Deerfield Valley

Andrew Joseph takes a break during the 2019 Hungry Lions Bike Tour. The rider recently raised more than $4,000 for the fundraiser with a one-day, 200-mile, length-of-Vermont ride from Quebec to Massachusetts.
DEERFIELD VALLEY - Imagine bicycling 200 miles on Route 100 from the Canadian border to Massachusetts. That’s a grueling ride, but Andrew Joseph accomplished it in just one day, all to raise money for the Deerfield Valley Lions. Joseph, who has a second home in Wilmington, has been participating...

Mount Snow’s Bluebird lift was installed a decade ago.
10 years ago:
Construction on Mount Snow’s new high-speed six-pack bubble chair was underway. Mount Snow planned to airlift all 26 towers into place with helicopters in a single day.
Wilmington and Whitingham voters were set to weigh in on the future of their...

Dr. Louis Beaudette shares a smile in his examining room at Deerfield Valley Dental Care. His last day is scheduled for July 1. Randy Capitani
WILMINGTON- Next week Dr. Louis Beaudette will hang up his probes and drills for the last time, as he wraps up 52 years of practicing dentistry, including more than four decades here in the Deerfield Valley. 
“It’s been terrific,” said Beaudette during a recent interview.  “The best...

Gov. Phll Scott File Photo
COVID numbers still trending positive
MONTPELIER- At his COVID-19 emergency press briefing on Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott said he expects Vermont to reach his goal of an 80% vaccination rate sometime this week.
Rather than waiting until after his call with governors...

Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine File Photo
MONTPELIER- Vermont will begin vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as this week, pending guidance from the CDC, officials said, and walk-in mobile vaccine sites are coming to the Deerfield Valley next week. 
“Barnstorming” events, as Vermont Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike...
WILMINGTON- Last year, two of the valley’s biggest events, Wilmington’s Old Home Week and the Blueberry Festival were canceled as the reality of a prolonged pandemic became clear.  Will those events be able to return for this summer?  Organizers are optimistic they will.
Nicki Steel, chair...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Efficiency Vermont has announced that four Deerfield Valley towns will be included in its 2021 targeted communities partnership program.
Under the program, Efficiency Vermont will help provide and connect residents, businesses, and municipalities in Whitingham, Wilmington...

Pastor Jeremy Kirk is volunteer leader of Voices of Hope
Note: This article has been updated to correct an error. In the original version, we incorrectly said that the public could obtain Naloxone at WIlmington's Petty Memorial Library.   Neighbors stepping up to deal with the double whammy of overdose and a pandemic.
Restaurants, stores, switch to carry out, pick up or temporary closure
DEERFIELD VALLEY- A growing number of local businesses are temporarily closing their doors or changing how they deliver services to the public due to concerns about COVID-19 and an influx of visitors...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- In a year that has been called “unprecedented” too many times, it may come as no surprise that most valley towns are reporting record turnout on Election Day.
But it may come as a surprise to learn that the numbers aren’t quite as unprecedented as may have been expected...


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