Wind turbines on the ridge in Searsburg. File photo
10 years ago:
The Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office dropped an aggravated murder charge against John Grega. In 1995, Grega had been convicted of murdering his wife Christine Grega while vacationing at a Dover condominium. In July 2012, post-conviction DNA testing of...

Chris Roberts, the owner of the Jacksonville General Store, stands behind the bar of Jax on Tap, a new taproom that is attached to the store. Roberts said he wanted to keep the automotive vibe of the former garage. Lauren Harkawik
JACKSONVILLE - People around the valley, and particularly those in Jacksonville, have a new regular spot to drink, dine, and spend time at: Jax on Tap, the new taproom at the Jacksonville General Store.
The taproom is connected to the general store, located in a former garage at what used...
WILMINGTON - Midday on Tuesday, Farmhouse Market owner David Petrie was moving between tasks with enthusiasm. He was awaiting a new roadside sign for the store. He was giving his brother, in town from Boston, a tour of the market, explaining the array of items he sells. Then around 1:30 pm,...

The pergola in Wilmington village.
10 years ago:
Wilmington’s River Bank Park pergola was perishing. An inspection of the structure revealed decay at nearly every post and beam connection, and in several of the upright posts. The inspection report said the amount of decay indicated the integrity of the...

Samantha Kondracki has been hired as the new director of Wilmington Works. Photo courtesy of S.Kondracki
WILMINGTON - As she’s settled into her new role as Wilmington Works project coordinator this summer, Samantha Kondracki has kept an eye on ensuring a continuity of traditions in Wilmington.
“I plan to continue on the path the Wilmington Works has thus far, which is to create fun and...
Flood water spills into the Glory Hole in Harriman Reservoir on Monday, July 10, 2023.   Photo by Mike Eldred
Flood water spills into the Glory Hole in Harriman Reservoir on Monday, July 10, 2023. Photo by Mike Eldred
VERMONT-  The Vermont Historical Society has created a new initiative to preserve images and documents pertaining to the historic floods that severely impacted the state in July 2023. Members of the public are invited to submit their photographs, audio and video recordings, written memories, and...
Jacki Murano
WINDHAM COUNTY- The Southern Vermont Board of Realtors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacki Murano as its new president.
As broker/owner of the Southern Vermont Realty Group, Murano brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role as president of the Southern Vermont...
Brattleboro- The Windham County Humane Society is holding its Pet Remembrance Night & Luminary Ceremony to honor the pets loved and lives shared on Monday, August 28.      
The Pet Remembrance Night & Luminary Ceremony will be held at Pliny Park.  Hundreds of luminaries will be lit...
10 years ago:
Construction began on Twin Valley Middle High School in Whitingham. The $9 million project included new construction and a major renovation of the former Whitingham School, built in 1960. The work was the result of a K-12 merger between Wilmington and...
Community members sought for programs
WILMINGTON - Wings Community Programs celebrated its highest enrollment in recent years for its summer programming, which wrapped up last month. Now, administrators are looking toward fall and hoping to connect with community members...


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