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Sullivan County residents offered a prescription drug discount card &nbsp

Sullivan County government continues to participate in the National Association of Counties Prescription Drug Discount Card Program — a program the county joined in 2006. Any county resident may use the program. More...

Registration open for chili cook-off &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Calling all chefs, bakers and runners! The registration period to sign up for the Chili Cook-Off and the 5K Road Race, part of the Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 7, has now opened and is accepting applicants for both events. More...

Volunteers needed for BF playground upgrade &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Volunteers are needed to bring a new vision to reality for strengthening the community connections in Bellows Falls. More...

Lifestyles

Book Nook

'Big Chicken' makes you think twice about that poultry purchase

The drummies are your favorites.Oh, sure, there’s something to be said about a pile of wings with a good buffalo sauce, and few can resist a meaty breast cut, but there’s something about a drumstick that feels like comfort food. More...

Notes from the Garden

Dealing with invasive species

Since ancient times, explorers have brought back seeds and seedlings from exotic lands. Some, like the apple, have been a boon to the citizens of their adoptive home. More...

Irate Movies

'Mother!' an intriguing exercise in artistic interpretation

Art can often be interpretive, more so in some art forms than in others, but in my own experience art interpretation goes one of two ways — what does the artist mean or what does it mean to me? More...

Special Sections

Town approves water, sewer rate increase, quarterly billing

CHARLESTOWN — In a bid to improve the sustainability of the town water and sewer fund, the Charlestown Selectboard approved on Wednesday a rate increase for town water and sewer services. More...

Psychoanalysts studying effect of adverse childhood experiences

CLAREMONT — About 2,000 cells are formed in a baby’s brain every second. It’s a rapid period of development that current research points to as key to future behavior. More...

Sports

Local Roundup: Cardinals defeat Mascoma Valley 1-0 &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Stevens came out on top against Mascoma Valley in a close 1-0 game Friday afternoon.   “We played a pretty good game, created a bunch of chances to score but couldn't convert on most of them,” said head coach Jason S More...

Tigers run wild over Cardinals

CLAREMONT — Newport’s John Thibault ran for 174 yards and three touchdowns while teammate Cody Turgeon found the endzone twice to lead their undefeated Tigers to a big win over Stevens 35-16 Friday night before a huge crowd. More...

Community

Cribbage and bridge results &nbsp

Tri-Town Cribbage was played Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Earl M. Bourdon Centre in Claremont. More...

Claremont Area AARP news &nbsp

The Claremont Area AARP Chapter met Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Earl Bourdon Centre. Beth Wallace of Everybody Wins, a literacy program in both Vermont and Bluff School in Claremont, spoke about becoming a reading mentor. More...

Art auction, musical evening raise fund for arts center &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. — When the last “sold!” rang in the hall, pieces of art by local artists began the journeys to their new homes with happy owners as the Main Street Arts Lights! Camera! Auction! benefit drew to a close. More...

Obituaries &nbsp

Karin R. Prouty &nbsp

A celebration of the life of Karin Ruth Prouty will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Sumner House Restaurant on Main Street in Charlestown. More...

Bruce A. Robie Sr. &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Bruce Allan Robie Sr., 71, of Ponderosa Park in Charlestown, died Thursday afternoon, Sept. 21, 2017, at his home.He was born March 20, 1946, in Langdon, the son of Steven and Pearl Robie. He was the 11th of 12 children. More...

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