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Chester Ambulance to host community outreach event May 2

Chester Ambulance to host community outreach event May 2

Chester Ambulance will host a community outreach event at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 2 at the Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Representatives from local health and social service agencies, including Springfield Hospital, North Star Health, Community Cares Network, Neighborhood Connections and Bayada, will take part in a panel discussion. The goal is to […]

Convergence Quartet

Music, applause return to Chester Town Hall Theater Teen Open Mic Night set for May 4

On Thursday evening, April 18, Upstairs at Town Hall, a volunteer community group, hosted a concert by the Convergence Quartet at Chester’s Town Hall Theater, 556 Elm St. The quartet was led by pianist and composer Eugene Uman, who also serves as Director of the Vermont Jazz Center in Brattleboro, and included bassist David Picchi, […]

Two string quartets to perform in Weston on April 28

Two string quartets to perform in Weston on April 28

Two string quartets — The Castleton Quartet and the Vermont State University String Quartet — will present a concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 at Old Parish Church, 100 Main St. in Weston. The Castleton Quartet, comprising four central Vermont musician/educators, and the Vermont State University String Quartet, made up of four leading […]

Londonderry cemeteries will open May 1

Londonderry cemeteries will open May 1

The Cemetery Commission of the Town of Londonderry has announced that cemeteries will open on Wednesday, May 1. Clean-up by the cemetery caretakers will begin immediately. All decorations that were added over the winter should be removed; any winter decorations remaining on May 1 will be disposed of. As a reminder, plantings are not allowed. If […]

Windsor County Republican Committee candidates forum, social April 27

Windsor County Republican Committee candidates forum, social April 27

The Windsor County Republican Committee Candidate Forum and Membership Social will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at Fox Run Golf Club, 89 Fox Lane Ext. in Ludlow. Meet state, county and local town Republican Party leaders. Listen to conservative speakers and candidates from across the county and state. Please […]

Rep. Chase to meet constituents at Whiting Library April 27

Rep. Chase to meet constituents at Whiting Library April 27

State Rep. Heather Chase, who represents the Windsor-Windham District, will be at the Whiting Library, 117 Main St. in Chester, from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, to meet with constituents. The Windham-Windsor District is made up of Chester, Grafton, Athens and Windham. Residents are invited to stop in to discuss issues of […]

Springfield Garden Club's talk on trees a success

Springfield Garden Club’s talk on trees a success

Earlier this month, John Snell gave a talk titled So Many Reasons to Love Trees to a large audience at the Nolin-Murray Center in Springfield. The talk was co-sponsored by the Springfield Garden Club and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a continuing education program with the University of Vermont. Snell is a photographer and retired […]

Avant Vermont Dance presents SEASONS: Spring on April 20

Avant Vermont Dance presents SEASONS: Spring on April 20

Avant Vermont Dance concludes its yearlong performance series with SEASONS: Spring, a family-friendly evening of original ballet/modern dance and interactive art making, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at Comtu Cascade Park, Main Street in Springfield. Admission is by donation. Avant Vermont Dance’s company dancers and the AVD Youth Ensemble will showcase new works […]

Chester Townscape's hanging basket orders due April 24

Chester Townscape’s hanging basket orders due April 24

Welcome spring, beautify your home or business or celebrate Mother’s Day with a Chester Townscape hanging flower basket. The hanging baskets are in 12-inch fiber pots to reduce watering needs. The cost is $40 each by preorder. Baskets feature mixed flowers in a choice of four combinations: hot or cool colors for sunny or shady […]

Don't toss those eclipse glasses: Ludlow Rotary collecting them for South American kids

Don’t toss those eclipse glasses: Ludlow Rotary collecting them for South American kids

The Ludlow Rotary Club is collecting those special glasses that were worn while observing the recent solar eclipse. They will be shipped to South America for schoolchildren to use to view the annular eclipse that will be visible over Latin America in October of 2024. Glasses may be dropped off at three convenient locations in […]

