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Green Mtn. Gardeners' Garden Tour 'most successful ever'

Green Mtn. Gardeners’ Garden Tour ‘most successful ever’

Mountain Garden Walks, the biannual garden tour of Green Mountain Gardeners, drew over 260 people on Saturday, July 17 for self-guided tours of six beautiful properties in Londonderry and Weston. Total proceeds from ticket sales, sponsorships and a raffle for a house portrait by local water colorist Doris Ingram totaled nearly $10,000.   Net proceeds to […]

Hosted walk Aug. 1 for new trail in Cavendish

Hosted walk Aug. 1 for new trail in Cavendish

The Cavendish Association of Trails invites you to a guided nature walk on Hardy Hill, a newly established hiking trail located in Cavendish. The walk will take place on Sunday, Aug. 1, starting at 10 a.m. hosted by the land owner, Pieter Van Schaik. Trail parking will be located at the intersection of East Road […]

Do you have medical debt? Vermont's Health Care Advocate wants to hear your story

Do you have medical debt? Vermont’s Health Care Advocate wants to hear your story

The Office of Health Care Advocate, a project of Vermont Legal Aid, has launched a storytelling project focused on medical debt and its impact on Vermonters. The HCA assists thousands of Vermonters every year with a broad range of questions and problems related to insurance and access to health care services. Through this work, the […]

Derry Arts Society seeks local artist for exhibit

Derry Arts Society seeks local artist for exhibit

The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society’s annual Local Artists Exhibit runs from Aug. 7 to Sept. 4 at LAHS headquarters, The Custer Sharp House, 2461 Middletown Road, in Londonderry. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays , opening at 10 a.m. on  Saturday, Aug. 7. If you would like to exhibit, […]

Wilder Library launches community survey to plan its future

Wilder Library launches community survey to plan its future

Weston’s Wilder Memorial Library has launched its 2021 Community Survey complete with an Ice Cream Drawing. The Board of Trustees and staff are looking toward the future and seek participation in the survey to help plan Weston’s library of the future – a library that is a vibrant and important community asset. The survey is […]

Wantastiquet Rotary gives 6 $1,000 scholarships

Wantastiquet Rotary gives 6 $1,000 scholarships

The Wantastiquet Rotary Club, through generous donations from the community, awarded six $1,000 scholarships to students living within the mountain towns. Although 2020-2021 was a difficult year for the club to raise money because of the pandemic, its major scholarship fund-raiser was a No-Show St. Patrick Day Gala. Scholarship recipients are: Florence Njordge of Londonderry, […]

'Dine around BBQ' fund-raiser for Londonderry Arts & Historical Society to be held Aug. 13

‘Dine around BBQ’ fund-raiser for Londonderry Arts & Historical Society to be held Aug. 13

The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society is hosting a Dine-around-a-Barbecue fund-raiser at the Custer Sharp House, 2461 Middletown Road, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13. Local chefs Annie Campbell and Sharon Crossman are preparing assorted creative burgers. Guests can choose from the Bernadine, the  Custer Sharp, the  Route 11 and the Middletown […]

Derry Congregational Church to hold annual Whale of a Sale July 30 & 31

Derry Congregational Church to hold annual Whale of a Sale July 30 & 31

The Second Congregational Church’s annual Whale of a Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday July 30 and Saturday July 31 at the church, 2051 Vermont Route 11, in Londonderry. Highlights this year include:  Chairs, chairs, and more chairs! Also featured are many beautiful lamps, bookcases, a fine collection of prints/frames […]

Tri Mountain Lions announces winners of July 3 Duck Race

Tri Mountain Lions announces winners of July 3 Duck Race

The Tri-Mountain Lions Club, based in Londonderry, held its Duck Race on Saturday, July 3 raising funds for its efforts including providing glasses and vision care for local residents. The lucky winners of 2021 Duck Race are: First Place winning $175: Jon Foster of Mount Holly; Second Place winning $125: Elizabeth Grant of Winhall; and […]

10-car crash closes I-91 northbound; no injuries

10-car crash closes I-91 northbound; no injuries

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC A pickup truck on I-91 that was unable to stop to avoid vehicles waiting for the cleanup of an earlier two-car crash this morning caused a 10-vehicle pileup. No injuries were reported, but the mess closed the roadway for two hours, until around 10 a.m. According to Vermont State Police, […]

