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READSBORO- Readsboro School will get HVAC repairs next month, and students in Southern Valley Unified Union School District won’t participate in contact sports this season, board members decided at a special meeting Tuesday evening. 
Windham Southwest Supervisory Union Facilities Manager...
WILMINGTON- The selectboard and the Wilmington Water District board approved a merger plan at a special meeting Tuesday morning, and set dates for informational meetings before voters weigh in on the deal by Australian ballot on Election Day.
The proposed merger is the result of more than...
HALIFAX- The Vermont Agency of Education and state board of education have acted swiftly on Halifax’s move to withdraw from Southern Valley Unified Union School District.  
On Friday, September 3, Vermont State Board of Education Chair John Carroll contacted SVUUSD Chair Chum Sumner and...
Haystack Mountain and the Hermitage Club ski trails can be seen over a beaver pond along Crosstown Trail in Dover. A recently released report calls for ongoing improvements to the town’s trail system.                                      Randy Capitani
Haystack Mountain and the Hermitage Club ski trails can be seen over a beaver pond along Crosstown Trail in Dover. A recently released report calls for ongoing improvements to the town’s trail system. Randy Capitani
DOVER - The Dover Selectboard held a special meeting on Tuesday to hear from Weston & Sampson about their recommendations in a final draft master plan for the town’s recreation and trails venues. 
The presentation was given by Weston & Sampson’s Daniel Biggs, principal in charge,...

Vermont Department of Health epidemiologist Dr. Patsy Kelso.
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott and members of his administration urged Vermonters to observe COVID-19 guidelines as they enjoy Labor Day weekend to help keep Vermont safe for the reopening of schools.
Gov. Scott said that, with the lowest COVID-19 prevalence in the country, Vermont continues...
DOVER- Mount Snow spokesperson Jamie Storrs reminds Epic Pass holders that the last day to use credits from the curtailed 2019-2020 season is September 17. That is an extension of the original deadline date of Labor Day. 
Pass holders should have received discounts for 2020-2021 passes,...
BENNINGTON- The Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce distributed its annual state of the commerce survey to many of its members recently. The purpose of the state of the commerce survey is to hear from regional businesses and nonprofits about how they are doing in the current economy, what...
VERMONT- The Vermont Department of Health has released the state’s first social autopsy report, an in-depth look at how those who died of a drug-related overdose interacted with state agencies, and where improvements in the state’s efforts can be made. The release coincides with the observance of...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members reacted to a petition signed by at least 20 Fairview Avenue residents seeking traffic calming measures on their street. 
The petition called for speed limit enforcement, a reduced speed limit, and “no parking” signs in order to keep the road open for...

A firefighter walks in front of a burning home on King Hill Road in Readsboro. The Tuesday fire demolished the structure. Below, the roof was ablaze as firefighters prepared to attack the fire. Photos courtesy Blake Janovsky/Readsboro Fire Department
READSBORO- A two-alarm fire ripped through a King Hill Road home Tuesday afternoon, and lack of cell phone service is at least partially to blame for the structure’s destruction.
According to Readsboro Fire Department Chief Adam Codogni, the homeowner was soldering pipes underneath the...

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