Springfield Select Board discusses recruiting for open positions


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – After an executive session about labor negotiations that took place at 6 p.m. Monday night, May 13, the Springfield Select Board began their regular session at 7:02 p.m. As for the agenda item regarding appointments and resignations … Continued

Cavendish Select Board member Sandra Russo defends Stuart Lindberg

Select Board

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Cavendish Select Board meeting was about to wrap up Monday, May 13, when Select Board member Sandra Russo made a final statement in support of fellow board member Stuart Lindberg who had come under “personal attack” … Continued

Business Spotlight: Conrad Delia, Windsor Chairmaker

Windsor Chair

Conrad Delia, Windsor Chairmaker 1300 Popple Dungeon Rd. Chester, Vt. www.popplefields.com cdelia@vermontel.net You can find Conrad Delia, a Windsor chair fine craftsman from Chester, in his workshop on Popple Dungeon Road seven days a week, and typically from about 7:30 … Continued

Mr. Hom, an Asian immigrant story in Bellows Falls

Mr. Hom

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The long-time proprietor of the Joy Wah Restaurant in Bellows Falls is known to many as simply Mr. Hom. He welcomes his customers always with a warm smile and often with a handshake as well. He … Continued

Hard work…Part 2


Last week Bea Farrar wrote about the boy Charles being shot. Below is the rest of the story. “I hustled the children into the house, grabbed some clean white cloth for cuts etc., put on a rain cape and with … Continued

Pet of the Week is Scooby


My name’s Scooby and I’m a 1-year-old neutered male Rotti Mix. If you’re looking for a fun-loving new best friend, I very well may be your guy! I love life – I really do. I like having fun – you … Continued

Chamber celebrates opening of Dreamz In Motion

Dreamz in Motion

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce performed a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Dreamz In Motion Dance and Performance Center at 363 River Rd. in Springfield. The studio, which neighbors SNAP Fitness, has been a … Continued

World Labyrinth Day celebrated at Riverfront Park

labyrinth walk

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – World Labyrinth Day was celebrated nationwide Saturday, May 4, 2019. In Bellows Falls, an organized walk was scheduled at the Labyrinth and Poet’s Seat on Mill Street and roughly 22 attendees walked the labyrinth beside the … Continued

End of an era for Putney artisan candy maker


PUTNEY, Vt. – It has been a long, sweet run in Putney for the Vermonter Candy Company, as it was recently announced that the longtime, artisan candy maker is retiring after nearly 70 years in the business. The company is … Continued

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