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WILMINGTON- The Twin Valley School Board interviewed and appointed a new board member Tuesday evening, filling an open position on the board previously held by Wilmington board member Dennis Richter.
Jason Hartnett said he was a parent of a daughter attending Twin Valley Elementary School...
READSBORO- The Readsboro School Board continued planning for the policies of the newly established district at their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 6, while also planning for new after-school programs, and dealing with internal issues pertaining to interboard transparency.
Many of the...

The Wilmington Selectboard met by Zoom Tuesday
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Selectboard discussed plans for downtown improvements, recycling, and appointed several people to town boards at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday.
The Dixon park and ride lot adjacent to Buzzy Town Park was selected as one of 11 locations throughout...

The Dover Selectboard held a hybrid Zoom/in-person meeting Tuesday
DOVER- Although meaningful change in education funding may take another year to enact, the issue of student weighting has gained traction in the Vermont Legislature, according to lobbyist Adam Necrason.  Necrason, along with Rep. Laura Sibilia, and Dover School Board member Marc Schauber met with...

Rescue Inc.’s mobile vaccination trailer visited the parking lot at Leland & Gray High School a few weeks ago.
WILMINGTON - Throughout the state, people who are homebound are being visited by mobile crews who are administering COVID-19 vaccines to those individuals. One of the people delivering those vaccines is Marc Balch, of Wilmington. 
Balch is an EMT with Rescue Inc. He’s not a full-time team...
WILMINGTON- The development review board has approved the Hermitage Club’s conditional use permit for summer 2021 construction projects, including two four-unit condominiums and a maintenance building.
Hermitage Club General Manager Bill Benneyan says construction on the condominiums will...

Gov. Phil Scott announced his phased reopening plan on Tuesday
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced his plan and timeline for reopening the economy and easing COVID-19 mitigation measures at a press briefing on Tuesday.
Gov. Scott called his “Vermont Forward” plan a “roadmap for the next three months as vaccines get us back to something more normal...

MONTPELIER- Gov. Scott announced new eligibilities and high vaccination rates at his press conference Friday, but the news was overshadowed by significantly higher numbers of cases across the region and the state. Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak reported...
BURLINGTON- A Hermitage ski home formerly owned by James Barnes under his Hermitage Inn Real Estate Holding Company has been sold for $2 million, followingA a court order releasing the property from a bankruptcy stay.
On February 23, Vermont District Bankruptcy Court Judge Colleen Brown...
WILMINGTON- Last year, two of the valley’s biggest events, Wilmington’s Old Home Week and the Blueberry Festival were canceled as the reality of a prolonged pandemic became clear.  Will those events be able to return for this summer?  Organizers are optimistic they will.
Nicki Steel, chair...

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