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WILMINGTON- Development review board members held a hearing on a zoning application for a key village property Monday evening. 
Travis Wendel, who owns the historic OO Ware building, also known as the former Wilmington Home Center, at the intersection of Route 9 and South Main Street,...
WILMINGTON - Officials at Southwestern Vermont Health Care say they’re working hard to find a doctor to fill a vacant spot at the valley’s health center, formally known as Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Deerfield Valley Campus, but that the process will take some time.
In June, Dr....

The former Martin Brown horse barn will be converted to a restaurant and short-term rentals. Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Owners of the former Martin Brown horse barn property presented their plan for developing the property to the Wilmington Development Review Board on Monday, July 18.  
The building, which was partially destroyed in a fire several decades ago, and later collapsed under snow load...
MONTPELIER - As of Saturday, July 16, Vermonters who are experiencing a mental health crisis can now dial 988 to receive immediate assistance. Modeled after 911, used for most types of emergencies, the crisis line is available 24 hours a day and is dedicated to mental health issues, including...

Tristan Roberts, Democratic candidate for Windham-6 Representative. Kelly Fletcher
HALIFAX- Tristan Roberts hopes to bring his experience in business and in local government to Montpelier as Windham-6 representative.  Roberts, the only Democratic candidate for Windham-6 representative in the primary on Tuesday, August 9, will likely face off with John Lyddy, the district’s only...

LT. Gov. Molly Gray is running for the Democratic nomination for Vermont's sole seat in the US House of Representatives in the state's Tuesday, August 9 primary Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Lt. Gov. Molly Gray, one of three candidates vying for the Democratic Party nomination for Vermont’s only seat in the US House of Representatives, met with voters in Wilmington’s Bank Park on Wednesday. 
Gray said she grew up on a vegetable and dairy farm in Orange County, but...

Rep. Peter Welch, left, delivers opening remarks at a debate with fellow candidates Dr. Niki Thran, center, and Isaac Evans-Frantz, right. Lauren Harkawik
BRATTLEBORO - On Friday, July 22, Democratic candidates for the US Senate participated in an in-person debate. Among the topics debated were eliminating the filibuster in the Senate, protecting reproductive rights, restoring the public’s faith in the Supreme Court, and what legislative action the...
Rep. Laura Sibilia, of Dover, and Democratic candidate for Vermont Attorney General Rory Thibault
DOVER- Rory Thibault, Democratic candidate for Vermont Attorney General, was in Dover on Wednesday morning to meet with voters. Rep. Laura Sibilia hosted the event at the Dover Town Park. Thibault talked with locals about what’s concerning them and how he would address these concerns if elected...

Sasha Kondraski receives her detective’s badge from Chief of Police Matthew Murano. Photo courtesy Wilmington Police Department
WILMINGTON- History was made in Wilmington this month when Wilmington Police Department patrol officer Sasha Kondraski was promoted to detective, a title that has never before been held by a woman at Wilmington PD.
When Kondraski joined the Wilmington Police Department in 2019, she was the...
READSBORO- At a special meeting Monday evening, Readsboro voters dissolved the Readsboro Central School’s seventh and eighth grade classes effective immediately. Instead, Readsboro middle school students will have the same school choice as the town’s high school students. 
At last week’s...

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