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“Junkyard at No Town” by J.C. Myers Rootstock Publishing, 2019
Jules Alpert, who has just graduated from college in 1980, has long had a passion for collecting “the failed brainstorms of the commercial world, the spun-out spin-offs, items with an...

Fifteen years years ago the first meeting to discuss Butterfield Commons was held.
10 years ago:
Whitingham residents were being warned to lock their homes and vehicles following a rash of burglaries over the previous two weeks.  Most of the break-ins occurred during daylight hours while the residents were at work.  Police said most of the houses had...
This is the second installment of a look back at the events around the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944.
It was stormy. The decision to go or not was filled with anxiety.  On the eve of battle Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower sat down and wrote two notes to President Franklin Roosevelt. One gave...
WILMINGTON - Janet Boyd and Cindy Hayford are in the newly-refurbished vestibule of the Old High School Community Center on Tuesday when Hayford notices that outside the door, a couple is admiring the brick pathway.
“I just love that they’re looking at it,” Boyd says happily.
Boyd...
10 years ago:
For the second time in four months, Readsboro voters rejected a proposed sale of the Readsboro Electric Utility to Central Vermont Power Supply.  Also for the second time, voters turned down a bond for state-mandated upgrades to their water system.
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WWII veteran Dick Hamilton, right, sits with Col. Judith Boyd at Monday’s Memorial Day service at Memorial Hall in Wilmington.
Note: June 6 is the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Europe. It took place in multiple locations in Normandy, France.  The event became known as D-Day and was one of the pivotal battles of World War II.  This is the first of two parts, looking at some of the events leading up to the...
“The Winter of the Witch” by Katherine Arden, Del Rey, 2019 “The Winter of the Witch” is the third volume of Katherine Arden’s “Winternight Trilogy,” a fantasy set in medieval Russia (Rus’) and deftly incorporating the country’s rich fairytale tradition. The first volume, “The...
10 years ago:
Whitingham voters overwhelmingly defeated a petitioned ballot question asking whether the town should “terminate the joint school agreement between the Whitingham Town School District and the Wilmington Town School District.”  Of the 411 ballots cast, 300...
10 years ago:
The author of a petition calling for the removal of the Bank Park pergola called out The Deerfield Valley News for an editorial and April Fool’s Day spoof that he said encouraged disrespect for the democratic process.  Following the publication of an article...
Cemetery restoration work will be unveiled to public at June 8 open house READSBORO - A major phase of a four-cemetery restoration project in Readsboro is complete. The Readsboro Cemetery Commission will hold an open house at the town’s South Hill Cemetery on June 8 to unveil...

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