Next OLLI program: “Why Women Marched: Then and Now”

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Cyndy Bittinger will present the next Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program, “Why Women Marched: Then and Now,” Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Nolin Murray Center next to St. Mary’s Church on Pleasant Street in … Continued

Fitton: the mill, the Firebug, and everything in between

The Fittonville Mill. Photo provided

CAVENDISH, Vt. – At one time Spring Mill, better known as Fitton Mill, was located by the Cavendish Gorge. One of the largest employers in town, the area became known as “Fittonsville,” as boardinghouse, tenements, and even a school became … Continued

The Annual Phineas Gage Walk & Talk

Phineas Gage Walk & Talk, Sunday, Sept. 12 with the Cavendish Historical Society. Photo provided

CAVENDISH, Vt. – There are probably few readers in our area that aren’t aware of Phineas Gage, the railroad foreman who on Sept. 13, 1848, had a tamping rod pass through his head as a result of a blasting accident, … Continued

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