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There’s been talk of moving the Wilmington Police Department out of the center of town for at least 30 years.
10 years ago:
State health officials were warning of widespread cases of H1N1, “swine flu.” With delivery of the season’s flu vaccine delayed, some schools in surrounding areas were already seeing 20% to 25% of their students out with symptoms, and in some cases an even...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO- Former Mount Snow general manager and longtime ski resort executive Chris Diamond has written a second book about the industry. His first book, “Ski Inc.”, was largely a retrospective of Diamond’s five decades in the business. The new book, “Ski Inc. 2020”, is an insider’s...
10 years ago:
Les Otten, the former founder and CEO of American Skiing Company, announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for governor of Maine, touting his entrepreneurial experience and vowing to be the state’s “job creator in chief.”  Otten bragged that he...
“Me, Myself, and Him” by Chris Tebbetts. Delacorte Press, 2019
As the story opens, Chris Schweitzer takes a hit of whippets and passes out, falling face first onto a cement pavement and breaking his nose. (Note to the uninitiated: Taking “a hit of whippets” means inhaling...
10 years ago:
David Boglioli, who was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of his neighbor George Riccitelli, was sentenced to 10 to 15 years in prison.  Boglioli’s defense had argued for a lighter sentence of two to five years, with most of the...
Could you accurately define the differences between what a geriatrician does as compared with an internist; what is palliative care and what is hospice? These are key terms to know if you or someone you care about is getting on in years. There is a wonderful book published in 2014 that remained...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Just five months after arriving in Spain for an adventure that included an eight-day stay with host families, 17 Twin Valley High School students and their families returned the favor.  Twelve students and their chaperone from La Senda, a bilingual public school located in a...
10 years ago:
Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama.  Monti was killed in action in Afghanistan when he was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade while attempting to rescue another soldier.  Sgt. 1st Class Christopher...
“Bomber’s Moon” by Archer Mayor. Minotaur Books, 2019
Archer Mayor’s 30th Joe Gunther mystery opens in Wilmington, with Sally Kravitz, the grownup daughter of the “Tag Man,” in the series’ eighth book, sitting in her car opposite a bar with “enormous plate-glass windows,”...
WILMINGTON - Meredith Cherry and her horse Apollo spent a night at Adams Farm this week. The visit was part of a four-year, 48-state journey called “The Centauride.”
The Centauride is Cherry’s journey to raise awareness about domestic violence. Vermont is the 30th state Cherry and Apollo...

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