Springfield Rotary Penny Sale postponed to 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – With great regret, the Springfield Rotary Club has announced it is postponing the 68th Annual Rotary Penny Sale, scheduled for October 2020, due to ongoing restrictions on public gatherings. The Penny Sale is the Springfield Rotary Club’s … Continued

Vermont Fish & Wildlife announces 100th WMA in 100 years

WMA

SHREWSBURY, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, along with the Shrewsbury community and the Vermont Land Trust, are celebrating the conservation of their 100th Wildlife Management Area, coincidently, in the 100th year of department WMA ownership and management … Continued

BRGNS offers back to school supplies

LUDLOW, Vt. – While going back to school this year may look very different, most kids will be needing basic school supplies, shoes, and clothing. Black River Good Neighbor Services has assisted many area families over the years with those … Continued

Cavendish Community Fund awards three grants

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Cavendish Community Fund’s president Doug McBride has announced that the fund awarded three grants this summer to local organizations for community-based projects. The first award was to fund the summer music series on Proctorsville’s Svec Memorial … Continued

Black River is cleaner by 70 tires after cleanup

From left in front, Moira Stettner and Armando Stettner; back row Harry Milkman, Leonard and Richard Barber, Jordan and Kayla Baker, Maura and Steve Anderson

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – When a simple paddling trip turns into a tire-scouting safari, what follows is a targeted river cleanup! After noting the location of around 20 tires at the bottom of the Black River along Paddock Road in Springfield, … Continued

Support in the time of pandemic

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Brattleboro Area Hospice is pleased to announce a new offering to assist people in our community during this challenging time. We are broadening our grief and spiritual support to include issues of loss and transition related to … Continued

Book an in-person visit at Rockingham Library

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – The Rockingham Library is pleased to offer half-hour library visits for library cardholders. To learn more or to book a visit, go to the library’s website, www.rockinghamlibrary.org, or call 802-463-4270. To keep patrons and staff safe, the … Continued

Parks Place receives COVID-19 Response Fund grant

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Parks Place Community Resource Center received an $1,800 grant from the United Way of Windham County to support its work in the Greater Falls area during the COVID-19 pandemic. “In the uncertain time that we are … Continued

Parent Child Center programming in full swing

Playgroup coordinator Celese Marquise prepares an activity for the children arriving to playgroup at the Commons Park in Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Area Parent Child Center, one of 15 parent child centers in the state, has continued to modify programs to meet the needs of children, families, and caregivers throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Homevisitors moved to telehealth, … Continued

Memorial stone bench for Suzy Henry Forlie

In Memory of Suzy Henry Forlie

CHESTER, Vt. – On July 31, 2020, an inscription stating “In Memory of Suzy Henry Forlie” was carefully sandblasted on the side of the stone bench that had been created to honor Suzy Forlie, who died April 16, 2020. Suzy, … Continued

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