Deerfield Valley

Walk-in vaccination clinics in the Deerfield Valley and nearby communities this week include:
Thursday, August 12, from 5 to 8 pm, at the Retreat Farm  Food Truck Roundup, 45 Farmhouse Square, Brattleboro (Pfizer, first dose).  
Friday, August 13, from 4 to 8 pm at the Halifax...
DEERFIELD VALLEY - The Bi-Town Housing Sub-Committee, of Wilmington and Dover, is offering two online courses to individuals interested in living in the Deerfield Valley, who respond by August 31.  
Sharing Housing, Inc., a Dummerston based nonprofit, has released the online courses to...

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WILMINGTON- This year’s Deerfield Valley Farmers’ Day Fair has been canceled, for the second time in two years, but organizers say they’re looking forward to returning with new fair activities, along with old favorites in 2022.   
DVFDF Assistant Vice President Tessa Adams Viall says this...

The True Value building shortly before it was demolished to make way for a new Family Dollar store. File photo
10 years ago:
Demolition of the True Value building on East Main Street in Wilmington was scheduled to begin soon. The building, which housed a hardware store and laundromat, was being torn down to make way for a Family Dollar store and laundromat. The new building was...

Janet Boyd, standing, waves to the crowd while riding the Boyd Family Farm float in the 2014 Blueberry Festival parade. The festival returns this weekend. Parade lovers will have to wait until Saturday, August 7, for the Old Home Week parade. File photo
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival, a 10-day celebration of the valley, its residents, visitors, and all things blue, which has been recognized by the state of Vermont over 10 times, returns this weekend after taking last year off due to the ongoing pandemic. 
Beal makes dean’s list
WORCESTER, MA - Gabrielle Beal, of Wilmington, VT, has been named to the College of the Holy Cross spring 2021 dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2020-21 academic year. To qualify, students must pass...
MONTPELIER - Gov. Phil Scott announced a series of new pop-up walk-in vaccination clinics across Vermont. In addition to these locations, the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Express Care will continue to offer daily vaccinations during their regular operating hours.
Three clinics will...

Live music performances from the Deerfield Valley Rotary Club Garden and Live Music event. Clockwise from upper left: Trumpet Andy (Andrew Pesner), Alex Hutchinson, Logan Boyd, Kevin Parry, and Jill Sachs.
DEERFIELD VALLEY - The Deerfield Valley Rotary Club held its second annual Garden and Live Music event on Friday, July 17, raising roughly $10,000 to help the local community. Ticketholders saw the gardens of six area homeowners, while listening to live musicians who donated their time and...

Diana and David McLeod on one of their many treks. Thirty years ago they told of waiting out a revolution.
10 years ago:
Wilmington and Dover selectboards tried to get bitown economic development efforts back on track after the economic development planner the two towns had hired quit. Although the planner gave no reason for his sudden decision, in the weeks leading up to his...

Al fresco sunbathers enjoying the Ledges. Twenty years ago Wilmington considered a nudity ordinance. File
10 years ago:
Nibbles, a rescue Chihuahua, escaped his foster home on Cooper Hill in Dover. The tiny dog was spotted in the neighborhood three days later, but never resurfaced again. Nibbles was eventually found and rescued again – this time by an animal control officer in...


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