Kids art and music at Custer Sharp

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The annual show of artwork made by the students of Flood Brook School in Londonderry will open for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the historic Custer Sharp House on … Continued

Austin Taylor named BFUHS student of the month

Austin Taylor

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – It is a pleasure to announce that Austin Taylor has been named the April Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School. Austin, a senior, is the son of Jon and Laura Taylor … Continued

River Valley Technical Center Awards Ceremony

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The River Valley Technical Center invites students, parents, and community members to join us Tuesday, May 28 to honor our students’ achievements. All are invited to a barbecue starting at 5 p.m. in the RVTC Atrium and … Continued

This & That: Local athletes, college stars

Springfield’s Chelsea McAllister This Sunday, a former Springfield Cosmo standout basketball player will have her moment at center stage in one of New England’s largest basketball arenas. However, there will be no hooping it up. At least of the kind … Continued

Cavendish DAR honors local students


CHESTER, Vt. – The Cavendish-William French Chapter NSDAR met May 1, 2019 at the Heritage Deli in Chester, Vt. to honor four outstanding local students. Alexis Martin represented the sixth grade from Ludlow Elementary School with her essay on “Women’s … Continued

Get wet and wild with BRAT at Springfield Town Library

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The all-volunteer Black River Action Team presents a “bug hunt” Monday, May 20, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Springfield Town Library, 43 Main Street, Springfield, Vt. Come get your fingers wet and explore life below the surface … Continued

Spring sports schedule, May 16-25


REGION – For more information about an individual game or team, go to the schools’ athletic department websites. If you have any sports news or photos from a recent game, submit them to, and we may include them in … Continued

This & That: Area school rivalries


Who decided what a rivalry is? Was it the media? We are really good at pointing you to the big match-ups. Over the years, Bellows Falls and Springfield have been labeled rivals, Fall Mountain and Stevens, Black River and Green … Continued

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