Westminster Fire & Rescue raises funds for community member

Westminster Fire and Rescue chicken barbecue fundraiser

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Westminster Fire & Rescue and the local community came together recently for the Jake Lober Chicken Barbecue, a fundraiser for a local, well-loved young man. Many in the community came together to support the cause by purchasing … Continued

Community Cares Network apple pie fundraiser

apple pie

CHESTER, Vt. – Community Cares Network of Chester and Andover is hosting an Apple Pie Fundraiser. We make; you bake. Pies come in 5, 6, or 9 inches. To order, call 802-875-6341 by Oct. 2. More details will be given … Continued

Is your apartment ready for winter?

Prepare your rental properties for winter using grant funding

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – The Windham Windsor Housing Trust has two grant funding opportunities for apartment repair. The Holt Fund awarded $300,000 to the Housing Trust to run the Rockingham Rental Rehabilitation Program. This three-year program is designed to help property … Continued

HCRS provides significant support to food shelves

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, southeastern Vermont’s nonprofit community mental health agency, announced that they provided over $8,000 in support to local food shelves this summer. In response to learning that many of their clients were struggling … Continued

Protect yourself from impostor phone call scams

REGION – The phone rings and Caller ID identifies a number in your area code and local calling prefix. But when you pick up the phone, it’s someone with a foreign accent and the message is ominous: “Good afternoon. This … Continued

Okemo Valley Women’s Club annual sale big success

LUDLOW, Vt. – The GFWC Okemo Valley Women’s Club annual benefit yard sale was again a huge fundraising success in 2020! Despite the pandemic and these difficult times, the club decided to hold their annual benefit sale to raise funds … Continued

Chester group to create community greenhouse and gardens

community greenhouse

CHESTER, Vt. – As the Covid-19 pandemic began in early 2020 and the reality of lockdowns and quarantines brought discussions of food security to the forefront, a group of Chester residents began having Zoom meetings to exchange ideas about growing … Continued

Ostomies are lifesavers

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Ostomy surgery is a life-saving procedure that allows bodily waste to pass through a surgically created stoma on the abdomen into an odor proof prosthetic known as a “pouch” on the outside of the body or … Continued

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