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BRATTLEBORO- New Chapter, a Brattleboro-based wellness company, is leaving a lasting impact on the local food system by being Food Connects highest-level corporate sponsor.
New Chapter generously granted Food Connects $15,000 in 2019. This successful campaign focused on the build of a new...

Vermont Business Magazine awards Southwestern Vermont Heath Care.
BENNINGTON- Southwestern Vermont Health Care received a visit from Vermont Business Magazine representative Jessie Swétel, far right, earlier this month. She delivered an award for being one of Vermont’s best places to work in 2020.
It is SVHC’s sixth consecutive year as an honoree, and...

Nick Crossed
Adams, Ma-Avid cyclist and Rochester, NY, native Nick Crossed will complete a 334-mile ride from the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace museum in Adams to her graveside in Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, NY. The ride will take place August 21 to 26.
Since August 26 commemorates the ratification...

Clothing and textiles featured at the Vermont Historical Society Museum in Montpelier.
MONTPELIER-  A Vermont governor, not a first lady, wore a gown to the inauguration for the very first time in 1985. Throughout her decades long career, former Vermont governor, Madeline Kunin, broke this and many other barriers for women in politics. A new exhibition at the Vermont History Museum...
BRATTLEBORO- Retreat Farm, the 600 acre, nonprofit property that is dedicated to connecting people to the land and to one another, is receiving a $40,000 historic places planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will fund the planning for permanent interpretive...
DOVER- Sandy and Eddie Barber, longtime attendees of the RSVP Wilmington Bone Builders group, lost their home in a devastating fire earlier this summer. When news of the fire reached this group, they met and formed a plan to recognize and honor the Barbers for their many years of devotion to the...
WHITINGHAM- The Jacksonville Community Church will host a rummage sale August 14 and 15 from 9 am to 3 pm. There will be summer and winter items, including a large section of XL sizes.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be 45-minute scheduled shopping times because of the limited...
READSBORO- Seniors and those of all ages are invited to the monthly meal to be held on Wednesday, August 12, at noon at the First Baptist Church.
Sliced ham with raspberry glaze, potato salad, corn, and blueberry cake will be available for take out at the side door of the church located on...
WHITINGHAM- The following Twin Valley Middle High School Senior Awards were presented to the class of 2020 at graduation on Saturday, July 25.
Whitingham-Halifax Lions Club scholarships    
Owen Grinold
Jessie Lazelle
Lucas Messing


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