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WINDHAM COUNTY - At a virtual forum focused on economic recovery in light of COVID-19, community members Meg Staloff, programming coordinator for Wilmington Works, and Cindy Hayford, coordinator for Deerfield Valley Community Partnership, highlighted the challenge of a lack of child care options...
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced a hazard pay grant program for employers of certain front-line health care and human services employees this week.  
Under the program, employers of people in certain occupations, including medical care providers, first responders, dental personnel,...
WHITINGHAM- The following Twin Valley Middle High School Senior Awards were presented to the class of 2020 at graduation on Saturday, July 25.
Whitingham-Halifax Lions Club scholarships    
Owen Grinold
Jessie Lazelle
Lucas Messing
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VERMONT- Vermont is taking a step toward a statutory code of ethics.  Public input is needed.
Does meaningful government ethics oversight in Vermont require an ethics code in statute? The answer is most definitely yes.   
Two bills introduced this last session asked the ethics...
WILMINGTON- There will be no pre-K program at Twin Valley Elementary School this year, school board members decided at their regular meeting Tuesday.
In a three to one vote, the board voted to follow a recommendation by TVES Principal Rebecca Fillion not to offer pre-K for fall 2020.  ...
BURLINGTON- The Hermitage Club Member Group has fired back against James Barnes’ claim that they are an insider group, calling themselves his victims.
“The member group is simply a large group of victims of Barnes ‘gross mismanagement’ who now seek that relief promised to them by the...
WHITINGHAM- Every student at Twin Valley schools will have the opportunity to eat breakfast and lunch for free under a US Department of Agriculture program for schools that serve low income areas.
Twin Valley School Board members unanimously approved the district’s enrollment in the USDA’s...

A screen shot of Zoom participants at Tuesday’s Wardsboro Library meeting. LH
WARDSBORO - This week, it was announced that the entire staff at the Wardsboro Library had resigned over disagreements about the library’s trustees’ wishes to open the library to the public amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, the. trustees held a “circumstantial emergency meeting” to discuss...
DOVER - On July 14, the Dover Selectboard held a vicious dog hearing following a complaint filed against a dog named Gemini, owned by Diana Dee, of Dover. The hearing was continued to July 21, at which time the board took additional testimony. In light of that testimony, the victim of the attack...
DOVER - At Monday’s meeting of the River Valleys Unified Union School District Board, Rep. Laura Sibilia, who is a member of the board, said a weighting study completed in the winter is “not a dead issue by any means.” 
The study found that the state’s current weighting mechanism, which...

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