The 1889 Merrill Stevens barn


The Chester Select Board has been discussing tearing down the Merrill Stevens/Jeffrey barn. I thought I should record here what I know about the barn and the brick silo before they are lost. Cunrad Merritt and Ted Spaulding helped me … Continued

Pet of the Week is Cadence


My name’s Cadence, and I’m a 3-year-old spayed female Doberman/Hound mix. By any chance, do you enjoy hiking and exploring? If so, I may just be the girl for you. I’m looking for an active family that would love to … Continued


state meet

The Bellows Falls Terriers have been the way of life for Vermont Division III Track for some time now. The boys had captured the last six DIII titles and the girls had three. It did make sense that the Terriers … Continued

GMUHS Girls Varsity Track Team triumph as D4 State Champions


CHESTER, Vt. – The Green Mountain Union High School Girl’s Varsity Track Team are the new Division 4 State Champions for 2019. The State D4 Track Meet was held at Windsor High School Saturday, June 1 with 13 schools competing … Continued

Chester special Select Board meeting ends with study approval


CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Select Board called a special meeting Wednesday, May 29 primarily to move the process forward on their Act 250 permit for the small gravel extraction pit being proposed in the town. As part of the … Continued

Local Chester poetry group publishes book


CHESTER, Vt. – A local poetry group recently self-published a collection of their poems, titled “Poetry Night, Twenty-Five Years,” with copies of the book being donated to the Whiting Library in Chester and the Grafton Public Library. A copy will … Continued

Bellows Falls Trustees approve two-year water rate increases

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Bellows Falls Village Trustees deliberated on water increases and a $40,000 approval for the wastewater main on Cherry Hill at their May 28 meeting.   The motion for a 10% increase on water rates this … Continued

Ludlow Select Board awards Enterprise Fund to library and BRISC


LUDLOW, Vt. – The Ludlow Select Board made some key decision on where to allocate spending at their Select Board meeting Monday, June 3 focusing on Ludlow Ambulance Service and other Ludlow town specific projects and improvements.   Conservation engineer, … Continued

Pet of the Week is Amelia


My name is Amelia, and I am 18 months old. I am a larger girl but do need to still gain some weight. I came in pretty skinny and shy, but I am doing much better now. I seem fine … Continued

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