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HALIFAX - The Halifax Selectboard set the property tax rate and donated $40,000 from ARPA funds to DVFiber during their regular meeting on Tuesday evening. 
All tax rates went down from fiscal year 2022, with the total homestead rate now at $2.3105 and the non-homestead rate at $2.5229....
BURLINGTON - On Wednesday, the Center on Rural Addiction (CORA) at the University of Vermont held a webinar about the importance of distributing naloxone in rural communities.
Speakers for the webinar included Geoff Capraro, a doctor who founded a nonprofit called Naloxbox, which sells an...
HALIFAX - The Halifax Selectboard’s rules of procedure dominated discussions at their regular meeting on Tuesday, July 5, specifically concerning how items are added to the agenda. The board also discussed the retroactive approval of a property bid during a tax sale.
Board member Paul...
READSBORO- The school board held a public informational meeting on their school choice proposal for seventh and eighth grade students on Wednesday evening, but only four members of the public showed up.  
The informational meeting was held in advance of a special school district meeting at...
DOVER- Nader Hashim, one of two Democratic candidates running for two open Senate seats in Windham County, met with voters at Dover Park to discuss his legislative agenda.  
Hashim, who lives in Dummerston with his partner and daughter, is a former Vermont State Trooper and previously...
WILMINGTON- Planning commission members held a public hearing on proposed zoning amendments that would clarify guidelines for outdoor dining in the village, set standards for solar energy installations and electric vehicle charging stations. 
A proposed amendment to the design review...
MARLBORO - The governing board for DVFiber, the public entity that aims to provide fiberoptic internet to its 24 member towns, received word this week that it will receive a $21.9 million construction grant. The funds will be used to commence construction of the communication union district’s...
DOVER- Tuesday evening’s Dover Selectboard meeting was almost as notable for what wasn’t on the agenda as it was for what was.  
The board was set to meet a half hour early for a presentation on a townwide reappraisal proposal from a consultant.  Lister Linda Sherman said the consultant...
DOVER- Windham County Senate candidate Wendy Harrison visited Dover Park Tuesday afternoon to listen to voters’ concerns and issues. Perhaps thanks to the rainy weather, however, only two people turned up for the chat. 
Harris said utilities and housing are among her top priorities.  She...
WILMINGTON- A partnership between the Wilmington Recreation Commission and Twin Valley’s WINGS program has received a $94,844 state After School and Summer Expanding Access grant.
In 2021, Vermont offered a Summer Matters for All grant that helped establish educational summer programming...

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