March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Town renews focus on Vilas Bridge &nbsp

Selectboard to seek local legal counsel, contact governors about bridge

BELLOWS FALLS — Town officials will seek local legal counsel and plan to reach out to the governors of both Vermont and New Hampshire for their support in a push to have the George N. More...

Local

Claremont Christian Academy honor roll &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Col.(R) Mark Pomeroy, Director of Claremont Christian Academy, announces the Director’s Roll and Honor Roll for the third marking period of the 2016-2017 school year.  Claremont Christian Academy, is in its 40th year of instruction. More...

Green Mountain students to perform 'The Wizard of Oz' &nbsp

CHESTER — The auditorium at Green Mountain Union High School (GMUHS) will come to life as Dorothy and Toto along with their friends follow the yellow brick road to Oz on Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. More...

Kurn Hattin Homes enjoying a bountiful maple sugaring season &nbsp

The Kurn Hattin children have been learning firsthand how maple syrup is made. Pictured, Farm Manager Real Bazin explains the boiling process. The children help with tapping trees, collecting sap and sampling the rewards of their efforts. More...

Obituaries &nbsp

Marguerite B. Davis

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Marguerite Basso Bryant Davis, 92, passed away Saturday March 18, 2017, at Cedar Hill Health Care Center in Windsor. She was born May 2, 1924, in Springfield, Vermont, the daughter of Arthur E. and Marcella (Witherall) Basso. More...

Special Sections

Subcommittee seeks input from towns after erosion mitigation articles pass &nbsp

In the past several weeks, local towns on both sides of the Connecticut River have approved erosion mitigation funds that would be paid into by owners of the Wilder and Bellows Falls dams to repair riverbanks. More...

After failed Act 46 vote, towns to decide &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Each town in the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union (WNESU) will now head back to the proverbial drawing board to propose an alternative educational structure, following the defeat at annual town meetings, in three of the four towns, More...

Sports

Springfield Unified basketball opens season &nbsp

RUTLAND — The Springfield Unified basketball team opened the 2017 season where it left off in 2016 — facing Rutland.The Raiders won the VPA South division last year and went on to finish as state runner-up behind Champlain Valley.In Wednesday's opene More...

Local trio named NFHCA Scholars of Distinction &nbsp

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Three local athletes have been named Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Scholars of Distinction. More...

Boston's Holt, Sandoval named Jimmy Fund co-captains &nbsp

BOSTON — On the heels of the annual Jimmy Fund Clinic Boston Red Sox Spring training trip, the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute announced that Boston Red Sox infielder Brock Holt and third baseman Pablo Sandoval will continue to serve as J More...

Arts & Entertainment

Live music at the Taverne on the Square &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Live music is on tap tonight and Friday at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont. For reservations, call (603) 287-4416. More...

'Sweeney Todd' cutting a swath in Bellows Falls &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The word is out that "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," now playing at the Bellows Falls Opera House is a must-see production. More...

BFUHS Drama Club presents 'Beauty and the Beast' &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — The Bellows Falls Union High School Drama Club presents their spring musical, "Beauty and the Beast," at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at the school. More...