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Claudette Hollenbeck
A sizable percentage of my good friends are “movin’ on out,” leaving me behind and bereft. By far, they are refugees seeking the comfort of living near one or more of their children, usually in another state. It seems to be an age- or stage-of-life-related movement. Ten to 20 years ago, the same...

Culverts like these are seen underneath roads all over Vermont. While they can usually become blocked by debris or beaver dams, no one expected to find a six-month-old puppy stuck in one 35 years ago. Photo courtesy VTrans
10 years ago:
Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation Executive Director Jeff Lewis said Irene flood recovery “trumped” all of the other economic problems in the area. He detailed the region’s slow economic decline since 2003, noting that southern Vermont was among the...
  WILMINGTON - Colorful flower patterns brighten the backstop at Baker Field.
Volunteer Noah Wein with a sign highlighting the presence of wild native brook trout in the upper Deerfield watershed.
Volunteer Noah Wein with a sign highlighting the presence of wild native brook trout in the upper Deerfield watershed.
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Informational signs highlighting the presence of wild native brook trout in the upper Deerfield watershed will be posted this month thanks to a multi-party initiative. The signs encourage the conservation of Vermont’s official cold water fish.
The upper Deerfield...
Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery
Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery
BENNINGTON-  Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a presentation and honorary ribbon cutting on Friday, April 29 at 11 am.
Jay and Joan Zwynenburg moved to Bennington from Pennsylvania in 1971 after Jay’s career as a general manager. They fell in love...
Spring has arrived and with it Vermont’s annual Green Up Day. On the first Saturday in May many towns throughout Vermont will receive a spring cleaning.
Spring has arrived and with it Vermont’s annual Green Up Day. On the first Saturday in May many towns throughout Vermont will receive a spring cleaning.
Whitingham
Jacksonville and Whitingham volunteers should meet at the Town Hill playground Saturday, May 7, at 9 am to select an area to green up.
This community event is a great family activity. It not only introduces people to their neighbors and townspeople but...
WILMINGTON - The Sustainable Library Certification Program has enrolled nine libraries that are part of Vermont Library Association’s Sustainable Libraries Working Group, including Pettee Memorial Library.
These libraries have made the commitment to work toward embedding the concepts of...
  MONTPELIER - On Friday, April 29, Vermont’s Youth Lobby will be hosting a climate rally from 10 am to 1:30 pm on the Vermont Statehouse lawn. From 8:30 to 10 am, there will be some pre-rally activities at Montpelier High School, where the march to the capitol will begin. Youth Lobby welcomes...
WHITINGHAM - The Whitingham Free Public Library will present author Robert Goodby, a professor of anthropology at Franklin Pierce University, on Monday, April 25, at 7 pm. Professor Goodby will discuss how his first book, “A Deep Presence: 13,000 Years of Native American History,”came to be....

Known as Beanie Babies, these cuddly toys started a national craze in the late 90s, to the point where their manufacturer couldn’t keep up with demand. Courtesy Pinterest
10 years ago:
During a visit to the valley by US Rep. Peter Welch, residents talked about successes and failures in the area’s flood recovery. North Star Pizza owner Steve Butler told Welch that “FEMA is a four-letter word that begins with ‘F.’” Butler said federal help...

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