Community Events

WILMINGTON- A Red Cross blood drive is planned for Monday, March 9, at the Old School Community Center, 1 School Street.
The blood drive will be held from 11 am to 4 pm. Call (800) 733-2737 or visit to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.  
SOUTHERN VERMONT- The Southern Vermont Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy is a regional plan for growth of the economy that was created in 2019 using a federally prescribed regional and public approach.
The CEDS contains a section identifying and prioritizing vital projects,...

Kayla Bartlett poses with her children.
WHITINGHAM-​ Gunner’s Playground Home Childcare received a $10,000 Make Way for Kids Grant plus technical assistance for opening and maintaining a new child care program.  
Gunner’sPlayground is excited to offer six spaces of full-time child care for local families. Kayla Bartlett, owner...
BENNINGTON- Southwestern Vermont Health Care offers free paid training for licensed nursing assistants. The training typically costs as much as $1,400. Those who enter SVHC’s program agree to a one-year contract, receive free training, and earn the starting hourly rate while they train.
Wilmington- Wilmington Works invites the public to come view sketches and designs from two artist proposals for the Beaver Street Art Project. The final project, designed to go on the retaining wall that surrounds 27 East Main Street (The Richards Group) will be chosen by a community vote. Anyone...
A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held for Robin Kingsley on Friday, March 6, from 5 to 7 pm at the Whitingham Municipal Center on Route 100 in Jacksonville. Donations will be accepted, and there will be a raffle with prizes.
JACKSONVILLE- The town clerk of Whitingham will sponsor a pet vaccination clinic on Saturday, March 7, from 10 am to  noon at the Jacksonville firehouse.  Dr. Miles A. Powers, of East Dover, will be vaccinating both dogs and cats.  The town clerk will be present to issue licenses.
DOVER- A dessert social benefit for Kenny Meckle, who has been diagnosed with cancer, will be held on Saturday, February 29, at 6:30 pm at the Dover Town Hall.
There will be a Chinese auction and a silent auction with more than 100 items, including Mount Snow lift tickets and vehicle...

Abbie Corse at the Corse Farm with some dairy cows.
Whitingham- Do you buy Organic Valley or Cabot dairy products? Then chances are you’ve sampled milk from contented local cows. For over 150 years, the Corse family has operated a dairy farm in Whitingham. On Monday, February 24, at 6:30 pm, Abbie Corse will visit the Whitingham-Halifax Lions at...
Brattleboro-  Brattleboro Savings & Loan is hosting a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Monday, February 24, from 10 am to 3 pm, at 221 Main Street  in the community room.  
According to the Red Cross, donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with...


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