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Makenna Goodman
“The Shame.”  
Milkweed Press, 2020.
As the book opens, Alma is driving all night to an unknown destination, fantasizing about escaping from a tiny Vermont island surrounded by acres of boiling lava to a pastoral haven of fruit, flowers, and eternal happiness...

Workers lay the floor of the new Twin Valley Middle High School gym.
10 years ago:
Department of Education officials took issue with projected cost figures for a proposed $6.5 million renovation/addition to Twin Valley High School in Wilmington.  DOE’s school construction specialist said Twin Valley Facility Committee’s $6.5 million estimate was too low by...
Williamstown, MA- On Thursday, September 17, Bénédicte Boisseron, professor of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan, joins Robert Wiesenberger, associate curator of contemporary projects at the Clark, for a conversation about animality and otherness.
Boisseron is...

The Sarasa Ensemble
BRATTLEBORO-  The Brattleboro Music Center Season Guest Concert features the Sarasa Ensemble performing “Don Quixote, Knight Errant.”
Two live performances, with very limited seating to ensure adequate social distancing, are set for Friday, September 18, at 5 and 7 pm at the BMC.  A...
VERMONT- On Friday, September 11,  Wreaths Across America calls for every American to stand outside and wave a flag for one minute at 8:46 am and then again at 9:03 am.
At 8:46 am on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, five hijackers took control of American Airlines Flight 11 and flew it into...

Three youngsters wear masks made by the Mask Makers from the West Dover Congregational Church
DOVER- Thanks to 11 women, with help from two good men, the LKG’s Dover Mask Makers recently delivered more than 200 child and adult masks to the Dover, Marlboro, and Wardsboro elementary schools.  
Knowing the requirement for children to wear masks to begin school, the group chose to...
VERMONT-Knowing how to code can build a child’s confidence, enhance problem-solving skills, and expand future career opportunities.
To introduce middle and high school students to coding, Vermont 4-H, in collaboration with the University of Vermont College of Engineering and Mathematical...
Montpelier- To celebrate the 100th year of the passage of the right to vote for women, the Vermont Republican Party and the Vermont Women’s Coalition will sponsor an event at the Vermont Statehouse commemorating the historic passage of the 19th Amendment on Saturday, September 12, at 10 am.  ...

Brandon Brassor

This is another in a series of articles about the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily life for people in the Deerfield Valley.
WILMINGTON - “We basically are running record numbers,” says Brandon Brassor, operator of the Wilmington Transfer Station. He says the...
BOSTON- The following local student recently received a degree: Kirra Courchesne, of Wilmington, VT, earned a bachelor of arts in English, magna cum laude, from Simmons University.
She was also named to the 2020 spring semester dean’s list at Simmons. To qualify for dean’s list status,...

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