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Neighborhood Connections hires new staffers

Neighborhood Connections hires new staffers

Neighborhood Connections, located in Londonderry’s Mountain Marketplace, announces the addition of three new staff members. Elisa Donato joined the agency in August 2020 as Outreach and Development director. She comes from the Albany, N.Y., area, where she has worked with individuals experiencing homelessness, those impacted by HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses and in hospice care. […]

Neighborhood Connections holds punny benefit run; Tri-Mtn. Lions Club to hold food drive;BRAM hosts Patsy Cline singer

Neighborhood Connections holds punny benefit run; Tri-Mtn. Lions Club to hold food drive;BRAM hosts Patsy Cline singer

Covid Bridges virtual May race to raise funds for Neighborhood Connections It’s a Covid Pun Fun Run! Scheduled from Saturday, May 15 to Sunday, May 23, VT Covid Bridges is a virtual race to benefit Neighborhood Connections. Choose to walk, run, skate or bike any distance. Anticipating that this is the last virtual race of […]

SBA offers restaurants Covid revitalization funds

SBA offers restaurants Covid revitalization funds

Isabella Casillas Guzman, administrator for the Small Business Administration, has announced that the SBA will begin registration at 9 a.m., April 30 and open applications at noon  on May 3 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. “Restaurants are the core of […]

Vermont Afterschool offers $1.5m in summer enrichment grants

Vermont Afterschool offers $1.5m in summer enrichment grants

Vermont Afterschool announces that the 2021 Summer Matters for All Grant Program is open to applicants. Established in partnership with Gov. Phil Scott’s office and the Vermont Agency of Education, at least $1.5 million will be available through the grant program to expand access to summer enrichment opportunities for youth statewide. “This grant offers a […]

Mother's Day weekend: Bird amble in Proctorsville, music at Gassetts Grange

Mother’s Day weekend: Bird amble in Proctorsville, music at Gassetts Grange

Audubon bird amble in Proctorsville on May 8 Calling all birders: Join Marianne and Michael Walsh of the Mount Ascutney Audubon Society at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 8 for a two-hour amble in Proctorsville along 20 Mile Stream Road and into the surrounding fields. You will have a chance to identify various birds by their […]

Troopers investigate gunfire into Derry home

Troopers investigate gunfire into Derry home

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police are investigating a shooting that took place in Londonderry on Monday night. No one was injured. According to a VSP press release, troopers were called to a home on Chaves Road at about 10:47 p.m. on Monday, April, 19. The homeowner, John Ross, 54, told police […]

Applications accepted for nursing scholarship

Applications accepted for nursing scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the 16h Annual Eileen Austin Neal Nursing Scholarship of $1,000.  This scholarship is open to any student who has been accepted into a nursing program of study. Applicants will be judged on interest in and commitment to the field of nursing.  Determination will be based on merit and need. Eileen […]

League of Women Voters offers college scholarships

League of Women Voters offers college scholarships

Vermont high school students looking for a scholarship to help pay the way for college can now apply to the League of Women Voters of Vermont Education Fund Winona Smith Scholarship program. Applications are due on May 1 and can be completed online by clicking here. Students need to submit two essays (500 words), one […]

Cavendish Community Fund accepting grant applications

Cavendish Community Fund accepting grant applications

The Cavendish Community Fund is accepting grant applications for spring 2021 awards. The fund will consider applications filed anytime, but will only award spring grants to those who file by May 8. Applications can be made by letter that describes the organization that is applying, the project proposed and the overall budget, including the amount […]

Angelae Wunderle honored with Laura Cody McNaughton Scholarship

Angelae Wunderle honored with Laura Cody McNaughton Scholarship

The Laura Cody McNaughton Memorial Fund is proud to announce its first annual Public Health and Community Service Scholarship awarded to Angelae Wunderle, formerly of Chester, now studying at Drew University. The 2020 scholarship is for $8,000. Elected to the National Honor Society in her sophomore year, Angelae, who makes her home in Bellows Falls, […]

