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WILMINGTON - Voices of Hope has received a grant to continue its work in the Deerfield Valley.  The grant, which is from the Vermont Department of Health, amounts to $27,713 and will cover the group’s work from April to August.
Voices of Hope is a grassroots group that formed in 2018 with...

Standing water on the sports field. Chris Walling
Note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly identifed Windham Southwest Supervisory Union Superintendent Barbara Anne Komons-Montroll as the author of school district proposal to renovate the Twin Valley Elementary School sports field.  The proposal was penned by Twin Valley Elementary...
Note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly attributed statements by Linda Lyon to Linda Hubner. We regret the error. HALIFAX – During their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 15, the Halifax Selectboard opened truck bids, discussed an ordinance violation, updated their local emergency...
DOVER- The River Valleys Unified School District board met on Monday to discuss the fiscal year 2023 budget and Town Meeting warning, the annual report, school repairs, and board reapportionment. 
The operational budget for fiscal year 2023 has been set at $6,255,575. According to Windham...

Article 20, asking voters to authorize cannabis retailers in town, passed 173 to 85 in a vote by Australian ballot on Town Meeting day.
WILMINGTON - On Tuesday, March 1, voters in Wilmington approved Article 20 on this year’s Town Meeting warning, and by doing so approved the ability of cannabis retailers to operate in town. Now, Charlotte Verry is in the process of gathering signatures on a petition to reconsider the article....
By Lauren Harkawik 
WILMINGTON - The fire and police departments will face a unique obstacle on Sunday, March 20. It isn’t a raging fire or a criminal on the loose. It’s each other. The two departments will engage in a showdown on the basketball court in a Wilmington Fire Department vs....
Editor’s note: These news stories were written and submitted by Twin Valley Elementary School students participating in Julie Moore’s Writer’s Workshop, a Wings Community Programs after-school activity. Moore is a TVES teacher, a local historian, the author of the photo history book “Wilmington...
WHITINGHAM - At their regular meeting Wednesday, March 9, the Whitingham Selectboard did their annual post-Town Meeting Day reorganization.
Incumbent vice chair Craig Hammer nominated board member James Weber to take the position, which the board unanimously approved. Scott Reid will...

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DOVER- Selectboard members approved the purchase of new highway department trucks, and discussed overnight camping in town parking lots at their  regular meeting Tuesday evening. 
Road Commissioner Travis Briggs recommended that the town purchase two new highway department trucks now,...
WILMINGTON- The owners of Starfire Bakery are hoping to open their new bakery restaurant on West Main Street by the end of April.
The partners, which include Brian and Chrystal Holt, owners of 1a Coffee Roasters, and Carolyn Weston and Andrew Allen, owners of Starfire Bakery, met with the...

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