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NEWFANE- Hermitage Club founder James Barnes has turned over financial information under subpoena after he was found in contempt of court by Windham Superior Court Judge Michael Kainen.
Reinhart Foodservice is pursuing lawsuits against Barnes in Vermont and Connecticut seeking the payment...

Flood erosion in front of the badly damaged Dot's Restaurant following Tropical Storm Irene. Village properties would have been exempted from the flood and fluvial erosion regulation voted down by the selectboard Tuesday evening.
WILMINGTON- Wilmington Selectboard members shot down the planning commission’s proposed flood and fluvial erosion hazard regulation following a tense public hearing at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. 
The proposed regulation, which would replace current flood hazard regulations and...

Reed Mellinger at his desk at Twin Valley in August. He resigned this week, citing personal reasons. File photo
WHITINGHAM- School officials announced Wednesday that Twin Valley Middle/High School Principal Reed Mellinger will resign from his position this month. 
According to a release from the Windham Southwest Supervisory Union, Mellinger’s resignation, for “personal reasons of an urgent nature...
DOVER - At the Dover Selectboard’s meeting on Tuesday, Laura Sibilia, director of regional economic development strategies and programs for Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, presented a regional and local economic data summary to the Dover Selectboard. 
“We go out and do meetings...
WILMINGTON- Select­board members discussed their plan to ask voters to relinquish their right to elect their town clerk and treasurer, and authorize the selectboard to select and appoint employees to the positions. 
Town clerk Susan Haughwout told board members she plans to retire from her...
WILMINGTON - At the Monday, November 25, meeting of the Opioid Task Force, Tammie Laclair announced an upcoming event and a forthcoming support group for people with, or affected by, substance use disorder. In other matters, in pursuit of a new name, the group brainstormed its vision and mission...
DOVER - Walt Bansley, the owner of Snow Republic Brewery, says he meant to do a “soft opening,” a term used in the restaurant industry to indicate that the doors have opened with little fanfare or announcement. It’s a way for staff to stretch their collective legs without too much scrutiny....

Nancy Baker works with students in her classroom at The Dover School.
DOVER - Elementary school classrooms have some sights that are easily recognized. Letters, numbers, primary colors, pint-sized tables and chairs. They’re common across schools, across communities. They tell us we’re in a world built around our smallest community members.
Look closely...
WILMINGTON - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont is looking for mentors for a program it will be launching at Twin Valley Elementary School in January 2020. Mentorship is open to adults in the community who can commit to one hour a week for a school year. 
BBBS pairs adult mentors with...
Pettee to hold open house this weekend WILMINGTON - Pettee Memorial Library will hold an open house this weekend. The event is happening amid a fundraising effort by the library for its upcoming renovation. Part of the fundraising effort — a sock sale — will be ongoing during...

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