July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Communities

Randolph Selex Hear Plans For Possible Growth of LEDdynamics

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By Dave Crosby

The Randolph Selectboard met on July 13. Issues included old and (possible) new buildings, street repair, a police vehicle, and a big bike ride. Board member Jerry Ward was absent.  Read More

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Medical Supplies, Diverted from Dump, Shipped to Places in Need

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By Brianna Hillier

“I’ve always had an interest in the three Rs: reduce, reuse, and recycle,” said Madeline Daniel Wigglesworth, a Bethel resident and enterprising volunteer, “I see things and I think ‘There has to be a greater purpose.&rs Read More

State: Be Aware of Swimming Hazards

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

Vermont’s lakes and rivers provide many chances to cool off amid the state’s natural beauty. It’s likely many people will venture out into the water. Read More

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Out for a Swim

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

This pair of duckies was spotted taking a dip in a pothole at the Curves parking lot in Randolph on a recent rainy day. (Herald / Lisa Campbell)   Read More

Weatherwise

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By Kevin Doering

The middle and latter stages of July often provide the zenith of summer conditions, especially when combined with the profusion of wild and cultivated blooms, the picking of berries, and the rapid growth of gardens and crops. Read More

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Local Businesses Find Longevity in Food

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By Emily Ballou

Hospitality, good food and friendly faces—it’s the Vermont way. Two area businesses have capitalized on those values and are now marking over 10 years of business.  Chef’s Market   Read More

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Lake Light

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / PHOTOGRAPHY BY SETH BUTLER

The light in the midst of Silver Lake varies to a dramatic degree through the passing of seasons, weather, and time of day. Read More

New F&W Program Gives Info on Invasive Species

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is encouraging the public to learn more about invasive species and help combat their spread.  Read More

Chelsea Senior Center News

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

The Chelsea Senior Center is located at the United Church of Chelsea at 13 North Common in Chelsea. It is open on Mondays and Fridays and serves lunch at noon. For more information, call 685-2290. New members are always welcome.  Read More

Dance Art Exhibit At Chelsea Library

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

“Moving Paint, Moving Bodies,” an exhibit by Hannah Dennison, dance artist and painter, is on display at the Chelsea Public Library through July and August.  Read More

Quintown Senior Center News

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

Located at the Hancock Town Hall on Route 100, the center is open to the public and community members are welcome for lunch and activities. Lunch is served at noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. There is bingo every Friday at 11:15 a.m. Read More

Hancock Green Concert July 27

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

The free Hancock Green Concert series will continue on Thursday, July 27 with music by Scott Forrest and The Two Good Eggs at 6:30 p.m. on the town green on Route 100 in Hancock.  There will be a rain location nearby.   Read More

Hancock Library

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

There will be a “Free Day” at the Champlain Fair for any child K-8 who has signed up in the library for the Summer Reading Program and reads at least three books before August 6. The free day at the fair is August 28. Read More

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Solar Array in Strafford

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

How does the Elizabeth Mine solar array look? The Elizabeth Mine in Strafford closed in 1958, but it is once again a center of activity. Read More

‘A Woven Thread’ Stories at VLS

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / Jo Levasseur – 763-8936

“A Woven Thread: Stories by and for the People of the Royalton Community,” is an evening of spontaneous storytelling told by community members. Read More

South Royalton Senior Ctr. News

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

The South Royalton Senior Center is located at the Royalton Academy Building at 4266 Vt. Route 14 in South Royalton. Lunches are served on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon. For more information, call 763-7386. Read More

Strafford Selectboard Considers Changes to Town Plan Draft

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By Jennifer Brown

On July 12, the Strafford Selectboard met at the Morrill Education Center, two hours earlier than usual, to go over changes to the draft of the town plan that was submitted to them by the Strafford Planning Commission.  Read More

Strafford Senior Center News

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

The center is located at Barrett Memorial Hall at the junction of Vt. Route 132 and the Justin Morrill Highway, in South Strafford. Lunches are served on Wednesdays at noon. For more information, call 765-4121. Read More

United Church Rummage Sale

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

The United Church of Strafford will host its popular annual rummage sale on Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.; and Saturday, July 29 from 9 a.m.- noon at the United Church of Strafford, at 230 Justin Morrill Highway in Straffo Read More

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All About Your Woodland

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By Margi Rogal
Spending a Weekend with Vermont Coverts

A covert is a hiding place for wildlife—a brush pile, the crown of a tree, a standing dead tree, leaves on the forest floor—a multitude of shelters provided by the natural landscape from forest to meadow to “the edge,” a place Read More

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Windsor Cty. Foresters Reflect On Importance of the Resource

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By M. D. Drysdale

Allen Follensbee of Thetford became the new Windsor County Forester a year ago in July.  Follensbee, 29, grew up in in Thetford, and graduated from Thetford Academy, where his interest in forestry began, he told The Herald.  Read More

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Bouton Spent Over Three Decades In the Windsor Woods

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By M. D. Drysdale

Windsor County, Vermont, has its share of good-sized towns, for which it is relatively well-known. Hartford/White River Junction is its own mini-metropolis, Woodstock has a national park, Royalton has a law school, Norwich is Ivy League territory. Read More

8 Cuerdas Duo To Perform Fiery Latin Songs at OTH

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

8 Cuerdas will present a mid-summer concert of romantic and fiery songs and solo guitar works from Latin America and Spain on Sunday, July 30 at 7 p.m. at the Brookfield Old Town Hall. Read More

Randolph Senior Center News

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

The center at 6 Hale Street is open for the public Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and serves lunch in the Fork and Spoon Café at noon. Read More

Wine & Cheese Tasting & More At Brookfield Old Town Hall

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

Make your reservations for this year’s wine and cheese tasting event on Thursday, July 27.  Read More

WRV C of C Announces Parade Winners

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

The White River Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2017 Randolph Fourth of July Parade.  •Overall Theme—American Legion.  •Patriotism—Bethany UCC.  •Creativity—Women in Agricul Read More

Free Community Supper July 26

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

This month’s Free Community Supper will be sponsored and provided by DuBois & King on Wednesday, July 26 from 5-6 p.m. Read More

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Hancock Business Takes to the Trees

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By Martha Slater

Drive a few miles up Route 125 in Hancock, and you’ll see a sign on the left announcing Tree Top Massage, run by certified massage therapist Jammie Dzhugashvili.  Read More

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Unique Property

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

Well house or outhouse? Your guess is as good as ours! The solitary structure stands in the middle of a field on Route 66, east of Randolph Center. (Herald / Bob Eddy)   Read More

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WRV’s Farmers Markets Offer Rich Array of Goods and Activities

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 / By Maegan Winters

Farmers markets present community members with the wonderful opportunity to gather and connect with nearby people, and to purchase fresh, locally made products. Read More

Not Sure About Flood Insurance, Storm Damage? DFR Can Help

Communities / Jul. 20, 2017 /

Many Vermonters have experienced flooding during the recent excessive rainfall and with more storms in the forecast, further damage from wind and water could occur. Do you have flood insurance? Read More