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On August 29, 2011, Sen. Patrick Leahy, left, and Gov. Peter Shumlim inspected damage caused by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Irene a day earlier. File photo/Mike Eldred
10 years ago:
Gov. Peter Shumlin said Vermont’s recovery from Tropical Storm Irene was proceeding much more quickly than he expected when he flew over the devastation in the hours after the storm. He credited initiatives passed by the Legislature during the 2012 session,...
  WHITINGHAM - Lions Club members take a lunch break after cleaning up the town. Residents pose with full trash bags.
WILMINGTON - On a chilly Monday in early May, novelist Laura C. Stevenson looks out the window of her cozy writing space in the old farmhouse she lives in, which was her family’s summer home when Stevenson was a child. The room where she writes and sleeps is a newer addition and has insulation...
WILMINGTON - Registration is underway for the Twin Valley Elementary School 2022 to 2023 school year for children who are 4 years old and reside in the towns of Wilmington or Whitingham. Presently there are two pre-K classes at TVES. Each class has a licensed teacher and a teacher assistant to...
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
GENEVA, NY - Hobart and William Smith Colleges has named Wesley Capitani, of Dover, VT, to the fall 2021 dean’s list.  Capitani is a sophomore at Hobart College majoring in history and minoring in theater.  Students must attain a 3.5 grade...
VERMONT - Green Mountain National Forest officials announced that they, in partnership with local fire departments and land management agencies, are planning to use prescribed fire to treat approximately 200 to 600 acres of the more than 400,000-acre national forest. The Forest Service says in a...

Kristen Thompson
BRATTLEBORO - Food Connects is excited to welcome Kristen Thompson to the team as its marketing coordinator. Thompson will work closely with the organization’s food hub to improve the program’s communications and increase its promotion of local farmers and food producers.
Thompson joined...
DEERFIELD VALLEY - Senior Solutions is launching a campaign this month in Wardsboro, Jamaica, and Townshend with the goal of ensuring that every household is food and fuel secure. During early May every household will receive a letter briefly describing on-going programs providing help with food...
VERMONT - The Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel will hold its first regular meeting of 2022 on Monday, May 9, from 6 pm to 8:35 pm. At this meeting, NorthStar and Vermont state agencies will provide updates of recent Vermont Yankee decommissioning activities. The Vermont...

Landyn Moore, of Marlboro, holding her first catch, an 18-pound turkey. Photo courtesy Charlotte Moore
MARLBORO - Spring turkey season opened on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24, for youths 15 years old and younger who have successfully completed their hunters education. This year, 12-year-old Landyn Moore, of Marlboro, harvested her first turkey, which weighed 18 pounds and had...

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