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Dover Town Hall
DOVER- On Monday, the River Valleys Unified School District board began their regularly scheduled meeting with an informational budget meeting as they had at the last meeting. This time, however, representatives from the school district were at the Dover Town Hall to hand out absentee ballots to...

Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak
MONTPELIER- Vermont continues to lead the nation in vaccine uptake, and the results can be seen in falling COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, state officials said Tuesday. 
Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith the state is closing in on the milestone of 400,000...
DOVER- The North Branch Fire District Prudential Committee reorganized following their recent election at a special meeting on Thursday, May 13.  The committee elected a new chair and set a date for an election to fill two disputed seats on the committee. 
Newly elected board member Jon...

Readsboro's Town Meeting was held Saturday, outdoors under a tent
READSBORO- After being postponed due to the pandemic, Readsboro held the second half of their annual Town Meeting on Saturday, in the field outside Readsboro Central School. The meeting was held in person, in as close to pre-pandemic normality as possible. With the state’s mask mandate having...
WINDHAM COUNTY - On Friday, May 14, the Southern Vermont Economy Summit hosted a panel titled “How New People Generate New Opportunities for Our Communities.” During it, local leaders evaluated the matter from three perspectives — schools, municipalities, and chambers of commerce. The panel...

Participants in Thursday’s panel about the experiences of new Americans. LH
BRATTLEBORO - On Thursday, a panel at the Southern Vermont Economy Summit aimed to provide insight into the experiences of new Americans who move to the area, in turn becoming new Vermonters. 
“Workforce demand is as high as ever, with regional jobs unfilled in many sectors,” said...

Dover’s annual Town Meeting on Tuesday. The event, postponed in March due to the pandemic, was held at Mount Snow’s Carinthia Base Lodge. Masks and social distancing were still required during the two-hour meeting. Randy Capitani
DOVER- On Tuesday Dover held its annual Town Meeting, which had been postponed for two-and-a-half months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, at Mount Snow’s Carinthia Base Lodge.  
One of the reasons the town selected Carinthia Base Lodge for their Town Meeting this year was the base lodge’s...
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Selectboard heard from the fire, police, and sewer departments at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting. They also discussed their guidance on COVID-19 moving forward and heard an update from the town clerk. 
On May 22, 2020, the selectboard passed a resolution...

Newly-elected Dover Selectboard members were sworn in at Wednesday evening's special meeting. ME
DOVER- Following their reorganization after Tuesday’s election, selectboard members rescinded the town’s mask resolution signed nearly 11 months ago. 
Vicki Capitani, who had been reelected selectboard chair during the reorganization, asked board members and the public if the mask...

Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith File Photo
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott dropped masking mandates for people who are fully vaccinated Friday, but he extended his health emergency order for another month. 
“Those who are fully vaccinated no longer need to wear masks, indoors or outdoors, nor do they need to be concerned with physical...

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