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Free event: 'Coming of Age With Grit and Grace' June 20

Free event: ‘Coming of Age With Grit and Grace’ June 20

In celebration of Pride Month, Mark S. King, internationally acclaimed author of My Fabulous Disease, will speak about sexual politics, the twin epidemics of addiction and AIDS and how he has navigated sex, love and family as a gay man living with HIV for nearly 40 years. Sponsored by Senior Solutions and Bellows Falls Pride, […]

Cavendish announces Summer Concert Series

Cavendish announces Summer Concert Series Event kicks off Wednesday, July 3 with Gypsy Reel

The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association, on behalf of the Town of Cavendish, presents the lineup of bands for the annual Wednesday Summer Concert Series on the Svec Memorial Green (intersection of Main and Depot streets), in Proctorsville. All performances begin at 6 p.m. The series starts on July 3 with local favorite Gypsy Reel, […]

Annual Cavendish Village Ghost Walk June 22

Annual Cavendish Village Ghost Walk June 22

In keeping with Midsummer Night’s Eve, the Cavendish Historical Society will host the Cavendish Village Ghost Walk at 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Meet at the Cavendish Historical Society Museum, 1958 Main St. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight. Among the sites to be visited are the former Duttonsville School, Cavendish Village Cemetery, […]

Springfield Hospital employees donate 322 pounds of food to local food shelf

Springfield Hospital employees donate 322 pounds of food to local food shelf

In celebration of National Hospital Week, Springfield Hospital employees participated in a food drive to benefit the Springfield Family Center’s food shelf. The 322 pounds of non-perishable foods were delivered to the Family Center on May 21 after a week of collecting the food at various employee events. Springfield Hospital’s motto for the week was […]

Sammy B headlines SINGO fundraiser on June 24

Sammy B headlines SINGO fundraiser on June 24 United Church of Ludlow raising money for bell restoration

Jane McGarry, who runs the popular SINGO Bingo games at Off the Rails, Black Line Tavern at Magic Mountain and other New England venues, is hosting a special SINGO Night at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 24 at the United Church of Ludlow, 48 Pleasant St. Ludlow musician Sammy Blanchette, a.k.a. Sammy B, will perform […]

Henry Homeyer: Bloomers fit for a wedding

Henry Homeyer: Bloomers fit for a wedding

By Henry Homeyer ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC June is, traditionally, the month for weddings. It is also the time when old fashioned roses bloom, along with peonies, irises and many other great garden flowers. Is that coincidence? Perhaps. But maybe the two are linked. Let’s look at some great June flowers you can grow, and […]

LAHS announces 2024 summer schedule

LAHS announces 2024 summer schedule

The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society, 2461 Middletown Road in Londonderry, invites residents and guests to enjoy the many events that it has planned for the summer. It is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays, or by appointment. Collections manager Trystan Bates will be back this summer. His artistic talents […]

ESBR invites Black River alumni to visit school on June 8

ESBR invites Black River alumni to visit school on June 8

Expeditionary School at Black River, 43 Main St. in Ludlow, invites Black River High School alumni and visitors to stop by from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. With several ESBR graduates over the first four years, ESBR is honored to open its doors to any Black River alumni who will be […]

BRIC seeks donations for new makerspace

BRIC seeks donations for new makerspace

Springfield residents will soon be able to enjoy a community makerspace and fabrication workshops thanks to a recently launched crowdfunding campaign,  sponsored by the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development’s Better Places program and led by the Black River Innovation Campus. “Makerspaces like Springfield STEAM are critical to give community members access to emerging […]

Adventures for kids at So. Derry Library June 8

Adventures for kids at So. Derry Library June 8

The South Londonderry Free Library, 15 Old School St., invites children of all ages to Design a Vehicle for Adventure with art teacher Casey Junker Bailey at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 8. This program is the launch for the summer reading program: Adventure Begins at Your Library! Children will make passports and design outrageous […]

Celebrate National Garden Week through June 8

Celebrate National Garden Week through June 8

Garden clubs across America are celebrating National Garden Week from June 2 through June 8. This is more than just a celebration of plants and flowers; it is an ode to nature’s resiliency, beauty and the way it enriches lives. “We delight in the joy of gardening and the crucial role it plays in our […]

Memorial Day festivities in Cavendish May 30

Memorial Day festivities in Cavendish May 30

The annual Memorial Day program will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 30 at Cavendish Town Elementary School, 573 Main St. (VT Route 131), in Proctorsville. This will be followed by a parade in Cavendish village that will stop at the Mill Street bridge for the tossing of the wreath and remembrance. The […]

Grace Cottage Hospital seeks donations for 74th Fair Day

Grace Cottage Hospital seeks donations for 74th Fair Day

The Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day tradition continues this year from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug, 3 on the Townshend Common. Now in its 74th year, this free event will be held rain or shine. Fair Day offers a variety of fun and fanfare for all ages. The all-day auction begins at […]

Age Successfully Fair set for June 14 in Ludlow

Age Successfully Fair set for June 14 in Ludlow

Senior Solutions, Area Agency on Aging for Southeastern Vermont in partnership with Black River Good Neighbor Services of Ludlow will be hosting the 3rd Annual Age Successfully, A Health & Benefits Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 14 at the Ludlow Community Center. This event is free and open to the […]

St. Luke's Annual Plant Sale May 31-June 2

St. Luke’s Annual Plant Sale May 31-June 2

The annual St. Luke’s Plant Sale will take place on the side lawn of St. Luke’s Church, 313 Main St. in Chester, on Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday. The later timing of this […]

New iteration of Orton art collection to be on view at Manchester library

New iteration of Orton art collection to be on view at Manchester library

From Friday, June 14 to Saturday, Sept. 7, the Manchester Community Library, 138 Cemetery Ave. in Manchester, will present a new iteration of  “For the Love of Vermont: The Lyman Orton Collection.” The 2023 debut exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings from The Lyman Orton Collection broke all attendance records at two southern Vermont museums. […]

Community Cares Network holds fund-raising dinner on Friday

Community Cares Network holds fund-raising dinner on Friday

Community Cares Network of Chester/Andover Inc. will be holding its annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24, from at the Andover Town Hall, 953 Andover-Weston Road. The menu will include spaghetti with choice of sauces, salad, bread, dessert and beverages. Admission is by donation at the door. CCN is […]

West River Farmers Market opens for season on Saturday, May 25

West River Farmers Market opens for season on Saturday, May 25

The West River Farmers Market will make its 2024 season debut from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. The market is located at the Williams Park at the junction of Route 11 and Route 100 in Londonderry and is filled with fresh organic produce, farm grown meats, delicious food made to order […]

Grab your binoculars: Cavendish Bird Walk to be held Sunday, May 26

Grab your binoculars: Cavendish Bird Walk to be held Sunday, May 26

The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association will host its 2024 annual Cavendish Bird Walk with Marianne and Michael Walsh of the Ascutney Audubon Society at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, May 26. This year the walk will begin at 731 Stevens Road in Cavendish. Memorial Day weekend is a wonderful time to wander our beautiful landscape and […]

Chester Community Garden open for season

Chester Community Garden open for season 10 by 10 garden plots offered for $20

The organic Community Garden, located on Canal Street in Chester, is offering 10-foot by 10-foot plots, ready to plant and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Yearly donations are $20 per plot, and scholarships are available: A garden is available to anyone who wants one.  Newcomers pay a one-time refundable deposit of $25. To reserve […]