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Dover plans to repave Handle Road from its intersection with Tannery Road to the Dover-Wilmington town line this summer.
DOVER-  Selectboard members discussed what may be a costly error in tax billing, approved a bid for this season’s road paving, and granted a funding request for a proposed historical driving tour. 
Town assessor Linda Sherman and treasurer Marco Tallini told board members that an error in...
WILMINGTON- Members of the development review board held a hearing for a proposed pedestrian access ramp for Reardon Bridge Tuesday evening.
Reardon Bridge, named after Barry and Marsha Reardon, who donated the structure to the town after Tropical Storm Irene, is located at the western...
MONTPELIER- The Vermont House of Representatives gave preliminary approval to S.287, the proposed student-weighting bill, in a floor vote Wednesday.  
In her remarks during the vote, Rep. Laura Sibilia said the bill is a major step in correcting Vermont’s education financing system, which...
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members heard an alternative proposal for drainage work on the Twin Valley Elementary School athletic field, and had a tense exchange with Valley Youth Sports and TVES Principal Rebecca Fillion at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. 
Windham...

The summit will be held at the Grand Summit Resort at Mount Snow on Thursday, May 12.
DOVER - Meg Staloff is settling into a new role at Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation. Her first task: coordinate the upcoming Southern Vermont Economy Summit, which will be held at Mount Snow on Thursday, May 12. As a longtime attendee of the summit, Staloff, who is in the process of...
HALIFAX - During their informational hearing on Tuesday, April 26, the Halifax School District presented their budget for fiscal year 2023. 
The budget rose by nearly $350,000, landing at $2,152,350. However, most of that increase was due to changes in special education funding under Act...

Dr. Robert Backus received a standing ovation at the end of Tuesday’s River Valleys School District annual meeting. Backus announced he is stepping down as moderator after serving for many years. From left are school board member Kate Rideout, district clerk Andy McLean, Backus, board chair Rich Werner, and board member Chad Staro. Randy Capitani
DOVER- Voters approved the 2023 River Valleys Unified School District budget at their annual meeting on Tuesday night.
The first article on the agenda for the meeting stirred up the most debate. Article 1 is to elect a moderator for the upcoming year, starting on July 1. Dr. Robert Backus...
WILMINGTON - Several Wilmington residents have joined a chorus of statewide voices asking the state to consider state action regulating wake boats in small bodies of water. 
On March 9, a group called Responsible Wakes for Vermont Lakes, of which local Jack Widness is a member, submitted a...
HALIFAX - The Halifax Selectboard presented  their proposed budget for FY23 and discussed Town Meeting articles during their informational hearing over the course of two evenings on Tuesday and Wednesday.
This year, their Town Meeting process has been unlike any other in the valley, as...

Data from the Department of Financial Regulation shows hospitalizations are rising slightly but remain below earlier peaks during the Omicron variant’s spread in January and February. Courtesy Vermont Department of Health
Ending mask mandate for public transportation considered “premature” MONTPELIER - At the governor’s weekly press conference on Tuesday, commissioner of health Dr. Mark Levine said the BA.2 variant continues to spread in Vermont and throughout New England, but hospitalizations...

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