New HCRS staff hired COSU project director announced

Rosie Nevins-Alderfer is the new project director for the Windham Consortium on Substance Use

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, has hired Rosie Nevins-Alderfer as the new project director for the Windham Consortium on Substance Use. Nevins-Alderfer previously held the position of director of restorative justice … Continued

Springfield Wellness Week 2020 application deadline

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The third annual Springfield Wellness Week is shaping up to be another fun and engaging event – happening this year from Sunday, March 22 through Saturday, March 28. Do you have expertise in the health and wellness … Continued

Cooking school, meal preparation for a better life

Free plant-based cooking school will be offered Jan. 19 in Charlestown, N.H.

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. – Peggy Schauffler, owner of Country Life Restaurant in Keene, N.H., and cook extraordinaire, will lead a free cooking school Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 at 4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Parish Hall, 188 Main Street, in Charlestown, N.H. … Continued

Healing Library kits at Springfield Town Library

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – When traumatic events happen to children in your care, it can be difficult to know where to turn to help your family heal. Many caregivers do not know how to breach difficult subjects that they themselves are … Continued

Windham County Take Back Day October 2019 results

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day occurred Oct. 26 and resulted in 882,919 pounds, or 441.5 tons, of unused medication collected nationally, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration website. Vermont took in 6,734 … Continued

Giving Tuesday at Grace Cottage Hospital

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy during the season of gratitude. Grace Cottage Hospital asks its friends and neighbors to participate in its Giving Tuesday campaign Dec. 3 and … Continued

Preparing for widowhood topic of AAUW meeting

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – With the average life expectancy of women longer than that of men, the Brattleboro branch of the American Association of University Women is offering a discussion session on “Preparing for Widowhood” Friday, Dec. 6 at noon. The … Continued

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