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This bear was seen in a local garden in Wilmington earlier this year. Angel Balch
MANCHESTER — A new memo from the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service asks Vermonters and those visiting Vermont to observe heightened awareness of bears after an increase in sightings of black bears in the region was documented in June and July.
“Forest Service officials in Vermont...
HALIFAX- Honora Winery, located on Collins Road, welcomed an unexpected and unusual guest early this week.  Unusual for Halifax, anyway. 
According to Harry, the owner of the Honora property, a pilot flying a six-seater, single-engine Cessna 185 “Skywagon” to New York with his wife and two...

Lincoln Rathnam and Dick Ward look at maps and discuss how to find a safe passage through a section of Wardsboro with difficult terrain in preparation for a pilgrimage they’ll lead on September 17 and 18. Lauren Harkawik.
WILMINGTON - Lincoln Rathnam and Dick Ward pored over maps on a Wednesday afternoon. The following day, they would embark on something they’ve been doing for many months: trail exploring. Their task recently has been to try to find a safe passage through a section of Wardsboro just north of East...
Local woman faces murder charge WARDSBORO- Vermont State Police have charged Cara L. Rodrigues, 31, of Wardsboro, with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a Guilford woman.
Police say a friend of Rodrigues called the police at about 6:30 pm on Monday,...
WILMINGTON- The Deerfield Valley Farmers’ Day Fair returns this weekend, this year with more events and food vendors.  
The fair, now in its 103rd year, kicks off with a truck pull on Friday evening.  The competition has been a favorite of fairgoers for the last several years, and it’s...
READSBORO- The parents of two children with special needs sought help from the Readsboro School Board Tuesday evening following recent incidents at Twin Valley Middle High School.
The mother of the two students said her children were attending summer programs at TVMHS as part of their IEPs...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- There were few surprises in local primary races Tuesday, with few contested competitive races for party nominations. 
There were no contested races in the Windham-6 House district, which includes Wilmington, Whitingham, and Halifax, with Tristan Roberts as the only...
Monkeypox symptoms include a rash with large blisters on the skin.  Vaccines are now available. Courtesy WHO
Monkeypox symptoms include a rash with large blisters on the skin. Vaccines are now available. Courtesy WHO
WASHINGTON, DC- On Thursday, July 28, some of the nation’s leading health experts held a press briefing regarding the ongoing monkeypox outbreak. This briefing came a day before the first reported case in Vermont. US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra hosted the...

24 Wast Main Street Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Local residents Elizabeth and Andrew Christo presented their permit application for a doughnut and coffee shop in their building at 24 West Main Street at a development review board hearing Monday evening. 
Andrew Christo told board members he and his wife Elizabeth rented a...
HALIFAX - The Halifax Select­board was joined by Nader Hashim, candidate for one of two Windham County Democratic nominations to the Vermont Senate, during their regular meeting Tuesday evening.
Hashim sought to discuss concerns and priorities the town of Halifax would like him to consider...

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