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DEERFIELD VALLEY- While harvest season is just beginning, some backyard apple growers are becoming concerned that small fruits and shedding leaves might spell disaster for their crops. But Zeke Goodband, from Scott Farm Orchard in Dummerston, has some words of expertise for the apple farmer with...
NEWFANE- Attorneys for the town of Whitingham and the state of Vermont made oral arguments Wednesday afternoon in Windham Superior Court. At issue was whether or not Judge Robert Gerety would grant a motion for judgment by the state that would remove Whitingham from the suit.
The...
WHITINGHAM- Next week, Windham Superior Court Judge Robert P. Gerety will hear arguments on the state’s motion for judgment in Whitingham’s education funding lawsuit.
The motion, filed by the state in April, seeks a declaratory judgment in their favor based on the information already...
DOVER- At Steve Neratko’s monthly economic development meeting with business owners, tension built when Mount Snow Marketplace and Valley View Saloon owner Adam Levine and Layla’s Riverside Lodge owner Sandy MacDougall said they thought Neratko should start spending the town’s $1.7 million 1%...
JACKSONVILLE- Tyler Colford, of Jacksonville, ran a successful write-in campaign for Windham County state senator, and will be on the ballot as a Republican come November. Colford, who is a machinist at GS Precision in Brattleboro, says his biggest driver in politics is a belief that “the less...
By Mike Eldred
NEWFANE- An Armonk, NY, couple filed a suit in Windham Superior Court earlier this month, alleging that James Barnes and the Hermitage Inn Real Estate Holding Company failed to honor the terms of the couple’s investment memberships in the Hermitage Club.
Hermitage...
WILMINGTON- After 36 years at the Wilmington Police Department, including the past 20 as chief, Joseph Szarejko will be retiring at the end of October. The announcement came in a press release on Tuesday. 
“It has been my honor to work for Wilmington Police Department,” Szarejko said in...
DOVER- At the Dover School Board’s meeting on Monday, principal Matt Martyn shared a chart with school board members, which showed some diminishing performances on smarter balanced assessment consortium (SBAC) scores, as well as volatility of scores over time. 
Martyn asked the board to...
WILMINGTON - Caitlin Corkins, tax credit and grants coordinator for the state, was in Wilmington on Tuesday to talk with prospective business owners about tax credits that may be available to them. Corkins detailed state and federal grant programs that are available to owners of buildings in need...
Shelley Park adds her input on prevention of opioid abuse in the community
WILMINGTON- A grassroots effort to fight the opioid epidemic in the Deerfield Valley continues to grow.  
A meeting at the Old School Enrichment Center on Monday evening drew more than 34 community members, many of whom said they have personal or professional experience with addiction.  ...

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