The Sitzmark to Hogback trail is closed to riders this year.
WILMINGTON- With Vermont’s snowmobile trails opening this weekend, the Deerfield Valley Stump Jumpers snowmobile club is advising riders of changes in trail access.
The trail from the Hogback parking lot north to Higley Hill Road will be closed this season.
Over the summer the club...

Kirra Courchesne
BOSTON- The Simmons University women’s basketball team topped visiting Wentworth Institute of Technology, 61-49, last Saturday at Moore Gymnasium.
The Sharks erased a 30 - 26 halftime deficit with a 12 - 0 run to start the third quarter, fueled by six points from junior forward Kirra...
WINDHAM COUNTY- Vermont game wardens will be conducting roadside checkpoint for fish and wildlife violations sometime within the next two weeks.  The department says the checkpoints are necessary and effective in enforcing wildlife laws. 

The 2018 Twin Valley Middle HIgh School girls’ varsity basketball team. Front row: left to right, captains Maria Page, Jarrett Niles, and Morgen Janovsky. Back row: coach Buddy Hayford, Kylie Reed, Celia Betit, Katelyn Longe, Sadie Boyd, and Jayden Crawford. Randy Capitani
WHITINGHAM- The basketball preseason has gotten off to a slow start for the Twin Valley girls’ varsity team.  The snowstorms last week forced the cancellation of the first two practices, leaving the team precious few days to prepare for their first game of the season on Friday.
“The start...

Participants in the 2018 Komen Snowshoe-Vermont enjoying their trek.
STRATTON- Online registration for the 2019 Susan G. Komen New England Snowshoe-Vermont 3K run, and 3K or 5K walk, continues to be open with discounted early-bird registration fees through Sunday, December 9, ($30 for adults and $10 for youth).
Snowshoe-Vermont will be held on January 6 at...
DOVER- Looking to work off a few extra calories after those holiday meals? Got some less-than-flattering knits shoved into the back of the closet? Then the Ugly Sweater Fun Run may be the perfect way to help clean out the closet and stay fit and trim while helping out a good cause.
Twin Valley Middle High School students Owen Grinold, Jack McHale, Eric Bolognani, Kylie Reed, Sadie Boyd, and Jayden Crawford (l-r)  were part of 275 students from around the state who recently attended the two-day  Vermont  State Athletic Directors Association student leadership conference in...
BOSTON- Wellesley College basketball outscored host Simmons University 13 to 11 over the final 5:48 of the fourth quarter to hang on for a 50 - 48 victory in an entertaining contest.
Junior Kirra Courchesne, of Wilmington, VT, chipped in with nine points off the Simmons bench.
RUTLAND- USs Forest Service officials in Vermont are encouraging the public to purchase Christmas tree removal permits should they be interested in a $5 tree for the holidays.  This year, all fourth-graders can take advantage of the Every Kid in a Park Initiative and get a free Christmas tree...
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley Middle High School held an awards ceremony for its fall sports Monday evening.  A number of athletes were recognized for their achievements.  
The boys’ varsity soccer team finished 16-1. Their only loss was to  Stowe in the D3 state championship match November 7....


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