Grace Cottage again wins 'Best Place to Work' award

Grace Cottage again wins ‘Best Place to Work’ award

For the second year in a row, Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital, 185 Grafton Road in Townshend, has been named one of Vermont’s “Best Places to Work” by VermontBiz magazine. The award, given each year by VermontBiz magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, the […]

Community vegan potluck dinner, film viewing April 17 in Chester

Community vegan potluck dinner, film viewing April 17 in Chester

All are invited to attend a Community Vegan Potluck Dinner and film viewing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 at the First Universalist Parish of Chester, 211 North St., located in Chester’s historical Stone Village. Reservations are not required. Just bring along a vegan dish to share. You do not have to be vegan, […]

Recycle Arts for Earth Day at Derry Library set for April 20

Recycle Arts for Earth Day at Derry Library set for April 20

The South Londonderry Free Library, 15 Old School St., invites children of all ages to celebrate Earth Day beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. Art teacher Casey Junker Bailey will lead a fun program of Recycle Arts. Bring old envelopes, toilet paper tubes, bottle caps and empty cereal or snack boxes and be […]

United Church of Ludlow launches campaign to restore historical bell, upgrade accessibility

United Church of Ludlow launches campaign to restore historical bell, upgrade accessibility

The United Church of Ludlow, 48 Pleasant St., officially kicks off a $50,000 capital campaign to restore its historical bell with a service and community reception on Sunday, April 28. With the campaign theme “Ring Out Love,” the church is seeking support from the community as it works to repair the disintegrating supports on its […]

Chester Democrats work to engage public in democracy, to caucus on April 26

Chester Democrats work to engage public in democracy, to caucus on April 26

At its recent monthly meeting, Chester’s Democratic Party Committee focused on how to keep American democracy alive. “We’ve got to get people more engaged with the process of democracy,” Committee Chair James Clemer said as committee members discussed a variety of activities. “There’s too much at stake.” This approach is very much in keeping with […]

CHS-GMUHS Alumni to hold Spring Fling Dance to raise funds for annual parade

CHS-GMUHS Alumni to hold Spring Fling Dance to raise funds for annual parade

The Alumni Committee of Chester High School-Green Mountain Union High is holding a Spring Fling Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at the American Legion, 635 Route 103 in Chester. The event is a fund-raising effort for the upcoming Alumni Parade. Admission is $10 at the door. DJ and alumnus Paul […]

Derry Library hosts launch of 'Vermont Sugar-Maker's Song' April 13

Derry Library hosts launch of ‘Vermont Sugar-Maker’s Song’ April 13

The South Londonderry Free Library, 15 Old School St., will host the book launch of The Vermont Sugar-Makers Song by Kim Ray at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13. Come learn about the tradition of Vermont’s sugaring season and enjoy some samples and sweet maple treats. The program will also include music and a story. […]

Grace Cottage’s family-friendly 5K set for May 11

Grace Cottage’s family-friendly 5K set for May 11 In-person and virtual options available

Spring weather is just around the corner. The 15th annual Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s Spring into Health 5K begins with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, on the Townshend Common, Common Road. Entrants can run, walk, roll, stroll or push a baby carriage for this fun, family-friendly event. Registration […]

Create a rain garden to absorb the storm

Create a rain garden to absorb the storm

A rain garden is a bowl-shaped area that is designed to capture and absorb rainfall and snowmelt and is a cost-effective stormwater management tool that can be incorporated into a variety of landscapes. When stormwater is captured, it helps to decrease the volume of runoff, thereby reducing flooding that can erode stream banks and decreasing […]

2025 Cavendish Community Calendar seeks photos

2025 Cavendish Community Calendar seeks photos

Planning for the 2025 Cavendish Community and Conservation Association Calendar is under way, and the organizers are asking for local photographs. The theme is “Cavendish: Resilient and Strong.” What images come to mind when you think of the strength and beauty in the community? How do you see nature renew itself? Photographs of landscapes, buildings, […]