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Board approves smoke-free zone signs, hears concerns about dogs
WHITINGHAM- Cigarette smoking in the town’s public areas, dog issues, and Town Hill repairs topped discussions at the selectboard’s regular meeting on Wednesday, June 8. The Deerfield Valley Commun...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helping to heal: Local trauma counselor now in Florida
ORLANDO, FL- On Sunday, June 12, a gunman opened fire in a nightclub in Orlando, killing 49 people, wounding 53, and terrorizing an entire community. Less than 48 hours later, Wilmington resident B...
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town may scrap zoning
HALIFAX- Voters discussed the merits of repealing the town’s zoning bylaws at a hearing Tuesday evening. Tuesday’s hearing, as well as a planning commission hearing more than a month ago, was in re...
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Junk brought over the border and burned
READSBORO- John Kelly was appointed the junk ordinance officer in April, and on June 16 he was also appointed to be the town’s health officer. A recent incident has come to his attention that touch...
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library friends cooking up a book full of Gilfeather recipes
WARDSBORO- The Friends of the Wardsboro Library met on Tuesday, but it wasn’t your typical meeting where budgets are discussed and expenditures considered. While the members of the nonprofit organi...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truant officer position goes missing
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley School Board members discussed end-of-year budget issues and continued their search for a truant officer for Whitingham kids at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. State ...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s (almost) time to make the donuts
by Mike Eldred
Jun 19, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Construction on the Dunkin’ Donuts franchise at Sandri Oil’s East Main Street station is expected to begin in the next 30 to 45 days, according to Mike Behn, the company’s chief operati...
Marlboro to join towns in formal Act 46 study
by Rolf Parker
Jun 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
MARLBORO- The school board voted on Monday to join Dover and Wardsboro in a formal study of possible responses to Act 46, the law which mandates changes to how education is governed and financed. A...
School use discussed, study done
by Mike Eldred
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Community center and zoning issues topped the discussion at Wednesday evening’s regular selectboard meeting. The board received a final report from Stevens & Associates, regarding their...
Twin Valley graduates called caring, close-knit
by Randy Capitani
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
WHTINGHAM- On Saturday, 27 seniors at Twin Valley Middle High School walked into the gymnasium wearing their caps and gowns. Approximately an hour later, the same 27 young men and women walked out ...
Voters will get chance to weigh in on sale of old school
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
By Mike Eldred WILMINGTON- Wilmington School Board members met Tuesday evening to approve the warning for a vote on the proposed sale of the former high school. Acquiescing to suggestions from the ...
Permit delays holding up Hermitage Club plans
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
By Mike Eldred WILMINGTON- Hermitage Club developer James Barnes says permitting delays are holding up $62 million in pending projects. Frustrated with the delays, Barnes says he plans separate dev...