Terrier Hall of Fame nominations open

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Terrier Hall of Fame Nominations Are Now Open. “The Terrier Hall of Fame is proud to announce that we are seeking nominations for our 2023 class. Nominations are open through May 15. We are looking … Continued

Springfield High School International Students share

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Town Library is happy to host the Springfield High School International Students for an evening of sharing on Thursday, March 30, at 5:30 p.m. Students from Spain, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Dominican Republic, and Kenya will share stories … Continued

Old Vermont

Sometimes I’m unsure what to write. So I write what I find interesting. Unknown to many today, there are two Vermonts. All are aware of the Vermont we live in today. However, very few know that old Vermont is still … Continued

Neighborhoods of Bellows Falls

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Come to a meeting and learn how geography, local corner markets, stairways, trolley service, and more contributed to sustaining and developing vibrancy of neighborhoods in Bellows Falls. The Rockingham Incremental Development Working Group (RIDWG) has invited … Continued

Sugaring in the old days

I met many farmers when buying antiques in the 70s. Visiting a farmer on antiques business had to wait ‘til between seasons. Spring was planting crops, summer haying, and harvest in the fall. Don’t bother them then, I learned. This … Continued

Frederick Law Olmsted, New England’s beloved son

REGION – On Thursday, April 13, at 1 p.m., join the Springfield Town Library for a Zoom presentation on Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of landscape architecture, who designed our first city parks, park systems, and model suburban communities. He … Continued

President Coolidge visiting Ludlow

LUDLOW, Vt. – President Calvin Coolidge, the thirtieth President of the United States, who hailed from Plymouth, Vt., recently stopped by at the United Church of Ludlow to entertain and provide a history lesson to a room of community members. … Continued

Jack T. Lindgren at Arlington National Cemetery 🇺🇸

  SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – First Lieutenant Jack T. Lindgren, United States Army, was laid to rest on Feb. 27, 2023, at Arlington National Cemetery with family and friends in attendance. He was the oldest child of Ted and Florence Lindgren’s … Continued

Winters of old

When I was a boy in the late 1950s, winters were much harder than today. Mountains of snow accumulated around our kitchen door entrance. Snow would slide off our slate roof. Add to that, the path we shoveled to our … Continued

Different ways books happen

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – On March 22, at 7 p.m., Westminster author Jessie Haas will speak on writing the different types of books she has authored, from picture books to young adult books, nonfiction, and a history of Westminster. Her books … Continued

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