Features

STRATTON- The 24 Hours of Stratton is on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, and is a chance to ride under lit trails, fireworks, and until sunrise.
This year it’s about more than skiing around the clock.  It’s about earning points and working together as a team during this magical...
10 years ago:
Town Meeting voters in Dover overwhelmingly rejected an article asking them to split 1% local option tax revenue between economic development and property tax reduction.
Voters at Wilmington’s annual school district meeting gave school board members...
“The Perfect Liar “ by Thomas Christopher Greene,  St. Martin’s Press, 2019
Max Westmoreland (better known as Max W, because his grandfather was Gen. Westmoreland of Vietnam fame) and Susannah Garcia, a beautiful widow with a 15-year-old son, have married after a whirlwind...
10 years ago:
The consolidation of Wilmington and Whitingham elementary schools was the top topic at the Wilmington School District pre-Town Meeting.  Among the benefits the board touted was eligibility for substantial state aid for school renovation.  Under a state school...
Skiing can offer endless adventures.  After all, each adventure – each day on the mountain – offers new and sometimes seemingly endless possibilities.  One day we may enjoy perfect hardpack. Another day we might enjoy fresh powder. And sometimes, we encounter boilerplate and the challenges of...
“Two Lives” by Reeve Lindbergh.  Voyage Books: Brigantine Media, 2018
This fine collection of 15 essays reflects upon the double life of Reeve Lindbergh, the youngest child of Charles Lindbergh, whose 1927 solo flight from New York to Paris made him a...
10 years ago:
Wilmington and Whitingham school board members began talking about the idea of an elementary school merger.  Five years earlier, the two towns merged their middle and high schools to create the Twin Valley Joint School District. Whitingham board member Ed...
I recently read a very seminal quote, (in the hospice newsletter) “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” It is a quote from Seneca, a Roman Stoic philosopher. I had to read it over several times before it finally made sense to me. What a timely thought that is: in the New...
GERMANY - In 1933, Resi Strauss was working as a nanny in Fulda, Germany, when, in the middle of the night, there was a knock on the door. It was the Sturmabteilung, or SA, also known as the Brownshirts, and they were looking for the father of the children Resi was looking after. Told that the...

Most skiers prefer powder tracks to cat tracks. This photo was taken Wednesday, February 13, at Mount Snow. Photo by Brett Miller
Sometimes catwalks, or cat tracks, smaller mountain connecting trails, feel monotonous. Other times they seem dangerous. Whether friendly and playful or narrow and intimidating many mountains possess these connecting trails. Crossing Stratton recently as I headed to meet my wife Cheryl at the mid...

Pages

The Deerfield Valley News

797 VT Route 100 North
Wilmington, VT 05363

Phone: 802-464-3388
Fax: 802-464-7255

Comment Here