Okemo Valley Holiday Lights

holiday lights

LUDLOW, Vt. – Happy Holidays! The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce is encouraging participation in the first annual Okemo Valley Lights for the holidays. Businesses, municipalities, neighborhoods, and residents in the region are asked to make an extra effort … Continued

Rockingham Selectboard discuss budgets

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Rockingham Selectboard discussed next year’s preliminary operating budget with Municipal Manager Scott Pickup and Finance Director Shannon Burbela. Pickup said they were looking into developing a night drop to enable continued … Continued

Split the Ticket Fund delivers this holiday season

Rep. Peter Welch delivering heating oil in December of 2019

REGION – Many Vermonters in need will receive a surprise gift of warmth this winter thanks to the Split the Ticket Fund. While thousands of Vermont families receive fuel assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, there are … Continued

Alexandra Hutchins named 2020 DAR Good Citizen

Alexandra Hutchins

CHESTER, Vt. – Alexandra Hutchins, daughter of Christopher and Angela Hutchins of Springfield, has been chosen by her teachers and peers as Green Mountain Union High School’s newest Daughters of the American Revolution recipient. The DAR Good Citizens Program and … Continued

Vermont Capitol Christmas tree from Wallingford

WALLINGFORD, Vt. – On Nov. 24, this year’s Vermont Capitol Christmas Tree, which will illuminate the statehouse in Montpelier for the holiday season, was cut down. This year’s tree comes from Cadwallader Tree Farm in Wallingford, Vt., owned by Len … Continued

BFMS to welcome back sixth-grade students after holiday week

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Beginning Monday, Dec. 7, the Bellows Falls Middle School will be welcoming back all sixth-grade students for in-person learning. The students will participate in a four-day school week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. There will be … Continued

Recent data does not result in lowering speed limits

CHESTER, Vt. – During their Nov. 18 meeting, the Chester Selectboard has tabled making any changes to speed limits on three roads in Chester until increased enforcement has been put into place and new information might be gathered in the … Continued

Springfield Town Library curbside service

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Due to the rise in active Covid-19 cases in the area, effective Nov. 25 and until further notice, the Springfield Town Library has returned to curbside-only service. It has closed to the public until such time the … Continued

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