Government shutdown puts 3SquaresVT benefits at risk

REGION – The partial federal government shutdown is putting thousands of Vermonters at risk of hunger, and some who receive 3SquaresVT – known nationally as SNAP – need to take immediate action in order to receive their food benefits for … Continued

NECCA receives outreach grant from Cirque du Soleil


BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Things are looking up at NECCA, and its not just the aerial acrobatics and laughter that echoes through the bright space! It was announced that NECCA is one of a handful of international organizations that has been … Continued

Learn hands-only CPR at Neighborhood Connections

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – According to the American Heart Association, about 90 percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests die. When a person goes into cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately receiving CPR from someone nearby. Would you know what … Continued

Choosing cremation presentation at Neighborhood Connections

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – According to a report from the National Funeral Directors Association, within the last couple of years, just over half 50.2 percent of American chose cremation while 43.5 percent opted for burial. Though the trend is relatively new, … Continued

Vermont Packinghouse donates $6,300 to youth programs

Vermont Packinghouse

  SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Vermont Packinghouse donated $6,300 to support local Springfield School and Youth Programs as part of its year-end giving. Employees recently celebrated the holiday season and were given the opportunity to allocate $100 each to a Springfield … Continued

Rockingham Recycling Center requires access stickers

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – The Rockingham Recycling Center reminds residents and nonresidents that access stickers are required to enter the center on Route 5, south of Bellows Falls. Access stickers have been required since July 1, 2018 and can be obtained … Continued

Local community leaders train to become Narcan trainers

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – In April, the U.S. Surgeon General called for the expansion of access to Narcan, the opioid overdose reversal drug. Since then, Greater Falls Connections has taken a number of steps to respond to opioid addiction in … Continued

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