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Emergency manager points out problems, recommends summer parade
DOVER - Emergency management director Rich Werner told the selectboard on Tuesday that while Dover hasn’t seen too many issues related to COVID-19 to date, food insecurity has been and continues to be a...
WHITINGHAM-Twin Valley Middle High School announced that Lucas Messing has been named the valedictorian of the Class of 2020. Caylah Brewer has been named salutatorian.
Lucas Messing is the son of David Messing and Christine Colella, of Wilmington.  Lucas has excelled in the classroom...

The Marlboro College dining hall.
MARLBORO- On May 28, Marlboro College and Democracy Builders announced a  signed  contract  for  sale  of  the  500-acre  college  campus, in anticipation  of  the  completion  of  Marlboro  College’s  alliance  with  Emerson  College. Democracy Builders will use the campus for an innovative, new...
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott used his Monday press briefing to address the murder of George Floyd, and the protests that subsequently swept the globe, sometimes turning violent.  Gov. Scott also announced the launch of a racial equity task force here in Vermont.
Gov. Scott expressed his...
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced another "turn of the spigot" in the phased reopening of Vermont's economy and social activity Friday.
"Looking at our latest data and the latest recommendation from the department of health, we feel like it is safe to turn the spigot a bit more today...
Valley towns lagging behind rest of state
DEERFIELD VALLEY - The United States Census Bureau is reporting low response rates throughout the Deerfield Valley, with some towns lagging severely behind state and national response rates. According to the census bureau, response...

The right stuff: Hygienist Kerri Boyd gave the thumbs up sign while being fitted for an N95 mask at Deerfield Valley Dental Care earlier this month. DVDC/Facebook
WILMINGTON- “Restart” is a word that’s on everybody’s mind right now. As businesses forced to close during the coronavirus shutdown begin to reopen, many are wondering just how that restart will look. “Social distancing” and wearing masks are going to be the new social norms, and owners and...
WILMINGTON - Although all of the funds allocated to the Wilmington Disaster Resiliency Revolving Loan Program have been awarded, Wilmington Economic Development Consultant Gretchen Havreluk has not taken her eyes off moments of crises for downtown businesses caused by COVID-19. Looking ahead, she...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- School budgets won’t have to be revoted, according to Rep. John Gannon, and there won’t be a 22-cent increase in the statewide education tax rate, if the House property tax yield bill is passed.
Gannon met with Twin Valley School Board members at their regular...

Vermont Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine at Wednesday's press conference.
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott said his team would be monitoring neighboring states for indications that Vermont could open its borders to tourists again, and Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine fired back at a national news report that listed Vermont as a “trouble spot” for coronavirus...

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