Outdoor learning at Union Street School

Union Park Neighborhood Association and the Parent Teacher Association purchased portable carports for outdoor classrooms for Union Street School.

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – When Union Park Neighborhood Association learned that Union Street School had the idea to incorporate outdoor classrooms into its reopening plans, the group jumped to attention and began fundraising. Union Park Neighborhood Association and the Parent Teacher … Continued

Stepping Stones Preschool in Ludlow reopens

Stepping Stones Preschool reopens with some renovations.

LUDLOW, Vt. – After being closed from March until the end of June during the Covid-19 statewide shut downs, Stepping Stones Preschool and Early Care program has resumed its full-time school and childcare programs. Stepping Stones Preschool was first established … Continued

Londonderry resident graduates from Colgate University

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – William Baker of Londonderry, Vt. is a graduate of Colgate University in the Class of 2020. Baker, a graduate of Burr and Burton Academy, majored in religion at Colgate. Baker received a Bachelor of Arts degree at … Continued

Quilt raffle to benefit 2020 Komen Vermont virtual ride

Honorary Ride for the Cure Chair Lois Whidden (right) and volunteer Alice Rogers (left) show off this year's Ride Quilt, donated by Ann M. Ashcroft, of Bellows Falls.

MANCHESTER, Vt. – A horse-themed 60-by-60-inch quilt, handmade by Ann M. Ashcroft of Bellows Falls, Vt., is being raffled off in support of the 2020 Komen Vermont Virtual Ride for the Cure and the winner will be drawn, “live” online, … Continued

Flu shots available at Grace Cottage

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – Grace Cottage Family Health will be offering a flu vaccine clinic Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. No advance appointment is needed; walk-ins are welcome. You do not need to be an established patient at Grace … Continued

Celebrate reading with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Sign up or check in with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten meet-up at the Commons

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Stop by the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten meet-up Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Commons on Summer Hill. Catch up outside! Springfield Town Library’s youth services librarian Michelle Stinson will be at the park … Continued

Improving genealogy results in online databases

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The next meeting of the Windham County Genealogical Interest Group will be held via Zoom Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The topic for the meeting will be getting the best results possible when searching … Continued

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