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VERMONT - Alexis (Swanson) Eichler, member of the first graduating class of Twin Valley Middle High School, has won the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s  District VIII 2022 Rising Star Award, in the philanthropy category.
CASE District VIII covers the Pacific Northwest...
WILMINGTON - The C. C. Haynes Fund was established with a bequest to the inhabitants of the town of Wilmington from the late Clinton C. Haynes to be used “for the benefit of agriculture in said town.” The fund offers two annual scholarships, up to $1,000, with preferences given to people studying...

Children at Beaver Brook do arts and crafts.
WILMINGTON - The Vermont Community Loan Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, mission-driven lender, loaned $1,580,000 to Vermont nonprofits and small businesses during the fourth quarter of 2021, including to Beaver Brook Children’s School.
Wilmington had never had its own child care center. When...
MONROE, MA - The Monroe Historical Society announces the 200th anniversary of the town of Monroe, which was officially incorporated in February 1822. Events are being planned throughout the year, including a townwide tag sale in June and a special day of celebration and festivities on Saturday,...
  Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Deerfield Valley News Easter Coloring Contest! Ages 10+:
1st Prize: Maeve Wahlstrom
2nd Prize: Charlotte Staloff
3rd Prize: Madelyn Staloff Ages 7 to 9:
1st Prize: Sadie Wheeler...

Claudette Hollenbeck
I bought a print of Skip Morrow’s that shows “God” dropping a goofy looking guy down into the midst of various animals. The title of the picture is “ON THE SIXTH DAY GOD MADE MAN,” and at the bottom it says “AND THERE WENT THE NEIGHBORHOOD.” I have it displayed on an easel in my sunroom where I...
  10 years ago:
Workers were installing new bowling lanes and equipment at North Star Pizza & Bowl in Wilmington. The building had been renovated following significant damage from flooding during Tropical Storm Irene. Much of the work had been done by community...

The American kestrel is native to southern Vermont. Courtesy AllAboutBirds.org
10 years ago:
Deerfield Valley Elementary School students were treated to a rare opportunity to participate in the release of a kestrel, a type of small falcon native to southern Vermont and eastern North America. The bird had originally come to the Southern Vermont...

This rare tea set features portraits of accomplished women of the day. It was originally a gift to Napoleon’s first wife.
WILLIAMSTOWN, MA - The Clark Art Institute recently acquired an extremely rare tea service that is noted both for the exceptional craftsmanship on the part of the woman artist who was central to its creation and for its subject matter - a remarkable collection of portraits of women noted in...
HALIFAX - Friday, April 15 is the next senior meal at the Halifax Community Hall, 20 Brook Road, serving at noon. The menu will be fruit, sweet sausage stroganoff, two vegetables, rolls, and a delicious chocolate dessert. All seniors are welcome. A free will donation of $3 is asked. If coming,...

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