BRAM completes historic preservation masonry project

Cody Surething, Randy Parry, and Fred Decelle complete masonry on the front stairs of the Black River Academy Museum. Photo provided

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Black River Academy Museum in Ludlow completed vital work to the main entrance of this community organization. Masons from C.S. Surething stabilized the stone steps after decades of use and weather-related incidents. The architectural fixture met … Continued

Kurn Hattin students celebrate reading

Reading to pet guinea pig

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Kurn Hattin’s kindergarten and first graders had a special day at the end of March to celebrate reading. They enjoyed a pajama day, making monster bookmarks, and holding a read-a-thon in which they read books many different … Continued

Decision on Divided Sky Foundation facility extended to May meeting

LUDLOW, Vt. – The April Ludlow DRB meeting, which dealt almost exclusively with the Divided Sky Foundation’s change of use request for their planned detox and residential treatment facility at the former Fox Run location, lasted for nearly three hours … Continued

Chester’s Route 103 Bridge project original decision is confirmed

Chester town sign

CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Selectboard revisited the “contentious” Route 103 bridge project during their April 7 meeting, reaffirming their earlier decision to keep the Palmer Bridge and replace the Thompson and Jewett Bridges with one bridge spanning the Williams … Continued

Residents weigh in on Chester paper of record decision

paper of record

CHESTER, Vt. – On April 7, 2021, the Chester Selectboard held a public forum on their March 17 decision to use an online news source as their paper of record. Roughly 30 participants attended the meeting via Zoom including Steven … Continued

GMUHS principal candidate rejection causes conflict

Green Mountain Union High School

UPDATED, April 16 at 10 a.m. – After a emotion-filled meeting that lasted over three hours, the appointment of Keith Hill for one year as the new Green Mountain High School principal has been approved. The meeting had over 160 … Continued

Planning for Depot Street Bridge restoration continues

Depot Street Bridge. Photo by Joe Milliken

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Back in August of 2019, it was officially decided by the Rockingham Selectboard to support the Vermont Agency of Transportation in reconstructing the rapidly deteriorating Depot Street Bridge in Bellows Falls. The concrete bridge is one … Continued

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