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 GREENFIELD, MA – Registration is now open for the Connecticut River Conservancy’s Source to Sea Cleanup. This annual event, now in its 24th year, has grown into one of the largest river cleanups in the country. CRC invites volunteers to safely continue the tradition of getting dirty for cleaner...
DOVER - Tabi Freedman was on her way to bring her dog to the vet on Friday morning when she saw something she hoped she wasn’t really seeing.  “I thought, ‘Please let me not have seen that,’” she said. It was a swastika painted on the shoulder of Route 100, near Ahmeek Road. It was early,...

View of Mount Snow take last winter
Mount Snow’s summer business is good; Hermitage Club is selling inn properties WILMINGTON - At a Thursday morning meeting of the bi-town economic development committee, comprising members from Wilmington and Dover, the committee heard from the general managers of the valley’s...

Needle in the haystack: Sarah Shippee holds up the single ballot cast for the Progressive Party in Dover. Shippee and her son Wyatt, left, were part of a team of vote counters at Dover Town Hall working into the evening on Tuesday. Randy Capitani
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Local election officials say primary turnout was significantly higher than usual in the valley and, despite COVID-19 precautions at the polls, most in-person voting went smoothly.
The high voter turnout in the valley follows the statewide trend.  On Wednesday, Vermont...
READSBORO- Voters in Readsboro overwhelmingly ratified Halifax’s withdrawal from the Southern Valley Unified Union School District, sending what will essentially be the dissolution of the union district to the state board of education for approval.
Readsboro’s vote by Australian ballot...
READSBORO- Southern Valley School District may have to give up one classroom teacher to support a remote learning option this fall, board members learned at a special meeting Tuesday evening. 
The district wouldn’t actually lose the teacher, but the teacher would be assigned to teach...
HALIFAX- The town may get a free WiFi hot spot after all, with the cooperation of the Southern Valley Unified Union School District board. Previously, a proposed hot spot using the school’s subsidized high-speed internet connection had been rejected.  At last week’s SVUUSD board meeting, however...

Vermont Education Secretary Dan French
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott and state officials sought to reassure Vermonters during a Tuesday press conference that a return to in-person education in the state is necessary and safe.
Gov. Scott said in-person education was vital for working parents, and for Vermont children.  “There are...
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced a grant program to support child care providers at his press briefing Friday, and assured parents and students that fall school sports would commence with the beginning of the school year.
The child care "Operational Relief Grant" program is funded...
DEERFIELD VALLEY - This week, the River Valleys Unified Union School District, comprising Dover and Wardsboro, released its school reopening plans for fall. Both schools will offer in-person instruction four days per week, with Wednesdays a home day for all. A “school-supported home study” option...

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