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Board members discussed busing for preschool students Tuesday evening.
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members appointed a new board member to represent Whitingham, discussed preschool busing, and decided to end remote options for public attendance at meetings. 
Board members voted unanimously to appoint Whitingham resident Lindsay Bushey-Hesselbach to a...
DOVER- At their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, August 16, the River Valleys Unified School District board discussed implementing COVID-19 prevention policies, the number of enrolled students for the upcoming year, and an open position on the board. 
On August 4, the Vermont Agency...

Advocates say house sharing can be a way for seniors to stay in their homes longer. File photo
DOVER - Susan Rand, of Dover, is working to spread the word about house sharing, a potential pathway to expanding the availability of affordable housing in the valley. Rand serves on a subcommittee of the Bi-Town Economic Development Committee dedicated to expanding affordable options and has...

Gov. Phil Scott File photo
MONTPELIER- At his weekly press conference, held just one day after the federal Food and Drug Administration announced its full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Phil Scott said pediatric vaccination and booster shots for those who are fully vaccinated are on the horizon. 
Gov....

The Halifax Community Hall will be the center of activities for Saturday’s celebration of life and getting together. Events include a children’s parade,
HALIFAX - The town of Halifax will be hosting a celebration of the town and its residents this Saturday, August 28. 
In place of their usual Old Home Day, this year will be a “celebration of life and getting together,” according to celebration committee co-chair Patricia Dow. She said the...

The Rotary Club of the Deerfield Valley president Bob Brunner recently presented the Frank Spencer achievement award to graduating seniors Cearra O’Hern, left, and Kylie Cleanthes, right.
The Rotary Club of the Deerfield Valley president Bob Brunner recently presented the Frank Spencer achievement award to graduating seniors Cearra O’Hern, and Kylie Cleanthes. O’Hern will be attending Penn State University, majoring in journalism; Cleanthes will attend the University of Vermont,...

No injuries were reported in this single-car accident that took place Monday. Photo courtesy Dan Baliotti
No injuries were reported in this single-car accident that took place Monday. The Volvo wagon left Dover Hill Road below the Dover Town Garage and smashed into a stand of trees. Police were still investigating the accident.

Christine Kurucz
WHITINGHAM – It was during a time of statewide transition that Christine Kurucz,  a Twin Valley Middle High School teacher, began her tenure on the Vermont State Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE). The statewide board oversees the standards and licensing requirements for incoming...
WHITINGHAM - In late July, the Whitingham Selectboard renewed a contract with the Wilmington Police for patrol coverage in the town. The contract is for up to $9,000 between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022. 
This will technically be the second year that Wilmington covers Whitingham, though...
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington Selectboard discussed masks, population, traffic, and funding for the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation during their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night. 
Selectboard chair Tom Fitzgerald began the meeting by addressing the use of masks at...

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