Rainfall Totals

HARDWICK AREA – National Weather Service rainfall totals (in inches) for the storm beginning Wednesday, July 10 and ending Thursday, July 11 are (where several totals were listed for a single town, the highest total is shown here): Cabot 4.81  Calais 4.80  North Calais 4.50   Craftsbury 3.22  Craftsbury Common 4.17 [Read More…]

News Notes

Grateful for Community, State Police HARDWICK – Aubrey St. Louis recently commented on the Vermont State Police having closed the investigation into her husband, Gunnar Watson’s fatal shooting in Wheelock October 16, 2023. St. Louis, who owns The Rehair Shop at 28 Mill Street in Hardwick, said she is grateful[Read More…]

Flood Update: Road Closures, Washouts, Bridge Failures and Emergency Information Compiled July 11

HARDWICK AREA — Thursday, July 11 brought recovery and repair efforts throughout the region as rivers and streams began to subside throughout the morning and early afternoon. Many area waterways remained above their banks, expanding into floodplains, forests and lawns. Many roads became passable, if only with one lane open[Read More…]

It Isn’t Over Yet: July 2023 Flooding a Year Later

HARDWICK, ADAMANT, CABOT, CALAIS, CRAFTSBURY, GREENSBORO, GREENSBORO BEND, MARSHFIELD, PLAINFIELD, STANNARD, WALDEN, WOLCOTT, WOODBURY — One year after a rainstorm dumped unprecedented amounts of rain on the Hardwick area, leading to devastating floods, towns are still dealing with the aftermath. The event began on July 10, 2023, as the Lamoille[Read More…]

The Heartbreak

PLAINFIELD — “The Heartbreak was never a hotel. It is just a local nickname for a building going back to 1912 when the building was turned into a tenement house that once housed many of the local mill workers. Oftentimes these workers were down on their luck, which lent the[Read More…]