Whitingham


Voters cast their ballots during Whitingham’s Town Meeting, which was held Tuesday at the Twin Valley Middle High School gymnasium. Mike Eldred
WHITINGHAM- Moderator Leon Corse kicked off Whitingham’s 2024 Town Meeting with news that he would be retiring from his moderator duties after next year’s Town Meeting.  
Corse has served as Whitingham’s moderator for 40 years, during which he has set a high standard of civility, discourse...
WHITINGHAM- Voters questioned a proposed expenditure for a school safety officer and the allocation of surplus funds for athletic field repairs at Twin Valley School District’s budget informational meeting Tuesday evening. 
At the district’s annual meeting, held moments before the...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Town Meeting is Tuesday, March 5. The Deerfield Valley News asked new candidates or those in contested races to weigh in on important issues and why they are running for office. See more candidates’ responses to the questions on pages A2 and A3.  
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James Weber, running unopposed for reelection to a three-year term on the Whitingham Selectboard
JACKSONVILLE- Candidates for town offices introduced themselves to voters at a meet-the-candidates event at the Whitingham Municipal Center Wednesday evening. 
Almira Aekus, the incumbent and only candidate for town treasurer and collector of delinquent taxes, dropped a bomb with her...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Petitions for elected town office have been turned in and Town Meeting warnings have been published in preparation for Tuesday, March 5 – Town Meeting day in Vermont. 
 Nominating petitions to be included on the ballot for town offices require signatures from 30 voters or...
Sexual assault case pending in Windham Criminal Court
BURLINGTON- A Whitingham man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography.  Chief U.S. District Judge Geoffrey W. Crawford also ordered Carl...
Note: This story has been updated with additional information since it appeared in the print edition of The Deerfield Valley News. WHITINGHAM- A Wilmington man is facing multiple charges in connection with the burglary of a Wilmington business and another person is dead of a self-inflicted...
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members discussed emergency funding, appointed board members to a vice principal search committee, and approved a spending request from the town of Whitingham at an abbreviated meeting Tuesday evening.  
TVSB Chair Kristy Corey she and vice chair Kathy...

Christopher Ellis Police photo
JACKSONVILLE- Christopher Daniel Ellis, 54, of Whitingham, pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree aggravated murder in Windham Criminal Court Wednesday.  He was ordered held without bail by Windham Criminal Court Judge John Treadwell. 
The charges against Ellis stem from the...

An aerial view of Sadawga West Dike.
Note:  A .pdf copy of Vermont State Auditor Doug Hoffer's report on the state's Dam Safety Program is available below the article
WHITINGHAM- A recently released report on the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s Dam Safety Program identified a number of dams in need of...

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