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Student request for artist to decorate wall approved by school board DOVER - At the Dover School Board’s meeting on Monday, the board granted permission for a wall of the school to be decorated in a mural by graffiti artist Jason Naylor.
The request came from sixth-...
We did a couple of pretty amazing things in the Senate this past week. One was passing a constitutional amendment that would protect reproductive rights. I am not going to write much on that right now. But I do want to write about another bill that we passed - S.111. It concerns the burn pits...
“Hey, Hey, Hay! A Tale of Bales and the Machines That Make Them” By Christy Mihaly, Illustrated by Joe Cepeda  
Holiday House, 2018
Christy Mihaly and Joe Cepeda have combined noteworthy talents in a picture book about haying, aimed at preschoolers, but with charm that also appeals...
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According to the Deerfield Valley Snooze, Wilmington’s controversial pergola was to be replaced by a design more typical of rural Vermont’s rich cultural heritage, including the rusting hulk of a 1936 GMC pickup, chokecherry trees, and a sculpture made with...
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Wilmington Police solved two two-year-old burglaries thanks to a DNA match.  In the process of breaking into one of several homes in the area, the burglar cut himself on broken glass.  A sample was processed for DNA and the results were entered into a...
Note: Matthew Hammond is an eighth-grade student at Twin Valley Middle High School. He submitted this report as part of teacher Scott Salway’s social studies class government project.
The governor of Vermont, congressmen and women, and Twin Valley Middle High school students are not...
“Bury the Lead: A Joe Gunther Novel” by Archer Mayor.  Minotaur Books, 2018
Joe Gunther and his team – Lester, Sammie and Willy – at the Vermont Bureau of Investigation are called in to investigate the murder of an attractive young woman whose body has been dumped at an access road at the...
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Incoming Windham Central Supervisory Union Superintendent Steven John said teaching wasn’t his first career choice.  “I wanted to be an engineer until I joined the Peace Corps and was assigned to teach.  It was the first job I had where I didn’t watch the...
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Wilmington adopted new historic review regulations for their village historic district.  Changes included the lifting of a ban on vinyl siding, while also providing incentives to remove existing vinyl siding from buildings.   The amendments also allowed...

Claudette Hollenbeck
Have you visited our newest valley asset, The Gathering Place in West Dover? It is located in Mountain Park Plaza where once we had a Chinese restaurant called First Wok.  Mercifully, when Betsy’s Dot’s of Dover burned to the ground, it did not take The Gathering Place with it. As you are reading...

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