Community Meetings Hone Emergency Plan

by Brendan Buckley, Community Journalist HARDWICK — On Sunday, Feb. 4, about 50 citizens of Hardwick gathered for good food and conversation at the American Legion. The occasion was the first of three planned gatherings, organized by Hardwick Area Neighbor to Neighbor, in partnership with the town, to bring residents[Read More…]

Walgreens Settles with State for $275,000 over Alleged Violations

and Hardwick’s Troubled Walgreens by Paul Fixx The Vermont Office of Professional Regulation (OPR) and Walgreens have settled for $275,000 over claims that the company’s policies caused unsafe conditions for patients and staff at pharmacies around the state between 2020 and 2022. The Vermont Board of Pharmacy unanimously approved the[Read More…]

Drug Related Break-ins Plague Area Towns

WALDEN/HARDWICK — Troopers from the Vermont State Police St. Johnsbury Barracks received reports of burglaries at four separate, private residences located along Vermont Route 15 in Walden. The calls came in Sunday, Feb. 4, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. None of the residences were occupied at the time of[Read More…]

Curds and Curling Draws Outdoor Crowd

GREENSBORO – The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Greensboro Gorillas that day: the score stood three to zero, with but one more round to play, and then when Fredericks died with the first wheel and Hanowski did the same, a pall-like silence fell upon the patrons of the game. The[Read More…]

Craftsbury Academy Student Magazine Wins Honorable Mention

CRAFTSBURY – The Commoner from Craftsbury Academy has been recognized as an Honorable Mention magazine by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). This year, schools in 46 states and five countries nominated 375 student magazines. Magazines from middle school, high school, and higher education were welcomed for the[Read More…]