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WILMINGTON - Gen Abate knew even as a kid that she loved spreading the joy that art gives her. Throughout her childhood, she helped her siblings get in touch with that joy by creating her own art school at home. 
“I would take my younger siblings and sit them in front of me in a row,” she...
HALIFAX - “There’s no retiring from the fire department for Wayne Courser,” says the longtime Halifax Fire Chief’s wife, Joan, as they sat at their kitchen table.
Courser, born and raised in Halifax, is stepping down after 65 years of service in the department and 52 years as chief, but...
Laura Stevenson
Laura Stevenson
Vermont- Rootstock Publishing recently announced three books, and two by Vermont authors, from their 2022 publication year have been named finalists in the 25th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.
“All Men Glad and Wise,” a mystery by Laura C. Stevenson, of Wilmington, placed...
Women’s ski group celebrates 20 years of camaraderie and time on the slopes
DOVER - Ski pro Donnamarie Colasurdo has trouble believing 20 years have passed since she started a women’s ski group at Mount Snow, then called “Chix on Stix,” now called “Winter Stix.” The group...
WILMINGTON- A group of residents, along with the coordinators of SASH and OSEC, have been exploring the needs and desires of the community’s older generations.
The main interest of this group was the formation of a drop-in room for mature adults interested in enhancing their social and...
VERMONT- Several bills that could impact choice across Vermont have been introduced or are  under development and may be considered over the course of the 2023 and 2024 biennium.
In the coming weeks Rep. Laura Sibilia will hold public forums in each of the towns in her district to explain...
Secretary of Education Dan French presents the Presidential Scholar award to Andrew Claire at the Statehouse.
Secretary of Education Dan French presents the Presidential Scholar award to Andrew Claire at the Statehouse.
Montpelier- The Vermont Agency of Education announced recently that Andrew Claire, of West Dover and a senior at Burr and Burton Academy, has been named a 2023 Vermont Presidential Scholar. Andrew was recognized at a ceremony at the Vermont Statehouse.
This student joins an outstanding...
WILMINGTON- The sixth annual Southern Vermont Economy Summit will be held Tuesday, May 23, at The Hermitage Club. This annual event is a time for community, municipal, and business leaders across southern Vermont to come together to think big, learn something new, ask questions, and connect....
By Ginger Nickerson
Extension Forest Pest Education Coordinator, University of Vermont
VERMONT- February 20 to 26 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week. Each year, organizations around the country use this week to raise awareness about...
Snow sculpture contest returns, other community activities are in the works DOVER - The team at the newly-opened Sugar Maple Inn is welcoming the public to the inn on Presidents Day weekend for a snow sculpture contest and winter festival. The festival is what the inn’s owner...

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