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  10 years ago:
Hurricane Irene was downgraded to Tropical Storm Irene, but that didn’t stop it from pummeling the region, resulting in destruction and flooding in every Deerfield Valley town.  Within 48 hours after the initial response, a massive volunteer effort in the...

1A Coffee Roasters announced their glass jar initiative on Instagram in April with this photo of Chrystal Holt holding one of the jars and a copy of The Deerfield Valley News.
WILMINGTON - 1A Coffee Roasters, the coffee shop and roasting operation, has been named one of the winners of Oatly’s Big Idea Grants. The grant, which will total over $80,000, will be used to finance sustainability initiatives at the shop. 1A co-owner Brian Holt, who owns 1A with his wife...
WEST DOVER - Voices of Hope will be honoring “National Opioid Overdose Day” with a memorial service to be held Tuesday, August 31, 6 pm, at the West Dover Congregational Church, 104 Route 100.
Everyone whose life has been affected by substance misuse is invited to come to share photos,...
BRATTLEBORO - The Brattleboro School of Dance is holding auditions for  “The Nutcracker,” Saturday, August 28, on 17 Elliot Street.
Auditions will be held in three groups. From noon to 1:15, dancers ages 7 to 12 will audition for roles such as the Polichinelles, party scene kids, angels,...
BENNINGTON - Sen. Patrick Leahy visited Southwestern Vermont Health Care Wednesday, August 18, to announce his support of the hospital’s proposed expansion of their child care center. Leahy, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, included a request for $750,000 to support child care...
NEWFANE - The Moore Free Library, 23 West Street, will expand its hours, effective Tuesday, August 31.
The new hours will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from noon to 5 pm, Fridays from 1 to 7 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm.
The first Friday of each month, a family film...

Leon Carpenter rode as Chief Sadawga in the 1956 Whitingham Old Home Week parade. He rode seven times, including 45 years ago in 1976. File photo
10 years ago:
Wilmington and Dover selectboard members met to reevaluate the structure of the Bi-town Economic Development Committee, a partnership between Wilmington and Dover, after the departure of Bill Colvin, who had been hired to serve as the economic development...

Claudette Hollenbeck
We have all heard of a “three-dog night,” especially in northern New England. But before today I had never heard of a “three-dog end-of-life plan.”  
My daughter is the major-gifts officer for the humane society in Minnesota, where she lives. One of her donors told her that her living will...
WILMINGTON - Saturday marks the 10-year anniversary of the day Tropical Storm Irene caused area rivers to rise, flooding the village of Wilmington, damaging roads and properties in the surrounding towns, and weaving Irene forever into the narrative of the valley’s history. 
Hurricane Irene...
BRATTLEBORO - Vendor applications are now being accepted for the 16th season of the Brattleboro Winter Farmers’ Market, located in the C. F. Church building, 80 Flat Street.  Interested vendors are encouraged to submit an application prior to the Wednesday, September 1, deadline.
The...

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