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WHITINGHAM- Great River Hydro officials met with selectboard members Wednesday evening, seeking to negotiate a new tax deal on their properties in the town. 
Great River Hydro Property Tax Manager Mark Cleverdon noted that the company’s previous tax agreement, which pegged the value of...
BRATTLEBORO - A motion hearing was held on Thursday, May 16, in a case pertaining to a 2016 deadly shooting in Wardsboro. 
Kevin Parker is accused of murdering his neighbor, Kirby Staib. The hearing centered around which so-called “prior bad acts” should be presented to a jury at trial....
DOVER - At the Dover School Board’s regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Gerie Golet urged the board to revisit its policy regarding proof of residency for students, claiming she was aware of several incidents of tuition fraud occurring in the town. Chair Rich Werner told Golet the matter would...
WHITINGHAM- Change was in the air at last week’s Twin Valley School Board meeting, with board members discussing a change in the administration and a new focus for the board and the school. 
School board members plan to reach out to the community, seeking input for the board’s and school’s...
WILMINGTON - Several residents have had close encounters with black bears in recent weeks, including a bear entering a home. In light of heightened bear activity, the Wilmington Police Department is asking downtown businesses and residents to keep exterior lights on at night. Officials are also...
WILMINGTON- Planning commission members voted to advance a proposed ordinance that would regulate property along rivers and streams at their regular meeting Monday afternoon. The board’s decision to send the proposed ordinance to the selectboard for their consideration comes despite concerns...
This truck is one of the items Barnes wants to remove from the Hermitage Club.       File photo
NEWFANE- Hermitage receiver Alan Tantleff has filed a motion in Windham Superior Court asking a judge to bar James Barnes from removing personal property from Hermitage properties under receivership, and to recover items already removed. 
The motion comes a week after Tantleff filed his...
NEWFANE- Hermitage receiver Alan Tantleff filed a quarterly report last week, revealing that one Hermitage property was vandalized in April. 
According to the report, Tantleff was notified in April that someone had broken into the Horizon Inn and removed copper piping.  “I immediately...
WHITINGHAM- Selectboard members discussed their purchasing policy and aired grievances at their regular meeting last week.
The discussion started during the board’s regular session, and continued later in the evening after an executive session to discuss education funding litigation with...
DOVER - At Tuesday’s selectboard meeting, police chief Randy Johnson asked the board for its blessing to hire an officer more than a year in advance of an impending retirement. The hire will require $14,000 more than Johnson budgeted for the next year. Johnson also said he intends to retire in...

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