Halifax tax rates will spike due to bridge work
HALIFAX- Last March town residents bit the bullet and voted for a substantial rise in the budget; now comes the painful part. The selectboard announced a residential rate of 2.2282 cents and a nonr...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board approves police apprentice program
DOVER- For the third time in as many meetings, Dover Selectboard members discussed the police department’s training policy at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. As at previous meetings, the dis...
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hermitage, town work on fire protection agreement
WILMINGTON- Representatives from the Hermitage Club, the Wilmington Fire Department, and the town have met to discuss an agreement that will settle a number of issues linked to development of Hayst...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Windmill project to be argued in court this week
READSBORO- Wherever the construction of wind turbines is proposed, controversy is never far behind. Over two years ago, Vermonters for a Clean Environment (VCE) filed a lawsuit to stop the construc...
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Changes made to plans for redeveloping village buildings
WILMINGTON- The development review board reopened a case recessed in May, which details plans by Lorista Holdings LLC and the Hermitage Realty Group LLC to turn the former Wilmington Home Center in...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fund resets mission
WILMINGTON- The buzz of saws and the sound of hammers hammering has echoed through Wilmington Village this summer, sweet music to the people and organizations that have spent nearly three years wor...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Work will close Route 100 for entire weekend
by Jack Deming
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
CORRECTION- Following publication last week the Vermont Department of Transportation sent out a press release to announce they will be delaying the work on Bridge 47 on Route 100 South to an unanno...
School district facing end-of-year deficit, choices for classroom items
by Mike Eldred
Jul 15, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members contemplated ending the year in the red, heard good news about their construction project, and accepted a hot lunch payment policy at Tuesday evening’s ...
Options may not include joint project
by Jack Deming
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The selectboard is listening to all options when it comes to moving the town’s fire and police stations out of the flood zone. In an updated presentation at Wednesday night’s selectboar...
Planners discuss options for cell towers
by Margo Avakian
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- The planning commission devoted its Tuesday meeting to section six of the zoning ordinance, the section that deals with “the operation, siting, design, appearance, construction, monitoring...
State officials tout post-Yankee plans
by Jack Deming
Jul 11, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
BRATTLEBORO- Gov Peter Shumlin attended a luncheon hosted by the Brattleboro Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, where he touted his administration’s plan for deploying $10 million dollars over five ...
Church to celebrate bicentennial
by Mike Eldred
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
EAST DOVER- This weekend the East Dover Baptist Church will celebrate 200 years of service to the community. The bicentennial events get underway on Friday, July 11, at 7 pm, with a presentation by...