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MARLBORO- Under a tentative partnership deal with Emerson College announced last week, Marlboro College will close its Potash Hill campus in Marlboro at the end of the current school year. 
News of the closure came as a shock to Marlboro residents, many of whom have longstanding...
MARLBORO- Within minutes of Marlboro College’s announcement of their deal with Emerson College, Marlboro alumni took to the internet to express their disbelief.
When the announcement was made, there were at least three active Marlboro College alumni groups on Facebook, including the...

The bi-town eceonomic devel­opment committee is hoping the state will allow signs like this to keep drivers away from back roads and trails. File photo
WILMINGTON - At a meeting of the bi-town economic development committee on Thursday, November 8, some committee members expressed annoyance at the suggestion that the state might be more willing to help a committee effort if legislators were to get involved. In other matters, Dover is looking for...
DOVER - The board told town assessor Linda Sherman and assessor consultant Jeremiah Sund on Tuesday, November 5, that it would like to see more information about bidders for an upcoming commercial reappraisal, and would like to conduct interviews with candidates. Sherman and Sund said they had...
DOVER - At the selectboard’s meeting Tuesday, November 5, economic development director Steve Neratko said the trails committee had come to unanimous consensus that the town’s newly-purchased 48-acre trail and recreation property be named “Horace Hill.” After a short discussion that had some...
DOVER - Maggie Lewis, executive director of adult day center The Gathering Place, told the Dover Selectboard at its Tuesday, November 5, meeting that she is requesting a $10,000 annual contribution from the town. The board told her it would need to be warned as an article at Town Meeting.
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Heather Hebert and Jason Klump are the new owners of the Jacksonville General Store.
JACKSONVILLE - Wednesday morning at the Jacksonville General Store had the cadence of a lived-in place: the type of place people frequent. In the front, an empty basket that previously held doughnuts was moved away, replaced with a tray of freshly-baked ones. In the back, a group of men gathered...

Dover students rehearse on Wednesday.
DOVER - Late Wednesday morning, the fifth-graders at The Dover School were amid rehearsing a party scene. Music pumped through the air and the students got into the motions of a party — dancing, jumping in the air, socializing. 
The party scene is part of a theater production the entire...
JACKSONVILLE- The selectboards of Reads­boro, Whitingham, and Wilmington held a joint meeting at the Whitingham Municipal Center Wednesday evening to discuss regional issues. The joint meeting, organized by the Whitingham Selectboard, was the first of what may become a regular occurrence.  The...
Fears raised over FCC change that may end rural telephone service DOVER - On Tuesday, Rep. Laura Sibilia urged the selectboard to consider talking to other towns about the possibility of forming a communications union district, or CUD, to bring high-speed internet access to the...

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