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Concerns raised over ramifications of “no” vote at Act 46 discussion
HALIFAX- The school board held an informational meeting in the Halifax School gymnasium Tuesday to discuss a proposed Windham Southwest Supervisory Union Act 46 governance merger proposal. Halifax ...
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Venerable Wilmington Inn gets new ownership, undergoes a facelift
WILMINGTON- Since the 1950s, the Wilmington Inn has seen many owners and gone through various transformations, starting out as the Gavit Lodge before becoming the Red Shutter Inn (which it remained...
May 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump and his hair: students finalists in writing competition
BRATTLEBORO- From the story of why hedgehogs look so prickly to the story of how President Trump got his one-of-a-kind hairdo and complexion, creative writing from students at the Dover School impr...
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Welch tells grads concerns about democracy
MARLBORO- On a surprisingly snowy Sunday two weeks ago, Rep. Peter Welch gave an address at Marlboro College’s 70th commencement. Welch, who is the lone congressman for Vermont, spoke candidly abou...
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire chief resigns, citing toxic, hostile environment
WILMINGTON- At last week’s regular selectboard meeting, chair Tom Fitzgerald announced that Wilmington Fire Chief Ken March had resigned unexpectedly. Fitzgerald said the reasons for March’s abrupt...
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters to decide merger: Five towns to vote on Act 46 plan Wednesday
STAMFORD- Local residents gathered in the Gothic-arched gymnasium at their combined school, town office, and library building Tuesday evening, to discuss a proposed Act 46 merger with Readsboro and...
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Trail improvement plan approved
by Lauren Harkawik
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- At a packed public hearing on Tuesday evening, the selectboard heard concerns from the public regarding a proposal from Marc Schauber, who requested permission to improve a section of Johnso...
DRB plans Dunkin’ Donuts hearing
by Mike Eldred
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Demolition on the Sunoco service station building on East Main Street has been halted temporarily, and the owner, Sandri Realty Inc., has applied for a permit for an illuminated sign. A...
Residents to vote on Act 46 plan
by Mike Eldred
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Residents of most school districts in Windham Southwest Supervisory Union will vote on an Act 46 governance consolidation proposal at polling stations in their towns on Wednesday,...
Board hopes to buy federal surplus
by Emily Blake
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- Selectboard members tackled a variety of issues at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. The selectboard will be submitting an application for eligibility for federal government surplus p...
Lack of winter sports plan questioned
by Lauren Harkawik
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- At its meeting on Monday evening, the Dover School Board read a letter from Shirah Crafts, who expressed concern about the lack of a skiing alternative in the school’s winter sports program....
Terk to resign in July, board supports town seal change
by Lauren Harkawik
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Selectboard chair Randall Terk announced Tuesday that he will resign from the board in July. The announcement came at the end of a well-attended meeting in which the board reiterated its des...