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

Acworth celebrates 200th anniversary

The Acworth Meetinghouse, 1821-2021. Celebrating 200 years on the hill

ACWORTH, N.H. – Come join us as we celebrate a 200-year milestone with presentations, food, vendors, music and fun on the town green at 13 Town Hall Rd., in Acworth, N.H., Friday and Saturday, Aug. 13-14. On Friday, Aug. 13, … Continued

Grafton Rescue celebrates 40 years of service

GRAFTON, Vt. – Forty years ago, there were no Emergency Medical Services available in Grafton; and when an emergency did occur, residents had to call an ambulance company in Bellows Falls and hope it could respond in time. A handful … Continued

Nominations sought for Rockingham’s Old House Awards 2021

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – Nominations are open for Rockingham Old House Awards 2021. “This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate with property owners their restoration and renewal of historic homes and commercial buildings,” says Dr. John Leppman, Rockingham Historic Preservation Commission … Continued

Weston’s museums are open for the season

The Farrar-Mansur House in 1830, as depicted by WPA artist Roy Williams.

WESTON, Vt. – After almost 30 months of closure do to Covid-19, the Museums of Weston have reopened. The Old Mill of Weston will be open Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., and the Farrar-Mansur House Museum will be … Continued

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