Deerfield Valley

Board has eye on continuity, says outgoing director WILMINGTON - It was announced last week that Eric Durocher will be leaving his position as executive director of the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce to become the economic development director in Dover....
WILMINGTON - On Sunday, protesters gathered in the center of town for what organizers called a “peaceful protest and to stand in solidarity as allies for Black Lives Matter.” About 40 people attended the protest. 
Karen Mangold and April Horton organized the protest. Mangold says she was...
Valley towns lagging behind rest of state
DEERFIELD VALLEY - The United States Census Bureau is reporting low response rates throughout the Deerfield Valley, with some towns lagging severely behind state and national response rates. According to the census bureau, response...
By Lauren Harkawik
WHITINGHAM - At a meeting of the Deerfield Valley Broadband Working Group on Wednesday, representatives from various towns discussed their towns’ positions regarding joining a communication union district by vote at Town Meeting this year.
A CUD comprises two or...

A great blue heron along the shores of Lake Sadawga in Whitingham. File Photo
WILMINGTON- State planners are seeking public input on a draft watershed protection plan for the Deerfield River and the Lower Connecticut River. Officials from the Department of Environmental Conservation Watershed Management Division presented the 170-plus-page report at a public meeting in...
DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard’s meeting on Tuesday, Laura Sibilia, director of regional economic development strategies and programs for Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, presented a regional and local economic data summary to the Dover Selectboard. 
“We go out and do meetings...

Brattleboro’s infamous “malfunction junction” could get a makeover as part of a new expansion of the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. The new building, center, will allow the museum to expand its offerings and provide housing to the town.
BRATTLEBORO - Brattleboro Museum & Art Center and M&S Development announced Tuesday that it will embark on a $30 million project that will transform the “malfunction junction” portion of Brattleboro’s downtown. The project will involve construction of a 55,000-square-foot building at the...
WILMINGTON- Deerfield Valley Rotary Club President Angel Balch met with Twin Valley School Board members Tuesday evening to seek their collaboration for a Rotary Club community service project. 
Operation Warm provides winter coats for children in need.  Balch said she recently met with...

Readsboro held their Independence Day fireworks show last weekend Photo: Stacy Birch
Fireworks celebration returns Saturday  Note: Due to rainstorms that rolled through the region on July 6, the fireworks were rescheduled to the rain date of Saturday, July 13. WILMINGTON - The Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce is busy at work this week...
VERMONT- The state’s opioid crisis was first brought sharply into focus - to Vermonters and to the nation - when Gov. Peter Shumlin took the unusual step of devoting his January 2014 state of the state address to the rising tide of addiction, crime, and overdose. “In every corner of our state,...

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