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DOVER- Howard Bronson, of East Dover, has always had a passion for writing. He wrote his first book at just 17 years old, when he was working at Haystack Mountain teaching wounded Vietnam veterans, many of them blind or amputees, the sport of snow skiing. Looking back on this time in his life,...

Tim Hall and Mary Lou Ricci are the new owners of the Hermitage Inn. Photo courtesy of Brandon Beatty.
DOVER - Tim Hall says he and his wife, Mary Lou Ricci, hadn’t planned to get into the inn-owning business. But when The Hermitage Inn was under foreclosure, they found themselves drawn to the prospect. 
“We were sitting around with friends in our living room at our house here, and we...
10 years ago:
Construction was underway on Wilmington’s new town garage. Voters had authorized a bond for the construction at Town Meeting. Although the total cost was projected to be about $963,000, the town bonded for only $340,000. Over the previous decade, several bond...
DOVER - On Monday, June 28, the Dover Free Library presents the feature film “The Kingdom of Heaven.” Showtime for this film is 5:30 pm.  Runtime is 145 minutes. This film is rated R. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call (802) 348-7488.
BRATTLEBORO - On Wednesday, June 30, from 10 to 11 am and from 6 to 7 pm, Brattleboro Area Hospice’s Taking Steps Brattleboro (TSB) will host two Zoom advance care planning (ACP) and advance directive Q&A information sessions. ACP includes discussing choices about end-of-life care with a...
  DOVER - Mark Wallace, representing the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Vermont, presented an award to the Boyd family for raising $9,250 in the “Boyd’s Beards” fundraiser for the foundation. The family raised the money in memory of Leon and Cleon Boyd, who died from COVID-19 in 2020. Accepting the...
MONTPELIER- The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has launched an online training for municipal officials. Sixteen informative videos, most around 10 minutes long, are intended to help new, and not-so-new, municipal officials learn about ANR’s work and the tools available to help communities....
BENNINGTON - After 15 months, Congregation Beth El is opening its doors for the first Shabbat service on Saturday, June 26, at 10 am. A kiddush to celebrate the reopening will follow immediately after the service in the social hall. They are hoping to see some new faces to share the joy of once...
GUILFORD- St. Michael’s Episcopal Church celebrates Pride Sunday, June 27, at the 8 and 10:15 am services. All are invited to celebrate the fullness of the family of God, focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender members of that family.
The sermon will be offered by Darcey...
WARDSBORO - Drafty windows? High heating bills? Like to have a warmer home and save money? WindowDressers can help.
The Wardsboro, London­derry, and Windham energy committees are joining forces with the nonprofit for a community build this fall, and are currently gathering interest. Their...

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