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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 […]

'Be the Match' marrow donor event set for Saturday in Springfield

‘Be the Match’ marrow donor event set for Saturday in Springfield

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, the Kindred Market at 181 South St.  in Springfield, will be hosting a “Be the Match” event, held for the National Marrow Donor Network. Levi Parker of Ludlow, whose life was saved through such a donation, is hoping that many will attend. The NMDN helps […]

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, […]

Spaghetti fundraiser April 18 to send CAES kids to Keewaydin

Spaghetti fundraiser April 18 to send CAES kids to Keewaydin

The community is invited to a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 at Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main St. in Chester. All proceeds will be used to help send the 5th- and 6th-grade students at CAES to the Keewaydin Environmental Education Center for a week-long outdoor learning experience in […]

Tri-Mountain Lions Club donates needed funds to community organizations

Tri-Mountain Lions Club donates needed funds to community organizations

The Derry Tri-Mountain Lions Club gives back to its communities. The most recent donations were awarded to The Little School in Weston ($500), Neighbors Pantry of Londonderry ($1,000), Londonderry Rescue ($100), Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend ($250), and the Townshend and Winhall food shelves ($250 each). The Mountain School at Winhall requested a donation to […]

Ludlow Rotary prepares for April 27 Penny Sale

Ludlow Rotary prepares for April 27 Penny Sale

The final preparations are in place for the Ludlow Rotary Club’s 66th Annual Penny Sale to be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 in the Black River High School auditorium, 43 Main St. in Ludlow. Admission is free, and the doors open at 5 p.m. The first 85 kids will receive a free […]

Martens highlighted in wildlife talk April 16

Martens highlighted in wildlife talk April 16

The next presentation in the Cavendish Community and Conservation Association’s Walk and Talk Series will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 at the Cavendish Fletcher Community Library, 573 Main St., in Proctorsville. Brehan Furfey, a wildlife biologist and leader of the furbearer project at the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, will speak about […]

$5,000 Vail grant helps Thrift Shop expansion

$5,000 Vail grant helps Thrift Shop expansion Family Center hires shop manager, introduces longer hours

The Chester-Andover Family Center, thanks in part to an Epic Promise $5,000 Grant from Vail, owners of Okemo Mountain Ski Resort in Ludlow, is pleased to announce the opening of our expanded Thrift Shop space and new Thrift Shop hours. The Family Center also welcomes Mike Antonowicz, the new Thrift Shop manager who brings small […]

Senior Solutions offers fall-prevention tai chi instructor training

Senior Solutions offers fall-prevention tai chi instructor training

Are you interested in becoming a tai chi instructor and working with seniors? Senior Solutions and Tai Chi Vermont Inc. are offering Tai Chi Level One Training from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, at Neighborhood Connections in the Mountain Marketplace, 5700 VT-100, in Londonderry. This two-day course, […]

Eclipse talk, solar viewing glasses at SAPA TV April 2

Eclipse talk, solar viewing glasses at SAPA TV April 2

In preparation for the total solar eclipse that will pass through northern Vermont on Monday, April 8, SAPA TV, the Springfield area’s public access TV station, will host an eclipse primer talk at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2 at its offices at 335 River St. in Springfield. Registration is not required. SAPA employee Kevin […]

Chester Townscape taking shrub orders until April 12

Chester Townscape taking shrub orders until April 12 Deadline extended 3 days due to snow

Chester Townscape, an all-volunteer non-profit organization, is holding its annual shrub sale to raise funds for its beautification projects. This event offers good-sized, proven shrubs at below-retail nursery prices to help people beautify their properties. This year’s selections are: Red Sprite Winterberry (female for berries), Jim Dandy Winterberry (male pollinator), Little Quick Fire Hydrangea, Firelight […]

Springfield Garden Club donates books to schools, libraries

Springfield Garden Club donates books to schools, libraries

As part of its mission to provide education about gardening and nature to youth and adults, the Springfield Garden Club recently donated a set of three K-4 children’s books to the Whiting Library in Chester and Union Street and Elm Hill elementary schools and the Springfield Town Library in Springfield. The donated books include: Network […]

Okemo's women ski patrol takes over the mountain for International Women's Day

Okemo’s women ski patrol takes over the mountain for International Women’s Day

By Cara Philbin ©2024 Telegraph Publishing LLC LUDLOW Friday, March 8, 2024 marks the second time in its history that Okemo Mountain  organized an all-women ski patrol team to honor International Women’s Day. The first time was just last year, when the women realized they were enough to cover the mountain. It’s 7 a.m., and […]

GMUHS presents 'Addams Family' March 22 & 23

GMUHS presents ‘Addams Family’ March 22 & 23

The Drama Department at Green Mountain Union High School, 716 VT-103 in Chester, presents the musical The Addams Family at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 22 and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 in the school’s auditorium. The Addams Family gets thrown for a loop when Wednesday Addams, the princess of darkness, […]

Ludlow Rotary donates lectern to town in memory of Martin Nitka

Ludlow Rotary donates lectern to town in memory of Martin Nitka

Just prior to the start of the Town of Ludlow’s Annual Meeting on March 4, Ludlow Rotary Club President Tom Ray and past President Jim Rumrill presented a lectern to the town in memory of long-time Town Moderator, Ludlow Rotarian and attorney Martin Nitka, who passed away last year. Nitka, who was involved in numerous […]

Learn about Abenaki oral traditions via Zoom on March 17

Learn about Abenaki oral traditions via Zoom on March 17

Father and son Joseph and Jesse Bruchac will take you on a journey to the roots of the Western Abenaki nations at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, showing how songs carry the heart and meaning of this enduring Native American culture. The Zoom only event is being presented by the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum.  […]