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Children at Beaver Brook have fun in the elements. The weekend program is going to focus on outdoor activities and free play. Photos courtesy Beaver Brook Children's School
WILMINGTON- Valley employers and employees working weekend hours will soon have child care options that fit their schedules. 
Julie Koehler, program director at Beaver Brook Children’s School, a nonprofit early education program located in the Old School Community Center, says the main...
WHITINGHAM - The town of Whitingham may receive $1 million in federal funding for the sewer project after Sen. Bernie Sanders requested it as part of his fiscal year 2023 congressional directed spending requests.
Whitingham Selectboard office administrator Gig Zboray said the town applied...

WILMINGTON- The new school year starts on Tuesday, August 30, and school administrators updated board members on their preparations, as well as plans to implement a supervisory union-wide plan for early dismissal on Wednesdays.  
“We’re excited to be back fully in person,” said...
DOVER - Come fall, there will be a new dining option in Dover. American Flatbread, which serves “all-natural pizza baked in a primitive wood-fired earthen oven,” is scheduled to open in October, in the space formerly occupied by Dover Forge and OMT. 
But first, the clay of its hearth has...

Wilmington Police Chief Matt Murano at Wilmington's new public safety facility. The building includes a dispatching facility that may become a regional dispatching center.
WILMINGTON- On Tuesday evening, the Wilmington Selectboard discussed funding allocations and grants, a potential nuisance ordinance, town positions, and future meetings during their regularly scheduled meeting. 
Last year, Wilmington joined a multistate opioid lawsuit. As the lawsuit has...
By Amelia Nick 
WARDSBORO- On Monday, the River Valleys Unified School District held their final board meeting before the start of the 2022-2023 school year. They briefly discussed a letter from Burr and Burton Academy, a transportation request, and finalized staffing approvals for the...
HALIFAX - The Halifax Selectboard continues to struggle to secure the West Halifax Post Office, as discussed in their meeting on Tuesday evening. 
The board has been working to save the post office from closure for years now, but has seen little to no progress, and has been unable to...
READSBORO- At their board meeting last week, Readsboro School Board members discussed preschool billing for tuition students, and classroom configuration for the upcoming school year.
The board discussed the district’s tuition policy for pre-K students from other towns attending the...
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley will provide transportation from Readsboro to Twin Valley, school board members decided at a special meeting Tuesday. 
At a meeting last week, Readsboro School Board members declined to approve the supervisory union's $12,500 bid for Twin Valley transportation from...

One of two dispatching positions in the police communications center at Wilmington's new public safety facility. Wilmington Police Chief Matt Murano proposes using the Wilmington facility for a regional dispatch center if the Department of Public Safety follows through on a plan to shed its dispatching responsibility for municipal departments. -Mike Eldred
DOVER- With the state slated to end dispatching services for local police departments as soon as 2023, selectboard members discussed a proposal for a regional dispatch center.  The board agreed to support a grant that, if the plan is eventually adopted, would help pay for equipment. 
The...

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