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WARDSBORO- The Wardsboro School hosted the River Valleys Unified School District Board meeting on Monday. This was the first time the board has met in the Wardsboro School since early 2020. They discussed potential scenarios for changing the district and a new vacation learning initiative started...

Vermont Agency of Education Secretary Dan French at Tuesday's press briefing
MONTPELIER- State officials are advising school districts to return to in-person learning this fall with students and staff wearing masks, at least for the first few weeks.  An official advisory memo will be issued sometime this week, according to the Agency of Education.
At his press...
WILMINGTON- On Tuesday, the Wilmington Selectboard set water and sewer tax rates and met with the Lake Raponda Association regarding their application to reclassify the lake’s water quality rating.
The selectboard acts as the town’s commissioners for the sewer district. They therefore have...

A scene from Moosestock V, held last year on Lake Raponda. Photo courtesy of Joe and Holy Fortner
WILMINGTON - On the evening of Saturday, August 14, Lake Raponda will be a little more festive than usual. That’s because that night, Moosestock VI, a concert on the lake, will be in full swing. 
Moosestock is the brainchild of Joe and Holly Fortner, who are a couple and also a musical duo...

Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak. File Photo
MONTPELIER- As the state nears 84% of eligible Vermonters vaccinated, including about 75% who are fully vaccinated, Gov. Phil Scott said his administration is not letting up on efforts to vaccinate the remaining 16% of Vermonters who are eligible.  “What we’re seeing across the country shows...
WILMINGTON-  A text message arrives: “Finding a role model helped me to deal with my self doubt. She showed me that someone like me has the potential to achieve so much. Have you found a recovery role model? A) YES. B) NO.” 
Yet another spam message? No, this is something quite different,...
DOVER - Rep. Laura Sibilia has been appointed to the Vermont Community Broadband Board (VCBB), which was created through Act 71, an act relating to accelerated community broadband deployment. The board will oversee the administration of $150 million in federal funds earmarked by the state for...

Participants wave during the 2010 Old Home Week town photo shoot. File photo
WILMINGTON- Next week Wilmington will be buzzing with activity as the town welcomes residents old and new to Old Home Week, a once-in-a-decade celebration of Wilmington and Wilmingtonians. 
The celebration is a year late.  Last year, for the first time in its 130-year history, Old Home...
NEWFANE - The Moore Free Library of Newfane announces that four graduating seniors from Leland & Gray Union High School were each recently awarded $3,000 Robert L. Crowell scholarships.
This year’s recipients were Matthew Emerson, of Newfane; Lily Dutton, of Brookline; Riley Barton, of...
MONTPELIER - Gov. Phil Scott announced a series of new pop-up walk-in vaccination clinics across Vermont. In addition to these locations, the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Express Care will continue to offer daily vaccinations during their regular operating hours.
Three clinics will...

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