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WILMINGTON- Voters at Wilmington’s Town Meeting will decide whether to cede their power to elect the town clerk and town treasurer to the selectboard.  
Article 4 of the Town Meeting warrant asks voters to “authorize the selectboard to appoint a town clerk,” and Article 5 asks the same...

A recently-released study shows that many local school districts, including Twin Valley, have been underfunded. File photo
Proposed weighting figures updated with 2020 data MONTPELIER- The  Legislature’s Joint Fiscal Office has released an updated analysis of the effect of proposed changes to the state’s equalized pupil weighting system.  For school districts in the Deerfield Valley, the outlook...
WHITINGHAM- Voters gathered at the Whitingham Municipal Center Wednesday evening to meet candidates running for town offices at Town Meeting this year.
Moderator Leon Corse kicked off the introductions by telling voters why he’s running for another term.  “Someone needs to do it, and...
By Lauren Harkawik
DOVER - The town held its pre-Town Meeting on Tuesday at Dover Town Hall. Rich Werner moderated the discussion, in which voters went through each of the articles warned for next week’s Town Meeting. 
Articles that inspired discussion and questions from voters...
By Linda Donaghue
HALIFAX- Halifax Town Moderator Paul Blais opened a recent informational meeting this week by introducing himself as candidate for moderator and discussing his efforts to keep up to date with rules and regulations affecting the town. Other candidates were also presented...
Dispatching services could run up big charges WILMINGTON- At Tuesday evening’s selectboard meeting, Wilmington Police Chief Matt Murano warned board members the town could be facing a big bill from the state if changes proposed by the Vermont Department of Public Safety are...

Steve Neratko at a 2018 meeting. File/LH
DOVER - Dover Economic Development Director Steve Neratko has tendered his resignation, the Dover Selectboard announced at its meeting on Tuesday. In other matters, the board discussed a broadband survey the town is assisting Windham Regional Commission in conducting, said it would halt payments...
BURLINGTON- This week Hermitage Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee Raymond Obuchowski submitted additional notices and proposed orders stemming from a January 31 hearing in the case, including a proposed order on the sale of the Doveberry Inn, and a notice and purchase and sale agreement for all...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members approved a proposal by Wilmington Economic Development Consultant Gretchen Havreluk to use up to $80,000 in local option tax funding for a sewer construction project on East Main Street.  The project will extend an existing public sewer line to serve five buildings...

Ann Manwaring, right, was recognized for her years of service to the town of Wilmington at the selectboard meeting Tuesday. Manwaring is not seeking reelection to the board. Looking on are board member Sarah Fisher, left, and town manager Scott Tucker. Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members approved funding from the town’s 1% local option tax fund for work at the Old School Community Center at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. 
Old School Enrichment Council members met with the board to request $40,000 in funding for repairs and capital...

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