Susan Buhlmann joins Youth Services Board

Susan Buhlmann

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Susan Stember Buhlmann, a lifelong social worker, recently joined 13 other community members in serving on Youth Services’ board of directors. Through 19 programs ranging from restorative justice, to mentoring, transitional living, workforce development and therapeutic case … Continued

Whiting Library conducting community survey

CHESTER, Vt. – The Whiting Library wants to hear from you! The library has sent out a community-wide survey looking for the opinions and input of all Chester and Andover residents. Whether you use the library every day or just … Continued

Okemo Valley Women’s Club annual garden project

Okemo Valley Women's Club members gathered at Mountainside House for their annual garden project. Photo provided

LUDLOW, Vt. – The GFWC Okemo Valley Women’s Club gathered Saturday, June 5, 2021 for their annual volunteer garden project at Mountainside House in Ludlow, Vt. Mountainside House is a Windsor County Youth Services facility that offers a structured living … Continued

Federal mask requirements remain in place for public transportation

REGION – The Vermont Agency of Transportation reminds passengers that federal mask requirements remain in place across all transportation networks, including buses, trains, and commercial aircrafts. “The recent lifting of the state Covid-19 restrictions is welcome news to us all,” … Continued

Improve your step with pedorthics

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Do you suffer from knee, hip, back, or heel pain? Do you have bunions, corns, hammer toe, or balance issues? Gretchen Lima, a certified pedorthist, will be at Neighborhood Connections Tuesday, June 22 at 2 p.m. to … Continued

Andover student receives scholarship

Loganne LaPrise

ANDOVER, Vt. – The Andover Scholarship Committee has been offering first-year college, university, and tech school scholarships to qualified Andover student residents since the mid-1990s. We are pleased to announce that this year we are making an award to a … Continued

STEM education in action at the Expeditionary School

Students create structures using dry spaghetti and marshmellows. Photo provided

LUDLOW, Vt. – Students at the Expeditionary School at Black River spent last week working with STEM educator, Eric Feldborg, a seasoned educational development leader with a robust background in science and math as well as a doctorate in education. … Continued

Kurn Hattin celebrates 13 graduates

Back, from left to right: Anthony Davis, Allie Hutchins, True Martel, Nicholas Mills-Smith, Ryan Nguyen, Logan White, and Kaitlin Monroe. Front from left to right: William Anderson, Stewart Hartwell, Brieona Figueroa, Grace Perkins, and Deja Nasta.

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Despite a difficult year with many challenges, 13 eighth graders at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children did a remarkable job staying the course, which was capped off with all 13 graduating Saturday, June 5, 2021. Valedictorian Deja … Continued

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