Chester man arrested on probation violation in Londonderry

Chester man arrested on probation violation in Londonderry

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Three law enforcement agencies arrested a Chester man in Londonderry on probation violation charges on Friday afternoon. According to a U. S. Marshals Service press release, marshals, Chester Police and Vermont State Police located Timothy Arbuckle, 40, of Chester in a motel in Londonderry. Arbuckle was wanted on probation violations […]

Grace Cottage seeks Fair Day auction items; Agriculture Hall of Fame seeks nominations

Grace Cottage seeks Fair Day auction items; Agriculture Hall of Fame seeks nominations

Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day seeks donations Do you have items to donate to Grace Cottage Hospital’s 71st Annual Hospital Fair Day? Grace Cottage is seeking items for its online auction to be held Aug. 1 through 8. To donate high-value new or used items (including jewelry, antiques, household items, cars, trucks, snowmobiles, ATVs, motorcycles, […]

TRSU hosts 'meet the Green Mountain principal candidates night'

TRSU hosts ‘meet the Green Mountain principal candidates night’

  An open forum meeting on Zoom will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30 to allow parents, staff and members of the public to meet the finalists for the position of principal of Green Mountain Union High School. You will be able to meet with each of the finalists and ask questions. […]

Police seek info on Windham snowmobile theft

Police seek info on Windham snowmobile theft

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont State Police are searching for three people who stole a snowmobile in Windham on Thursday morning. According to a VSP press release, Tara Barro of Saybrook, Conn., told police that someone had stolen her husband Todd’s snowmobile from their trailer at around 9:30 a.m. on March 4.  The snowmobile […]

Police look for driver who hit dog in Marlboro

Police look for driver who hit dog in Marlboro

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont State Police are looking for a driver who hit a dog on Higley Hill Road in Marlboro and left the scene. According to a VSP press release, Jeremy Kirk said that his dog was struck by a large white truck with Massachusetts plates on Higley Hill Road.  Kirk told […]

League of Women Voters offering college scholarships

League of Women Voters offering college scholarships

The League of Women Voters of Vermont Education Fund is now accepting applications for its Winona Smith Scholarship program. Created in 1995 to honor the legacy of Winona Smith, the scholarship is awarded annually to local high school seniors who embody the characteristics and qualities Smith displayed of civic participation and community service. Three $1,000 […]

Weston's free 'Pop-Up University' restarts; Free screening of 'Coded Bias' on facial recognition

Weston’s free ‘Pop-Up University’ restarts; Free screening of ‘Coded Bias’ on facial recognition

Pop-Up University restarts for classes in March The Weston Pop-Up University is returning in March with four weeks of classes, events and workshops led by local residents, all held virtually because of Covid-19 pandemic rules. This year’s Pop-Up schedule includes nine on-line classes and workshops offering a wide variety of topics from Italian cooking lessons […]

Chester parish sells 'Bernie Mittens' Feb. 19-21

Chester parish sells ‘Bernie Mittens’ Feb. 19-21

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19-21, the First Universalist Parish of Chester, 211 North St. (Route 103) in Chester, will sell “Bernie Mittens” made by parish members as a fund-raiser for the church. The sale will take place at the church at from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday and Sunday and 10 a.m. […]

Londonderry community to set action priorities on Feb. 25

Londonderry community to set action priorities on Feb. 25

All members of the Londonderry community are invited to participate in the second phase of the One Londonderry process to set direction for the future of the town. The meeting, to be held virtually (on Zoom via computer, tablet, or phone) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday Feb. 25, will follow up on the […]

Engel & Volkers agent elected CPBR treasurer

Engel & Volkers agent elected CPBR treasurer

Rachael Hyjek, an agent with Engel & Völkers Okemo and a Mount Holly native, has been elected as treasurer of the Crown Point Board of Realtors for the 2021 term. An affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, the Crown Point Board of Realtors supports more than 70 realtors throughout the region, including in Ludlow, […]