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DEERFIELD VALLEY- Wilmington and Dover Selectboards heard a report from Bitown Marketing Director Tim Dolan on a digital marketing campaign conducted over the summer.  The two boards met by Zoom Wednesday evening. 
The advertising campaign was conducted over almost six months, from May 16...

A Duncan Cable bucket truck and crew strings fiber-optic lines in March 2020. The company started out with 57 subscribers in 1972. File photo/RC
WILMINGTON - Duncan Cable is celebrating a milestone: its 50th anniversary. Cliff Duncan founded the company in 1972 with 57 cable customers. He is now joined at the company by three of his five children, and serves over 2,000 customers. 
Duncan acknowledges that a lot has changed in 50...
WILMINGTON - Shaw’s, the valley’s largest grocer, will eventually be under the helm of a different parent company. It was announced last week that its parent company, Albertsons, will merge with Kroger, creating a grocery behemoth that will have a presence in 48 states and the District of...
The spillway at Harriman Reservoir
MONTREAL- Hydro-Québec has announced it will purchase Great River Hydro and its portfolio of 13 hydropower generating stations and three storage reservoirs along the Deerfield and Connecticut rivers for $2 billion.  
The acquisition of Great River Hydro expands Hydro-Québec’s energy...

Mike Cooney weighs Gilfeather turnips at a previous Gilfeather Turnip Festival. The event returns Saturday. File photo
WARDSBORO- On Saturday, October 22, Wardsboro will celebrate the Vermont state vegetable during the 19th annual Gilfeather Turnip Day from 10 am to 2 pm at the Wardsboro Public Library.
This year’s Gilfeather Turnip Day will have Gilfeather turnip soup served by the Wardsboro Library...
HALIFAX - During their regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Halifax Selectboard partnered with Voices of Hope VT, reviewed a cemetery budget proposal, and planned a special meeting to discuss the road supervisor/commissioner job description.
Elizabeth McEwen and Cheryl Rusin from Voices of...
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Selectboard joined an anti-discrimination inclusion initiative at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. The board also discussed several funding requests and open volunteer and paid town positions. 
Bob Harnish and Al Wakefield, of Rutland, asked the board to...
DOVER- Selectboard members accepted resignations from several paid and volunteer positions, and approved 1% local option tax funding for Dover’s participation in this year’s Eat, Sleep, and Shop Local program.  
Two members of the town’s highway department submitted resignations.  Road...

Drivers on Route 100 this week have been greeted by this sign. The road will be closed in Wilmington between Stowe Hill Drive and Adams Drive for a culvert replacement. Mike Eldred
By Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- The Vermont Agency of Transportation will close a section of Route 100 to all traffic for an emergency culvert replacement next week.  
According to VTrans, Route 100 will be closed between the intersection of Stowe Hill Road and the intersection of Adams...
WHITINGHAM - At the Whitingham Selectboard’s regular meeting on Wednesday, October 5, the board discussed a new plan for the sewer rate.
Board member James Weber said he and selectboard office administrator Gig Zboray met with RCap Solutions, which helped them determine sewer rates in the...

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