Community Events

BRATTLEBORO- The public is invited to a Legislators Breakfast on Monday, March 18, from 7:30 to 9 am, at the Brattleboro Retreat, Education and Conference Center, 1 Anna Marsh Lane.
This is an opportunity to voice thoughts on minimum wage; paid family leave; cannabis regulation and...
The genetically distinct Southern Appalachian strain of Brook Trout.
WILMINGTON- The Connecticut River Valley chapter of Trout Unlimited invites chapter members and the public to a meeting on Tuesday, March 12, at 6 pm, at the Wilmington Town Hall meeting room to discuss the US Forest Service Integrated Resource Management Project, and how it can improve local...

The Newfane Railroad Station of the West River Railroad in 1910.
NEWFANE- The Historical Society of Windham County presents the annual Soup Fest and Silent Auction fundraiser on Sunday, March 31, at the NewBrook Fire Station, Route 30.  
Restaruants catering the event include Whetstone Station,  Brattleboro;  Top of the Hill Grill,  Brattleboro; Rick’s...
WINDHAM COUNTY- A local housing trust has started offering a $2,500 grant to help income-eligible people make necessary home repairs.
Windham & Windsor Housing Trust announced that they will be adding a $2,500 grant to all Green Mountain Home Repair loans, low-cost loans with flexible...

The Friends of Pettee Memorial Library will once again raffle off a basket bursting with books.
WILMINGTON- The Friends of Pettee Memorial Library have announced that they will once again be holding the annual Gift Basket Raffle at Town Meeting on Tuesday, March 5, at Twin Valley Elementary School.  The theme of this year’s basket is “Colors” and this year’s gift basket is packed with many...
DOVER- The East Dover Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor a pet vaccination clinic at the firehouse, 22 Dover Hill Road, on Saturday March 2, from 10 am to 12 pm.
Dr. Miles A Powers will be vaccinating dogs and cats.  This clinic is open to anyone. Fees with be $15 for rabies and $25...
WILMINGTON- The Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting Social on March 21, from 5 to 7 pm, at the chamber office on Main Street. It will be a time to discuss the chamber’s initiatives, benefits, and to answer questions. This event is free and...
BRATTLEBORO- A new six-week Bereavement Support Group for adults in any type of addiction recovery begins Thursday, March 7, and will meet each Thursday from 5 to 6:30 pm, until April 11.  This is not a 12-step group, but a group for those who are in recovery from any type of addiction and are...
WARDSBORO- The Wardsboro History Group will be the focus of an exhibit at the Wardsboro Public Library, sharing many framed photos of scenes from the town’s past.  
The photo committee of the History Group has been developing old glass plates and negatives for many years. Some of the group...

The Gathering Place senior center officially opened its doors to the community on June 2018. Former director Mary Fredette cut the ribbon. A plaque was also presented honoring Fredette’s work to make the center a reality for the valley.
DOVER- The Gathering Place, an adult services center with locations in Brattleboro and the Deerfield Valley, is now offering 24/7 home care for adults with special needs and their families.
     Executive director Maggie Lewis says that home care is a logical extension of their mission at...

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