Ludlow talks class 4 road, allocates ARPA funds

LUDLOW, Vt. – Seated in the Heald Auditorium, backed by paintings of rhinoceroses and tall savannah grass in place for the forthcoming June 5 production of The Lion King by Ludlow Elementary School students, The Ludlow Selectboard met on Monday, … Continued

Bellows Falls Trustees vote to replace audit service company

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, May 28, the Bellows Falls Trustees met in the lower theater at the town hall. Bellows Falls Village President Paul Obuchowski asked municipal manager Scott Pickup to present his manager’s report. “We are having … Continued

Sonnax: the best tech secret in Bellows Falls

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – “What do they do at Sonnax?” This question, as several employees related, is a common one asked of them whenever they are outside the office wearing their Sonnax ID badge. “On more than one occasion,” President … Continued

“Stories of Us”

My latest book, “Stories of Us,” is now available at Lisai’s in Bellows Falls, and The Framery of Vermont and Stone House Antiques Center, both in Chester. If you see me, flag me down, I carry a few books in … Continued

New England Cider Donuts sets up a sweet shop in Ludlow

LUDLOW, Vt. – Serving house-made cider doughnuts, small batch ice cream from Gifford’s in Maine, an assortment of pastries, and made-to-order breakfast sandwiches, New England Cider Donuts in Ludlow is a yummy new addition to the local sweet treat scene. … Continued

Plymouth revotes to exempt Bethany Birches

PLYMOUTH, Vt. – On Monday, May 20, and Tuesday, May 21, the Plymouth Selectboard attended two meetings; their regular board meeting on Monday, and a special town meeting on Tuesday, to revote on Article 6 from the March 4 Town … Continued

The Hurtgen Forest

I first met Jim Carr about 25 years ago in Bellows Falls. Jim was always walking on Atkinson Street. Over time we became friendly. Jim is 98. One day I was having a yard sale on Atkinson Street when Jim … Continued

Study recommends fire department consolidation

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – After a recent study conducted by AP Triton LLC, a Wyoming-based firm specializing in fire service, fire prevention, and emergency medical services, it has been recommended to the towns that three local fire departments – Bellows … Continued

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