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The original base lodge at Haystack Mountain, which was demolished in 2007. Fifty years ago the mountain offered free passes to Wilmington students. File photo
10 years ago:
The federal Economic Development Administration awarded $472,000 in disaster recovery funds to a coalition of southern Vermont economic development partners. The grant funded three positions dedicated to the region’s recovery from Tropical Storm Irene....
VERMONT - President Biden has signed into law the Keep Kids Fed Act, which extends some of the federal Child Nutrition program waivers, provides increased reimbursements next school year, and continues critical reimbursement rate increases for child care providers.  It also extends waivers that...

Above: a beaver dam and lodge in the North Branch of the Deerfield River in Wilmington. Dams can be seen along the river all the way to Dover. R. Capitani Inset left: A beaver lodge can be seen off the Valley Trail in Dover. Beavers will spend their winter in the lodge, splitting their time between two distinct areas within the structure. L. Harkawik
WILMINGTON - Some locals have noted an increase in beaver dams in local waterways this fall, including in the portion of the Beaver Brook that runs behind Wahoo’s. State wildlife officials say they haven’t documented any problematic increases in the region, but beaver activity has been steadily...
SOUTHERN VERMONT - The Bennington County Regional Commission and the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation announce that 10 projects submitted as part of the Southern Vermont Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies have received vital project designation. The Southern Vermont CEDS is a...
VERMONT - Vermonters can sign up for or change their health and dental plans for 2023. Thanks to a new law that extends financial help through 2025, Vermonters can get lower-cost health plans that cover preventive care like mental health services and annual checkups.  
Vermonters can save...
BRATTLEBORO - Advocation 4 the Unfortunate, also known as A4U, is a homeless self-advocacy group that has started organizing and advocating within the Brattleboro area. The group has been collecting data, addressing issues with local organizations, shedding light on experiences, and strategizing...
VERMONT - Funding is now available for organizations and projects based in Vermont and Massachusetts that support watershed conservation; develop low-impact recreational and educational facilities; and/or plan, design, maintain, and monitor such facilities in the Deerfield River watershed....

Ollie, a puppy adopted in 2021 after recovering from neglect
BRATTLEBORO - The Windham County Humane Society is in desperate need of a variety of new dog and cat toys to keep shelter pets’ spirits bright as they wait for their new family.
The shelter houses hundreds of homeless animals each year. While some dogs, cats or other pets are at the...
Distinguished Honors:
Seniors: Joseph Crafts, Winter Nakos, James Place, Matthew Hammond
Juniors: Garrett Cunningham, Noah Dornburgh, Hannah Gouin, Garrison King, Lucky Lucchesi, Cody Magnant, Abigail Pratt, Zachary Taylor, Noah Walker
Sophomores: Sierra...

Deborah Stephenson
BRATTLEBORO – After a search that stretched across states and regions, Brattleboro Savings & Loan welcomes Deborah Stephenson to the position of president. Stephenson brings a rich history in banking and a deep appreciation for the communities of southeastern Vermont. Dan Yates, BS&L’s...

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