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A lightning strike caused the Twitchell family barn to catch fire in 2007, leaving it completely destroyed.
10 years ago:
Wilmington town officials said that Tropical Storm Irene may have done more damage along the South Main Street river bank than had initially been suspected. A retaining wall under some South Main Street buildings had collapsed, and an inspection of the damage...

Bill Cairns, left, with Thomas A. Dee
PERU - On Friday, March 4, Bromley Mountain held their 19th annual “Mom’s Day Off” and raised more than $4,000 to benefit women’s breast cancer care at Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center. Bromley president Bill Cairns presented a check to Thomas A. Dee, FACHE, president and CEO of...
BENNINGTON - Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care, participated with local organizations to share National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 30. The observation provided a reminder for community members to look through their medicine cabinets and...
BRATTLEBORO - On Thursday, May 19, from 4 to 5:30 pm, Brattleboro Area Hospice will host a new eight-week caregiver support group. The events will take place at Winston Prouty Center and will be available via Zoom. This group is free and open to caregivers who register before the group begins....

A jobseeker talks with a representative from Casella at a May Job Fest in Rutland on Tuesday, May 3.
BENNINGTON - The Vermont Department of Labor, in partnership with HireAbility and Southwestern Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be putting on “May Job Fest: Bennington” on Tuesday, May 24, at Deer Park, 353 North Street, from 11 am to 2 pm.
The event is free for jobseekers and all are...
HALIFAX - The next Halifax senior meal, sponsored by Senior Solutions, will be Friday, May 20, at the Halifax Community Hall at 20 Brook Road, serving at noon. The menu will be sloppy joe on a bun, potatoes, vegetables, and dessert. A free-will donation of $3 is asked for but not mandatory. All...

Brattleboro native Jody Williams meets with the Dalai Lama, a fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
BRATTLEBORO - The Windham World Affairs Council will host Nobel Peace laureate and Brattleboro Union High School alumna Jody Williams on Tuesday, May 17, at 10:30 am. Williams will address the BUHS student body at Natowich Field, where she will discuss her work as a peace advocate to eliminate...
BRATTLEBORO - Brattleboro Savings & Loan announces the promotion of Melanie Condon to vice president of operations. The promotion was confirmed at the bank’s recent board meeting but Condon has been steadily growing her impact and leadership roles throughout her 26-year-and-counting career at...

Students from the class of 2021 were celebrated at last year’s commencement.
CHARLEMONT, MA - The Academy at Charlemont invites people to join them Sunday, June 12, at 3 pm for the academy’s 40th commencement, in honor of the class of 2022. This year’s ceremony includes a recognition of the transition of the class of 2026 from middle to high school as well as the granting...
DOVER - Kids in the Country, a nonprofit child care center, is hosting a Memorial Day flea market fundraiser at Dover Town Hall on Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29, open 9 am to 5 pm each day. The center is looking for both vendors and customers.
Customers will have the market as well...

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