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By Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members passed a temporary zoning amendment at a hearing Friday morning, which will allow the town's zoning administrator to issue permits for outdoor dining areas at local restaurants.
The amendment, added to Article 5, Section 531 B of the...
DEERFIELD VALLEY - School systems and food pantries report increased need for food assistance programs since March, when the COVID-19 state of emergency was declared, causing the closure of schools and many businesses. 
Windham Southwest Supervisory Union has seen participation in its meal...

Peter Aubrey, Marie Aubrey, and John Cleanthes (back) in front of the Haystack Golf Course clubhouse. RC
New partnership wants to return course to top-five status
WILMINGTON- With the Hermitage Club sold to a member group as the conclusion of its bankruptcy process, there’s some good news about the reopening of many businesses that had been shuttered when the club tumbled...
No one injured, water a problem 
DOVER - Fire departments from nearly every surrounding town were involved in fighting a fire in Dover on Sunday night. 
West Dover Fire Chief Rich Werner says the fire at 19 Barber Road was called in at 5 pm. Werner arrived at the...
HALIFAX- Southern Valley School Board members discussed COVID-19 related concerns at their regular meeting Wednesday evening.
The board pondered how their schools might operate in the fall. School board chair Chum Sumner noted that CDC guidance has changed, and will likely continue to...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members received a $500 gift from second-home owners, and spent $500 to support the Lake Raponda Greeter Program at their regular meeting Tuesday.
The board accepted a gift of $500 from Wilmington second-home owners Kathryn and Chuck Brown. The Browns asked that the...
WARDSBORO - At the River Valleys Unified Union School District board’s virtual meeting on Monday, Windham Central Supervisory Union superintendent Bill Anton said the supervisory union is preparing for in-person instruction in the fall, with the understanding that it could be interrupted at any...
WARDSBORO - The River Valleys Unified Union Board decided Monday that it is not yet ready for in-person board meetings, despite groups of 25 now being permitted by Gov. Phil Scott. 
In March, meetings for nearly all public bodies went virtual after Gov. Scott instituted his “Stay Home,...
WARDSBORO - At Monday’s virtual meeting of the River Valleys Unified Union School District Board, principals Matt Martyn and Tammy Bates said sixth-grade graduations are officially planned for the coming weeks, with social distancing rules in place. 
Martyn said The Dover School will hold...
DOVER - At its meeting on Tuesday, the selectboard approved four applications for its Non-Profits Emergency Appropriations Program. After some discussion, appropriations were capped at $2,000, despite the application from the program not stating a cap. And the board extended the application...

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