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Rep. John Gannon, Charles Martin, and Rep. Laura Sibilia.
WILMINGTON- Deerfield Valley legislators John Gannon and Laura Sibilia, along with Charles Martin of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce,  met with constituents at the Old School Community Center last week to discuss the upcoming legislative session.
The legislative session will start in...
WILMINGTON- The Whitingham Selectboard joined Twin Valley School Board members at Twin Valley Elementary School Tuesday evening, November 19, to discuss cooperation between the two boards. 
Selectboard member Wayne Corse said his board hoped to work out a deal with the school for use of...
Layoffs to come in spring, severance packages offered
DOVER- Vail Resorts has announced the elimination of 84 full-time year-round positions at former Peak Resorts ski areas, including an unspecified number of positions at Mount Snow. 
According to a public...
WILMINGTON - The selectboards from Dover and Wilmington held a joint meeting Monday to hear about findings from a housing analysis and master plan prepared by Camoin Associates 310. The analysis showed a disconnect between wages and housing costs in the valley. One would-be developer of...

A skier was lowered from the Challenger chair lift at Mount Snow during a lift evacuation Saturday.
DOVER- Rescuers evacuated about 190 skiers from a chair lift at Mount Snow last Saturday after it stopped operating.
Mount Snow’s Challenger, a triple lift located on the mountain’s North Face, stopped operating at about 11:30 am with 190 people on board. According to a press  release from...
DOVER - Following discussion with town employees at its meeting on Tuesday, the Dover Selectboard approved maintaining the status quo for health coverage for town employees despite a 13% rate increase. 
The town funds Blue Cross Blue Shield silver plans for employees. In light of announced...

Mount Snow, including its iconic clock tower building, was sold to Vail Resorts in September.
NEW YORK – A lawsuit filed by a Peaks Resorts investor seeking to halt or reverse the company’s merger with Vail Resorts has been voluntarily dismissed.
The suit filed by investor Eammon Carleton in early September alleged Peak Resorts violated federal securities laws in the filing of its...

Brattleboro’s infamous “malfunction junction” could get a makeover as part of a new expansion of the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. The new building, center, will allow the museum to expand its offerings and provide housing to the town.
BRATTLEBORO - Brattleboro Museum & Art Center and M&S Development announced Tuesday that it will embark on a $30 million project that will transform the “malfunction junction” portion of Brattleboro’s downtown. The project will involve construction of a 55,000-square-foot building at the...
HALIFAX – At a recent work session of the Southern Valley Unified Union School District, chair Homer “Chum” Sumner delivered an update on plans to dissolve the district.  
Sumner said “There are petitions in both towns (Halifax and Readsboro) asking for special Town Meetings.” 
The...

Sunset on Marlboro: Under a plan unveiled last week Marlboro College will partner with Boston-based Emerson College. Part of that agreement will close the local campus and allow students and faculty to transfer to Emerson. File photo
MARLBORO- Last week, Marlboro College announced a tentative partnership deal with Emerson College.  Under the deal, Marlboro’s programs, students, and faculty will be relocated to Emerson’s Boston campus.  Emerson will rename their Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies for...

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