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Denmark folk duo Gangspil joins Nordic Harmoni for a holiday concert on Dec. 9

Denmark folk duo Gangspil joins Nordic Harmoni for a holiday concert on Dec. 9

Nordic Harmoni will usher in the holiday season with a concert featuring traditional Swedish songs at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9 at Second Congregational Church, 2051 N. Main St. (VT Route 11), Londonderry. Nordic Harmoni will be joined by two of Denmark’s leading folk musicians. Gangspil, featuring Sonnich Lydom on accordion and harmonica and Kristian Bugge on […]

Elinor K. Jones, 79, of Ludlow

Elinor K. Jones, 79, of Ludlow

Ludlow Elinor K. Jones, 79, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow. She was born on June 4, 1943 in Walpole, N.H., to the late Guy and Edith (Metcalf) Jones. Elinor enjoyed many things such as dancing, walking, listening to music, reading and doing crossword puzzles.  She took […]

Bonanno joins board of Neighborhood Connections

Bonanno joins board of Neighborhood Connections

Neighborhood Connections announces that Charma Bonanno of Weston has joined the organization’s Board of Directors. Bonanno is the director of Development, Marketing and Community Relations at Grace Cottage Family Health and Hospital in Townshend. Prior to this, she was the director of development at the Weston Theater Company. She and her husband, actor David Bonanno, […]

John M. Gabert, 65, of Springfield

John M. Gabert, 65, of Springfield

John M. Gabert, 65, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23 from unforeseen complications after a brave battle with aggressive lung cancer. Though he had cancer at the time of his death, John was receiving immunotherapy for an unrelated infection at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center when he unexpectedly succumbed to heart failure. He had recently celebrated […]

As Roger Fox retires, new doctors join Mountain Valley Health Center

As Roger Fox retires, new doctors join Mountain Valley Health Center

For nearly half a century, Dr. Roger Fox has been an inimitable fixture at the Mountain Valley Health Center in Londonderry. Fox, who grew up in England and South Africa, and received his medical training in London and Boston, took a chance on settling in rural Vermont where the community recognized the need for more […]

Two mental health providers join Grace Cottage

Two mental health providers join Grace Cottage

Two new mental health providers have joined current provider Benjamin Wright, PMHNP-BC at Grace Cottage of Townshend. Meredith Kenyon, LICSW, and Elise Kraus, PMHNP-BC, are now seeing patients at Grace Cottage Family Health, 185 Grafton Road, in Townshend. Kenyon recently became an employee of Grace Cottage. She previously practiced in Somerville and Greenfield, Mass., and […]

Weston Library hosts Drag Queen Story Hour to much enjoyment

Weston Library hosts Drag Queen Story Hour to much enjoyment

 By Cynthia Prairie ©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Weston’s Wilder Memorial Library had no qualms about holding a Drag Queen Story Hour on Saturday, attracting around 50 kids and adults, including several Wilder board members. The drag queens — Katniss Everqueer and Emoji Nightmare — arrived around 1:30, batting wickedly long eyelashes, their makeup contoured […]

GM girls softball preview: '...enjoy the game while taking it seriously'

GM girls softball preview: ‘…enjoy the game while taking it seriously’

By Evan Chadwick © 2022 Telegraph Publishing On the heels of a 10-6 2021 season and a trip to the quarterfinals, the Green Mountain Softball team enters the 2022 campaign with a solid core of players returning, along with several newcomers who will be called upon to fill the significant holes left by the class […]

Vangel joins Grace Cottage Hospital board

Vangel joins Grace Cottage Hospital board

The Board of Trustees of Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital welcomes attorney Sarah Biolsi Vangel to the hospital board. A native of Brookline, Vangel attended Leland & Gray Middle/High School and received her BA from Wheaton College in Norton, Mass. She began her legal career as a paralegal for Fisher & Fisher Law Offices […]

