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DEERFIELD VALLEY - As of Sunday, Halifax and Readsboro no longer operate their own separate school districts. The towns now comprise the Southern Valleys Unified Union School District, which became effective July 1. The new district was created in compliance with Act 46, which required towns to...
WILMINGTON- State and municipal highway departments have a number of projects planned in Wilmington this season, including at least one emergency repair.
This spring, a section of the eastbound lane of Route 9 west of Wilmington Village began to sink, crack, and slide toward the Deerfield...
WILMINGTON- A marijuana ordinance is not land use policy, Wilmington Planning Commission Chair Cheryl LaFlamme told members of the public at the commission’s regular meeting Monday afternoon, and the planning commission will not be the board to review any proposed regulation.
Instead, she...

Windham Central Supervisory Union superintendent Bill Anton, center, presents a slide show with possible options for the new River Valleys district at Monday’s meeting. Lauren Harkawik
DOVER - At Monday’s River Valleys Unified Union School District Board meeting, Windham Central Supervisory Union superintendent Bill Anton shared his initial suggestions for how the new Act 46-compliant school district, comprising Dover and Wardsboro, could run when it becomes operational on July...

Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll
WILMINGTON- The Windham Southwest Supervisory Union approved a contract with Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll to serve as interim superintendent at their regular meeting Wednesday evening. 
The motion approved the contract, pending the results of a state background check.  Although the check...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members were relieved to hear about a projected end-of-fiscal-year surplus at their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 19. 
“The general fund is really looking good,” Wilmington Finance Officer Christine Richter said.  “It looks like there will be a surplus at the end...

Retiring Dover School music teacher Andy Davis, right, was recognized at his final “Morning Sing” on Friday, June 22. School board chair Rich Werner, in cap, read a legislative proclamation honoring Davis and presented him with a plaque recognizing his achievements. Looking on are school board members Johnny Cleanthes, left, and Jollene Mahon. Sara Koelsch
DOVER - At the Monday, June 18, Dover School Board meeting, the board discussed how it may advertise its new authorization as an official International Baccalaureate  school.
IB is an accreditation with an educational philosophy and approach rooted in inquiry-based learning and global...
DOVER - At its meeting on Monday, June 18, the Dover School Board approved the school’s bus schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. To accommodate a bus for secondary students to Brattleboro, the elementary school day will start 20 minutes earlier next year, which means earlier bus pickup times...

Solar panels at Dover School
DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard’s meeting on Tuesday, June 19, Green Lantern’s Ralph Meima said a public buy-in option for Green Lantern’s solar array on the town’s capped landfill may not come to fruition, and vice chair Vicki Capitani asked that Green Lantern cover the town’s attorney fees...
DOVER - The results of Dover’s marijuana survey were released on Tuesday. Overall, survey responders did not support the prospect of medicinal or recreational marijuana dispensaries being located in the town. What comes next was debated at length at Tuesday’s selectboard meeting. 
The...

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