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Alyx Hilshey to open summer reading program at Springfield Library
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Town Library welcomes magician Alyx Hilshey on Saturday, June 24, at 1 p.m., as they kick off their 2023 summer reading program, “All Together Now.”. In November 2021 Alyx was honored to be featured on the cover of Vanish International Magic Magazine with...
Antique tractors at the Best of Summer Festival
LUDLOW, Vt. – The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce (OVRCC) is adding a new feature to the 3rd Annual Best of Vermont Summer Festival this year, which celebrates everything about summer in Vermont. Dan Moore of Barker Farm will now be showcasing his antique tractors and vintage machines. Barker Farm is known for hosting their annual Autumn Roundup show in Ludlow in September. This is a showcase of Vermont-made engines and machinery, including working exhibits from the 1900s. Dan will be bringing some of his antique tractors and equipment to the Best of Vermont Summer Festival for the first time this year.
History of Andrews Inn, First Gay Bar in Vermont, Final Chapter Premiere at Stage 33 Live with Gail Golec
Gail Golec will premiere the final episode of her audio podcast series about the first gay bar in Vermont, Andrews Inn in Bellows Falls, on Friday, June 23 at 7:00 PM at Stage 33 Live, 33 Bridge Street in Bellows Falls. Limited seating, reservations by 6/22 are recommended; the event will be recorded and filmed.
Voting for Cavendish calendar photos is underway
The photos have been submitted in the Cavendish Community and Conservation Association’s annual calendar contest and it is time to start the voting. Any full-time or part-time Cavendish/Proctorsville resident is eligible to vote. Photographers compete for the opportunity to […] Read More The post Voting for Cavendish calendar photos is underway appeared first on The Mountain Times.
Watch a mother possum carrying a crew of joeys
CLAREMONT, N.H. — A WMUR viewer in Claremont captured photos of a mother possum carrying almost a dozen joeys on her back. Possums are New Hampshire's only marsupial mammal, which means they have a pouch like kangaroos. The animals rarely carry rabies because of their low body temperature and...
Drink your water: Staying safe in hot temperatures
WEATHERSFIELD TWP., Ohio (WKBN) — After a scorcher of a weekend, conditions are dry and will remain that way throughout the week. With plenty of summer left, here are some tips on how to stay safe in the heat this summer. Summertime means summer heat and summer festivals. For...
Proposed park in Londonderry endorsed
LONDONDERRY, Vt. – On Monday, May 15, the Londonderry Selectboard endorsed a plan to enhance the vacant lot on the northeast corner of the intersection of Route 11 and Route 100. However, there is still necessary work to be done before it is fully approved. Proposed by a subcommittee of the One Londonderry Village Main Street Group, the simple but dynamic plan would allow people to come, sit, and relax. Trees, shrubs, and perennials, with benches and pea stone walkways will be installed once financing is obtained. A great deal of attention was paid to the required zoning setbacks and right-of-ways, in addition to the deed restrictions for this site.
Springfield man looks to win national Mr. Health and Fitness competition
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Thirty-seven-year-old Ian Currie is a retired Army infantryman from Springfield. He fell off a military vehicle while serving overseas. “I suffered a pretty rough back injury that made serving after a whole lot harder,” Currie said. After doing extensive physical therapy, acupuncture, and other treatments,...
CCCA calendar photo voting open
CAVENDISH, Vt. – The photos have been submitted in the Cavendish Community and Conservation Association’s (CCCA) annual calendar contest, and it is time to start the voting. Any full-time or part-time Cavendish or Proctorsville resident is eligible to vote. Photographers compete for the opportunity to be published as a monthly selection in the annual calendar.
Fletcher Memorial Library summer reading program
LUDLOW, Vt. – Fletcher Memorial Library (FML) is thrilled to announce the launch of its 2023 summer reading program, “All Together Now.” This engaging and educational program is designed to foster a love for reading and learning among children and teens of all ages, while emphasizing important values such as kindness, friendship, and unity. This free program will commence on June 19, and end on Aug. 4.
