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First Trax Sports Shop has seen a 30% drop in business, according to its owner John Grush.
Note: This is another installment in our series about how the pandemic is impacting local people. DOVER- Mount Snow, under the management of Vail Resorts, has once again started up their seasonal skiing operations, bringing some much-needed business into the Deerfield Valley, even if COVID-19...
10 years ago:
Wilmington selectboard members warned a bond vote for Town Meeting day.  The question asked voters to raise $338,034 for a new town garage building.  The total cost of the project was estimated to be about $963,484, but the town had recently allocated $300,...

Claudette Hollenbeck
In 1975 , in my mid-30s, when I started my first job in social work after graduating from social work school, I was the director of a small school called the Young Parents Program for teenage pregnant girls. The high school wanted them off school grounds, so the enterprise was situated in an...
WILMINGTON- Last month, Bartleby’s hosted a book launch for the valley’s newest local author. 
So, who is this person? 
Meet author Jessica Sticklor.  
You may also know her as J.M. Stephen or Jessica Stilling, her pen names. J.M. Stephen is the pen name she uses for her...

Becca Balint
As I write this, there’s a national post-mortem underway to examine every detail and aspect of the insurrection that occurred in Washington, DC, on January 6. Thousands of rioters —encouraged by President Trump —violently stormed the US Capitol. 
Five Americans are dead and many thousands...
10 years ago:
Dover voters would vote on a switch to a town manager form of government after a selectboard member supported the idea. Board member Dwayne Coneeny told the board that, if they declined to include the question on the Town Meeting warning, he’d petition the...
WINDHAM COUNTY – Thanks to generous grants made by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International to Medline Industries Inc., Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital have been able to purchase disposable isolation gowns for use by medical providers at no cost...
10 years ago:
A Christmas Day snowstorm helped boost an already busy holiday week, giving the local economy a big boost.  Mount Snow General Manager Kelly Pawlak said the resort’s numbers in skier visits and rentals/sales were significantly higher than the previous year,...
READSBORO- On August 18, 1952, Cpl. Richard L. Bolognani and 30 other men were crossing a river during the Korean War. The remote area near Inje, in what’s now South Korea, had recently experienced a typhoon with heavy rains.  As the soldiers were crossing the waist-deep river, flash flooding...

Julie Lineberger, in blue dress, and Joseph Cincotta, with tie, are flanked by the staff at LineSync Architecture in this company photo from their website.
Architecture firm sees drop-off in traditional business, but also new opportunities
This article is part of a series of articles about the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily life for people in the Deerfield Valley.
WILMINGTON- Architectural firm...

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