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Board approves economic development spending
DOVER- The selectboard voted to approve economic development funding for the Blueberry Festival Tuesday evening, after they received an updated application from the chamber of commerce. At their me...
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town to take bids for property, hears road complaint
DOVER- The town will solicit bids for a cabin and property located on Novice Way, board members decided Tuesday evening. Two weeks ago, Dover resident Jim McDevitt asked the board if he could make ...
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town Meeting warnings show varied issues in valley communities
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The warnings for Dover and Wilmington’s respective town meetings show uncharacteristically unexciting agendas, filled mostly with routine financial decisions, while warnings for o...
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grant plans get parked
WILMINGTON- Plans to build a park and pavilion on the former Sprague property on Route 100 were halted by the Wilmington Selectboard Wednesday night. The selectboard cited security issues and possi...
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mount Snow Carinthia road plans hit a snafu
DOVER- The town’s discontinuation of Carinthia Road may be delayed again, after the town’s attorney recommended expanding the list of parties to be notified of the action. In 2011, Mount Snow devel...
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building concerns heard
WHITINGHAM- Facility matters dominated discussions at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Twin Valley School Board. At the beginning of the meeting, Carrie Blake, who clarified that she was speaking a...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board signs off on byway, hires ZA
by Jack Deming
Feb 16, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO- For over two years, one section of road has been glaringly absent from the state’s Scenic Byway map. The purple-highlighted Route 100 Scenic Byway that runs from Granville to Stamford is...
Ideas floated to make pedestrian-friendly village
by Jack Deming
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Approximately 20 residents attended a Tuesday night meeting aimed at gathering input on future plans and designs for downtown Wilmington’s streetscapes. With new sidewalks, lighting, an...
Vegetable with roots in local town up for state recognition
by Jack Deming
Feb 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO- Turnips are often overlooked. They’re not flashy, they’ve never been part of a diet trend, and they may not be the first dish you reach for at Thanksgiving dinner. But a concerted effort...
Education reform bills take shape at Statehouse
by Mike Eldred
Feb 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
MONTPELIER- It’s a little more than a month into this year’s legislative session, and education funding bills and proposals are multiplying like rabbits in the House. As many as 19 education bills ...
Lost skier found close to midnight
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST DOVER- Ten area agencies responded to Mount Snow Wednesday evening to search for a skier missing on the mountain. At about 5:50 pm, police were notified that Justin Le Prevost, 24, of Otis, MA...
Board deals with appointments, land deal, and sewers
by Jack Deming
Feb 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The selectboard appointed Adam Lemire to the Development Review Board at Wednesday night’s meeting, filling one of the board’s two open seats. Lemire said that he was interested in serv...