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This Town Meeting, March 3, Wilmington voters will be asked to appropriate $221,000 toward the next phase of the public safety building project.  This project was initiated when $39,000 was approved (December 2019) from the 1% fund for a feasibility study, in concert with the re-convening of the...
10 years ago:
Fans of snowboarding phenom Kelly Clark gathered at TC’s Family Restaurant, owned by her father, Terry Clark, to watch her compete in the Winter Olympics women’s halfpipe final in Vancouver, BC, Canada.  Clark placed third and brought home a bronze medal, her...
“Skiing with Henry Knox: A Personal Journey Along Vermont’s Catamount Trail” by Sam Brakeley
Islandport Press, 2019
Sam Brakeley’s long-time girlfriend has just completed her medical studies at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Now she has accepted a residency in Salt Lake City, thousands of...
WILMINGTON - Wilmington Works is in the process of gathering public opinion about two finalists for an art project that will be installed on a retaining wall on Beaver Street. in the coming months. Opinions are being solicited from all community members, which Wilmington Works defines not just as...

Legislative Update: Sen. Jeanette White
We are just entering our fifth week of the session and things are moving pretty fast. Just as a reminder, I serve on two committees:  Judiciary in the morning, and chair Government Operations in the afternoon.
In Judiciary we have been focusing on the issues of how we treat people on...
10 years ago:
Congressman Peter Welch met with local business leaders at the Hermitage Inn to discuss economic development.  Welch listened as chamber of commerce executive director Laura Sibilia described the work that had been done since his last visit during an economic...
DOVER - In recent weeks, reports have emerged about a multi-week saga that involved a 2004 BMW X3 car stolen from a lot in Brattleboro and recovered in Ohio, with the accused robber, who is also accused of robbing a Bellows Falls bank, inside it. Andrew Dillingham, of Perkinsville, was arrested...
10 years ago:
At a meeting with Vermont Commissioner of Education Armando Vilaseca and other education officials, Twin Valley School Board member Phil Taylor said that the budgets and budget increases at small, rural schools “don’t amount to a hill of beans” in the overall...

Bailey Cummisky, right, and friends enjoying themselves at Vermont Academy. A new program aims to make the school more affordable to Vermont residents.
DEERFIELD VALLEY- This is National School Choice Week and Gov. Phil Scott weighed in by signing a proclamation supporting the week and school choice in the state.
Vermont offers a number of choice options, depending on the town or school district and whether or not it operates a high...
“The West Will Swallow You: Essays” by Leath Tonino Trinity University Press, 2019 “The West Will Swallow You” is Leath Tonino’s second collection of essays concerning his self-described “aimless appreciative wandering” around America’s back country.  The first collection, “The...

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