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Specker performs at last West River Farmers Market of season

Specker performs at last West River Farmers Market of season

Visit the West River Farmers Market for its final market of the 2021 season. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, the West River Farmers Market, located at Routes 11 and 100 in Londonderry, will be hosting musician Ida Mae Specker, a solo artist playing and singing traditional old-time and Appalachia-style tunes. […]

14th annual Warm Hands Warm Hearts sale set for Oct. 22 & 23

14th annual Warm Hands Warm Hearts sale set for Oct. 22 & 23 Gently used donations accepted for this free event

The 14th annual Warm Hands Warm Hearts clothing, coats and blanket drive will take place in Chester from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday Oct. 22 and Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Chester Baptist Church, 162 Main St. Come choose free winter coats, boots, sweaters, blankets etc. for yourself or someone you know who […]

Grace Cottage offers LGBTQ+ affirming care

Grace Cottage offers LGBTQ+ affirming care

TOWNSHEND Grace Cottage understands that it can be challenging in a rural area to access appropriate primary care that is specifically affirming of gender and sexuality. Grace Cottage’s Equity Committee has been considering these needs, and the Grace Cottage primary care clinic is now offering the following gender-affirming services: Affirming primary care for adults and […]

Grace Cottage recognized as 'age friendly' for initiatives to improve care for older adults

Grace Cottage recognized as ‘age friendly’ for initiatives to improve care for older adults

TOWNSHEND Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital has joined a nationwide initiative to improve health care specifically for older adults. In its letter congratulating Grace Cottage for its “Age-Friendly” certification, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement calls Grace Cottage “a leader in this rapidly growing movement committed to care of older adults.” Grace Cottage is among […]

Flu vaccine clinic, food drive at Grace Cottage

Flu vaccine clinic, food drive at Grace Cottage

TOWNSHEND Grace Cottage Family Health will be offering a flu vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 2. Pre-registration is recommended by calling 802-365-4331; walk-ins will be taken as space allows. You do not need to be an established patient at Grace Cottage. Masks are required, and anyone under 18 years of […]

Drafty windows? 'Community Build' heads to Londonderry

Drafty windows? ‘Community Build’ heads to Londonderry Window inserts can cut heating costs up to 20%

Volunteers are taking orders now for window inserts that seal drafty windows, lower heating bills and increase comfort. Designed by WindowDressers, a non-profit based in Maine, these inserts fit inside existing windows to let in sunlight and views while keeping more heat inside your home or apartment. The inserts are built of pine frames and […]

Langille returns to perform at Londonderry farmers market

Langille returns to perform at Londonderry farmers market

Solo artist Claudine Langille will make a return visit to the West River Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2. Langille performs original tunes and traditional music from Ireland, Scotland and the Americas and is known throughout Vermont for her talent with the mandolin, tenor banjo and acoustic guitar. The […]

Community invited to 1st Main St., Master Plan presentation for Londonderry's North Village

Community invited to 1st Main St., Master Plan presentation for Londonderry’s North Village

The first community presentation of Londonderry’s Main Street Study and Master Plan for Londonderry’s North Village Center will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7 at Neighborhood Connections located at the Mountain Marketplace in Londonderry. The meeting will be hosted by Stevens & Associates of Brattleboro, the firm selected to undertake […]

VSP asks for public's help in identifying person

VSP asks for public’s help in identifying person

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying someone who may have been involved in a theft in Rockingham. According to a Sept. 24 VSP press release, on Aug. 28 troopers received a report of a theft from a residence in Rockingham. Police did not specify […]

Senior Solutions offering two-day Tai Chi Level 1 training in Londonderry

Senior Solutions offering two-day Tai Chi Level 1 training in Londonderry

A two-day Tai Chi Level One Training, focusing on improving balance and preventing falls, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4 and Friday, Nov. 5 at Neighborhood Connections in the Mountain Marketplace in Londonderry. Senior Solutions will cover the full tuition of $300 as well as personal mileage for […]

Ludlow Rotary dedicates town clock to long-time member

Ludlow Rotary dedicates town clock to long-time member

Ludlow Rotary Club recently unveiled a beautiful 15-foot street clock at the corner of Main and Elm street in Ludlow in honor of long time town resident Bob Kirkbride, a Rotarian of more than 60 years who died in March 2020 at age 93. The street clock, made by Electric Time Co. of Medfield, Mass., […]

Chester Dems meet Sept. 22 for reorganization

Chester Dems meet Sept. 22 for reorganization

The Chester Democratic Town Committee will hold it biennial reorganization Caucus at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22 on the 2nd floor of Chester Town Hall, 566 Elm St. All Democrats are welcome. Bring a friend or a newcomer to Chester who has expressed an interest in becoming involved with and supporting the Democratic Party […]

New teahouse in Chester holds grand opening

New teahouse in Chester holds grand opening

On Friday, Sept. 17, the Vermont Tea House, located at 15 Depot St. in Chester, will hold a grand opening celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The open house will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday with the ribbon cutting ceremony, accompanied by the Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, taking place at […]

MacLaury seeks donations for cancer research

MacLaury seeks donations for cancer research Jimmy Fund walk honors 14-year-old grandson

Carol MacLaury of Weston is reaching out to ask friends and neighbors to consider donating in honor of her now 14-year-old grandson, Graham, as she joins walkers virtually in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way to support cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The event takes place on Sunday, Oct. 3. In […]

Vermont Climate Council seeks feedback on action plan

Vermont Climate Council seeks feedback on action plan

MONTPELIER From hotter days to more frequent and intense storms, Vermont’s climate patterns are clearly shifting and impacting our state. This fall, state officials, local leaders and members of the Vermont Climate Council invite the public to attend one of several events to learn about the development of the state’s Climate Action Plan and help […]

UPDATED: Londonderry delays cannabis vote to Oct. 20

UPDATED: Londonderry delays cannabis vote to Oct. 20

UPDATE: The Londonderry Select board has moved the vote on the cannabis issue to Wednesday Oct. 20, with an  informational meeting to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 13. The meeting will be officially warned after Friday, Sept. 17.    The Town of Londonderry’s special Town Meeting, scheduled for Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 for local voters […]

Claudine Langille to perform at Londonderry farmers market

Claudine Langille to perform at Londonderry farmers market

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, the West River Farmers Market, located at Routes 11 and 100 in Londonderry, will be hosting Claudine Langille, a solo artist playing and singing original tunes and traditional music from Ireland, Scotland and the Americas. Langille  is known throughout Vermont for her melodious talent with […]

Vermont offers towns grants to update bylaws

Vermont offers towns grants to update bylaws New homes, housing crisis targeted

The Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development announces that $500,000 is available to support statewide municipal bylaw modernization grants for Vermont’s cities and towns. Municipalities can use this new and innovative funding to hire regional planning commission or consulting staff to collaborate with local stakeholders and prepare bylaw updates that expand opportunities for new […]

Whiting Library seeks public input

Whiting Library seeks public input Planning session set for Tuesday at Chester Town Hall

Whiting Library is holding a strategic planning working session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 to engage the community in a dialog about the future of the library. The meeting will be held in person at Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St., and via Zoom, https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82810063480. In-person attendees are encouraged to wear a mask. The […]

Tri-Mtn. Lions announces raffle winners

Tri-Mtn. Lions announces raffle winners

Mike Wilcox, an ice cream vendor at the annual Bondville Fair, is the first place winner of the Londonderry Tri-Mtn Lions Club summer raffle. He won the quilt made by members of the Lions Club with the help of Lions’ friends Sue Ashe and Carolyn Niesuchouski at Country Treasures in Chester. Second place winner of […]