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BRATTLEBORO - The Brattleboro Words Project recently won the 2021 Richard O. Hathaway Award, Vermont Historical Society’s prize for best history project of the year. Join them as they receive the award at noon on Thursday, December 2, at 118 Elliot. Capacity is limited so register at the...
BOSTON - Savannah Nesbitt, of Wilmington, VT, was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Nesbitt was initiated at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
Nesbitt is among...
VERMONT - The Preservation Trust of Vermont announces the opening of the 2022 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization grant round. Awards of $50,000 to $100,000 will be made to preserve and restore nonprofit and municipally-owned buildings and community gathering spaces of economic and social...
VERMONT - According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 16.2 million US adults have had at least one major depressive episode and approximately 24% of people with a diagnosed mental illness find that the holidays make their condition “a lot” worse. Even without a history of mental illness...

Photo by Ellie Roden
BENNINGTON - The mitzvah of Hanukkah is to share the miracle by lighting the Hanukkah menorah and displaying the light. Share some virtual light with pictures of a  favorite menorah or a photo of a menorah lighting for a slideshow on Congregation Beth El’s website. Include, if desired, a short...
“The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven”
Nathaniel Ian Miller,  Little, Brown and Company, 2021

“A life,” says Miller’s fictional Stockholm Sven in the prologue to his memoir, “is substantially more curious, and mundane, than the reports would have it.”  
He speaks as...
DOVER - Blake Scheer, of Dover Elementary School, is the local first-prize winner of this year’s Lions’ annual International Peace Poster Contest, sponsored in the region by the Deerfield Valley Lions Club. This year’s theme was “We Are All Connected.” Violet Kelly and Camryn Ammon won second and...
  VERMONT - Bryer-lyn Crawford and her father Jason each had success during this year’s deer hunting season.

Bears were about to invade the valley 15 years ago.
10 years ago:
After sitting idle for five years, Haystack’s lifts were being readied for use once again. It had been only 45 days since Hermitage Inn owner Jim Barnes purchased the shuttered private ski resort from Greensprings and Kingswood developer Bob Foise. Barnes...

Grace Cottage begins work to upgrade their sidewalk.
TOWNSHEND - Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital has received an $18,900 grant from the Vermont Buildings and General Services “Building Communities” grant program to help Grace Cottage upgrade the sidewalk in front of Grace Cottage Family Health Clinic, along Route 35.
The grant...

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