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DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard’s meeting on Tuesday, economic development director Steve Neratko told the board that the town’s beautification committee intended to ask for $15,000 to $20,000 in economic development funding for new holiday decorations, to be requested and used in the coming...
DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard meeting on Monday, zoning administrator Tabi Freedman, who has taken over handling most of the town’s IT matters, said she was leaning toward going with First Light for internet services over Duncan Cable, a local provider. The board hesitated before discounting...
WILMINGTON- A residential development in the so-called Haystack “East Tract” proposed by Comtuck LLC will require a full Act 250 review, according to Environmental Court Judge Thomas Durkin.
Durkin’s order, issued on Friday, November 2, upholds a jurisdictional opinion issued by District 2...
WILMINGTON- The Development Review Board has denied the Hermitage Club’s request for a second extension of their 2015 zoning permit for the construction of a proposed 93-unit, 184,000-square-foot condominium hotel at the base of Haystack Mountain.  
In 2017, the Hermitage requested a two-...
By Lauren Harkawik 
READSBORO - The Public Utilities Commission announced this week that it will hold a hearing in Readsboro to gather testimony about consumers’ experience with Consolidated Communications. The hearing, which will be held on Monday, November 26, at 6:30 pm at Readsboro...
 WARDSBORO - At Monday’s meeting of the River Valleys Unified Union School District Board, the board decided who will make up a committee that will make recommendations about transportation matters in the new district. The board also decided what to charge that committee with exploring, including...

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’-...

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