Primary voters will find choices on two ballots
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Vermont has four major political parties – Republican, Democratic, Progressive, and Liberty Union – but only Republican and Democratic voters will see contested races on ballots i...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police investigating Wednesday shootings
TOWNSHEND- A man and woman are both dead after a shooting at a Grafton Road residence at about 5:30 pm on Wednesday, August 20. According to police, 911 dispatchers received a call for help at 5:30...
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Boards discuss ethical, procedural, quarry issues
HALIFAX- When does a solution become a problem? Halifax, with its small population, often finds it hard to recruit enough volunteers for its various governmental boards. One solution to that proble...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hermitage plans expansion at inn
DOVER- A meeting to discuss the impact of proposed construction at the Deerfield Valley Regional Airport and the Hermitage Inn on municipal services offered a glimpse of the next phase of expansion...
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Planning commission needs more time to review the Hermitage master plan
WILMINGTON- At a special meeting on Monday, the planning commission approved a draft letter to Hermitage Real Estate Holding Company LLC, stating their inability to endorse the Hermitage master pla...
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Planning appointment and road talk occupy Halifax board
HALIFAX- The selectboard, minus the absent Earl Holtz, voted on Tuesday to appoint Stephan Chait to the planning commission. Chait will fill out the remainder of John Brimmer’s term, which runs to ...
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Downtown buildings receive over $350,000 in tax credits
by Jack Deming
Aug 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- On Monday, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced $2.4 million in downtown and village center tax incentive credits through the state’s downtown program, which will be dispersed to 37 projects in...
Local student immerses himself in Africa
by Jack Deming
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- It’s been nearly two weeks since Jacob Hicks returned to American soil, but he doesn’t need a watch to tell you he’s still on “Africa time.” To Hicks, Africa time doesn’t refer to a tim...
Gnome-nappers steal Marlboro family’s garden decorations
by David Amato
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
MARLBORO- Last Tuesday morning, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, for the first time in 20 years, were not under Hugh and Joyce Whitney’s blue spruce tree. Hugh Whitney noticed their absence as he m...
First day of classes at middle/high school pushed back
by Mike Eldred
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The first day of school for middle and high school students will be postponed to Wednesday, September 3, board members decided at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. Although the new...
Plan approved for building renovation
by Jack Deming
Aug 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON-The Development Review Board has decided that plans to turn the O.O. Ware and Professional Building at the corner of routes 100 and 9 into a hotel and retail space are sound, and in keep...
Resignation leaves split in zoning, planning boards
by Margo Avakian
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- The selectboard voted on Tuesday to accept John Brimmer’s resignation, effective August 1, from the planning commission. Board member Edee Edwards made it clear that the board will try to ...