Category Archives: Vermont

Chicken enrolled at Guilford Central School? Happy ending

“A chicken has been hanging out at the Guilford Central School for the past week, and when we went there this afternoon we fed her and gave her water… It would seem that she hasn’t been back at home at all, because she was very hungry and thirsty… I believe she’s an ameraucana. I’m thinking of boxing her up tonight and bringing her to one of my empty coops…if anyone recognizes her or knows her owner please let me know. Thanks.”
• Erin, Guilford FPF

“The hen’s family came to retrieve her today!!!! Hooray for FB and Front Porch Forum! Thanks to everyone that took the time to help me find the owners!!!
• Erin, Guilford FPF, next day

Robberies in West Brattleboro

“During the past weeks, several thefts have occurred in West Brattleboro. A purse was stolen from a truck on Meadowbrook. And an iPhone was stolen from a car at another address. A resident on Pleasant Valley Road also reported seeing a car parked in front of his house “sizing it up.” When the owner came outside, the car rapidly departed. Please lock your cars and homes and report thefts or suspicious activity to the police. Thank you.”
• Valerie, Brattleboro Front Porch Forum

Elderberry syrup and good neighbors not in short supply in Warren

“Thanks to everyone who responded to my request for Elderberry Syrup. This is just another example of a community that cares about each other. I had the great fortune of meeting Helen, who is brilliant and lively. Again, from the bottom of my heart, thank you.”
• Claudia, Mad River Valley Front Porch Forum

Bear opens garage door and helps himself in Fayston

“We live near German Flats and had a bear get into our closed garage door, lifting it right open! Muddy paw prints on the door… Our plan now: replace our garage door as soon as we can with one that we can lock, eliminate food from our garbage by putting all food scraps in the freezer until the morning of garbage pick-up, and put ammonia in our trash bin as suggested by someone on Front Porch Forum — thank you! I appreciate all the suggestions and warnings of bears in the area. Whatever the cause, I think it’s important to keep each other informed so that we can find ways together to stop feeding the bears. Feeding any kind of wild animal isn’t good for them either.”
• Jessica, Mad River Valley FPF

Help in a hurry in Warren

“Thank you everyone for your interest in helping me with my moving/unpacking project. I found someone in 10 minutes after posting! I thought I would get zero replies! Front Porch Forum is amazing.”
• Grace, Mad River Valley FPF