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Local named chair of state board that oversees dentistry  WILMINGTON - Last week, Gov. Phil Scott released a list of appointments to various state boards. Among them was Dr. Robert Ruhl, who was reappointed to the State Board of Dental Examiners. Actually, Ruhl is the chair of...
DOVER- At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, selectboard members discussed recently-released state tax equalization figures, settled concerns regarding the maintenance of a town trail, and punted a decision on snow removal for trail parking.
The board met with town assessor Linda...

James Barnes
Note: A PDF copy of the bankruptcy trustee's final report is available below this article Hundreds of creditors and millions in claims will go unpaid BURLINGTON- Proceedings in the bankruptcy of James Barnes and his Hermitage Inn Real Estate Holding Company, former owner of...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Although the COVID-19 pandemic may not be over yet, Vermonters began to emerge from pandemic guidelines during the first six months of 2022 thanks at least in part to mass vaccinations.  While life slowly began to return to “normal” for Deerfield Valley residents, some pandemic...

Wilmington's Old Fire Station
WILMINGTON- On Tuesday, December 20, the Wilmington Selectboard discussed long-term housing solutions, social services, DV Fiber updates for the area, and purchase approvals for the highway department and town building maintenance. 
Wilmington has been experiencing a long-term workforce...
Parts of the valley remain without reliable cell coverage, state study finds 
READSBORO - A newly-released report from the Vermont Department of Public Service shows pockets of the valley continue to lack adequate cell service, most notably in areas of Readsboro, Halifax,...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Online readers were interested in cannabis, Mount Snow leadership, refugees, and fires, according to Deerfield Valley News website statistics. 
The story that attracted the most attention from online readers this year was Vail Resorts’ announcement that Mount Snow General...
HALIFAX - During their regular meeting on Tuesday evening, the Halifax Selectboard sat down with Meg Staloff, of the BDCC, considered a 1% local option rooms tax, and addressed possible complications from switching state highway districts. 
The board had previously decided to utilize...
DOVER- Police were left with a hefty repair bill after a man in protective custody damaged the back of a police cruiser in a violent outburst.  
Dover Police Chief Randy Johnson and Sgt. Mike Arbogast were called to a report that someone had broken a window at a local residence at about 1:...
EAST DOVER- Police have released the name of a man who was found dead following a fire at a house on Taft Brook Road last month. 
Craig LeMay, 64, had been staying at the house with the knowledge of the property owner, according to police, and was in the house at the time of the fire.  ...

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