Bellows Falls residents are concerned that since the closing of the
Vilas Bridge in 2009, the decreased flow of traffic into their community has been hurting local businesses and causing traffic
This weekend marks the eleventh annual Roots on
the River Festival in Bellows Falls. The four-day music marathon features country,
rock, folk music and blues — and celebrates the raw, down-home sound of
original singer songwriters.
The town of Rockingham and the village of Bellows Falls have tabled a plan to merge. The two boards held a special meeting on Tuesday to
vote on the merger and plan for a Town Meeting Day vote on the proposal.
Officials in Rockingham and its village of Bellows Falls have agreed to
bring a long-debated merger to a vote on town meeting day. In order to move the merger forward, they’ve
left a few sticking points to be settled, if the two entities become one.