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DOVER - “Everything comes to an end.” So said Warren Bartlett this week, reflecting on the end of an era in Dover. After three generations, the Bartlett family is no longer delivering the mail on a route that covers an 80-mile radius comprising Williamsville, Marlboro, South Newfane, and East and...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members approved a construction bid for a planned sidewalk project on South Main Street at their meeting Tuesday evening. 
Economic development consultant Gretchen Havreluk presented the board with three bids and recommended a bid from Herrmann Construction, of...
WHITINGHAM- “A 3 is not a B,” began Twin Valley Middle/High School Vice Principal Lee Ann Monroe.  
Monroe and principal Tom Fitzgerald met with a group of parents last week to follow up on parents’ requests for information regarding performance-based learning standards. The group of...
WHITINGHAM- Select­board members selected an appraisal service to take over the town listers duties, heard a paving pitch, and pondered sewer treatment options.
Following up on a discussion at their previous board meeting, the board reviewed a proposed contract for assessor services with...
WILMINGTON - At a meeting of the Bi-town Economic Development Committee on Thursday, April 4, Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eric Durocher said the bi-town marketing committee is moving forward with its summer marketing initiative. 
“We’ve chosen...
HARTFORD, CT- Donna Barnes, wife of Hermitage Club founder James Barnes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Hartford District Court, apparently as a result of Hermitage-related debt. 
Barnes initially filed a petition for bankruptcy on March 14.  According to documents filed with the...

Twin Valley Middle High School
WHITINGHAM- The Twin Valley School Board has voted to offer Reed Mellinger the position of Twin Valley Middle High School Principal, according to school board chair Sharon Berry. 
The board’s vote followed a meeting with parents and principal selection committee members, and a school board...
HARTFORD, CT- A Connecticut court has granted Reinhart Foods a default judgment in their suit against James Barnes and the Hermitage.
The suit, filed in Hartford Superior Court in October 2018, seeks payment for a $1.5 million judgment and order signed by Windham, VT, Superior Court Judge...

Wilmington will be removing the recycling bins next to CC Haynes Hall due to excessive costs and misuse.
WILMINGTON- Local residents will be losing their 24-hour, seven days per week access to recycling about 45 days earlier than expected. 
At their regular meeting last week, selectboard members voted to close the recycling operation at the former town garage site on Beaver Street, effective...
Officials in Wilmington hope a tax policy change will spur investment in the village.
Officials in Wilmington hope a tax policy change will spur investment in the village.
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members discussed an update to their tax stabilization policy at their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 2.  
A tax stabilization program allows towns to enter into a contract with developers to phase in property tax increases that result from property improvements...

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