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A Cessna 150 like the one shown above crashed in Heartwellville in 1987. Luckily, there were no fatalities. Wikipedia
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On the one-year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, the Deerfield Valley News took a look back at the flood damage to Deerfield Valley communities and the amazing recovery that had taken place over the previous year.  There was still work left to do in every...

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DOVER - A mama bear and her cubs entertain themselves among some apple trees in East Dover.
GREENFIELD, MA - The LAVA Center announces an ensemble reading of Richard Wayne Horton’s “A Long Moment in the South,” online on-demand until Wednesday, August 31.
The story is adapted from Horton’s flash-fiction novella published by Human Error Publishing in the story collection “Artists...
VERMONT - The new Vermont Trades Scholarship Forgivable Loan program, proposed by Gov. Scott to the Vermont Legislature and administered by Vermont Student Assistance Corp., will offer Vermont and non-Vermont residents funding for tuition, initial licensing fees, and exam fees for qualified...

Marlboro voters gathered outside the Town House during a pandemic-era Town Meeting in 2021. Courtesy of Michelle Holzapfel
Marlboro will hold events in celebration of the 200th anniversary of its Town House this weekend. The event will feature exhibits, a mock Town Meeting, and presentations about community organizations. It is also an opportunity to celebrate new renovations.
Michelle Holzapfel is one of the...
WINDHAM COUNTY - The emerald ash borer infested area within Windham County has expanded to include Jamaica, Somerset, Stratton, and Wardsboro.
While EAB has spread into most of Vermont’s counties, it still infests a very small percentage of the state’s total ash trees. Carefully planning...
MANCHESTER CENTER - The US Forest Service will continue implementing the Early Successional Habitat Creation project on the Green Mountain National Forest’s Manchester Ranger District following a review of changes to approved management activities. The changes, which include the reduction in new...
NEWFANE - The annual meeting of the Historical Society of Windham County will be held at NewBrook Firehouse on Friday, August 26.
A brief business meeting at 5:30 pm will be followed by the traditional storytelling program at 6 pm. This year’s storytellers will be Roger and Ron Allbee, who...

Attendees at a previous meeting at Butterfield Commons.
DOVER - Bone Builders is an exercise program designed to prevent and even reverse the negative effects of osteoporosis. The program is based on research conducted by Tufts University, which shows that strength training just twice a week dramatically reduces the risk of fractures due to the...

Bagpipe players perform on the Townshend Commons for the 2022 hospital fair day.
TOWNSHEND - Thanks to generous and enthusiastic fairgoers and more than 185 volunteers, who donated a total of 2,700 volunteer hours throughout the year, the 72nd annual Grace Cottage Hospital fair day was a great success.
On Saturday, August 6, hundreds of local community members and...

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