LOCAL NEWS

Concerns about surging COVID-19 hospitalizations have prompted Cheshire Medical Center in Keene to join the list of hospitals postponing some elective surgeries, pleading with patients to avoid the emergency room if possible, or begging people to get vaccines and boosters.

WINDSOR, Vt. — A 59-year-old woman from Rockingham was killed and two more were injured Tuesday afternoon in a wrong-way crash with a suspected DUI driver on Interstate 91 in Windsor, police said.

CHESTER, Vt. — The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Superintendent Lauren Fierman announced at the Nov. 18 Green Mountain Unified School District Board meeting, that the schools will not run the snow sports program this year. Also, as budget talks are about to start in early December, the board …

CHESTER, Vt. — The Chester Selectboard heard updates on several town projects, were given an update on a few upcoming additions to the budget, and listened to a presentation by Springfield Regional Development Corp on increasing workforce participation in the area during the Nov. 17 meeting.

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CLAREMONT — What a year it has been. We have gone from a time with no fans allowed at some events to stadiums packed with people cheering on their teams for state cham… Read more

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CASTLETON, Vt. — In a game where offense was aplenty, defensive plays were crucial in the annual North-South All-Star football game, making its return on Saturday, fol… Read more

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Hi everyone. I hope that everyone have a wonderful thanksgiving. Did you get to visit with friends and family. The days are colder, gets dark much earlier and snow is just around the corner. We are open every Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are also open Tuesday and Thursday even… Read more

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Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 transmission, and in keeping with state and federal public health guidance, masks are again required when visiting the Springfield Senior Center. Thank you for helping us protect our community. Read more

REGIONAL NEWS

CLAREMONT — The proposed redistricting plan for the New Hampshire House would give only one Sullivan County community its own state representative and combine communities into districts that could pose new challenges to representation and campaigning, according to some local legislators.

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If the past few years have taught me anything, it is that the foundations of our democracy have sadly become more and more often seen as obstacles that need to be ignored, or worse, discarded for the sake of temporary political wins. Read more

OUR COLUMNISTS

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We had two seed catalogs in the mail the other day. You can’t help but start planning for next year’s crops, even though we just barely stopped picking the summer crops here. Looking back on the last couple of years, it isn’t all that unusual to be picking the crops in the hoophouses well in…

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Ready to shop! Every time I turn on the radio or open a newspaper, there are articles about supply-chain issues. Even the reliable old U.S. Postal Service is saying deliveries may well be delayed. So share some garden produce this year or shop at a local, family-owned business when you can.

Lifestyles

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We had two seed catalogs in the mail the other day. You can’t help but start planning for next year’s crops, even though we just barely stopped picking the summer crops here. Looking back on the last couple of years, it isn’t all that unusual to be picking the crops in the hoophouses well in… Read more

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Ready to shop! Every time I turn on the radio or open a newspaper, there are articles about supply-chain issues. Even the reliable old U.S. Postal Service is saying deliveries may well be delayed. So share some garden produce this year or shop at a local, family-owned business when you can. Read more

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Come winter, after the bears have retreated to their cold weather dens, many backyard bird enthusiasts hang feeders to attract — and nourish — avian visitors. Birds need more than a supplemental food source, however. Whether they are roosting, feeding, selecting a nest location, or flying fr… Read more