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Governor to drop gavel as new school district made official
WARDSBORO- A school district merger between Dover and Wardsboro, approved by voters of each town, will become official at a special meeting on Friday, September 22, at 3 pm. The meeting will take p...
Sep 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Petition hopes to put parking ban in peril
WILMINGTON- At their regular meeting last week, selectboard members discussed a petition circulated and submitted by Wilmington resident Jack Dolan. Dolan’s petition asks for voter approval of rece...
Sep 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study urges town to look for full-time fire chief
WILMINGTON- At its meeting on Wednesday, September 6, the selectboard gave new town manager Scott Tucker the go-ahead to begin the search process for a new full-time fire chief in the town. The mov...
Sep 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials frustrated over club’s lack of tax payments
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Just days after making their final payment on delinquent fiscal year 2017 taxes in Wilmington, the Hermitage Inn Real Estate Holding Company missed their first fiscal year 2018 ta...
Sep 14, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board spars over OSEC
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members discussed the Old School Enrichment Council’s business plan and funding request at their regular meeting Wednesday evening. OSEC members sought $98,000 in funding fr...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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New manager settles in; excited about town’s passion, spirit
WILMINGTON- Newly appointed Wilmington Town Manager Scott Tucker is amid his second week of work here. On a dreary Wednesday morning, he’s preparing for his first Wednesday evening selectboard meet...
Sep 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upset over use of tax funds
by Lauren Harkawik
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Economic development spurred lively discussion at Tuesday’s selectboard meeting, as several of the town’s business owners expressed concern about the board’s recent decision to give Deerfiel...
Whitingham voters agree to leave solid waste district
by Linda Donaghue
Sep 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- A handful of Whitingham residents met at the municipal center on Wednesday for a special Town Meeting to hear the selectboard’s arguments for withdrawal from Windham Solid Waste Managem...
New teachers at Dover and Wardsboro schools eager to start year
Sep 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Note: This is the second installment of our annual look at new teachers and staff in area schools. Dover Bridget Cole Bridget Cole joins The Dover School as its fifth-grade teacher. Cole grew up in...
Club waffles on membership refund agreement
by Mike Eldred
Sep 07, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- A local resident has filed a complaint against the Hermitage Club with the Vermont Attorney General’s office in an effort to recoup money he says the club owes him. Bill Stewart says he...
Parking predicament
by Mike Eldred
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- A recently enacted ban on overnight parking in some municipal parking lots has prompted one local resident to circulate a petition asking selectboard members to reconsider their decisio...
Residents concerned about use of state money for wireless expansion
by Linda Donaghue
Sep 04, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM – Residents Phil Edelstein and Dan Purjes approached the Whitingham Selectboard with their research and contacts regarding wireless and cell phone service expansion in Whitingham and sur...