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ITVFest heading to Manchester for next fall, director says
DOVER — ITVFest will not be held in Dover in 2017. After four years, festival director Philip Gilpin Jr. has decided to move the festival to Manchester. Although an official statement from ITVFest ...
Dec 01, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board concerned about increase in trash fees
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members talked trash at their regular meeting Wednesday evening, October 19, and concluded proposed changes in solid waste district funding stinks for Wilmington taxpayers. ...
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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“You can’t make this stuff up”: Retired exec offers a candid and colorful behind-the-scenes look
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO- Former Mount Snow General Manager Chris Diamond has penned a new book that offers an insider look at the ski industry over the past four and a half decades. The book, written...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knitting for charity: Son’s surgery part of inspiration for effort
DOVER- During this week of thanks, the spirit of giving is alive in Dover. Cynthia Cohen, owner of Ugly Duckling Yarn, is bringing knitters together for charity by facilitating the donation of hats...
Nov 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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From learning tolerance as a child to protecting the president
READSBORO- Steve Eccher is a man who learned at an early age that tolerance and acceptance can play a positive role in life. A big part of that learning experience came from his youth in Readsboro,...
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Act 46 school merger plan goes to state
DOVER- At its November 17 meeting, the WCSU Elementary Act 46 Study Committee voted to send its articles of agreement to the state for review. Nine of the 10 committee members were present at the m...
Nov 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board concerned about rule changes
by Lauren Harkawik
Nov 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- The Dover School Board met on Monday night for a relatively brief meeting. Topics included an update on forming a committee about a new pre-K playground, a memo regarding the Vermont School ...
District music festival comes to area
by Emily Blake
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley Middle High School was the proud host of this fall’s Connecticut Valley District 6 Music Festival on November 18 and 19. Instrumental music director Karen Horton and choral ...
Pilgrims, natives overcame many obstacles for first Thanksgiving
by James Dassatti
Nov 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The first Thanksgiving in 1621 was something of a miracle when you consider everything that came before it: things that most Americans are unaware of; things which generally are not taught in schoo...
Board makes a number of decisions
by James Dassatti
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- The selectboard has met regularly during the fall. What follows are some of the issues that have been acted on by the board. On September 14 the board voted to pay the state of Vermont ...
Wells to be tested for pollutants
by Emily Blake
Nov 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- Two private wells will be tested after contamination was found in the old landfill at the town garage. The selectboard learned of the results of the contamination testing during its regula...
Board looks at capital projects
by Lauren Harkawik
Nov 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Selectboard had a lengthy discussion of future capital projects at their meeting on Wednesday evening. Culvert, bridge, and town projects were discussed in terms of prior...