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Board reverses earlier vote, agrees to even split
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley board members had a change of heart last week, following a supervisory union board vote that would have shifted state grant money to Twin Valley. At a recent supervisory uni...
Apr 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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When the “S” doesn’t hit the fan
Mechanical failures could lead to costly sewer plant repairs for town
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local rep says finance bill is “bad, bad juju”
WARDSBORO - At the River Valleys Unified School District board’s meeting on Monday, April 2, board member Rep. Laura Sibilia provided a legislative update in which she cautioned that H. 911, an act...
Apr 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Potential loss of cell service highlights lack of coverage, again
TOWNSHEND - Gov. Phil Scott announced this week that AT&T will mitigate cell service disruption at Grace Cottage Hospital with a “Cell Site on Wheels,” or COW. Grace Cottage was facing a loss of ce...
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club’s woes continue
Foreclosure on Sawmill latest legal, financial setback for Hermitage Club
Apr 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pratt leaving WSSU, board to consider options
WHITINGHAM- Supervisory union board members accepted the resignation of superintendent Christopher Pratt at their regular meeting Wednesday, March 28. Pratt’s last day will be June 30, according to...
Apr 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police chief wants dispensary ordinance
by Lauren Harkawik
Apr 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard’s meeting Tuesday, Police Chief Randy Johnson asked the board to consider ordinances banning marijuana dispensaries in the town. The board said the matter would hav...
State cries poverty on potholes
by Lauren Harkawik
Apr 07, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON - The condition of the pavement on a stretch of Route 100 between Wilmington and Dover has been a topic of public scrutiny in the valley in recent months. Both towns’ selectboards have s...
Welch visits village, hears about redevelopment needs of town
by Lauren Harkawik
Apr 06, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON - Rep. Peter Welch met with Wilmington officials and toured several downtown areas on Wednesday, including Bartleby’s Books, the old school community center, and Dot’s Restaurant. Welch ...
Mountain, valley get ready for Minus Zero
by Randy Capitani
Apr 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Mount Snow and the surrounding area will be rocking out this weekend, as the Minus Zero Festival makes its debut in the Deerfield Valley. Billed as a winter sports and music festival, Minus ...
Mama says: Food change making a difference
by Lauren Harkawik
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
BRATTLEBORO - About seven years ago, at 80 years old, Millicent “Millie” Donahue was told by her doctors that due to congestive heart failure, her heart had 10% function. She went home with her dau...
Artist drawn to his characters
by Lauren Harkawik
Apr 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Local young author working on benefit calendar for museum