Biden appoints Gov. Scott to bi-partisan governors' security council

Biden appoints Gov. Scott to bi-partisan governors’ security council

President Joe Biden has appointed Gov. Phil Scott to the President’s Council of Governors for a two-year term, the White House announced.  The bipartisan council was established in 2010 by Section 1822 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2008 and implemented by Presidential Executive Order 13528. It includes up to 10 governors who work […]

Community Greenhouse board seeks CPA

Community Greenhouse board seeks CPA

The Board of Directors of the Chester Community Greenhouse and Gardens is seeking a Certified Public Accountant to help them as they continue forward to create a public space where people can rent a garden plot or raised bed for a nominal fee. “It’s all very exciting to envision this beautiful greenhouse in the heart […]

State celebrates return of Amtrak trains with $1 rides at Bellows Falls on July 19

State celebrates return of Amtrak trains with $1 rides at Bellows Falls on July 19

The Vermont Agency of Transportation is announcing celebratory events at all Amtrak stations in Vermont to welcome back the state’s two Amtrak trains on Monday, July 19, when the Vermonter and Ethan Allen Express resume service. At noon and 5 p.m. gather at the Bellows Falls Train Station on the Island to greet the Vermonter. […]

Area Realtors board offers free document shredding

Area Realtors board offers free document shredding

The South Central Vermont Board Of Realtors is joining with other local Vermont Realtor boards to offer a statewide Consumer Safety Day on Saturday, July 31. Realtors have contracted SecurShred to provide a mobile unit for the on site shredding of personal documents (maximum 5 boxes per household) at three locations throughout our area: 9 […]

Self-guided tours of six gardens on July 17

Self-guided tours of six gardens on July 17 Proceeds of Mountain Garden Walks benefit education fund

On Saturday, July 17, Mountain Garden Walks offers a self-guided walking tour of six enchanting gardens in Londonderry and Weston, each capturing the beauty of Vermont’s perennial, woodland and native plants surrounded by stonewalls, bogs and expansive vistas of mountains and meadows. Most of all, these spectacular gardens reflect the environment of our Vermont landscape. […]

'An Iliad' marks return of live theater to Weston Playhouse

‘An Iliad’ marks return of live theater to Weston Playhouse

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces a return to live performance with the first production of its 2021 season: An Iliad, running July 14 – Aug. 6 under the Tent at Walker Farm. The eternal, enchanting power of storytelling comes to life in Denis O’Hare and Lisa Peterson’s acclaimed adaptation of Homer’s classic. A chorus of […]

Chromebooks available for checkout at Whiting

Chromebooks available for checkout at Whiting

Whiting Library in Chester has three brand new Chromebooks ready to check out to library patrons. These laptops can be used in the library itself or checked out and taken home for a loan period of one week. You will need an internet connection to use a Chromebook, which you can connect to for free […]

GNAT-TV survey seeks community feedback

GNAT-TV survey seeks community feedback

Greater Northshire Access Television is conducting a comprehensive Community Needs Assessment Survey for anyone living or working in the GNAT-TV service area. Anyone who completes the survey will be entered to win a new iPad, made possible by donations from GNAT-TV’s Board of Directors. GNAT-TV’s service area includes: Arlington, Dorset, Manchester, Peru, Londonderry, Rupert, Sandgate, […]

Green Mt. Gardeners hosts Garden Walks July 17

Green Mt. Gardeners hosts Garden Walks July 17

Green Mountain Gardeners’ Mountain Garden Walks will take place on Saturday, July 17, to benefit the Lib Thieme Scholarship Fund. Ethan Lareau, current scholarship recipient, says, “This scholarship allows me to worry less about the financial obligations of college and to focus more on my studies. I very much appreciate the support of this award […]

Sunreed Instruments of Chester launches scholarship

Sunreed Instruments of Chester launches scholarship

Sunreed Instruments of Chester announces its first Music Education Scholarship Award has been awarded to Jonathan Oakes of Ludlow. Each year, with the assistance of Green Mountain Union High School, one recipient will be chosen from the graduating class, to receive a $1,000 scholarship. This goes to someone who shows excellence in music education, overall […]