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TOWNSHEND- The West River Radio Club will offer an FCC licensing and ARRL certification testing session for all levels and upgrades on Saturday, June 26, at 12:30 pm at the home of Andy Higgins, 2099 Simpson Brook Road. There will be directional signs along the way.
Bring two forms of...
VERMONT- Nominations are now being accepted for the $15,000 Con Hogan Award for Creative, Entrepreneurial, Community Leadership.
Launched in 2015, the annual award is a tribute to Con Hogan’s life’s work and commitment to public service. The goal of the award is to encourage and reward...

Game warden Kyle Isherwood holds an injured bear that was recently found in the yard of a Dover home. The cub has been sent to a rehab facility. Mark Sprague
DOVER - Over the past few weeks, Mark Sprague saw a sow and her cubs pass through his land in West Dover with some frequency. Often, they’d stop to eat grass. Then, on Wednesday, May 12, one of the cubs was left behind. 
“All of a sudden the little one is on the lawn without the mom and...
VERMONT- The Summit on the Future of Vermont on May 26 and 27,  from 1 to 5 pm,  will bring Vermonters together to consider the Vermont Proposition. It is  a framework of ideas for the future of the state, drawn from the input of thousands of Vermonters, that lays out a set of bold opportunities...

Bucky Boyd tilling at the community garden.
WILMINGTON- The community garden is expanding this year due to increased interest in growing vegetables. Organizers have doubled the size of the existing garden to offer 10-foot-by-5-foot plots to new members and to begin growing food for donation.
A huge thank-you to Bucky Boyd and the...
VERMONT- On Wednesday, May 26, at 7 pm, Vermont Humanities will host Angie Thomas, author of the young adult bestseller “The Hate U Give,” in a free virtual presentation as part of the Vermont Reads program. 
Thomas will lead a second event for Vermont middle and high school students,...

New Readsboro General Store owners Annalise Strom-Henriksen, right, and her husband, Tim Stys, with their son. The couple recently relocated from New York and purchased the community store.
READSBORO- The Readsboro General Store, one of the most important businesses in the small town of 700 inhabitants, has recently changed ownership. 
Readsboro native Annalise Strom-Henriksen and her husband, Tim Stys, have bought the store from previous owners Tom and Brenda Dente. 
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10 years ago:
Retiring Twin Valley High School Principal Frank Spencer was inducted into the Vermont Principals Association’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Montpelier. Spencer, who began his career as a teacher at Wilmington High School, had been an enthusiastic proponent...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Registration is underway for the 2020-2021 school year for children who are 4 years old and reside in the towns of Wilmington or Whitingham.  
Presently there are two pre-K and two kindergarten classes at Twin Valley Elemntary School. Each class has a licensed teacher and...
CASTLETON- Castleton Center for Schools, the region’s leader in professional development for educators, is offering a broad spectrum of graduate-level courses this summer to meet the needs of pre-K through 12 educators and administrators.
Center for Schools will offer most of its summer...

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