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WILMINGTON - In recent months, national media attention has been given to the topic of fluoridating water and, specifically, fluoridating water in Vermont. But many of Vermont’s water systems aren’t fluoridated, including Wilmington’s public water system, in part because rural systems are too...
By Amelia Nick 
WILMINGTON- Financial requests took up the majority of Tuesday’s Wilmington Selectboard meeting with budget planning for fiscal year 2024 beginning next month. One percent local option tax funds, annual allocations, and necessary purchases for town departments were among...

The Hermitage is one of the many businesses having trouble hiring and retaining staff due to a lack of housing. File
Lack of housing a problem for employers and employees alike DEERFIELD VALLEY - As the sight of snow ushers in the valley’s biggest tourism season, housing remains a top concern for employers and employees alike. 
In October, Robert Abate, who lives in western New York,...

The deck area at Carinthia Base Lodge. A New Jersey couple has filed suit after a fall on ice left Anna Niewodniczanska with a broken leg. File photo
BURLINGTON- A New Jersey couple are demanding a jury trial in a lawsuit filed against Mount Snow in the US District Court for Vermont last month. 
The couple are seeking an unspecified amount of compensation in excess of a $75,000 federal minimum jurisdictional requirement, claiming Mount...

Above, the Sundance lift upper terminal is where Faith Keresztessy fell after climbing the metal ladder to reach the platform. The lift has since been removed to make way for a new six-passenger lift. Courtesy NewEnglandSkiHistory.com/Ian Clesla
BURLINGTON- A Rhode Island woman is seeking $50 million in damages from Mount Snow and Vail Resorts in a suit filed in federal court last week.  
Faith Keresztessy, of Coventry, RI, accuses Mount Snow and Vail Resorts of negligence for failing to take steps to prevent a fall from a...
DOVER- Selectboard members approved funding for the Bitown Economic Development Committee marketing campaign and gave the Southern Vermont Trails Association the go-ahead to prepare the town forest for winter recreation at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. 
The board unanimously...
WHITINGHAM - Over the course of two meetings, the Whitingham Selectboard heard concerns about, debated, and ultimately decided against a proposal to bill sewer users based on a building’s maximum occupancy. 
The proposal was suggested by board member James Weber at their October 5 meeting...
READSBORO- A local family says they may have to resort to homeschooling their three school-age children if they can’t resolve transportation issues with Readsboro School District. 
Tyler Gosselin and her husband Cody Gerry say their three children attending Readsboro Elementary School have...
UPDATE 4:15 pm Thursday, November 10:  Bennington-1 candidate Bruce Busa notified The Deerfield Valley News that he has filed a request for a recount in Bennington Superior Court. DEERFIELD VALLEY- There were few upsets in statewide elections this week, with Vermonters voting...
WHITINGHAM- At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, Twin Valley School Board members were advised that community recreational facilities at Twin Valley Elementary School could be a liability risk.
The board tabled a second reading of a proposed policy on making “changes to school...

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