Community Events

READSBORO- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Lions Club, in conjunction with the cemetery commission, has decided it is best to cancel this year’s annual Memorial Day weekend hospitality tent.
Plans are to continue the hospitality tent next year. Organizers thank everyone for their support.
BENNINGTON- In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is offering outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy services remotely via telehealth, in addition to continuing to see urgent patients at the clinic.
Patients access outpatient...
Community service opportunity
NEWFANE- High school students who need to complete community service hours and enjoy being outdoors have an opportunity to  perform a socially-distant community service project.
The Moore Free Library  is seeking a high school student...
BRATTLEBORO- A new grief support group for adults who have experienced any kind of death loss is being offered by Brattleboro Area Hospice. The group started via Zoom on May 6, the group will continue every Wednesday from 5 to 6 pm. The group size is limited to eight people and registration is...
READSBORO- The Friendly Mission Circle of the First Baptist Church of Readsboro will hold its monthly luncheon on Wednesday, May 13, at noon.  Because of the coronavirus it will be prepared for takeout only.    
Macaroni and cheese, meatloaf, salad, and dessert will be served. Patrons may...
HALIFAX- Friday, May 15, is the next meal in Halifax. It will again be takeout only.
The menu includes barbecue meatballs, baked potato, vegetable, roll, and sour cream spice cake for dessert. It will be  packaged up and ready for pickup outside from 11 am to 1 pm.
A can will be...
WILMINGTON- The Community Garden at Howe Farm (located on Route 100) is looking for new members. This summer would be the perfect time to get involved in the garden. According to many sources, vegetable seed sales are way up. Gardening is a healthy and perfect way to practice social distancing....
WILMINGTON- Residents young and old, past and present, are invited to contribute to Pettee Memorial Library’s new project.  
They are putting together an alphabet book of Wilmington’s history. They are looking for stories of the people, places, and traditions that have made Wilmington the...
DOVER- The Dover Free Library is still providing curbside service to its patrons.
To request books, DVDs, CDs, and magazines call (802) 348-7488 or email
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One of the two buses currently added to the MOOver fleet.
WILMINGTON– Why is the MOOver using large, unspotted buses on Route 100 these days? The answer is that the company has moved two large transit-style buses from its Rockingham fleet to Wilmington in order to put miles on them to reach the end of their federally-defined useful life. The buses, rear...


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