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By Lauren Harkawik
WARDSBORO - At the Monday, April 1, meeting of the River Valleys Unified Union School District Board, discussion of a letter sent by a concerned resident turned into a discussion about the district’s age of admission policy. Several present, including parents, board...

The investor relations home page of the Peak Resorts website offers information to potential stock purchasers.
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, have acquired controlling interest in Peak Resorts, the parent company of Mount Snow, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Sackler family and their company Purdue Pharma, makers of OxyContin,...
VERMONT- The state’s opioid crisis was first brought sharply into focus - to Vermonters and to the nation - when Gov. Peter Shumlin took the unusual step of devoting his January 2014 state of the state address to the rising tide of addiction, crime, and overdose. “In every corner of our state,...
Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announces lawsuit against two distributors of opioid pain relievers
Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announces lawsuit against two distributors of opioid pain relievers
VERMONT- In September, Vermont became the 28th state to file a lawsuit against the Sackler family’s Purdue Pharma, alleging the company downplayed the risks of addiction to its opiate pain reliever, and exaggerating its so-called “abuse deterrent” formulations.  In his September announcement,...
WILMINGTON- Travis Wendel presented his plan to renovate one of the village’s most visible buildings, and turn it into a brewery and eatery at a meeting of the town’s development review board Monday evening. 
Wendel told DRB members he plans to restore his building, the former Wilmington...
DOVER - Wilmington resident Cliff Duncan spoke to the Dover Selectboard on Tuesday to warn them against using an income approach in an upcoming reappraisal of the town’s commercial properties. Although the board didn’t make any decisions based on Duncan’s warnings, an animated discussion about...
WARDSBORO - At the River Valleys Unified Union School District Board meeting on Monday, Windham Central Supervisory Union Superintendent Bill Anton said that four applications for intradistrict elementary school choice were submitted to him, and that he will approve all four requests. 
The...
WILMINGTON - On Tuesday, a dozen or so community members were trained to administer Narcan, a medication that blocks the effects of opioid overdoses. 
The group was gathered in what was once the library in the town’s high school, which has not housed students since 2014. The building,...
WILMINGTON- A group of Twin Valley parents met with school board members Tuesday evening, demanding the school address what they described as deficiencies in its “performance-based learning” program.
Some of the complaints concerned the school’s evaluation and documentation of student...
WHITINGHAM- Selectboard members discussed plans to eliminate their listers and zoning enforcement, and set a date for a selectboard candidates’ forum.  
Two positions are open on the selectboard, following the resignations of two longtime members.  Candidates have the option of running for...

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