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WWII veterans gather annually to reminisce on their service
By Jack Deming DOVER- Each year, a group of six veterans of World War II meets at Dot’s of Dover to discuss the news, their everyday lives, and the common thread they all share, having each played ...
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quarry project site visit, hearing, draws a crowd
By Margo Avakian HALIFAX- A sizeable crowd of Halifax residents turned up for the site visit and conference on the proposed Denison quarry. Once the parade of vehicles had negotiated the narrow log...
Sep 12, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vermont beer featured in new book
By Jack Deming WILMINGTON- During the last six years, the number of breweries throughout Vermont has more than doubled, as craft beer production has exploded across the country, and now accounts fo...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town continues to consider quarry proposal
HALIFAX- Selectboard vice chair Earl Holtz and Edee Edwards soldiered through a curtailed meeting despite the absence of ailing chair Lewis Sumner and some sharp criticism from the floor. Edwards, ...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twin Valley Middle/High welcomes four new secondary education teachers
WHITINGHAM- On Wednesday, the newly renovated and expanded Twin Valley Middle/High School finally opened its doors, and seven grades of students started the process of becoming acquainted, or reacq...
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board makes changes to building façade program
WILMINGTON- Last month the selectboard approved a façade improvement grant program, funded by $49,900 in 1% option tax money. Since its inception, funding has already nearly dried up as nine projec...
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Haystack developer chided for lack of overall plan
by Jack Deming
Sep 05, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
WRC, Hermitage at odds over permits, agree on need for new master plan WILMINGTON- The Windham Regional Commission aired a number of grievances related to the development of Haystack Mountain by th...
Local police officer bitten by suspect
by Mike Eldred
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- A man is facing multiple charges from an alleged string of incidents that culminated in an attack on a Dover police officer. According to police reports, Dover officers were dispatched to a ...
Board members sign on cell tower lease and truck rental agreements
by Margo Avakian
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- For several months the selectboard has been holding regular Monday meetings at 8 am in the weeks when no Tuesday evening meeting is scheduled. The purpose of the meetings is to ensure that...
Wilmington library weighing security options
by Jack Deming
Sep 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The trustees of the Pettee Memorial Library are working on a plan to install security at the building on South Main Street, after multiple burglaries and the disappearance of a knapsack...
Planning commission tackles quarry application
by Margo Avakian
Sep 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- The planning commission, meeting with John Bennett of the Windham Regional Commission, devoted over three hours to a review of the Act 250 application for a schist quarry on the Russel Den...
Dover School welcomes two new teachers
by Jack Deming
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- As classes commenced this week at Dover School, an influx of 10 new students joined the school’s population, continuing the school’s climb in registration from 83 students to 108 within the ...