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VERMONT - This summer, high school students in ninth- to 11th grade are invited to join a community of young Vermonters as passionate as they are at one of Governor’s Institute of Vermont’s nine residential institutes, in person.
At GIV, students will spend one to two weeks living on a...

Claudette Hollenbeck
I want to write about women and work. For me, this is a very personal and very powerful issue. I fear I cannot write about it well from a societal or global perspective because for me it has been such an integral element of who I am and how I feel about myself. Paid work was my ticket to freedom...

Gov. Peter Shumlin converses with John and Patsy Reagan about restoring Wilmington’s beloved diner.
10 years ago:
Gov. Peter Shumlin joined John and Patsy Reagan, owners of Dot's Restaurant in Wilmington, for their announcement of a project to restore the much-loved eatery after it was all but destroyed during Tropical Storm Irene. After surveying the damage shortly...

Photo by Tyler Lederer
STRATTON - Mud season was kick-started by an unusually warm stretch, causing many dirt roads to be untraversable, like Penny Avenue, left.
We live in contentious times. According to a 2020 study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, political polarization among Americans has grown rapidly during the last 40 years.
“There’s evidence that within the US, the two major political parties have become more homogeneous in...
By Lauren Harkawik 
WILMINGTON - The fire and police departments will face a unique obstacle on Sunday, March 20. It isn’t a raging fire or a criminal on the loose. It’s each other. The two departments will engage in a showdown on the basketball court in a Wilmington Fire Department vs....
Editor’s note: These news stories were written and submitted by Twin Valley Elementary School students participating in Julie Moore’s Writer’s Workshop, a Wings Community Programs after-school activity. Moore is a TVES teacher, a local historian, the author of the photo history book “Wilmington...
WILMINGTON - Our Lady of Fatima will host a pancake breakfast to benefit the Our Lady of Fatima Window Restoration Fund on Saturday, March 19.  Breakfast will be served 8 to 11 am at the church, located at 93 East Main Street. The cost is $10 for an individual or $25 for a family. Takeout is...
BRATTLEBORO - The Brattleboro Area Jewish Community, Congregation Shir HeHarim, announces the release of their community cookbook, titled “Song of the Mountains, Vol. 2, Favorite Family Recipes, Past & Present.” The theme is about family and the memories which are brought to mind by the foods...

The Somerset Reservoir as seen from Mount Snow. File photo/Randy Capitani
DOVER - The US Forest Service and key stakeholders will hold an informational meeting to discuss updates and progress on the Somerset Integrated Resource project with interested members of the public on Thursday, March 24, from 5:30 to 8 pm. The meeting will be held at the Raponda Room in Mount...

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