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BRAT seeks volunteers for annual RiverSweep on Sept. 10

BRAT seeks volunteers for annual RiverSweep on Sept. 10

Spend the morning of Saturday, Sept. 10, helping the Black River Action Team keep the local waterways free of garbage. Stop by BRAT’s registration table at Riverside Middle School, 13 Fairground Road, Springfield, at or close to 8 a.m. to sign in, pick up supplies and select a location to tackle. Head out with a […]

Windham chicken BBQ returns on July 16

Windham chicken BBQ returns on July 16

After a three-year hiatus, the Windham Community Organization is holding its annual chicken BBQ and raffle fundraiser at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. Look for the big tent at the historic Windham Congregational Church/Meeting House, 26 Harrington Road, Windham, at the corner of Windham Hill Road. Summed up as “the perfect old-fashioned community BBQ […]

Photos sought for Cavendish Community Calendar

Photos sought for Cavendish Community Calendar

For almost 20 years, the Cavendish Community and Conservation Association has produced an annual calendar to celebrate some aspect of rural Cavendish life. The calendars do not contain photos taken by professional photographers, but rather, they contain pictures taken by you and your friends and neighbors. Pictures have to reflect an aspect of Cavendish and […]

Weston Pop-Up University returns

Weston Pop-Up University returns

After successful seasons in the past two years, Weston Pop-Up University returns in March with a new list of fun and informative courses. The 10-class schedule invites you to cook with the chef from The Hub at Weston, learn some Broadway dance steps, try some cartooning with a local artist, taste some wine with a […]

Poetry slams, workshops to be held in Chester

Poetry slams, workshops to be held in Chester

It’s time to pull out your poetry notebook. Or, better yet, start a poetry notebook. You’ll want to be ready to take part in or just enjoy the Thursday-evening Stone Village Poetry Experience in March, April and May. Or just to come listen—it’s a lot of fun! Co-sponsored by Chester’s Whiting Library and the First […]

Ticket lottery underway to attend 'Antiques Roadshow' in Vermont

Ticket lottery underway to attend ‘Antiques Roadshow’ in Vermont

Antiques Roadshow will make its first visit to Vermont at the Shelburne Museum on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 for an all-day appraisal event as part of the series’ 27th production tour. “We’re thrilled to be part of Antiques Roadshow 2022 and the show’s first visit to Vermont. This is an amazing opportunity to spotlight our […]

'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 […]

After pandemic year, music returns Saturday<br>to West River Farmers Market in Londonderry

After pandemic year, music returns Saturday
to West River Farmers Market in Londonderry

 Listen to the music of The Poor Cousins, performing at the West River Farmers Market on Saturday. For the first time in more than a year, music is returning to the West River Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26. The market will be hosting musicians The Poor Cousins, playing Celtic and classical tunes between […]

Heritage Deli hosts Heritage Cares music event to benefit Chester-Andover Family Center

Heritage Deli hosts Heritage Cares music event to benefit Chester-Andover Family Center

From noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, the Heritage Deli & Bakery in collaboration with Chester-Andover Family Center, will kick off Heritage Cares Outdoor Music Series featuring Lucky Soul, a high energy, seven-piece horn band playing classical soul, funk and R&B music. The event will take place on the grounds of the Heritage […]

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, […]

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 […]

Grace Cottage hosts Cabin Fever Online Auction

Grace Cottage hosts Cabin Fever Online Auction

Too much time stuck at home? Ready to dream for the future? Grace Cottage’s Annual Cabin Fever Online Auction, held now through Feb. 24, offers a chance to bid on Caribbean trips, an African safari, local foods, outings to local restaurants and inns, fun outdoor venues, arts & crafts and more. Included are an array […]

Cavendish Library, SAPA-TV host storytime, holiday movies

Cavendish Library, SAPA-TV host storytime, holiday movies

Christmas Eve storytime on Facebook Live © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Put on your jammies and join Cavendish librarian Kata Welch, Ted, Bella and all the gang for a Christmas Eve storytime at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24 on Facebook Live. Welch will read Twas the Night Before Christmas and other holiday favorites. This […]

Project Londonderry continues to make headway

Project Londonderry continues to make headway Working groups collaborate with local, regional concerns

Project Londonderry, a citizen-driven initiative, has taken steps to advance ideas for increased economic vitality, improvements to the downtown area and greater access to recreation and outdoor activities. At the request of Project Londonderry and the Planning Commission, the Select Board recently approved application for a grant to complete a Main Street Study and Master […]

Tri-Mountain Lions invites new members; <br> CAES kids dig the dirt

Tri-Mountain Lions invites new members;
CAES kids dig the dirt

Tri-Mountain Lions continue mask mission, invite new members Since mid-August, the Londonderry Tri-Mountain Lions has sewn and donated more 500 facemasks to area schools, medical centers, veterans, seniors and neighbors. The organization will continue to hold weekly sewing bees through this winter, and thanks the South Londonderry Baptist Church that donated $50 for the purchase […]

Beautification group keeps Derry blooming

Beautification group keeps Derry blooming

Londonderry’s Beautification Commission and Friends of Main Street overcame all obstacles from Covid-19 to ensure barrels and bridge boxes were planted and distributed throughout town. The planters are filled with colorful, thriving flowers to brighten the community, providing a great lift to residents and visitors during this most challenging time. Covid-19 guidelines restricted the annual […]

Family Center Thrift Shop to reopen June 19

Family Center Thrift Shop to reopen June 19 New safety protocols will be in place

The Chester-Andover Family Center Thrift Shop will reopen on June 19 with new hours and limited days: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m on Saturdays. New Thrift Shop Safety Protocols A limit of five customers allowed in the store at one time. Customers are required to wear a […]

Chester Townscape holds tree, shrub sale; Tri-Mountain Lions food drive a success; Carbonetti show to benefit Springfield on the Move

Chester Townscape holds tree, shrub sale; Tri-Mountain Lions food drive a success; Carbonetti show to benefit Springfield on the Move

Tree and shrub sale to benefit Chester Townscape To support its community beautification projects, Chester Townscape is selling decorative trees and shrubs. All are extremely hardy and adaptable plants with colorful blossoms and multi-season interest. These reliable, low-maintenance plants are nursery grown and good size. They are offered to the public at below regular retail […]

Weston community offers free 'pop-up university'

Weston community offers free ‘pop-up university’

Several residents in the town of Weston have created what they are calling a “pop-up university” to entertain, bring the community together and offer learning opportunities to residents of the town and from throughout the area for the month of March. Classes, events and workshops will be led by people from the community – your […]

Bulb sale at Chester Fall Fest; Grafton Fall Fest seeks crafters; Springfield Band looking for musicians

Bulb sale at Chester Fall Fest; Grafton Fall Fest seeks crafters; Springfield Band looking for musicians

Chester Townscape selling bulbs at Fall Festival Chester Townscape volunteers will be in front of the Fullerton Inn on Main Street in Chester selling spring-flowering bulbs during Chester’s Fall Festival from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Sept. 21 and 22. All bulbs are top quality, hardy, easy care, deer resistant, and expected […]