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Agency of Commerce and Community Development Secretary Lindsay Kurrle at Tuesday's COVID-19 briefing.
MONTPELIER- Vermont’s first case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant was identified by genomic testing over the weekend, according to Vermont health officials, and by Tuesday there had been three confirmed cases of the variant. The initial specimen identified over the weekend was taken on December 8 ...
Respond to board’s concerns
WHITINGHAM - At the Whitingham Selectboard’s regular meeting Wednesday, December 15, state police responded to a letter the board wrote concerning long response times from officers.
The selectboard’s letter, which was addressed to Gov....
HARTFORD, CT- A Connecticut Superior Court judge has ordered James Barnes to make weekly payments to the title insurance company that insured the Hermitage Club’s mortgages with Berkshire Bank.
Hartford Superior Court Judge A. Susan Peck ordered Barnes to pay $35 per week to Fidelity Life...

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Editor’s note: In our December 16 edition, we talked to Abbie Corse, who served on the Vermont Climate Council, which released its initial Vermont Climate Action Plan on December 1. Corse was one of two representatives from southern Vermont on the council. This piece features the other...

Wilmington Selectboard Tuesday evening. Amelia Nick
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Selectboard heard an update from the Hermitage Members Club, about the vacant building ordinance, and a possible cannabis control commission at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting. 
Hermitage Members Club General Manager Bill Benneyan updated the board on the...
BRATTLEBORO - “Sonic Blanket,” a multimedia, audiovisual art piece addressing the themes of isolation, community, history, and place, made its debut on Sunday, December 19, at midnight on WVEW Brattleboro Community Radio and will be broadcast nightly at this time for one year. Local artist...
Twin Valley Middle High School in Whitingham.
Twin Valley Middle High School in Whitingham.
Note: A more complete story will be published in the Thursday edition of The Deerfield Valley News. MONTPELIER – The ACLU of Vermont filed a complaint on Tuesday, December 21, with the Vermont Human Rights Commission on behalf of "C.B.," a former Vermont student who was...
Police will support individual businesses with mask policies DOVER- The Dover Selectboard discussed, and rejected, taking action to pass a mask ordinance at a special budget meeting at 3 pm on Thursday, December 9.
Board members attending the meeting in person at the...
DOVER- On Monday, December 6, the River Valleys Unified School District Board discussed reapportionment, budgeting for fiscal year 2023, positive COVID-19 cases at Dover Elementary School, and the school ski program. 
The original articles of agreement for the district included  an article...
DOVER- Selectboard members discussed the future of police dispatching and policing and facilities maintenance issues at their regular meeting on Tuesday, December 7.  
Board members and visitors at the board’s regular meeting were masked, after a COVID scare earlier in the week prompted a...

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