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Board to talk with police chief about policies after concerns raised
By Mike Eldred WILMINGTON- Should the town rethink how its law enforcement assets can best serve residents? Selectboard members plan to discuss the town’s policing priorities at an upcoming board m...
Jul 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Video history project hits 100
By Rolf Parker READSBORO- Al Scaia says that he was not interested in history when he was young, but that changed sometime after he received a present from his mother and father. “I did not like hi...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dover, Mount Snow still working on Carinthia Road issue
DOVER- The selectboard accepted the latest request for an alteration in the proposal from Mount Snow to discontinue Carinthia Road and agreed to not change the time of the site visit; got an update...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board, super, at odds on hiring procedure
DOVER -On Monday, the Dover School Board met with Windham Central Supervisory Union Superintendent Steven John to discuss the process for hiring a principal, and the duties of superintendents as de...
Jul 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Committee looking for more input on old school
WILMINGTON- Members of the Old School Enrichment Center committee met with school board members Tuesday evening in the supervisory union offices, located at the former high school. OSEC committee m...
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historic district changes discussed
WILMINGTON- Select­board members discussed possible changes to the town’s Historical Review District Wednesday evening, eventually deciding to leave the district as it is, but explore creating a se...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local man throws hat into political ring, will run for lt. gov.
by Rolf Parker
Jul 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
MARLBORO- Marlboro resident Brandon Riker, managing director at Teucrium Trading LLC, is running for lieutenant governor. The 28-year-old,who earned a Master of Science in Empires, Colonialism and ...
New tax not so sweet: Sugar-added drinks now subject to 6% tax
by Mike Eldred
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
VERMONT- If the the price of your favorite soft drink seemed to increase suddenly this month, you’re not imagining things. On July 1, soda and other sweetened beverages became subject to the regula...
It takes a village to support a library
by Rolf Parker
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO- It was only 12 years ago that the townspeople made the decision to create their library, using a house that belonged to the town to do so. Since 1899 a collection of books had been held ...
Revised town plan addresses flooding issues, historic accuracy of village
by Mike Eldred
Jul 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- At their regular meeting last week, selectboard members officially accepted the planning commission’s proposed update of the town plan. The board will hold a hearing to take public comm...
Little library movement spreads to another town
by Rolf Parker
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- The Free Little Library’s motto is “Take a Book, Return a Book: The World Wide Movement.” The nonprofit organization fosters the creation of collections of books that are housed in litt...
Author returns to valley with new book
by Mike Eldred
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Former Deerfield Valley resident Jayanne Sindt will read from her books “True North – An Arctic Fable” and “Mato Finds True North” at Bartleby’s Books on Saturday, July 18, at 5 pm, dur...