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10 years ago:
According to the Deerfield Valley Snooze, Wilmington’s controversial pergola was to be replaced by a design more typical of rural Vermont’s rich cultural heritage, including the rusting hulk of a 1936 GMC pickup, chokecherry trees, and a sculpture made with...
10 years ago:
Wilmington Police solved two two-year-old burglaries thanks to a DNA match.  In the process of breaking into one of several homes in the area, the burglar cut himself on broken glass.  A sample was processed for DNA and the results were entered into a...
Note: Matthew Hammond is an eighth-grade student at Twin Valley Middle High School. He submitted this report as part of teacher Scott Salway’s social studies class government project.
The governor of Vermont, congressmen and women, and Twin Valley Middle High school students are not...
“Bury the Lead: A Joe Gunther Novel” by Archer Mayor.  Minotaur Books, 2018
Joe Gunther and his team – Lester, Sammie and Willy – at the Vermont Bureau of Investigation are called in to investigate the murder of an attractive young woman whose body has been dumped at an access road at the...
10 years ago:
Incoming Windham Central Supervisory Union Superintendent Steven John said teaching wasn’t his first career choice.  “I wanted to be an engineer until I joined the Peace Corps and was assigned to teach.  It was the first job I had where I didn’t watch the...
10 years ago:
Wilmington adopted new historic review regulations for their village historic district.  Changes included the lifting of a ban on vinyl siding, while also providing incentives to remove existing vinyl siding from buildings.   The amendments also allowed...

Claudette Hollenbeck
Have you visited our newest valley asset, The Gathering Place in West Dover? It is located in Mountain Park Plaza where once we had a Chinese restaurant called First Wok.  Mercifully, when Betsy’s Dot’s of Dover burned to the ground, it did not take The Gathering Place with it. As you are reading...
STRATTON- The 24 Hours of Stratton is on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, and is a chance to ride under lit trails, fireworks, and until sunrise.
This year it’s about more than skiing around the clock.  It’s about earning points and working together as a team during this magical...
10 years ago:
Town Meeting voters in Dover overwhelmingly rejected an article asking them to split 1% local option tax revenue between economic development and property tax reduction.
Voters at Wilmington’s annual school district meeting gave school board members...
“The Perfect Liar “ by Thomas Christopher Greene,  St. Martin’s Press, 2019
Max Westmoreland (better known as Max W, because his grandfather was Gen. Westmoreland of Vietnam fame) and Susannah Garcia, a beautiful widow with a 15-year-old son, have married after a whirlwind...

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