School district officials are trying to decide what to do with this playground equipment at Twin Valley Middle High. Randy Capitani
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members accepted the resignation of one of their newest board members, and addressed several maintenance issues at their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 23. 
The board accepted, with regret, the resignation of Wilmington board member Mark Tiddes.  ...

Gov. Phil Scott speaks at Wednesday's press conference
Local reps will vote to override 
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott issued his second, third, and fourth vetoes of the legislative session Friday, including a veto of H.494, better known as the budget bill.  On Wednesday, Gov. Scott issued his fifth veto of the session, of S.39...

Nate Linder, age 9, and town manager Scott Tucker at a meeting they had about the town flood lines on Thursday, May 25. Photo courtesy of Jordana Linder
WILMINGTON - “We have planted our feet on this issue and we’re not going to go away until those lines are back on that building.” 
So said Wilmington resident Bob Pelosi on Wednesday. This week, Pelosi created a petition asking that lines memorializing two historic floods be put back at...

Nicki Steel and the flood lines she painted on Wilmington Town Hall after Tropical Storm Irene.
  WILMINGTON - Following an outpouring of public outcry, the selectboard discussed the matter of the flood lines previously painted on town hall on Thursday morning. The matter was not resolved, and will remain with the town manager, Scott Tucker, whose purview the building is under. Tucker,...

BDCC’s Pipelines and Pathways Program hosted its first Fearless Futures Summit on May 2. Twin Valley’s high school and middle school students took part, along with students from Leland & Gray High School. The event was designed to connect Windham County’s students with opportunity and some of the limitless, often nontraditional pathways to postsecondary success. More than 50 presenters offered interactive stations to showcase the opportunities at their organization and pathways to success. Photo courtesy BDCC
WILMINGTON - A panel at the Southern Vermont Economy Summit, held on Tuesday at The Hermitage Club, was centered on how to retain youth in the region. Much of the panel focused on career preparedness work that is being done by the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation, the Windham Regional...

The former Nordic Hills Lodge
By Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- A dispute between neighbors on Look Road has been elevated to a federal court with the filing of a complaint by the owner of the former Nordic Hills Lodge.  
Earlier this month Yisroel Teitlebaum, who purchased the property in 2021, filed a suit against...

Nicki Steel painting the 2011 Tropical Storm Irene flood line on the town hall. Photo by Joseph Cincotta
Flood lines erasure spurs flurry of support from locals and visitors alike
WILMINGTON - Town manager Scott Tucker said that once the emails started coming in, they just kept coming. 
The subject? The flood lines on Wilmington’s Town Hall.
The building is in...

WILMINGTON - A panel at the Southern Vermont Economy Summit, which was held at The Hermitage Club on Tuesday, focused on international worker programs and how they can benefit businesses, particularly those that need seasonal workers. 
The summit was hosted by Brattleboro...

3 and 5 East Main Street
WILMINGTON- Members of the development board met with Eric Silverstein on Monday, May 15, for a hearing on his proposed restoration project for his buildings at 3 and 5 East Main Street.
In his application and brief discussion with DRB members, Silverstein said he plans to restore both...
WILMINGTON- A change in Windham Southwest Supervisory Union funding practices may mean local school districts will have to seek loans in anticipation of taxes.  
WSSU Business Manager Karen Atwood told Twin Valley School Board members at their Tuesday meeting that there would be a...


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