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MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced another "turn of the spigot" in the phased reopening of Vermont's economy and social activity Friday.
"Looking at our latest data and the latest recommendation from the department of health, we feel like it is safe to turn the spigot a bit more today...
Valley towns lagging behind rest of state
DEERFIELD VALLEY - The United States Census Bureau is reporting low response rates throughout the Deerfield Valley, with some towns lagging severely behind state and national response rates. According to the census bureau, response...

The right stuff: Hygienist Kerri Boyd gave the thumbs up sign while being fitted for an N95 mask at Deerfield Valley Dental Care earlier this month. DVDC/Facebook
WILMINGTON- “Restart” is a word that’s on everybody’s mind right now. As businesses forced to close during the coronavirus shutdown begin to reopen, many are wondering just how that restart will look. “Social distancing” and wearing masks are going to be the new social norms, and owners and...
WILMINGTON - Although all of the funds allocated to the Wilmington Disaster Resiliency Revolving Loan Program have been awarded, Wilmington Economic Development Consultant Gretchen Havreluk has not taken her eyes off moments of crises for downtown businesses caused by COVID-19. Looking ahead, she...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- School budgets won’t have to be revoted, according to Rep. John Gannon, and there won’t be a 22-cent increase in the statewide education tax rate, if the House property tax yield bill is passed.
Gannon met with Twin Valley School Board members at their regular...

Vermont Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine at Wednesday's press conference.
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott said his team would be monitoring neighboring states for indications that Vermont could open its borders to tourists again, and Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine fired back at a national news report that listed Vermont as a “trouble spot” for coronavirus...
Concerns raised over SNL comedy skit
WILMINGTON - Voices of Hope, the group formerly known as the Opioid Task Force, held a virtual meeting on Tuesday. Throughout the meeting, the group worked to define its role in the community and its future leadership. 
During a...
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced that restaurants would be able to open for outdoor seating today, a week earlier than had been planned initially.
Gov. Scott said restaurants and bars would be able to open outdoor seating today using guidance issued by the Vermont Agency of Commerce...
WILMINGTON - Ordinarily, Wilmington is filled with festivities on Memorial Day weekend, including the appearance of the Morris dancers, the storied Great Duck Race, and a parade down Main Street. In comparison, this year relative quiet will blanket the town. 
Most everything has been...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members approved an emergency mask order Thursday morning, requiring nearly everyone to wear a facial covering in Wilmington businesses and town-owned buildings starting Friday, May 22.
The municipal emergency mask order, which was authorized by Gov. Phil Scott in...

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