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Hospitals must protect patient information

Hospitals must protect patient information

From Grace Cottage Hospital In light of the recent pandemic of novel coronavirus known as Covid-19, Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital in Townshend has received inquiries about patients that have been tested for coronavirus within the community. While it is understandable that people want this information to protect themselves and their families, Grace Cottage […]

New ways to do business with Town of Londonderry, Transfer Station & Library

New ways to do business with Town of Londonderry, Transfer Station & Library

While the Londonderry Town Office and the S. Londonderry Library are closed to the public during the Covid-19 crisis, there are still ways you can conduct business with the town, check out books and use the Wi-Fi.  And the Transfer Station is still open for some services. Doing business with the town If you need […]

Derry board briefed on pandemic readiness

Derry board briefed on pandemic readiness George Mora elected new Select Board chair

By Bruce Frauman ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC As he spoke about the town’s preparation for the Covid-19 crisis, Londonderry Emergency Management Director Kevin Beattie told the Select Board on Monday, March 16 that the primary issue nationally is to slow the spread of the virus so that the medical infrastructure can keep up with the […]

To the editor: Grace Cottage responds to Covid-19

To the editor: Grace Cottage responds to Covid-19

I am writing to inform you about Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s preparedness for and response to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are working hard and diligently to stop the spread of Covid-19, while continuing to provide high-quality medical care and to protect the safety of our community, including patients, their families, and our employees. […]

To the editor: Family Center changes process for food pickup

To the editor: Family Center changes process for food pickup

The Chester-Andover Family Center is putting new procedures in place regarding how we carry out our mission to make a difference in our community by providing resources for financial assistance, supplemental, nutritional food, affordable clothing and household goods. Beginning immediately, our Thrift Shop will be closed until Thursday, April 16. We will continue to provide […]

To the editor: Humane Society closes to public

To the editor: Humane Society closes to public

The Springfield Humane Society will be closed to the public, including all volunteers, effective Wednesday, March 18. Adoptions will be handled online, and appointments will made once an application has been processed and approved. Please go to our website, our Facebook page, and our Petfinder page to see pets we have for adoption. Fill out […]

To the editor: Cavendish Library to close but continue offering some services

To the editor: Cavendish Library to close but continue offering some services

Out of concern for the community, the Cavendish Fletcher Community Library will close to the public until further notice.  All library programs are cancelled until Monday, April 6, when the library board will make a further determination. During this time, we will be stocking the library entrance way with free books and movies, refreshed daily.  […]

To the editor: Whiting Library closed til April 6

To the editor: Whiting Library closed til April 6

To limit the exposure to the COVID-19 virus, Whiting Library in Chester will be closed from Sunday, March 15 until April 6. This is a difficult decision; we do not want to disappoint our loyal patrons and all who rely on library services.  Please know that we have the best interest of our volunteers, staff […]

To the editor: BRGNS switches to phone requests for food, assistance

To the editor: BRGNS switches to phone requests for food, assistance

Black River Good Neighbor Services has served the people of Ludlow, Cavendish, Mount Holly, and Plymouth for over 40 years with food and financial assistance in times of need. With the global health crisis facing us now we realize that our services are more relevant than ever. Our volunteers and staff assure you that our […]

Cavendish Library adds, extends services in response to COVID-19

Cavendish Library adds, extends services in response to COVID-19

The Cavendish Fletcher Community Library is adding and extending services to help reduce the spread of viruses during this extraordinary season of cold, flu and the coronavirus that causes an illness called COVID-19. According to Library Director Kata Welch, the library is sanitizing all items that come into and go out of the library, and […]