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One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
“Aesop Lake” by Sarah Ward Green Writers Press, 2018
Leda Keogh’s boyfriend is the bright spot in her life. Her father’s death has left the family in desperate financial circumstances that have led her mother to supplement her care-giving job by selling opioids. Her older...
10 years ago:
Surveyor Ben Joyce told Wilmington Selectboard members he could find no concrete evidence of any right of way to access a 75-acre parcel they owned off Gallup Pitch Road.  As well as town documents and land records, Joyce’s research included evidence from the...

Hogback Mountain Ski area in Marlboro, which operated from 1946 to 1986. In 1969, weekend lift tickets cost $6.
10 years ago:
After more than a year of searching, Wilmington hired Ken March as fire chief.  March had three decades of experience as the director of public works and a fire captain and training officer for Boxborough, MA.
Twin Valley school officials hoped the...

Sen. Jeanette White
We have just completed our first week of the new legislative biennium. Here are a few highlights to share with you.
My drive up on Wednesday morning, January 9,was a bit nerve wracking. The roads were really terrible. I allowed three hours to be safe. But then, right below White River...
10 years ago:
The valley was bracing for the 20,000 visitors, television crews, and 282 athletes expected to attend the Dew Tour.  Competitors included hometown hero Kelly Clark.   
A fire at a house on Main Street in Readsboro left two families homeless on New Year...
“Drunk in the Woods” by Tony Whedon,
Green Writers Press, 2018

Drunk in the Woods is a collection of 16 essays, of which all but the first and last have been previously published in journals of essays, fiction, and poetry.  Many of the essays describe the harsh...
10 years ago:
Gov. Jim Douglas met with local officials to discuss damage from an ice storm that cut power for as long as a week to some Deerfield Valley residents.  Wilmington’s  expenses for cleanup and repair of municipal property would run as high as $120,000,...
DOVER- Mount Snow’s management team has undergone some changes in the past week, as part of a number of Peak Resort senior leadership team promotions and appointments brought about by the acquisition of Snow Time Inc. and its three Pennsylvania-based resorts,  Liberty Mountain, Whitetail, and...
10 years ago:
Windham County and other parts of Vermont were waiting for FEMA to tally the damage following a devastating ice storm that brought down trees, power lines, and even utility poles around the state.  The state threshold to qualify for federal aid was $1 million...
10 years ago:
An icy storm brought down trees, power lines, and even utility poles, knocking power out around the valley and much of the state.  Hundreds of crews were brought in from outside the region to help restore power.  Power company officials said it was the worst...

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