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Dailey Christmas craft fair and luncheon on November 11


The Dailey Memorial Library will hold its annual Christmas craft fair and Christmas café luncheon on Saturday, November 11, at North Country Union Junior High School in Derby. The fair will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., and lunch will be served between 11 a.m... More »

OCCA to host art exhibit at Newport Tasting Center


Orleans County Citizen Advocacy (OCCA) will host the opening night of a gallery exhibit on Friday, November 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit of artwork created by partners and advocates will be on display at the Tasting Center in Newport through the winter. Th... More »

New law firm launches in Lyndonville


Tiffany Young and Laura Wilson are pleased to announce the formation of their new law firm, Young & Wilson, PC, now located in the historic Lyndonville Savings Bank building (on Broad Street, behind the lions). The new firm launches after the retirement of the... More »

Westfield Community Meal Site menu for November


All are invited to enjoy a community lunch every Thursday at noon at the Westfield Community Center located at the corner of North Hill Road and School Street. A donation of $4 per person is requested. November 2 — Juice, pasta with sausage and broccoli, pickl... More »

Medication lock boxes can help keep kids safe


Over 59,000 children visit an emergency room for medicine poisoning every year — that’s one child every nine minutes. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, in 1980 1.4 billion prescriptions were filled. In 2014 this number had almost quadrupled to four billion. Sa... More »

Craftsbury library hosts fund-raising trip to Ireland


The Craftsbury Public Library has introduced a new fund-raiser, a librarian-led tour to Ireland’s west coast. Librarian Susan O’Connell has visited Ireland three times, and she will share the best of the places and stories she has discovered on her travels, as... More »

Ag agency offers farm equipment grants


The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets is offering $1 million in funding for the Capital Equipment Assistance Program (CEAP). This financial assistance program is available to support farmers to acquire new or innovative equipment that will aid i... More »

Lake Region senior meals menu for November


The Lake Region Senior Center in Orleans announces its menu for November. Wednesday, November 1 – Chipped beef with eggs, gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, and cookies. Friday, November 3 — Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, peas and corn, and oranges. Wednesd... More »

Burke senior meals for November


The Burke senior meal site is located at 212 School Street in West Burke. Meals are served Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please call 467-3423 before 9 a.m. for reservations or takeout orders. Coffee, tea, 2 percent milk and 100 percent juice are served at ... More »

Organization seeks a wreath for every fallen veteran


Local volunteers are working hard to ensure that all veterans laid to rest at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph are honored this December on National Wreaths Across America Day. This year, the ceremony, held simultaneously across the country a... More »

Newport orchestra looking for players


The Newport Area Community Orchestra (NACO) currently has openings for the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, string bass, clarinet, oboe, French horn and trombone. Anyone who plays any of these instruments and wants to join should contact the orches... More »

Ag and forest grants available


The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets is making over $1-million in grants available through the following grant programs: The Working Lands Enterprise Board is offering over $750,000 in available grant funding for the fiscal 2018 program year. El... More »