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WILMINGTON- The Hermitage Members Club met with the development review board in a hearing Monday, seeking a master plan change and zoning permit to resume construction at their exclusive Stag’s Leap development at the old Haystack lower base area.  
Hamilton Hodgman, of Stevens &...

RVUSD will met at Dover Town Hall on Monday evening
DOVER- Wardsboro School Principal Tammy Bates informed the River Valleys Unified School District Board that Wardsboro students were learning from home following a confirmed COVID-19 case within the learning community at their regular meeting Monday. All grades have been learning from home since...
WHITINGHAM - The Whitingham Selectboard discussed next steps on the sewer project, chose a location for a fiber optics hub, and debated an offer to buy out a cell tower at their regular meeting on Wednesday, September 8. 
It was also the first meeting with Greg Brown as a member since he...
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members discussed hiring and retention barriers and other matters at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. 
Twin Valley Elementary School Principal Rebecca Fillion and Twin Valley Middle High School Principal Anna Roth reported difficulties filling a...

Agency of Education Secretary Dan French File photo
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott said booster shots are on the horizon, urged employer vaccine mandates, and announced new school guidance at his COVID-19 press conference Tuesday. 
Gov. Scott said booster shots were a topic of discussion at his meeting earlier in the day with governors and...
MONTPELIER-  The Vermont Legislature’s task force on the implementation of the Pupil Weighting Factors Report held a hearing on Wednesday evening, September 8, to take public testimony on the issue.
Task force members heard from 37 parents, taxpayers,, school and other public officials,...

Vermont Route 9, looking east. Photo courtesy of VTrans.
WILMINGTON - Anyone traveling from Wilmington to points east via Route 9 should plan for some delays for the foreseeable future — and beyond. Roadwork that began this week has an estimated completion date of 2023. 
Work commenced Tuesday with traffic relegated to one lane for a large...

Wilmington Police Chief Matthew Murano, left, explains to the selectboard the new state-mandated use-of-force policy the police department is adopting. Amelia Nick
WILMINGTON- On Tuesday, the Wilmington Selectboard met with the town’s chief of police Matthew Murano to discuss the department’s new use-of-force policy, their presence in Whitingham, and the purchase of a new cruiser. 
Following an executive order signed by Gov. Phil Scott in August 2020...

Agency of Education Secretary Dan French at Wednesday's press briefing by Gov. Phil Scott and his administration.
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced a change in the state’s masking guidance for schools, a new school vaccination incentive plan, and pleaded with Vermonters to be civil in their discourse at his press briefing Wednesday.  
 Gov. Scott said the administration’s school mask guidance had...

The Dover Free Library's previous sign was replaced earlier this year without selectboard approval. Earlier this summer, board members discovered that the new sign was unpermitted. File Photo
DOVER- Selectboard members approved an agreement to provide limited services to Somerset residents, a plan to digitize some of Dover’s land records, and got their first look at a town sign for the Dover Free Library and Kids in the Country Daycare at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.
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