt MacDermot on the main stage in Weston. It will … Continued

A history of Landgrove, Vt.

The following history is written by Robert Badger. Rob is president of Landgrove Historical Society. This article is about the founding of Landgrove, and how it was carved out of the wilderness by an enterprising family. The first settler was … Continued

Pet of the Week: Sabrina

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Sabrina is a one-year-old kitten that adores people so much she won’t share you with any other furry creatures. She is very playful and will be a wonderful mouser. Her adoption fee has been waived as we … Continued

BF Trustees discuss Water Department

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, the Bellows Falls Village Trustees discussed capital projects for the Water Department with Director Brian Joslyn and Municipal Manager Scott Pickup. Pickup explained that both digital controllers failed in July. He … Continued

Fletcher Farms hosts benefit concert for ESBR

LUDLOW, Vt. – On Friday night, July 15, 2022, a benefit concert for the Expeditionary School at Black River (ESBR) was held at Fletcher Farms Craft School in Ludlow, Vt. Jennifer Hartswick and Nick Cassarino performed for a good-sized crowd, … Continued

Rockingham residents discuss Lower Bartonsville Road

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – On Tuesday, July 12, the Rockingham Selectboard heard concerns from residents on Lower Bartonsville Road about excessive speeding and illegal usage at the gravel pit. Municipal Manager Scott Pickup invited the residents in attendance, Stephen Chipman, Sarah … Continued

Vermont Recording Studios opens in Chester

CHESTER, Vt. – A new recording studio, Vermont Recording Studios, has opened its musical doors in Southern Vermont. It was launched in June by local studio producer and engineer John Sawyer, who came to Vermont from Nashville, Tenn. and now … Continued

Firemen’s parades

I’m down with the Covid. I usually write on weekends but didn’t feel well this weekend. So, I submit some history I compiled in recent years regarding fireman’s parades in Chester, Vt. I found these articles in old newspapers. They … Continued

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