June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire department staffing a concern

CLAREMONT — Budget season may be over, but the decisions made during the June 14 City Council budget meeting will soon come to fruition. More...

Selectboard signs off on Chroma grant

Changes proposed for transfer station; 5 hills named

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Selectboard resolved to sign an agreement with Chroma Technologies on Tuesday, signifying that they agree to satisfy the conditions of the grant agreement made with the company.  More...

Local

Firearm burglary suspect indicted &nbsp

NEWPORT — One of the two men arrested in connection with a firearms burglary at a Claremont business was among 13 indicted Wednesday by the Sullivan County Grand Jury. More...

Our Turn &nbsp

A volunteer perspective

It’s hard to believe that some people actually worry about what they’ll “do” in retirement!  But they do, enough to make sure they are on a couple of boards, one of which is Turning Points Network (TPN), along with ongoing volunteering for NAMI More...

HCRS announces new staff members &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. More...

Opinion

In response to a recent editorial &nbsp

To the Editor,Donald Trump has forced most of us to be "one sided" in our opinion of his presidency, solely because of his childish actions and lack of integrity.  We are very disappointed in him. And yes, a lot of us are women! More...

Thoughts after alumni weekend &nbsp

To the Editor, I wanted to take a moment to praise the following people for their wonderful contributions to the community while my mother and I visited prior to Alumni Weekend.   More...

Obituaries &nbsp

Ruth L'Heureux &nbsp

CORRECTION — A graveside service for Ruth L’Heureux of Cornish, who passed away Jan. 22, 2017, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at Edminster Cemetery in Cornish. More...

Walter Baerhuk &nbsp

Claremont resident Walter Baerhuk, 86, succumbed to heart failure peacefully in his sleep on June 17, 2017, at his home. The sixth child of Russian immigrants Charles and Fedora (Ykubowsky) Baerhuk, he was born Dec. More...

Special Sections

Trustees consider cuts ahead of budget re-vote

BELLOWS FALLS — Following the submission of a petition by resident Jim Mitchell, the Bellows Falls Village Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday to address possible areas of savings in the budget ahead of a scheduled re-vote.  More...

Officials detail plan for Robertson Mill cleanup

BELLOWS FALLS — The Bellows Falls Area Development Corporation and representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday evening presented their plan for the brownfields redevelopment projects at 21 Island St., the site of the former Rob More...

Sports

BF's Snide repeats as decathlon champ &nbsp

BURLINGTON — Consistently high finishes helped Bellows Falls' DJ Snide repeat as champion at the 42nd Jerry Jasinski VT State Decathlon Championships at the University of Vermont Monday and Tuesday.  More...

Summer soccer opens in Claremont

CLAREMONT — The Claremont summer soccer season came to life Wednesday under perfect conditions as Tom Belaire’s summer soccer squad opened its season today against the Claremont Woman’s Soccer club.   More...

Warrior division returning to Thunder Road

BARRE, Vt. — Thunder Road officials have announced today that the Warriors will be returning to the Barre high banks beginning Thursday, July 20 as part of Fairpoint Communications Night. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Live music at the Taverne &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Live music is on tap Thursday through Saturday at the Taverne on the Square, 2 Pleasant St., in Claremont. For reservations, call (603) 287-4417.Thursday, June 22, Kid Pinky performs from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Contestants chosen for the 2017 Southern Vermont Idol &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The 2017 Southern Vermont Idol event, a premier amateur singing competition in its 13th year, will be held on the mainstage of the 550-seat Bellows Falls Opera House over five weeks: at 7 p.m. Thursdays, July 6 and July 13; at 2 p.m. More...

People-eating plant puppet takes shape in Saxtons River &nbsp

Dominic DiBenedetto (left) and Brandon Norman with people-eating puppets that Norman will don for the Main Street Arts' production of "Little Shop of Horrors."  SAXTONS RIVER — What do you do when you need a people-eating plant and your loc More...

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