Springfield Community Band 2023 season
SPRINGFIELD, Vt – The Springfield Community Band’s 2023 concert season will commence on Tuesday, June 20, and will continue on Tuesday evenings in Springfield throughout the summer. The upcoming musical repertoire will include a number of brand-new pieces, which are the product of the band’s work throughout the...
Pet food drive a howling success
Many of our neighbors in the Deerfield Valley find themselves in need of some extra food to supplement what they can afford. Sometimes we forget that their pets might be in need as well. In order to address this issue, the Windham Disaster Animal Response Team organized a pet food...
Fishing derby in Springfield reeled in the smiles for first time participants
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s ‘Let’s Go Fishing’ program and the Springfield VFW Post 771 held their first fishing derby of the season Saturday. Kids of all ages came with fishing poles in hand ready to see who could catch the biggest fish.
New trees at Ludlow Dog Park
LUDLOW, Vt. – Tim Calabrese, Fletcher Farm Foundation board member, planted three Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple trees at the Ludlow Dog Park, located on the Fletcher Fields. The foundation is pleased to have donated the cost of the trees and planting. The foundation generously supports many organizations with monetary...
Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour’s Underwear
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On June 10, at 11 a.m., Rebecca Rupp will be speaking at Springfield Town Library for her presentation “Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour’s Underwear.”. Common garden vegetables have long and fascinating histories. Science and history writer Rebecca Rupp will discuss the stories...
Kinhaven Young Artists classical concert
WESTON, Vt. – Residents of Weston and nearby towns have enjoyed concerts by the students and faculty of Kinhaven Music School for years. Kinhaven has traditionally offered senior (high school) and junior (middle school) sessions. In early June of 2015, Kinhaven launched the tremendously successful Young Artist Seminar. Its students, who are mainly in college and graduate school, work closely with dedicated and experienced teachers for one week, and then perform concerts for the community.
Gallery at the VAULT Open Wall Show
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Gallery at the VAULT is proud to present a new Open Wall show, “On The Wild Side.” This show includes beautiful paintings, photographs, mixed media, wood sculpture, paper sculpture, and digital art. The gallery is are amazed at the talent of our neighbors and friends around Springfield. This is a wonderful show. Thank you to all the participants. The works will be on display until July 12.
Wholistic Wellness Center welcomes new practitioner
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Wholistic Wellness Center at 160 Wall Street in Springfield, Vt., is pleased to announce another new practitioner. Cornelia Elsaesser, modern day alchemist and master healer, uses a technique called esogetic colorpuncture in her practice. Esogetic colorpuncture mainly uses specific acupuncture points and other areas of the body to transfer healing colored light with the help of the body’s circulatory connections. The philosophy and origins of esogetic colorpuncture date back to ancient Chinese medicine, with an added modern touch of color and light biophysics. The main purpose of this treatment is to treat any ailments from their roots, and encourage the body to heal naturally on its own without the need of invasive surgeries and similar treatments.
Chester Alumni Parade seeks participants
CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Green Mountain Alumni Association will be hosting the annual alumni parade on Saturday, June 10. The parade lineup is at 10 a.m., starting at the Chester Town Hall. Contact John Clark at 802-353-6043 to register a float or participate in the parade. Immediately following...
Ludlow Art Walk
LUDLOW, Vt. – Since May 21, artworks by students from Ludlow and Mount Holly Elementary Schools have adorned businesses along Ludlow’s Main Street. Three pieces created by each student from both schools are hung in the windows of Benson’s Chevrolet, Shaw’s, Goodman’s American Pie, Gamebird, The Hatchery, Cristal’s Studio Salon, DJ’s Restaurant, and The Book Nook, creating an “art display walk” through Ludlow. The works will remain on display until June 8.
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