Deerfield Valley

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,...
Compiled by Lauren Harkawik
DEERFIELD VALLEY- This week and next, we take a look at some of the news that made headlines in 2018.  For this first installment of our year in review, we look back at the first six months of the year. 
January
The new year got off to a slow start...
WILMINGTON - At Tuesday’s meeting of a community group working to address the opioid crisis in the valley, attendees engaged in an hour of unplanned discussion that was at times tense and at others emotional. It was a raw and frank conversation between individuals who have family members...
Shelley Park adds her input on prevention of opioid abuse in the community
WILMINGTON- A grassroots effort to fight the opioid epidemic in the Deerfield Valley continues to grow.  
A meeting at the Old School Enrichment Center on Monday evening drew more than 34 community members, many of whom said they have personal or professional experience with addiction.  ...

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