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LAHS presents art 'Legends of Londonderry'

LAHS presents art ‘Legends of Londonderry’

The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society presents Legends of Londonderry at the Custer Sharp House, 2461 Middletown Road, Londonderry, from Sunday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 9. Hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. or by appointment. The exhibit will feature the posthumous work of local artists Bernadine Custer Sharp, Arthur […]

GM students seek donations for 2023 trip to France

GM students seek donations for 2023 trip to France

Green Mountain Union High School students are seeking donations to help subsidize their participation in a exchange program in the Loire Valley of central France in April of 2023. The central part of the Loire River Valley was added as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. E-mail Liz Filskov with any questions or if […]

Better Days Band closes out Chester Summer Music Series

Better Days Band closes out Chester Summer Music Series

The Chester Summer Music Series wraps up with The Better Days Band at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11 on the lawn of the Academy Building, across from the Green in Chester. The Better Days Band plays classic rock and R&B hits, sprinkled with many rare B-side gems from “back in the day.” Their unique arrangements mix […]

Neighborhood Connections fund-raiser features Wunderle's Big Top Adventures

Neighborhood Connections fund-raiser features Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures

Neighborhood Connections is bringing Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures to Flood Brook School, 91 VT Route 11, Londonderry, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11. Proceeds will benefit the social services agency. With interactive circus fun and entertainment for the entire family, the Mountain Town Circus includes two circus shows, circus workshops and face painting. In […]

Grace Wilkinson receives Eileen Austin Neal nursing scholarship

Grace Wilkinson receives Eileen Austin Neal nursing scholarship

The 17th annual Eileen Austin Neal RN Memorial Scholarship for Nursing, in the amount of $1,000, was awarded to Grace Wilkinson of Bellows Falls. She plans to attend Endicott College. “Growing up, my great-grandmother would tell stories of her time as a nurse,” says Wilkinson, “and I was intrigued by these stories and decided to pursue a […]

Vermont Public launches Made Here Fund

Vermont Public launches Made Here Fund Inititative to 'pass the mic' to Vermont storytellers

Vermont Public — the new name for the joint radio and television system — has launched the Made Here Fund, an initiative to broaden and diversify Vermont storytelling and support content creators. Storytellers from across the state are invited to apply for special funding for a wide range of projects and formats, including documentary storytelling, […]

International String Trio returns to Weston on Aug. 14

International String Trio returns to Weston on Aug. 14

The Sundays on the Hill Concert Series welcomes back The International String Trio on Aug. 14. All concerts are held at 4 p.m. in the Weston Community Church, 37 Lawrence Hill Road. The International String Trio was founded in 1999 by its musical director and guitarist, Slava Tolstoy. Over the last 10 years the group […]

Affordable housing to be focus of next planning workshop in Chester

Affordable housing to be focus of next planning workshop in Chester

© 2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Housing will be the focus of the Chester Planning Commission’s second of four workshops on Monday August 15th, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. featuring a presentation by the Windham & Windsor Housing Trust. With the State of Vermont, including the town of Chester, currently experiencing a shortage of affordable housing, these […]

Police seek help to ID Bibens burglar

Police seek help to ID Bibens burglar

© 2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a person who burglarized the small engine shop at Bibens Hardware in Springfield. According to a VSP press release, on Friday July 29 at 3:44 a.m., someone took “multiple items” from the store. The release did not specify what […]

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 […]

Rockingham Old House Awards 2022 Silver Jubilee

Rockingham Old House Awards 2022 Silver Jubilee

Kicking off with the Aug. 6 and 7 Old Home Days and the Meeting House Pilgrimage weekend, nominations are open for Rockingham Old House Awards 2022. “During our Awards Silver Jubilee year we want to celebrate with property owners their ongoing restoration and renewal of historic homes and commercial buildings,” said John Leppman, chair of […]

Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day returns on Aug. 6

Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day returns on Aug. 6

Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day will have the Townshend Common, 66 Common Road, buzzing with activity from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. Described by the Boston Globe as “New England at its finest,” this annual fair features activities for the whole family, including a live all-day auction, bingo, hole-in-one putting contest, […]

Pig roast debuts at St. Luke's Church on Aug. 20

Pig roast debuts at St. Luke’s Church on Aug. 20 Early bird discount available until Aug. 15

Celebrate summer with an outdoor southern-style pig roast picnic from 4 to 7 p.m. on the lawn of St. Luke’s Church, 313 Main St., Chester, on Saturday Aug. 20. Barbecue pitmaster Jessie Pixley will smoke the beast on location, and picnic specialties will be prepared by seasoned cooks. Homemade side dishes will include potato salad, […]

The Gully Boys wrap up Proctorsville summer concert series on Aug. 10

The Gully Boys wrap up Proctorsville summer concert series on Aug. 10

The Town of Cavendish welcomes The Gully Boys as the final act of its Wednesday evening summer concerts at 6 p.m. on Aug. 10 at Svec Memorial Green in Proctorsville. The Gully Boys are a professional Green Mountain rock/jam band. They present an amalgamation of style, sound and personality that makes them unique, but with […]

Bluegrass music comes to Chester on Aug. 4

Bluegrass music comes to Chester on Aug. 4

The Chester Summer Music Series continues at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 on the lawn of the Academy Building, across from the Green in Chester with the Vermont Bluegrass Pioneers. The Pioneers are led by two legendary central Vermont musicians: Banjo Dan Lindner from Banjo Dan and the Midnight Plowboys and Danny Coane from […]

Jes Raymond of Beecharmer

Acoustic duo Beecharmer comes to Proctorsville on Aug. 3

The Town of Cavendish welcomes Vermont-based troubadours Beecharmer to its continuing series of Wednesday evening concerts at 6 p.m. on Aug. 3 at Svec Memorial Green in Proctorsville. Beecharmer is Jes Raymond and Ben Kogan, an acoustic duo from Wilder. They have distilled years of international touring into a sound that is part festival and part […]

BRAT selected to benefit from Shaw’s Reusable Bag Program

BRAT selected to benefit from Shaw’s Reusable Bag Program

The all-volunteer Black River Action Team has been selected by the Ludlow Shaw’s store leadership as their benefiting non-profit in the Give Back Where it Counts Reusable Bag Program for the month of August. This program is an easy way for shoppers to give back to the local community and the environment as part of […]

Auditions set for 'Sweet Delilah Swim Club'

Auditions set for ‘Sweet Delilah Swim Club’

The Springfield Community Players will hold auditions for  The Sweet Delilah Swim Club from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7 and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8. The cast is five women whose friendship began on their college swim team. Since graduation, they meet for a long weekend every August […]

Registration opens for Komen Ride for the Cure

Registration opens for Komen Ride for the Cure

Susan G. Komen, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, announces the opening of registration for the 2022 Komen Vermont Ride for the Cure, which will take place on Monday, Oct. 10. The 13th annual ride will be held at the Green Mountain Horse Association in South Woodstock. A virtual ride option is available at #RideWhereYouAre. […]

Larkspurs bring folk, rock to Chester on July 28

Larkspurs bring folk, rock to Chester on July 28

The Chester Summer Music Series continues at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 on the lawn of the Academy Building, across from the Green in Chester. The Larkspurs are a Burlington- and Montpelier-based trio. Liz Beatty, Django Soulo and D. Davis spontaneously came together in August of 2018 performing impromptu harmonies, emotional vocals and otherworldly guitar solos. They […]