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WARDSBORO- On Monday, May 3, the River Valleys Unified School District board began their regularly scheduled meeting with a budget informational meeting.
Wardsboro School Principal Tammy Bates and board chair Rich Werner were both at the Wardsboro Town Hall in person to hand out absentee...

Lesley Holvey, left, and Dora Holvey, right, in a section of their shop, arranged by Dora. Lauren Harkawik
DOVER - Mother-daughter duo Dora and Lesley Holvey say the first few months in their antique store, The Shops at Collectors Cottage, have gone well. The pair is in the process of expanding their space, located at 135 Route 100 in Dover, and are looking to partner with more antique dealers, makers...

Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine File Photo
MONTPELIER- Vermont will begin vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds as soon as this week, pending guidance from the CDC, officials said, and walk-in mobile vaccine sites are coming to the Deerfield Valley next week. 
“Barnstorming” events, as Vermont Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike...
READSBORO- School officials have announced that Readsboro School Principal Wilmer Chavarria will not be returning as principal of Readsboro School. 
Windham Southwest Supervisory Union Superintendent Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll made the announcement at the Readsboro School Board’s regular...
DOVER- Voter met in person and by Zoom for a candidate’s forum and budget informational meeting Tuesday evening, in preparation for Dover’s annual Town Meeting
Due to the pandemic, this year Dover opted to postpone their Town Meeting from the traditional first Tuesday in March to Tuesday,...
WINDHAM COUNTY - During a panel discussion at the Southern Vermont Economy Summit on Wednesday, newcomers to the area offered insight into their experiences of relocating here. A connection to nature and the approachability of community members were among the strengths cited by panelists. A lack...

The crowd at the 2010 Wilmington Old Home Week Parade
WILMINGTON - Old Home Week planning committee chair Nicki Steel says as long as things keep moving in the direction they are, Old Home Week is a go for this year. 
“We need it,” says Steel. “We waited an extra year. It’s going to be a party.” 
Wilmington’s Old Home Week, a 130-year-...

Dr. Mark Levine
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott acknowledged National Nurses Day, and Nurses Week at his briefing Friday, and announced new opportunities for walk-in and drive-through vaccination. Younger Vermonters, especially ages 18 to 30, should sign up, Gov. Scott said. “Vaccinations mean no more masks, larger...

A crowd gathered in 2018 to celebrate the opening of The Gathering Place adult day services in Dover. The facility will not be reopening following its closure last year at the beginning of the pandemic. File photo/RC
Adult services to resume in Brattleboro location
DOVER - The Gathering Place announced this week that it will permanently close its Dover location, which opened in 2018. The Gathering Place is resuming adult day services at its Brattleboro location and will continue to...
WILMINGTON - On Monday, April 26, Wings and the Deerfield Valley Community Partnership held a virtual informational meeting about implementing the “Vermont Youth Project,” a statewide initiative aimed at youth engagement in the community. 
Prior to the meeting, Cindy Hayford, coordinator...

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