Osteopath joins Springfield Hospital surgery

Osteopath joins Springfield Hospital surgery

Springfield Hospital is pleased to welcome Anthony Campbell, DO, to the general surgery department. Dr. Campbell received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences in Kansas City, Mo., in 2011. He completed his general surgery residency with Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital in Wyandotte, Mich., from 2011-2016. He attended […]

Want to be a community journalist? UVM offers free Zoom series

Want to be a community journalist? UVM offers free Zoom series

A thriving democracy relies on an informed and engaged electorate. Local news, in particular, is essential to civic engagement, trust, voter participation, and community vitality. Yet around the country and in Vermont, local news has been decimated, and Vermont’s small newspapers face many challenges. Yet, the work of covering local stories and local government is […]

GMUSD board narrows focus on major infrastructure spending, bond issue

GMUSD board narrows focus on major infrastructure spending, bond issue

By Shawn Cunningham © 2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Mike Davey of Energy Efficient Investments was back before the Green Mountain Unified School District board on Monday, Dec. 21 with some new numbers for a proposed $20 million project to renovate and upgrade the district’s three schools. GMUSD operates two elementary and one high school with […]

Judiciary seeks volunteers to join guardian ad litem program

Judiciary seeks volunteers to join guardian ad litem program

When the Department of Children and Families seeks to take a child into custody, Vermont law requires the court to appoint a guardian ad litem. GALs are volunteer, court-appointed special advocates who protect children’s best interests in these juvenile court cases, which usually involve allegations of abuse or neglect. A GAL works closely with a […]

Family nurse practitioner joins Grace Cottage primary care staff

Family nurse practitioner joins Grace Cottage primary care staff

Family Nurse Practitioner Juliette Carr has joined the primary care staff at Grace Cottage Family Health in Townshend. Carr holds a master of science-FNP degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor of science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is board certified as an FNP and as a maternal and newborn RN. In […]

Chester Chatter: The joy in our small business town

Chester Chatter: The joy in our small business town

By Ruthie Douglas ©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Recently we set aside a time to honor small businesses. I have always known that our town’s small businesses and shops were important to us. We have few big box stores nearby. You can drive out of town and even out of state to purchase an item cheaper […]

Chester Chatter: Silo'd in a difficult farm job

Chester Chatter: Silo’d in a difficult farm job

By Ruthie Douglas ©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The baled hay was all packed away in the barn loft, ready for winter. That meant that until the hay was all gone, the loft could not be used as a basketball court by Don and his pals. It also meant that it was time to cut the […]

Wendell Wayne Johnson, 74, of S. Londonderry

Wendell Wayne Johnson, 74, of S. Londonderry

Wendell Wayne Johnson, 74, of South Londonderry passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021 after three months of failing health. Wendell was born on Feb. 26, 1947 in Springfield to the late Rollin and Vera (Carleton) Johnson. He attended schools in Weston and Chester. Wendell had been […]

Mendi Michael joins Engel & Völkers real estate

Mendi Michael joins Engel & Völkers real estate

Engel & Völkers Okemo announces that Mendi Michael has joined the real estate brokerage as its newest advisor. Michael brings two decades of experience in business operations and client relations that touches nearly every corner of southern Vermont. Most recently, she managed Michael Engineering, a Vermont-based family business founded in 1969. She also spent nine […]

Chester Chatter: The joy in haying

Chester Chatter: The joy in haying

By Ruthie Douglas ©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC It was haying time once again on the family farm. That meant that everyone in the family had a job to do. My favorite thing about this season was the smell of the newly mown hay. In the morning sunshine the grass was mowed down to dry. It […]

Fehrenbach joins Engel & Völkers

Fehrenbach joins Engel & Völkers

Engel & Völkers Okemo announces that Kristen Fehrenbach of Bellows Falls has joined its growing team of real estate advisors. Fehrenbach brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in art education and hospitality across New England. She is a founding director of Popolo, a beloved farm-to-table restaurant in Bellows Falls that opened in 2012. […]