SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Former president and chief executive officer of Springfield Hospital and Springfield Medical Care Systems Tim Ford filed suit in United States District Court Wednesday, seeking punitive damages against the hospital board and Quorum Health, a hospital management company, fo…
CLAREMONT — A discussion about the significant difference between a “forensic audit” and a “financial audit” consumed nearly the first hour of Wednesday’s Claremont City Council meeting, after a request for an audit discussion at a previous council meeting invoked the wrong terminology.
BELLOW FALLS, Vt. (AP) — Village trustees decided to start issuing fines to the owners of two battered buildings that accrued pending unsafe building orders against them.
CLAREMONT — Often lost in the modern debate over best career paths after high school are available options beyond the “college or straight-to-work” scenario. Educators at River Valley Community College made a compelling case for their program’s advantages, which they say is an integral tool …
CLAREMONT — Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D- District 2) held a federal funding workshop at the Makerspace Wednesday morning to introduce Claremont area organizations, communities and businesses to federal, state and local grant and loan opportunities to support economic development throughout…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood l… Read more
We hope everyone is taking advantage of all the wonderful fresh veggies and berries available right now. It’s hard to find the time to cook and freeze, or can or freeze them, but when we have two feet of snow on the ground, it will be so nice to have the summer and fall reminders. Blueberry … Read more
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, is pleased to announce the appointment of nine new professionals whose talents will augment HCRS’ services in the Hartford, Springfield, and Brattleboro regions. Read more
CAVENDISH, Vt. — How many times have you driven along route 106 and seen the “Indian Stones” sign? If you had a chance to examine the stones, you’d see that they describe the birth of a European descent child in 1754. While the Stones may be in Reading, the birth took place in Cavendish on w… Read more
DUMMERSTON, Vt. — Sept. 27-29 an expected 65 lesbian¨ gay¨ bisexua transgender and queer LGBTQ people living in small towns and rural communities from around the Northeast will gather for the 5th annual Out in the Open Summit for rural small town LGBTQ folks. Read more
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success.
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. — Twenty-five years later, Bellows Falls resident Paul Reis says he still wants closure with the Ben & Jerry’s company over alleged incidents that occurred when Reis worked as an employee in Ben & Jerry’s North Springfield factory.
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The Southern Windsor County Incubator, founded by the Black River Innovation Campus and the Springfield Regional Development Corporation, received a $235,162 economic development grant, to fund their entrepreneurial hub and technology campus at the old Park Street School.
We're surprised and disappointed in Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of House Bill 706, bipartisan legislation that would have created a politically balanced, independent electoral redistricting commission. Read more
If you have not been vaccinated for Hepatitis A, please consider doing so. Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the Hepatitis A virus which spreads through fecal to oral transmission. Normally, the state of New Hampshire averages about seven cases a year. Since Novemb… Read more
VERMONT — It’s ironic that an administration, which has given huge, unnecessary tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires and plays fast and loose with so many laws, rules, facts and norms, wants to end food stamp benefits for 3 million Americans, including thousands of Vermont families. Read more
A few times a year, I bring groups of people into the woods to search for red-backed salamanders in the damp netherworld that is the forest floor. Last spring, it was eighth graders. They did their best to follow the cardinal rule of middle school social interaction – thou shalt not appear “…
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” is the newest entrant in a long line of horror or horror-based films. Is there anything that makes “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” different or special in order to get people to want to see it? Read more
On my way to work and then driving home again, I pass Otter Pond in Georges Mills. I am in the habit of looking at every body of water I drive by to see waterfowl, wading birds, and shorebirds. I was surprised earlier this summer to see two loons floating on the glass-like surface of Otter Pond. Read more