Community Events

NEWFANE- The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, has released a schedule of upcoming events. On Saturday, February 16, from 11 am to 1 pm, state representative Emily Long (Windham-5) will be on hand to listen to constituents. As Vermont legislators don’t have local offices, this is a great way to...

Guest expert Andy Rice demonstrates sheep shearing.
BRATTLEBORO- Retreat Farm is heating up February break. With adult and family snowshoe hikes, campfires, face painting, Abenaki storytelling, and sheep shearing demonstrations, the farm is the perfect venue to help stave off the cold weather blues.
The Winter Playground festivities kick...

Betsy Thomason holds a copy of “Just Breathe Out.”
WILMINGTON- Bartleby’s Books, 17 West Main Street, will host local author Betsy Thomason on Saturday, February 16, at 4 pm, as part of downtown Wilmington’s Apres-Ski Starts at 3 series.  
In her book “Just Breathe Out,” Thomason shares the number one health secret that can bring well-...
Laura Sibilia
“Let them eat cake!” my friend proclaimed, making a grand sweeping gesture with an imaginary scepter as she jumped out of her chair to write and post the words on the wall in front of us.
I had just recalled a conversation to her that I’d partaken in with an executive from a Vermont...

Betsey Reagan, owner of Dot’s of Dover.
DOVER- On January 19, Dot’s of Dover was destroyed by fire, putting the staff of 10 – plus Betsey Reagan, the owner - out of work. While insurance will rebuild the restaurant, lost wages will not be replaced.
There is a benefit for Reagan and her staff on Sunday, February 24, from 2 to 5...
HALIFAX- There will be a senior meal served at 12 pm, on Friday, February 15, at the Community Hall, 20 Brook Road. The menu includes fruit with cottage cheese, corn chowder, sandwiches ( egg salad, ham, ham and cheese, or peanut butter and jelly), johnnycake, and homemade Valentine cookies for...
WILMINGTON- There will be a Taize service on Thursday, February 14, at 6 pm. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on East Main Street.
For more information email Dick Ward at  
READSBORO- The Friendly Mission Circle of the  First Baptist Church, 7030 Main Street, serves a delicious  homemade lunch monthly in a friendly atmosphere at a very reasonable price. This month’s meal will be held on Wednesday, February 13, at 12 pm.
This is a great opportunity to take a...
DOVER- The Loose Knit Group will be  conducting a shoe drive fundraiser from February 15 to April 15 to raise funds for high school students to attend a Governor’s Institutes of Vermont program during the winter or summer.
LKG will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of...

Beatrice Birch
NEWFANE- On Tuesday, February 12, the Valley Lions Club welcomes Beatrice Birch, Inner Fire founder and board president, as the monthly guest speaker for the club. She will present an introduction to Inner Fire mission.
Inner Fire Inc. has been created to offer an alternative to the...


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