Two trade agreements offer optimism, but uncertainty remains

REGION – On Dec. 13, 2019, the United States and China announced a “phase one” trade agreement just before new tariffs were scheduled to go into effect. Six days later, the House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in … Continued

Castleton Center for Schools announces spring course offerings

CASTLETON, Vt. – Castleton Center for Schools will offer more than 75 courses during the spring semester to meet the professional development needs of K-12 educators and administrators. The spring course list includes a variety of delivery formats to accommodate … Continued

Local author self-publishes book exploring quirky Vermont

Saxtons River author Robert Wilson

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – Local writer and Saxtons River resident, Robert Wilson, a former editor for renowned book publishers Macmillan, and Hill, Houghton Mifflin, and a former promotional writer for Reader’s Digest, recently published his third Vermont-based travel book titled … Continued

Cavendish Selectboard stifles quarry discussion at meeting

Cavendish Selectboard meeting Jan. 13, 2020.

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Jan. 13 Cavendish Selectboard meeting covered topics including ash borer concerns, Universal Stone Church maintenance, budgeting and a town meeting resolution, and cut short discussion on the Tierney Road quarry. Cavendish resident and landscape architect Tim … Continued

Selectboard looks at public works, development positions for budget

Rockingham Vermont Seal. Settled in 1753

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – At the Jan. 7 Rockingham Selectboard meeting, the budget was discussed at length and members agreed they needed to cut spending. They reexamined Public Works Director Everett Hammond’s position and Development Director Gary Fox’s request for … Continued

Chester Selectboard talks budget and economic development


CHESTER, Vt. – The town of Chester continued to sharpen their pencils on the town budget with the latest version, presented at the Jan. 8 Chester Selectboard meeting, showing an additional savings of approximately $68,000 versus the last budget presented … Continued

Superintendent Meg Powden resigns at TRSU meeting

Two Rivers Supervisory Union

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Superintendent Meg Powden resigned from her position, effective June 30, 2020, at the Monday, Jan. 13 TRSU meeting.   The following is the letter of resignation that Powden sent to her staff Monday. “Dear Paul [Orzechowski], “With … Continued

GFWC Okemo Valley Women’s Club Tree of Remembrance

LUDLOW, Vt. – The snow is falling, covering the beautiful lights on the Tree of Remembrance in Veterans Park. That hasn’t stopped the love of our community from remembering their loved ones. If you haven’t donated to the Tree of … Continued

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