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DOVER - At the Monday, August 19, meeting, a parent of an incoming pre-K student asked the River Valleys Unified Union School District Board whether his child could enter the district’s 4-year-old program with a mid-September birthday. Ordinarily, the board would have let its decision be guided...
Board tables chief’s proposal, for now DOVER - At the selectboard’s meeting on Tuesday, police chief Randy Johnson asked the board whether it wants to consider a nudity ordinance in town. The board, of which only three of five members were present, tabled the matter until it...
DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard’s Tuesday evening meeting, chair Josh Cohen spoke about several matters pertaining to youth engagement and retention. 
Cohen recently attended the Vermont Community Leadership Summit. He was nominated to attend by vice chair Vicki Capitani, who said at the...
A work crew was cold planing pavement in front of the Old Red Mill in Wilmington earlier this week.  Surface preparation and paving will be done from the village center to the Dover town line this year, and then on to the Stratton line next year.
WILMINGTON- A major paving project, long awaited by Deerfield Valley travelers, got underway on Wednesday.
The Route 100 project includes the milling (cold planing) and resurfacing of the road from the traffic light in Wilmington, through Dover, to the Stratton/Wardsboro town line near...

Map prepared by the Vermont Geological Survey indicates elevated radioactivity in Woodford, Searsburg, and Somerset (pink), as well as occurrences of uranium in geological samples (blue circles) in Searsburg.
Contaminant can be filtered out WEST DOVER- The state has ordered a local business to stop using their well water for food preparation after testing showed uranium levels above the maximum allowed in drinking water.  
Dover Health Officer Tabi Freedman confirmed the report, and that the...

This solar array is being installed on the old landfill next to the Dover town garage by Green Lantern Solar. V. Capitani
DOVER - Ralph Meima, director of development for Green Lantern Solar, provided an update about a solar array project at the Dover Selectboard meeting on Tuesday. Matters discussed included timing of the project, who is responsible for maintenance of the array, and an estoppel certificate, which...
DOVER - At its Tuesday evening meeting, the Dover Selectboard was indecisive about where to hold an upcoming employee appreciation event.  A member of the public suggested that the lack of an obvious answer may be indicative of some of the economic development issues facing the town. 
Town...
DOVER- Representatives from Weston & Sampson were in Dover on Tuesday, July 16. The firm has been hired to design a plan for the town’s trails and recreation future. Daniel Biggs and Rachelle McKnight spent the day in focus group sessions with residents of the town. They concluded their day...
A crew from Green Mountain Power at work on a utility pole on Dover Hill Road. Residents say speeding on the road is creating unsafe conditions.                                          Randy Capitani
DOVER - Several residents of Dover Hill Road expressed concerns about speed on the road at the selectboard’s meeting on Tuesday. Police chief Randy Johnson said police presence has been increased on the road in response to the complaints. 
Jan Whitney, an East Dover resident, said she is...
DOVER - At a special meeting on Monday, July 8, the Dover Selectboard approved $400,000 of a $460,000 surplus from fiscal year 2019 to offset the tax rate for fiscal year 2020. Homestead tax rates will still rise, despite the offset. 
Town treasurer Marco Tallini says the majority of the...

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