Wednesday December 28, 2016
Weathersfield select board news: I was just reading over the select board minutes from their Dec. 19 meeting and I'm not sure when their next monthly meeting is. The motion was to move the meeting from Jan. 2 (a Holiday) to Tuesday, Jan. 3 but the minutes read Thursday Jan. 5. So your guess is as good as mine. More information about the select board and the town, contact Town Manager, Ed Morris, at 802-674-2626 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weathersfield School news: Classes resume Tuesday Jan. 3. For more information about these programs, the school and events, call 802-674-5400.
Weathersfield Proctor Library news: On Wednesday, Dec. 21 the Friends of Weathersfield Proctor Library hosted their annual Holiday Party and also their 40th Anniversary Party. (The anniversary party was scheduled for Saturday Dec. 17-the actual 40th anniversary day but the snow storm postponed the party.) Santa took time out from his busy North Pole doings to stop by to say hi. He arrived in one of the Ascutney Volunteer Fire Engines. Children and adults got to tell Santa what they wanted for Christmas. Folks decorated some cookies, ate some birthday cake and wished each other well. For more information about the library, programs or events, contact Library Director, Mark Richardson at 802-674-2863.
I took on many assignments for the Enterprise, the Valley News Business Magazine, which was published on Dec. 27.
The Upper Valley Young Professionals hosted a Holiday Party and food drive at the Norwich Inn. My photos were featured in the BIG EVENT section.
I got to photograph Morton Bailey, owner of Lyme Green Heat who was featured in the Local First Alliance column.
I visited the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen to photograph Deb Cardew for the SCORE stories column.
And finally, I got to meet with Ingrid Nichols of Banwell Architects for photographs to accompany the Power Lunch Column.
Late Tuesday afternoon I covered a small electrical fire at a house in Windsor for the Vermont Standard.
The Friends of Weathersfield Proctor Library hosted their annual Holiday Party and celebrated their 40th Anniversary Party on Wednesday Dec. 21. Cookies were decorated.
Santa arrived by fire engine. Thank you Ascutney Volunteer Fire Association.
Santa listened to our Christmas wishes.
Then off he went back to the North Pole to get ready for his big night on Christmas Eve.
The Friends of Weathersfield Proctor Library turned 40 on Dec. 17. A snow storm postponed the celebration until Wednesday evening Dec. 21.
A beautiful cake was made for the occasion by Patience Bearse.
If you know me, you know I love music. Thursday night I was treated to some great music from a couple of local musicians who are also pretty big time national musicians. Yellow House Media hosted Brooks Hubbard formerly from Enfield NH, now living in Nashville and Val McCallum who grew up in West Windsor, moved to L.A. and now owns a home in Woodstock. The show was at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction.
Brooks even wrote a song for the folks at Standing Rock.
More videos from Brooks Hubbard: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKa6O-DUsAoA6h8tWtETDnWatGJQUQUdA
Next up for Yellow House Media
New Year's Eve with Woodsmith and Hersch
I've been following Celia Woodsmith for many years. This woman has BIG talent. Make your plans for New Year's Eve to hear this amazing voice.
Pics of Celia by Photos By Nanci
Della Mae Band
Avi and Celia
Della Mae videos with Celia on lead vocals.
Finally, on Friday I got to hang out with some pretty cool Siberian Huskies. I did a story on the Braeburn Siberians of Windsor, VT for the Vermont Standard.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Get Out and About
Windsor Station Live Music in Windsor Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Dec. 30 9:30 p.m. The Whiskey Geese, Dec. 31 10 p.m. New Year's Eve Party with Moxley Union and Maiden Voyage.
Yellow House Media Shows in White River Junction: Saturday Dec. 31 9:30 p.m. New Year's Ever Party with Woodsmith and Hersch, Engine Room Freight House Hall; Friday, Jan. 6 8:30 p.m. Myra Flynn Dance Party, Briggs Opera House.
Lebanon Opera House Shows in Lebanon NH: Thursday, Jan. 19 10 a.m. Moon Mouse; Saturday Jan 21 7:30 p.m. An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt (Sold Out).
Weathersfield's Got Talent in Ascutney Friday, Jan. 20 6 p.m. at the Weathersfield Elementary School. Come experience some of the awesome talent of our friends and neighbors.
Weatherize Upper Valley Kick-Off Event in Ascutney 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday Jan. 28 at the Weathersfield School 135 Schoolhouse Rd. Learn about cost, benefits, incentives; meet your volunteer team and partner contractors. Hosted by Vital Communities.
Valley Court Diversion Programs: Volunteers are needed in Weathersfield/Springfield areas to work with low level offenders in the community. The group meets once a month at the Springfield Police Department, your commitment will require about three hours a month. Training is provided. For more information please visit our website at vcdp.org or call Maureen at 281-5213.
Senior Exercise Program in Ascutney: Free. Sponsored by RSPV. Wednesdays 10-11 a.m. in basement of Martin Memorial Hall, Route 5, Ascutney. Classes are led by Geraldine Rudenfeldt. If interested call 674-5254 for more information.
Need to Find a Business in Weathersfield: weathersfielddirectory.org.