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Local woman faces murder charge WARDSBORO- Vermont State Police have charged Cara L. Rodrigues, 31, of Wardsboro, with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a Guilford woman.
Police say a friend of Rodrigues called the police at about 6:30 pm on Monday,...
WILMINGTON- The Deerfield Valley Farmers’ Day Fair returns this weekend, Friday, August 13 to Sunday, August 15, this year with more events and food vendors.  
The fair, now in its 103rd year, kicks off with a truck pull on Friday evening.  The competition has been a favorite of fairgoers...
READSBORO- The parents of two children with special needs sought help from the Readsboro School Board Tuesday evening following recent incidents at Twin Valley Middle High School.
The mother of the two students said her children were attending summer programs at TVMHS as part of their IEPs...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- There were few surprises in local primary races Tuesday, with few contested competitive races for party nominations. 
There were no contested races in the Windham-6 House district, which includes Wilmington, Whitingham, and Halifax, with Tristan Roberts as the only...
Monkeypox symptoms include a rash with large blisters on the skin.  Vaccines are now available. Courtesy WHO
Monkeypox symptoms include a rash with large blisters on the skin. Vaccines are now available. Courtesy WHO
WASHINGTON, DC- On Thursday, July 28, some of the nation’s leading health experts held a press briefing regarding the ongoing monkeypox outbreak. This briefing came a day before the first reported case in Vermont. US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra hosted the...

24 Wast Main Street Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Local residents Elizabeth and Andrew Christo presented their permit application for a doughnut and coffee shop in their building at 24 West Main Street at a development review board hearing Monday evening. 
Andrew Christo told board members he and his wife Elizabeth rented a...
HALIFAX - The Halifax Select­board was joined by Nader Hashim, candidate for one of two Windham County Democratic nominations to the Vermont Senate, during their regular meeting Tuesday evening.
Hashim sought to discuss concerns and priorities the town of Halifax would like him to consider...
Primary vote set for Tuesday JACKSONVILLE- Four prospective candidates for Windham County’s two open Senate seats met with voters in a forum at the Whitingham Municipal Center Tuesday afternoon.  
The forum was organized and facilitated by Tristan Roberts, of Halifax,...

John Lyddy
WHITINGHAM - After a short-lived retirement, Whitingham resident John Lyddy has stepped back into action as the sole Republican candidate for Windham-6 representative, with a goal to advocate for the needs of his constituents, rather than pursue a political agenda.
“We don’t have the...

Forest Service specialist Casey Merritt talks with attendees at a Tuesday site visit to consider a parking area for backcountry trail access in Dover. Looking on are Dover Police Chief Randy Johnson, left, and selectboard member Joe Mahon. Mike Eldred
DOVER- Selectboard members received an apology from Mount Snow Academy and decided to postpone buying heating oil and other fuels needed for the upcoming winter season.
In a letter addressed to “Dover town officers and officials,” Mount Snow Academy Head of School Peter Stokloza said the...

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