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Town looks to reboot new EMS building project

CHESTER — Following a request by Selectman Ben Whalen, the town is once again looking at creating a new emergency services and town garage for Chester first responders. More...

Local

River Currents: Get Ready, Get Set, STOP Aquatic exotics &nbsp

Get ready, get set, go and river users are off at the start of river season on Memorial Day! The Connecticut River Conservancy asks all river users to protect the Connecticut River and its tributaries from exotic plants and animals.  More...

Cavendish man arrested for assaulting minor &nbsp

CAVENDISH — A Cavendish man was arrested Sunday for allegedly assaulting a minor last weekend, and is set to appear in court next month.  More...

Springfield women arrested on drug charges &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. More...

Special Sections

VT governor vetoes pot legalization bill &nbsp

MONTPELIER — A bill that would have eliminated penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults over 21 was halted in its tracks by Vermont Gov. Phil Scott Wednesday.  More...

Trustees discuss town meeting voting discrepancy

BELLOWS FALLS — Village trustees addressed a vote discrepancy that took place on the first day of annual town meeting at a trustees meeting Tuesday, May 23. More...

New chief to lead Plainfield, Meriden fire departments

Fire department merger eyed for 2018 town meeting

PLAINFIELD — Changes are on the horizon for the volunteer fire departments in Meriden and Plainfield. The two departments will soon operate under the leadership of current Meriden Volunteer Fire Department Deputy Chief William Taylor.  More...

Region

Windham County Big Brothers Big Sisters expanding statewide &nbsp

BRATTLEBORO — In the interest of serving more children in Vermont with mentors, Youth Services is transitioning its successful Big Brothers Big Sisters program into a statewide organization over the next two months, according to an announcement from More...

Sports

BF nips Springfield on senior day &nbsp

Sunapee baseball, softball finish 16-0

WESTMINSTER — Sometimes, you witness a competition in which you wish both teams could win. Bellows Falls' senior game against Springfield Monday was one of those times.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Kid Pinky performs at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Kid Pinky, a retro-style blues band, performs from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont. For reservations, call (603) 287-4416. More...

Springfield Community Players kicks off season with 'The Savannah Sipping Society' &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A new comedy, "The Savannah Sipping Society," will open the 2017 season for the Springfield Community Players. More...

Folk quartet takes the stage at Main Street Arts &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt.  — The folk quartet 2 X 2 makes a return engagement at  7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Main Street Arts Coffeehaus. More...

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