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FEMA to Cover December Flood Costs

GREENSBORO – Town projects from December’s flood recovery, to road work, a Breezy Avenue sidewalk scoping study and the proposed wastewater treatment plant filled the select board’s June 12 meeting agenda, Select Board Clerk and FEMA Coordinator Josh Karp provided a FEMA update, stating all Greensboro’s road damage from the[Read More…]

Greensboro’s Housing Crisis isn’t New or Unique

Recent conversations about potential development of Greensboro’s Town Hall by RuralEdge to create 20 residential rental apartments has drawn both strong support and criticism. It’s an issue that is becoming divisive in a small town where people with differing opinions generally coexist peacefully. This is not a new problem, either[Read More…]

House and Senate Override Neonicotinoid Ban Veto

MONTPELIER — House and Senate votes on June 17 overturned Gov. Phil Scott’s veto of H.706, allowing the bill banning the use of neonicotinoid pesticides to become law. The newly-passed bill will prohibit all neonicotinoid treated soybean and cereal grain seeds from being sold, distributed, or offered for sale in[Read More…]


HARDWICK – A Mass of Christian burial for Gale Alma Richardson Squires will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 10, at Mary Queen of all Saints Parish, St. Norbert’s Church location, South Main Street, Hardwick. Visiting hours will be held on July 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.,[Read More…]


HARDWICK – Joan Hack Camp, 89, of Hardwick died peacefully on June 19, at The Manor in Morrisville. Her family was at her side. She was born December 12, 1934, in Rutland, the only child born to the late Walter E. and Esther (Cooper) Hack. She graduated from Rutland High[Read More…]

Great Coverage

To the editor: I appreciate the details [on the neonicotinoids veto] about where the yeas and nays came from! Great coverage! I also appreciate including my quote, too!  Emily Lanxner East Hardwick

Kelley is Bright Spot in Election

To the editor: The bright spot for me in the 2024 elections is that David Kelley is running for the House of Representatives. You may recognize his name from the opinion pages of the local newspapers where he is a regular contributor or know him from the various work he[Read More…]

Summer Programs for All Ages at Library

GREENSBORO – Summer hours begin July 1, at Greensboro Free Library (GFL), and brings weekly special programs for adults and children. In July and August the library will be open each weekday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with evening hours until 7 p.m., on Tuesdays, and Saturdays, 10 a.m.[Read More…]

Library Begins Summer Activities

CRAFTSBURY – The Craftsbury Public Library, in partnership with the J.W. Simpson Library, will host a craft table at the Craftsbury Block Party, July 3 at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and offer a weekly story time on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m., with stories, songs and hands-on activities[Read More…]

New Summer Exhibit Opens June 30

GREENSBORO – The Greensboro Historical Society (GHS) has opened a new summer exhibit, “Rails to Trails,” exploring the arrival and departure of the St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County railroad in Greensboro Bend, as well as the rail line’s transition to the 93-mile Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. Greensboro Bend, colloquially called[Read More…]


BURLINGTON – Following a brief illness, Lynne Stevens Bell, 69, wife, mother and sister, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2024 at University of Vermont Medical Center.  She was surrounded by her loving family. Lynne was born on February 27,1955, to Almont and Marilyn (Wheeler) Stevens in Hardwick. She attended school[Read More…]

Local Students on Dean’s List

BURLINGTON – The following students have been named to the Champlain College Dean’s List for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in the Spring 2024 semester. They include Casee Fowler, majoring in education and Julia Light majoring in computer networking and cybersecurity, both of Plainfield; and Kasey[Read More…]

Fowler Named to Trustees’ List

BURLINGTON – Caleb Fowler of Plainfield, was named to the Champlain College Trustees’ List for the Spring 2024 semester. Students on the Trustees’ List have achieved a 4.0 grade point average for two or more consecutive semesters. Fowler is majoring in communication.