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VERMONT – Leaves are changing and temperatures are dropping. Winter is coming, and now is the time to think about how to save energy, money, and the planet during the heating season. The annual Button Up Vermont campaign works each fall to raise awareness of the need to weatherize, and helps...
  VERMONT - Emerald ash borers have been detected past existing infested areas. The new detections in Wilmington were discovered by dedicated volunteers from Vermont’s Forest Pest First Detectors program through observations and mid-season inspections of purple prism traps, a tool used to...
PROVIDENCE, ME - Lars Hunter of West Dover, VT, graduated from the Province I School for Deacons on Sunday, September 19.
Lars is a member of St. Mary’s in the Mountains Episcopal Church in Wilmington, VT. He has been a long-time licensed lay minister at St. Mary’s and will be ordained...

A quartet of riders enjoy a bluebird day on the Bluebird chairlift at Mount Snow. Local students can earn free passes. File/Brett MIller
DEERFIELD VALLEY - Choose Snow, a program to inspire healthy lifestyle choices, is back thanks to a generous donation to the Deerfield Valley Community Partnership from Vail Corporation and Mount Snow Resort,
Choose Snow is open to full-time Vermont students. A limited number of 2021-22...

Bob Foise, left, and Gov. Jim Douglas at the Haystack Club groundbreaking in 2006. File photo
10 years ago:
Wilmington firefighters gave selectboard members an earful over what they said was poor treatment by the board and especially the town manager in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene. Firefighters said they were the first to respond during the flood, but the...

Eric Potter, right, and daughter Nicole pose with boxes of dark chocolate buttercrunch brittle. Tyler Lederer
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA - Eric Potter and his daughter Nicole, of Wilmington, VT, represented the state and the Deerfield Valley at the “Big E” Eastern States Exposition, Sunday, September 26. The two sold boxes of Mother Myrick’s buttercrunch candy, as well as “Bernie Bar” chocolate bars, adorned...
JACKSONVILLE - The Whitingham Free Public Library at the Whitingham Municipal Center will be accepting gently used books beginning Saturday, October 2, through Thursday, October 7, during regular operating hours. Do not leave books outside the building. The library does not accept encyclopedias,...
VERMONT - Last year, Wilmington Works secured a “winter placemaking” AARP grant to build a winter park. This year, AARP Vermont aims to issue the same grant of $24,000 among six Vermont towns or cities. The goal is to jump-start winter placemaking demonstration projects that create public spaces...

Skip Morrow’s book made the New York Times best-seller list 40 years ago, infuriating cat lovers everywhere.
10 years ago: Dover Selectboard members approved $100,000 in funding for an emergency marketing campaign and a contract with Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation to hire an emergency business coordinator. The marketing campaign was intended to counter perceptions that...
DOVER - The Windham County Conservation District recently completed preliminary design work on a floodplain restoration project on the Ellis Brook in Dover and Wilmington. Windham NRCD worked with Bear Creek Environmental LLC, the North Branch Fire District, and local landowners to move this...

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