Pet of the Week is Dee


Short walks, long cuddles, sharing food with my best friend, these are the things I am looking forward to doing in my FURever home! My name is Dee, and I am a 7-year-old Bulldog mix. I adore people of all … Continued

Springfield’s Black River Innovation Campus awarded federal grant

federal grant

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Black River Innovation Campus, a collaboration between the Center on Rural Innovation and the Springfield Regional Development Corporation, recently announced that the BRIC has received a $724,000 federal grant to support the continued development of a … Continued

Rockingham Selectboard hears budget increase proposals from departments

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the town of Rockingham Selectboard discussed budgetary concerns and requests for the Rockingham Library, Bellows Falls Fire Department, Highway Department, and a retirement gift. Kerry Bennett, longtime village town clerk and executive … Continued

VTrans presents alternative plans for Bellows Falls bridges


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Nov. 27, engineer Laura Stone and project manager Todd Sumner from the State of Vermont Agency of Transportation presented the Scoping Report for the Depot Street bridge to the Rockingham and Bellows Falls Joint Board. … Continued

Vermont Picker Antiques offers a charming mix of old and older


CHESTER, Vt. – Vermont Picker Antiques owner John Stark has been doing flea markets and antique shows for about 10 years, but the packing, travel, set up, tear down, and hauling can make even a favorite hobby, somewhat of a … Continued

A current affair


First Night Well, we’ve had our first major power outage. Where I live, I have lost power in past years for as long as three days. This time I was only without power for two and a half days. A … Continued

Pet of the Week is Domino


Hi! My name’s Domino, and I’m a 4-year-old spayed female. Soon after I came to Lucy Mackenzie, I gave birth to four kittens. They’re all healthy, happy, and looking for their very own homes, just like me! I have recently … Continued

Business Spotlight: Barr’s Builders Inc.

Barr’s Builders Inc. P.O. Box 172, Proctorsville, Vt. 802-226-7561 or 802-384-7561   Tom Barr, owner of Barr’s Builders, founded his construction business in 1986 out of Cavendish. Barr’s Builders offers many general contracting services from small to large. … Continued

Rockingham Rec. ski tow anticipates opening around Christmas

ski tow

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Rockingham Recreation Department had a successful summer and is busy with their winter adult coed volleyball and youth basketball programs. The Bellows Falls Recreation Department has a long history of serving the community with the … Continued



The Good Old Days The state of New Hampshire is pushing the basketball season. They staged official games in November this year. The Fall Mountain Wildcat girls opened their 2018-19 season last Friday night, turning back Raymond 55-29. Area enthusiasts … Continued

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