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Tony Tribuno
WILMINGTON-  Selectboard members appointed Tony Tribuno to fill a vacant selectboard seat at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.  
The appointment followed interviews of three prospective board members, including Tribuno, Wilmington Works Program Coordinator Meg Staloff, and Wilmington...
DOVER - At the selectboard’s meeting on Tuesday, Pastor Jeremy Kirk, of the West Dover Congregational Church, urged the board to take swift action on a proposed disc golf course on the town’s trails and recreation property known as Horace Hill. 
Last year, the board engaged Weston &...

Josh Cohen
DOVER - At its regularly-scheduled meeting on Tuesday, the Dover Selectboard accepted the resignation of chair Josh Cohen. The board decided it would appoint a member for the remainder of Cohen’s term. An election to either retain the appointee or elect someone else will take place at Town...
 GREENFIELD, MA – Registration is now open for the Connecticut River Conservancy’s Source to Sea Cleanup. This annual event, now in its 24th year, has grown into one of the largest river cleanups in the country. CRC invites volunteers to safely continue the tradition of getting dirty for cleaner...
DOVER - Tabi Freedman was on her way to bring her dog to the vet on Friday morning when she saw something she hoped she wasn’t really seeing.  “I thought, ‘Please let me not have seen that,’” she said. It was a swastika painted on the shoulder of Route 100, near Ahmeek Road. It was early,...

View of Mount Snow take last winter
Mount Snow’s summer business is good; Hermitage Club is selling inn properties WILMINGTON - At a Thursday morning meeting of the bi-town economic development committee, comprising members from Wilmington and Dover, the committee heard from the general managers of the valley’s...

Needle in the haystack: Sarah Shippee holds up the single ballot cast for the Progressive Party in Dover. Shippee and her son Wyatt, left, were part of a team of vote counters at Dover Town Hall working into the evening on Tuesday. Randy Capitani
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Local election officials say primary turnout was significantly higher than usual in the valley and, despite COVID-19 precautions at the polls, most in-person voting went smoothly.
The high voter turnout in the valley follows the statewide trend.  On Wednesday, Vermont...
READSBORO- Voters in Readsboro overwhelmingly ratified Halifax’s withdrawal from the Southern Valley Unified Union School District, sending what will essentially be the dissolution of the union district to the state board of education for approval.
Readsboro’s vote by Australian ballot...
READSBORO- Southern Valley School District may have to give up one classroom teacher to support a remote learning option this fall, board members learned at a special meeting Tuesday evening. 
The district wouldn’t actually lose the teacher, but the teacher would be assigned to teach...
HALIFAX- The town may get a free WiFi hot spot after all, with the cooperation of the Southern Valley Unified Union School District board. Previously, a proposed hot spot using the school’s subsidized high-speed internet connection had been rejected.  At last week’s SVUUSD board meeting, however...

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