The Good Old Days The state of New Hampshire is pushing the basketball season. They staged official games in November this year. The Fall Mountain Wildcat girls opened their 2018-19 season last Friday night, turning back Raymond 55-29. Area enthusiasts … Continued

This & That: BF Terriers field hockey state champions


The Bellows Falls Terriers field hockey team is the Vermont Division I state champion. They defeated and shut out South Burlington 2-0 at the University of Vermont to keep their 57-game winning streak and four consecutive state title streak alive. … Continued

This & That: BF girls cross country garners state title

cross country

Bellows Falls Union High School has had so many standout cross country and track teams since time began; a championship doesn’t seem to sneak up on anyone these days. Then when the school’s girls’ cross country team captured the annual … Continued

This & That: Area teams prepare for play-offs


  What a time of year it is! Games, games, and more games. Four professional sports are in action at the same time. Last week, there was a day when for the 18th time in history, all four major pro … Continued

This & That: Two wins and a loss in area football


Recently, when I was out and about, I received a question I couldn’t answer. In some ways it should have been a simple one, but it turns out it was quite complex. At least to me. The question was: how … Continued

This & That: Bellows Falls Front Porch Half Marathon


Front Porch Half Marathon Each year, Bellows Falls Front Porch Half Marathon sneaks up on me. It really shouldn’t. It is always held the Saturday prior to Columbus Day weekend. This year, the race took place Saturday, Sept. 29, which … Continued



There is about a month of competition left before state championships in both Vermont and New Hampshire, in several sports, in several divisions, will be on the line. One team we presented to you last week, which has some lofty … Continued



The Bellows Falls/Springfield football game is not the same as it used to be. Before readers determine that has something to do with the competition, let me tell you, it has more to do with when the game is played … Continued

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