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Local News
August 29, 2018

Romancing the stone in south-central Vermont

By Julia Purdy

Vermont is famous for its commercially valuable mineral resources, from marble, slate and granite to talc and calcium carbonate. But less well known is a rock that occurs throughout Vermont in the everyday landscape: schist.

Although schist does not feature prominently in…

State News
April 11, 2018

Route 103 road resurfacing to begin April 16

The Vermont Agency of Transportation notifies the traveling public that Route 103 from Rockingham to Clarendon will be resurfaced this spring and summer. This project will proceed through Rockingham, portions of Chester, Cavendish, portions of Ludlow, Mount Holly, Wallingford, Shrewsbury and Clarendon.

The contractor, Pike…

Local News
March 21, 2018

Safety discussions at Two Rivers

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW—A recent school shooting in Florida and a close call in Fair Haven, where a student plot was foiled in time, have school systems everywhere pondering their safety measures, and the Two Rivers Supervisory Union is one of them.

“School safety is…

News Briefs
June 29, 2017

Chester teen charged in sex assault

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW—A Green Mountain Union High School senior is under house arrest following his arraignment in Windsor County criminal court on June 20.

According to court documents, Chester resident Ryan Stocker is accused of having sexually assaulting two of his fellow students in…

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Police investigating sexual assault in two towns

By Stephen Seitz

CHESTER—Police in Chester and Ludlow are investigating what may be a series of sexual assaults in those towns, allegedly by a high school student at Green Mountain Union High School.

Asked about this, Ludlow police chief Jeffrey Billings said, “I can’t comment…

News Briefs
February 15, 2017

Cannoli shop opens in Chester

Vermont Cannoli will be open at its new location at 145 South Main Street in Chester, Vt. for President’s Day weekend. Hours are Fridays from 3-7 p.m. and Sundays from 11-4 p.m. Authentic Italian cannoli is are made with hand-dipped, homemade ricotta. Overstuffed small and large cannoli…