Youth bike program benefits from grant


BELLOWS FALLS — The Bellows Falls Community Bike project recently received a $3,000 "Spark! Connecting Community" grant from the Vermont Community Foundation. These funds will be allocated toward the summer and after-school Youth Bike Repair and Safe Riding Program. The money will be used to refurbish, maintain and reserve a fleet of 12 bikes for youth to ride, to provide helmets, vests and healthy snacks, and to staff the programs. For more information, contact 802-460-0662,, or visit



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