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Chamber director leaving post to run new group
WILMINGTON- After a 16-year association with the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce, including more than two years serving as executive director, Adam Grinold is departing his position at the ch...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bridge to be raised
WILMINGTON- The Reardon’s Crossing walking bridge which extends over the West Branch of the Deerfield River off of West Main Street will need to be raised five feet higher, according to town manage...
Apr 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board kicks around TV name change
WHITINGHAM- Should Twin Valley’s new middle/high school come with a new name? Board members discussed the question at their regular meeting last week. Board member Phil Taylor said he has been thin...
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning from Irene, riverside apartment gets the works
WILMINGTON- “It’s peaceful down here,” says Todd Gareiss, standing in the kitchen of his South Main Street rental property, literally six feet above the Deerfield River. “When I think about someone...
Apr 19, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill to eliminate grants will cost local schools
MONTPELIER- A bill under consideration in the Vermont Senate could hit some cash-strapped Deerfield Valley schools in the pocketbook. House Ways and Means Committee bill H.889, recently passed by t...
Apr 18, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Selectboard picks new DRB, hears public ire
WILMINGTON- Following a packed agenda, the Wilmington Selectboard entered an executive session to discuss the appointment of new members to the development review board as well as the resignations ...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Self-storage complex proposed
by Jack Deming
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- At Monday night’s meeting, the Development Review Board heard plans for the construction of a mini self-storage facility on Route 9 West. The project’s applicant, Joseph Montano, plans ...
Consolidation bill would eliminate boards
by Mike Eldred
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
MONTPELIER- A bill currently under consideration in the Vermont Legislature could have a substantial impact on Deerfield Valley schools. House bill H.833, which was recently passed unanimously out ...
Board dives into zoning revisions
by Margo Avakian
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- The planning commission plunged right in to the major task of revising Halifax’s zoning regulation and writing a subdivision regulation. Selectboard member Edee Edwards and John Bennett, o...
Petition calls for DRB reinstatement
by Mike Eldred
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Some residents are asking the selectboard to reverse a recent decision that resulted in the departure of four development review board members. Last week, selectboard members declined t...
Board sought advice for removing DRB members
by Jack Deming
Apr 10, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Following the resignation of five town officials over the past 10 days, including four members of the development review board, email exchanges between town officials collected in a pub...
Man sentenced in sexual assault case
by Jack Deming
Apr 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
BRATTLEBORO- Judge David Suntag accepted a plea deal on Tuesday, which will allow Jonathan Deblois to avoid jail time, if he complies with the terms of his probation. Deblois, 21, of Readsboro, ple...