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VERMONT- The Vermont Department of Libraries is partnering with Rooted in Vermont, a grassroots campaign celebrating how all Vermonters enjoy local food, to explore all of the great food that Vermonters can find right in their backyard. Libraries across the state will be hosting programs Monday,...
WARDSBORO- The Wardsboro School Club has arranged for Wunderle’s Big Top Adventures, led by acclaimed circus arts performer Troy Wunderle, to come to Wardsboro Elementary School the week of November 12 to 18 for a circus residency program that will engage students from pre-K to grade six in the...
It is a pitiful shame and a real embarrassment that so few people show up every Thursday afternoon at 3 pm to benefit from the free lecture series organized by Wilmington's Town Nurse, Jennifer Fitzgerald, for seniors (and others) in the valley. Scot Tucker, Wilmington Town Manager, makes the...
10 years ago:
Gov. Jim Douglas was facing several opponents in his bid for reelection, including an independent candidate from Readsboro.  Justin Gamache was running as an independent write-in candidate, seeking to provide universal health care, cut taxes, reduce oil and...
WHITINGHAM- The Hungry Lion Bike Tour was almost finished before it ever started. That’s because the initial tour was planned for the last Saturday in September 2011.  Unfortunately, four weeks before the inaugural tour, Tropical Storm Irene descended on the region and washed out numerous roads...
“The Benefits of Being an Octopus” by Ann Braden Sky Pony Press, 2018
Are there really benefits of being an octopus? Most people would say there aren’t, but seventh-grader Zoey knows better. One benefit, she has learned from a discarded DVD and the...
10 years ago:
The Wilmington Planning Commission submitted their proposed changes to the village design control regulations to the selectboard.  The changes settled an ongoing controversy about vinyl siding that had been simmering in the village for years.  Under the new...

Volunteers work on a previous Habitat house.
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The local West River Habitat for Humanity affiliate is calling for an uptake in volunteer registration as the number of active volunteers in the valley dwindles. Claudette Hollenbeck has been volunteering with Habitat for Humanity for 18 years and is committed to revitalizing...
10 years ago:
Two members of Searsburg’s new five-member selectboard resigned.  One said he ran for a position on three-member board and wasn’t interested in working with a five-member board, and the other said the board was too argumentative.  The number of board members...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- This week we take a look at new teachers who will be in the classrooms of area schools. This feature was compiled by Lauren Harkawik. Twin Valley Middle High School AJ Banach, music
AJ Banach joins Twin Valley Middle High School as its choral and...

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