Grace Cottage’s Online Auction Runs February 14 – 24

Cabin Fever Auction 2020

Wouldn’t a dinner out be lovely? An African Safari?! How about a massage, or a luncheon sail on the Mystic Whaler? From February 14 through February 24, you can bid on these items and many more at the Grace Cottage’s annual “Cabin Fever” Online Auction. An awesome array of more than 70 items has been […]


Giving Tuesday, December 3rd, to raise funds for vital hospital equipment

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy during the season of gratitude. Grace Cottage Hospital asks its friends and neighbors to participate in its Giving Tuesday campaign on December 3 and to help raise funds to purchase new vital signs monitors for its hospital patients. This year’s Giving […]


Grace Cottage Welcomes Primary Care Provider Jim Picone, PA

Jim Picone, PA-C

To satisfy the demand for primary care providers in the region, and to accommodate more same-day appointments, Grace Cottage Family Health is pleased to have Jim Picone join its Townshend practice. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Picone received his Physician Assistant degree in 1990 at the University of Iowa. He is experienced in […]


Best Hand Wins at October 16th Poker Walk

The Grace Cottage Rehabilitation Department is celebrating National Physical Therapy Month by hosting its 21st Annual Poker Walk on Wednesday, October 16th. This free, fun, two-mile walk/run is held each year—rain or shine—to encourage people to get out and exercise. No pre-registration is required. Playing cards are distributed along the way, and a prize for […]


Grace Cottage Welcomes Primary Care Provider Summer Burch, FNP

To satisfy the demand for primary care providers in the region, and to accommodate more same-day appointments, Grace Cottage Family Health is pleased to have Family Nurse Practitioner Summer Burch join its Townshend practice. Burch started her healthcare career in 2004 as a mental health worker at the Brattleboro Retreat. She went on to attain […]


Healthy Aging Educational Series Offered

Deborah Brown

Every other Tuesday, from October 1 to November 26, Grace Cottage Hospital is offering a free, five-session Healthy Aging educational series for women 50+. The informal meetings, held from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.,  will focus on matters of the mind, body, and spirit. The group will be led by Grace Cottage Community Health Team member […]


Fall Fitness Classes at Grace Cottage

Starting after Labor Day, Grace Cottage will offer a variety of wellness classes for a range of fitness levels and personal preferences. Class choices are yoga, tai chi, and Strong Bones. Class fees are subsidized by the healthcare center so that more people in the community can afford to attend. They range in price from […]


Grace Cottage Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

George Terwilliger, MD

Dr. George Terwilliger has recently joined Grace Cottage as Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Emergency Department Medical Director, and Hospitalist Director. He assumed these positions after the July 30 retirement of former CMO Dr. Christopher Schmidt and the decision of former Emergency Department Director Dr. Kimona Alin to dedicate her time exclusively to her role as […]


Grace Cottage receives five ‘Readers Choice Awards’

On July 27th, 2019, The Brattleboro Reformer published the winners of their 14th annual Best of Windham County Readers Choice Awards contest. Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital received top honors in five categories: Best Hospital, Best Emergency Care, Best Physical Therapy (third year), Best Pediatrician (Dr. Elizabeth Linder), and Best Place to Work (third […]


Hospital Fair Day brings community together

Thanks to the generosity of many volunteers who donated their time; to the entertainers who shared their talents; to the folks who provided wonderful items to the auction, white elephant, books, plants, gourmet food, bingo, jewelry, art, baked goods, and toy booths; to the artists who participated in the arts & crafts show; and to […]