Kickoff event for Button Up Campaign

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – There is no denying that this was a very hot summer. Now it is time to think about buttoning up and getting ready to stay warm this winter in an environmentally kind manner. The Springfield Town Energy … Continued

Buried treasure unearthed during Septic Smart Week 2018


MONTPELIER, Vt. – More than half of Vermonters own something worth tens of thousands of dollars buried in their backyard, yet most never lay eyes on it. These unseen treasures lurking just below the surface are wastewater treatment systems, commonly … Continued

Free smoke detectors and home fire safety

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LONDONDERRY/WESTON, Vt. – The American Red Cross of New Hampshire and Vermont, in conjunction with the Londonderry and Weston Volunteer Fire Departments, is continuing to bring a program of free smoke detectors and home fire safety education to the Towns … Continued

SEON’s third annual Sustainable Home Tour

REGION – After a summer of excessive heat and humidity, it is hard to deny that climate change is real. It was an uncomfortable time for many who are used to a cooler northern climate. Yet there are some practical … Continued

Vermont’s beautiful landscape on display


REGION – Mountain Garden Walks, sponsored by Green Mountain Gardeners, takes place Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This self-guided walking tour offers the opportunity to explore seven enchanting gardens in Peru, Landgrove, and Weston. Each garden captures … Continued

Annual Works in Progress garden tour, six gardens and lunch

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – You’re invited into six local gardens Aug. 5 for the Eighth annual Works in Progress Garden Tour, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield. Our early summer morning will begin at Glen Williams’ amazing in-town garden … Continued

Tapping into the booming growth of garden tourism

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REGION – July 2018 will be a busy month for garden tours. On Saturday, July 21, Green Mountain Gardeners will host Mountain Garden Walks, a tour of gardens in Peru, Weston, and Landgrove. And on the same day, the Mount … Continued

Gardening tips from the Springfield Curb Appeal Challenge

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Have you ever noticed that the most appealing homes are surrounded by eye-catching yards? Without a well-planned landscape to surround and nestle a home, you simply don’t notice it. Or worse yet, you think to yourself, “Well, … Continued

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