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WHITINGHAM – Representatives from the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation were present at Wednesday’s meeting of the Whitingham Selectboard to tout their services targeted at improving economic viability in southern Vermont.
Among the BDCC’s many economic development goals...

Linda Holland, left, and Phil Bowen wait to accept completed ballots during voting at the Dover Town Hall.
Newcomer Colford makes good showing in senate race
DEERFIELD VALLEY- There were few surprises in the results of Tuesday’s election, at least for Deerfield Valley residents.
Without exception, local voters sent incumbents in local and statewide races back to Montpelier.  In local...
WARDSBORO - At its meeting on Monday, the River Valleys Unified Union School District reviewed a timeline for its upcoming budget discussions. This year will be the first that voters in the district, which comprises Wardsboro and Dover, will vote on a unified budget. The budget will be voted on...
Lisa Sullivan, left, and Meg Staloff set up new jack-o’-lanterns at the Bank Park Wednesday afternoon, after the original pumpkins were smashed by an unknown person.
Vandal smashes jack-o’-lanterns, community rallies to save the day
WILMINGTON - In the days before Halloween, an old adage was resurrected: “Wilmington — where amazing happens.” The phrase was recalled by Diane Chapman in a comment on a Facebook post about smashed jack-o’-...
NEWFANE- Hermitage receiver Alan Tantleff will not be required to prepare ski lifts and snowmaking facilities for operations this winter, according to an order signed by Windham Superior Court Judge Robert P. Gerety.
The order followed a hearing on a motion by Berkshire Bank asking for...
Wilmington Trails Committee members Spencer Crispe, left, and Jake White at the trailhead for the Raponda Primitive Trail, which starts on the west side of Lake Raponda
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Trails Committee has been hard at work upgrading the area’s hiking trails in preparation for the winter season.
Chair of the trails committee, Spencer Crispe, and committee member Jake White sat down with The Deerfield Valley News to talk about exciting new...
WILMINGTON - At Tuesday’s meeting of a community group working to address the opioid crisis in the valley, attendees engaged in an hour of unplanned discussion that was at times tense and at others emotional. It was a raw and frank conversation between individuals who have family members...
DEERFIELD VALLEY - Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. Absentee voting is already in progress, and numbers are slightly up from the last midterm election. According to Will Senning, director of elections and campaign finance in the secretary of state’s office, as of Wednesday, 52,617 voters had...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members met with two groups requesting money for their work in support of Wilmington. 
Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation is asking for a contribution of $5,628 for Wilmington’s share of their economic development work in the region.  “That’s $3 per (...
By Linda Donaghue
WHITINGHAM- On Tuesday, October 16, Windham County State Representatives Laura Sibilia and John Gannon, along with health care advocate Michael Fisher, hosted a sparsely-attended health forum at Twin Valley Middle High School to discuss the complexities of health...

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