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HALIFAX - The Halifax Selectboard updated their highway budget during a special meeting on Tuesday evening. They raised highway wages and their sand budget, and discussed the correct process for creating a resurfacing reserve fund. 
Board member Tristan Roberts had originally proposed...
HALIFAX - During their regular meeting on Tuesday evening, the Halifax Selectboard decided to include an article about a 1% local option rooms tax on the 2023 Town Meeting warning; proposed to raise highway department wages by 10%; and heard an update regarding DV Fiber.
State...
HALIFAX - During their regular meeting, which was delayed until Thursday, January 5, the Halifax Selectboard discussed final budget preparations.
The board is preparing to finalize their budget during a meeting on Tuesday, January 24, at 6 pm. The public is invited and encouraged to attend...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The second half of 2022 was dominated by election news.  Though there were a few firsts, including the election of Becca Balint as the state’s first woman to serve in Congress, there were few surprises.  A notable exception was the strong performance of Bruce Busa, who entered...
HALIFAX - During their regular meeting on Tuesday evening, the Halifax Selectboard sat down with Meg Staloff, of the BDCC, considered a 1% local option rooms tax, and addressed possible complications from switching state highway districts. 
The board had previously decided to utilize...
HALIFAX - During their regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Halifax Selectboard discussed the weaknesses in their financial and accounting systems, according to auditor Bonnie Batchelder, and how to resolve them. Board member Patrick McAllister presented the issue, saying Batchelder’s main...
HALIFAX - After a nearly two-year struggle, Halifax has secured their post office for another five years, selectboard member Pete Silverberg confirmed during their meeting on Tuesday, November 22. The board also worked through discrepancies in their FY22 budget audit results and how to resolve...

Residents around the region may see more cable crews as DVFiber ramps up its efforts to bring high-speed internet to underserved areas. File photo
WHITINGHAM - At the Whitingham Selectboard’s regular meeting Wednesday, November 16, Phil Edelstein, the town’s representative to the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District, gave an update on DVFiber’s plans. 
DVFiber is the trade name used by the Deerfield Valley Communications...
JOHNSON - Vermont Studio Center’s Red Mill Gallery show “As If Through It All” by Halifax-based Taraneh Mosadegh, will run until Wednesday, November 30. To schedule a gallery visit email gallery@vermontstudiocenter.org or call (802) 635-2727, ext. 211.
Mosadegh is an Iranian-American...

Democratic candidates Wendy Harrison, Michael Pieciak, Tristan Roberts, and Nader Hashim were serving up sandwiches and political pie at the Whitingham Municipal Center on Friday. Pieciak was in town campaigning for state treasurer. Mike Eldred
WHITINGHAM- Michael Pieciak, Democratic candidate for Vermont treasurer, stopped for lunch with voters at the Whitingham Municipal Center in Jacksonville Friday as part of a daylong tour of the Deerfield Valley. 
Pieciak was joined by local Democratic candidates Tristan Roberts, who is...

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