Local police in many neighborhood utilize FPF as a way to keep abreast of community concerns.
“The Vermont State Police – Williston Barracks has joined Front Porch Forum. We look forward to communicating with our neighbors. Our goal is to inform everyone with what VSP is doing in and around our communities. We would appreciate your thoughts and suggestions on any community concerns as well.”
• Paul at VSP Williston Barracks
Neighbors helping neighbors….it happens everyday on Front Porch Forum.
“I found a very nice cordless drill in the road this morning. Please let me know if you are missing one.” • Judd in Bridport
“Found: Gold Chain and Cross – Yours? Describe it and it will happily go back home to you.” • Katherine in Charlotte
“I found a 5 gallon gasoline canister in the road this evening. Email if this is yours.” • Ann in Waterbury
“Found Flash Drive on N. Street – Yours? It is little and blue. I found it and would love to get it back to you.” • Noah in Burlington
Find something you think someone would like to have returned? Post it on FPF!
“My successful, mostly Montpelier-based, business has been given a tremendous boost by Front Porch Forum…just a few ads, and many recommendations and referrals later, I can say that it works well for many things, in many ways. Please support FPF if you can…just use this link: https://frontporchforum.com/supporting-members”
• Todd in Montpelier
Have a small business? Use the FPF Business Directory and start posting to your neighbors!
Scary moments are sometimes the moment when pet owners, discover the ultimate value of their neighborhood FPF.
“Both Zeke and Trip have been found and are safe. Thank you to everyone who has worried, searched, and sent good thoughts into the universe. This is a wonderfully happy ending. And a HUGE shout out to Front Porch Forum. The speed with which you post appeals for help in locating missing pets is astonishing…and heart-warming. Thank you!”
• Lynn in Stowe
“Last night I was warmed by the first two of eleven postings. The first: a plea to area residents for help finding a newly rescued Alaskan Malamute mix that had broken away from his master. And the second post? “Found – Young, Friendly, Collar-Less Malmut or Husky”. What magic! I went to bed envisioning a very happy reunion.”
• Linda in South Burlington
Your neighbors can be one of your best support system in times of need. Turn to your FPF and post for help.
“It is my privilege to advise fruit tree owners in the time honored ability to further their orchards’ health and fertility. Thanks to FPF for bringing my neighbors insights to my attention and giving me a chance to advertise my own expertise. Please contribute to this our medium by giving to https://frontporchforum.com/supporting-members.”
• Padma in Middlesex
Thanks Padma! Glad to see you making the most of Front Porch Forum.
“Shoveling for a Cause”, picked up by the Burlington Free Press and in turn by the Weather Channel, began with a FPF neighbor wanting to make a difference.
“I had the Opportunity to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s at both a local and national platform. It took the Orchard Neighborhood to make that happen. Just wanted to say thank you to all involved.. Check out one of two interviews”
• Louis in South Burlington