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This job growth chart shows the difference between the Burlington area, top line, and the rest of Vermont, bottom line, since the Great Recession began a decade ago. Officials in Bennington and Windham counties hope a new Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy can help improve job availability and grow the workforce in southern Vermont.
WILMINGTON- The second of five goal-setting meetings for the Southern Vermont Economic Development Zone Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies was held Monday, September 25, at the old high school. The Southern Vermont Zone CEDS will focus on both Windham and Bennington counties.
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Wilmington was badly damaged by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. The measurements of the flood are marked on the Wilmington Police Department's building.
WILMINGTON - A GoFundMe campaign has been launched with the goal of raising flood relief funds for Wilmington, NC. The campaign was the idea of Shelley Lockyear, manager of The Nutmeg. Lockyear says that this weekend, The Nutmeg will donate $1 from every meal purchased from The Nutmeg’s food...
WHITINGHAM- As the trees turn from green to gold , Whitingham will celebrate the change in seasons with a fall festival from 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 13, organized by community member Darlene Dukette-Betit.
All proceeds from the bake sale and vendor space profits will go to...
DOVER - A motion to fund GPS units for Dover’s trails-focused search and rescue group out of economic development funds was approved at the Dover Selectboard’s meeting on Tuesday. At the board’s last meeting, a similar motion failed after several board members said they felt the expenditure...
WILMINGTON - Did you know that visitors to the Crafts Inn have included Norman Rockwell, President Calvin Coolidge, and President William Howard Taft, and that in the early 1900s, milk used to be delivered to the inn by a horse-drawn sleigh? Or that in the spot where the town offices now sit...
DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard meeting on Tuesday, chair Josh Cohen read aloud an invitation from the Wilmington Selectboard to attend a facilitated meeting about merging the towns’ police departments. The Dover board agreed to send a counter-invitation, expressing its desire to have a less...
Sees Hermitage hotel as key to its future WILMINGTON- The Development Review Board heard Hermitage Club president Harper Sibley’s appeal for a permit extension at the board’s regular meeting Monday evening.  If granted, it will be the club’s second extension for a hotel...

A solar array at Dover School.
DOVER - In late August, Green Lantern received its certificate of public good for a 150 kW solar array on Dover’s capped landfill. Now, Green Lantern director of development Ralph Meima says that in order to bring a much-discussed public buy-in option for the array to fruition, he needs to find...
WILMINGTON- At the September 18 selectboard meeting the idea of combining policing efforts with neighboring towns was brought up in an effort to save money and possibly improve enforcement.
 “Dispatch regionalization is occurring and it’s potentially going to occur at a faster rate in the...

Dover Economic Development Director Steve Neratko at a meeting last month, displaying many of the proposals he has been presented with.
DOVER - At his monthly meeting with business owners on Tuesday, economic development director Steve Neratko officially launched his workgroup initiative, which will task individual work groups with defining the economic development goals of Dover, to be funded through the town’s 1% local option...

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