News


Fireworks over the main stage during the last act at the 2018 Minus Zero Festival at Mount Snow.
DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard’s Tuesday meeting, town officials and representatives from Mount Snow gave a recap of the Minus Zero Festival, which was held at Mount Snow April 6 through April 8. Police chief Randy Johnson said overall the event went “better than I expected,” but both he and...

Mary Fredette stands alongside a banner at The Gathering Place in Dover.
DOVER - As of Friday, Mary Fredette, the executive director of Brattleboro-based adult day center The Gathering Place, will no longer be at the organization’s helm. Fredette is retiring (sort of, anyway) about a month short of the grand opening of a satellite location for The Gathering Place in...
WILMINGTON- The final year of the Twin Valley Joint School District may end with an uncharacteristic budget deficit, Windham Southwest Supervisory Union’s business manager Karen Atwood warned Tuesday evening.
Atwood told board members that, according to the latest budget forecast, the...

Scott Mackie is part of a group that seeks to bring a marijuana dispensary to Dover. He is seen here at an information meeting held in March at the Dover Town Hall.
DOVER - At its meeting Tuesday night, the Dover Selectboard was told it could not hold a special Town Meeting for a vote about proposed town ordinances banning marijuana dispensaries. Town clerk Andy McLean said the course of action wouldn’t follow the appropriate procedure for adoption of...

Somerset Reservoir and Stratton Mountain, seen from the summit of Mount Snow at sunrise on opening day of the 2017-2018 ski season, November 11, 2017.
STRATTON - The US Forest Service is hosting a public meeting and open house in Stratton on May 2. The meeting will focus on the upcoming Somerset Integrated Resource Project in which the forest service will employ “management activities” to achieve the goals set out in the Green Mountain National...

Flowers adorn Wilmington village.
WILMINGTON- The Great Flower Barrel Controversy of 2018 has been settled.
At least that’s what selectboard members are hoping after approving a new plan at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.
Acting on a new recommendation by the Wilmington Beautification Committee, the board approved...

A CoverageCo wireless cell repeater, similar to ones that line Route 100 and Route 112 in Readsboro, Whitingham, and Halifax.
WHITINGHAM- CoverageCo’s cellular network remains operational, and the company’s interim CEO, Richard Biby, says he’s working to find a way to turn the beleaguered company around.
Last month, it was announced that CoverageCo, which was contracted to address cellular connectivity issues...

The Hermitage Club gatehouse and trails at Haystack mountain.
Seeks receivership for Hermitage properties NEWFANE- Berkshire Bank has asked Windham County Superior Court to appoint a receiver to manage Hermitage assets currently under foreclosure.
On Monday, April 16, Berkshire Bank attorney Elizabeth A. Glynn filed an emergency motion...

This temporary cell tower, right, was brought to Grace Cottage Hospital to offset the loss of cell phone coverage caused by the financial difficulties of CoverageCo.
TOWNSHEND - Gov. Phil Scott announced this week that AT&T will mitigate cell service disruption at Grace Cottage Hospital with a “Cell Site on Wheels,” or COW. Grace Cottage was facing a loss of cell coverage due to a possible shutdown of CoverageCo, a company the state contracted with in 2012...
WARDSBORO - At the River Valleys Unified School District board’s meeting on Monday, April 2, board member Rep. Laura Sibilia provided a legislative update in which she cautioned that H. 911, an act relating to changes in Vermont’s personal income tax and education financing system, is the “ugliest...

Pages

The Deerfield Valley News

797 VT Route 100 North
Wilmington, VT 05363

Phone: 802-464-3388
Fax: 802-464-7255

Comment Here