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Dispatching services could run up big charges WILMINGTON- At Tuesday evening’s selectboard meeting, Wilmington Police Chief Matt Murano warned board members the town could be facing a big bill from the state if changes proposed by the Vermont Department of Public Safety are...

Steve Neratko at a 2018 meeting. File/LH
DOVER - Dover Economic Development Director Steve Neratko has tendered his resignation, the Dover Selectboard announced at its meeting on Tuesday. In other matters, the board discussed a broadband survey the town is assisting Windham Regional Commission in conducting, said it would halt payments...
BURLINGTON- This week Hermitage Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee Raymond Obuchowski submitted additional notices and proposed orders stemming from a January 31 hearing in the case, including a proposed order on the sale of the Doveberry Inn, and a notice and purchase and sale agreement for all...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members approved a proposal by Wilmington Economic Development Consultant Gretchen Havreluk to use up to $80,000 in local option tax funding for a sewer construction project on East Main Street.  The project will extend an existing public sewer line to serve five buildings...

Ann Manwaring, right, was recognized for her years of service to the town of Wilmington at the selectboard meeting Tuesday. Manwaring is not seeking reelection to the board. Looking on are board member Sarah Fisher, left, and town manager Scott Tucker. Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members approved funding from the town’s 1% local option tax fund for work at the Old School Community Center at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. 
Old School Enrichment Council members met with the board to request $40,000 in funding for repairs and capital...
DOVER - Dover will hold its pre-Town Meeting on Tuesday, February 25, at 6 pm at Dover Town Hall. Traditionally, the meeting entails a run-through of the town’s Town Meeting warning. 
Article 1 on the warning pertains to officer positions, which will be voted by Australian ballot. Polls...
DOVER - At Monday’s meeting of the River Valleys Unified Union School District board, chair Rich Werner encouraged the board and members of the public to testify in an upcoming Senate Education Committee hearing pertaining to a recently released study into pupil weighting. The board asked Werner...

Members of the Twin Valley High School boys' soccer team, who were in Montpelier to celebrate their statewide championship, listened in on AOE Secretary Dan French's testimony in the House Ways and Means Committee.
MONTPELIER- Last week, Rep. Laura Sibilia testified before the House Education Committee in support of four bills she has introduced in response to a report that recommends changes in the way education funding is allocated. 
The “Pupil Weighting Factors Report” found that the state’s Act...
BURLINGTON- Berkshire Bank announced it has hired a real estate broker to market Hermitage properties this week, and the Hermitage Bankruptcy Trustee has submitted revised purchase and sale contracts with stalking horse bidders.
Berkshire Bank filed a notice Monday in Vermont District...

Voters at the River Valleys school district annual meeting Tuesday evening. RC
DOVER - The River Valleys Unified Union School District Board held its annual meeting on Tuesday, February 11. An article to elect auditors was passed over due to a feeling that the positions are unnecessary in the district. All other articles passed, but hand votes were called on two measures:...

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