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Talks look at expanding downtown district
WILMINGTON- As plans for the reuse and renovation of the former Twin Valley High School building come to fruition, town officials are considering options for bringing the building into the town’s d...
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town clerk recognized for service
WILMINGTON- When Susan Haughwout returned to her hometown of Wilmington after 18 years of living and working in Florida, she didn’t think she would be staying long, and took what she saw as a tempo...
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drugs a concern: Opiates on the rise locally, but so is help
WILMINGTON- It is no secret that Vermont has seen a rise in heroin trafficking and use statewide and that opiate related overdoses and deaths have continued to rise over the past 10 years. As repor...
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrests made in early morning stabbing
WILMINGTON- Police have identified the victim of this morning’s stabbing at 54 East Main Street as William Roy, 29, of Dover. According to police, Roy and a friend, Joseph Arsenault, 22, of Wilming...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stabbing on East Main Street follows fight
Wilmington- On Wednesday at 11:57 pm, police responded to a 911 call about a fight outside the Wilmington Village Pub on South Main Street but, according to police, the individuals involved had fle...
Sep 25, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board can’t reach agreement on spending limit
HALIFAX- The selectboard held lengthy and spirited discussions on a proposed winter roads policy and revisions to its purchasing policy, but deferred decisions on both until October. The committee ...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilmington Cross Road still waiting for paving
by Jack Deming
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- A project aimed at repairing and repaving all of Wilmington Cross Road began in the early summer, and the Route 100 connector has been ground up into a combination of asphalt and dirt f...
Forum focuses on opiates in Windham County
by Jack Deming
Sep 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
MARLBORO- Vermont’s growing opiate epidemic made national headlines this year after Gov. Peter Shumlin turned his 2014 State of the State address into a rallying cry to reverse the trend of what he...
Board opts not to pursue additional restitution for embezzlement
by Jack Deming
Sep 21, 2014 | 6 6 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO- At Monday night’s meeting, the Readsboro School Board decided that nine months of court action was enough, and further restitution claims against former principal Michael Heller would no...
Old school, new use
by Mike Eldred
Sep 20, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- School board members and community center advocates met with selectboard members Wednesday evening to present a feasibility study for community use of the former Twin Valley High School...
Development sues town for fees on tax-sale-claimed units
by Mike Eldred
Sep 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- The town is being sued by the time share development Dover Watch, board members said at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. Dover Watch Owners’ Association filed a civil suit against the ...
Time runs out on zoning meeting
by Jack Deming
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The selectboard hoped to wrap up public comment, and possibly adopt three articles of the zoning ordinance Wednesday night, but time was not on their side. With the public hearing for z...