HALIFAX - Halifax’s historic graveyards are getting a second chance at life. 
Since last fall, Andrea Rand, her husband Gary, and Linda Swanson have been cleaning and repairing the town’s oldest burial grounds. They have been doing it mostly on a volunteer basis, with a little funding from...

The MOOver will now serve Butterfield Commons with regular stops.
WILMINGTON - The MOOver will extend its Wilmington-West Dover bus route service to Butterfield Commons starting Monday, October 18.
The bus will stop there at 35 minutes past the hour from 8:35 am to 5:35 pm daily, year-round. It will drop off there after 5:35 pm on request by an on-board...

James Barnes, right, bought Haystack ten years ago.
10 years ago:
On Friday, October 7, Hermitage Inn owner James Barnes closed on a deal to buy the former Haystack Club properties, including Haystack Ski Area and Haystack Golf Course. By Sunday, Barnes was already operating the golf course, resuming construction on...

Claudette Hollenbeck
An old friend who now lives in Switzerland sent me an email that I want to share. It was a perspective on Earth’s population and a look at what it means to be over 65 in our world today.
The population of the Earth is around 7.8 billion people That is too big a number for me to grasp and...
TOWNSHEND – Grace Cottage Family Health now offers LGBTQ+ affirming care.
Grace Cottage understands that it can be challenging in a rural area to access appropriate primary care that is specifically affirming of gender and sexuality. Grace Cottage’s Equity Committee has been considering...
VERMONT - Vermont electric utilities remind customers that help is available for those struggling to pay bills. Vermonters financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for funding to pay past-due utility balances. The funding is available on a first come, first served basis. The...
BENNINGTON - Bennington College is now accepting submissions from high school students nationwide for its 2021 to 2022 Young Writers Awards.
This annual competition, which accepts entries in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, is free to enter and open to all students in ninth, 10th, 11th,...

Randy Capitani
WILMINGTON - Fog hung over Harriman Reservoir and behind the far hills while these cows blissfully munched on their morning grass at a farm on Boyd Hill.

Tyler Lederer
NEWFANE - Art Anderson, of New England Folk Art in Marlow, NH, shows off some of his collectibles designed as children’s toys. Anderson was exhibiting at the Newfane Heritage Festival on Saturday. The popular craft and art event returned to the Newfane Common after being canceled in 2020.
SOUTHERN VERMONT - Gov. Phil Scott announced on Thursday, September 30,  funding to support 28 rehabilitation and revitalization projects in 22 designated downtown and village centers, including projects in Bennington, Brattleboro, and Guilford.
In 2021, $3.6 million in tax credits will...


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