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DEERFIELD VALLEY- Local real estate professionals say the market is a bit of a mixed bag right now. Sellers of lower-priced properties are seeing quick results, while shoppers for higher-end homes can look for bargains in a slower-moving price category.
“The market is strong if a home is...
Open house set for May 16 DOVER - The Gathering Place will be holding an open house at its Dover location on Thursday, May 16, from 4 to 6 pm. Members of the public are invited — and encouraged — to attend. The open house is being held in celebration of the center’s first...

Peter Stokloza has been named the new head of school at Mount Snow Academy.
DOVER- The board of directors at Mount Snow Academy has hired Peter Stokloza to take over as the head of school. This year, MSA has seen extensive growth with significant improvements in the snow sports and academic arenas.  
Todd Ormiston, the current head of school, is preparing for his...

A volunteer at Gerda’s Equine Rescue nuzzles a rescued horse.
WEST TOWNSHEND- Gerda’s Equine Rescue started as a small animal rescue in Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY.  Since then Gerda moved to West Townshend, and has saved  over 1,000 horses.   In the last 15 months GER has saved 23 horses.
Unfortunately, horses are acquired to serve a need...
WILMINGTON- Brain Lynch calls himself a “trout bum.”  What else could so perfectly describe someone who wants to fish 356 days a year? Lynch lives, breaths, and sleeps fishing.  It’s surprising he hasn’t grown gills, he spends so much time in and around the water.  
But seriously, Lynch...
DOVER - Costello, Valente, & Gentry, P.C., a Brattleboro-based law firm, has opened a branch in West Dover. The branch, which will have a grand opening on April 24, will be open for walk-ins and will be a “general practice” firm, specializing in all types of legal matters from divorces and...

A skier enjoys fresh powder at Mount Snow in February.
Ski tests are somewhat akin to seeing into a looking glass into the future. Next year’s  skis offer a window able to glimpse new and refined models and technologies before they line the shop walls. As illustration, a few years ago manufacturers began incorporating “rocker” into skis designs as...

Somerset Reservoir as seen from Olympic Trail at Mount Snow. Photo by Randy Capitani
MANCHESTER- The US Forest Service invites comments for the proposed Somerset Integrated Resource Project for  the Manchester Ranger District of the Green Mountain National Forest. The nearly 71,000-acre project area includes National Forest System lands primarily in the towns of Dover,...
STRATTON- The 24 Hours of Stratton is on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, and is a chance to ride under lit trails, fireworks, and until sunrise.
This year it’s about more than skiing around the clock.  It’s about earning points and working together as a team during this magical...

Students who take part in Choose sNOw can earn a season pass. Photo by Brett Miller/Mount Snow
DOVER- Mount Snow has announced the return of its Choose sNOw program.
Now in its seventh year, the program allows local students in grades six-11 to earn a season pass to Mount Snow by attending two substance abuse prevention educational events sponsored by the Deerfield Valley Community...

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