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DEERFIELD VALLEY- Valley voters will see few contested races on Town Meeting ballots this year, but some boards will be welcoming new members or searching to fill unclaimed seats.
Petitions for school and municipal offices were due Monday, January 30.  
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DEERFIELD VALLEY- The second half of 2022 was dominated by election news.  Though there were a few firsts, including the election of Becca Balint as the state’s first woman to serve in Congress, there were few surprises.  A notable exception was the strong performance of Bruce Busa, who entered...

Wilmington's Old Fire Station
WILMINGTON- On Tuesday, December 20, the Wilmington Selectboard discussed long-term housing solutions, social services, DV Fiber updates for the area, and purchase approvals for the highway department and town building maintenance. 
Wilmington has been experiencing a long-term workforce...
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members met the district’s community engagement consultant at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.  
Board members introduced themselves to Maureen O’Conner, the consultant who will assist the district with their public presentation of several new,...
  WILMINGTON - Wilmington Works hosted the Bright Lights Maker’s Market at Memorial Hall this past weekend. Visitors sipped on eggnog and mulled wine while purchasing handmade treasures from local artisans and artists. There was also live music and carolers, children’s crafts, and a raffle....

The core leaders of Voices of Hope are, from left, Rhondi Gleeson, Cathy Quigley, Robin Rieske, and Elizabeth McEwen, along with Cheryl Rusin, who is not pictured but whom McEwen calls “the heart and soul of the program.” Quigley holds one of the Narcan boxes she is working to place around the community thanks to a GoFundMe donation in honor of her niece Hallie Sills, who died of an opioid overdose in 2020. Lauren Harkawik
Voices of Hope offering in-person wellness services at old firehouse 
WILMINGTON - Voices of Hope, the grassroots group that came together in 2018 as community members concerned about substance use disorder, has reached a new level of accomplishment. The group is now...
WILMINGTON - The 1836 Country Store, which has operated in Wilmington for 56 years, is for sale. The listing price for the store, which in its totality includes two apartments and the space that houses Jezebel’s Eatery, is $1,295,000. 
C S Wurzberger inherited the store after her father,...
WILMINGTON - In recent months, national media attention has been given to the topic of fluoridating water and, specifically, fluoridating water in Vermont. But many of Vermont’s water systems aren’t fluoridated, including Wilmington’s public water system, in part because rural systems are too...
By Amelia Nick 
WILMINGTON- Financial requests took up the majority of Tuesday’s Wilmington Selectboard meeting with budget planning for fiscal year 2024 beginning next month. One percent local option tax funds, annual allocations, and necessary purchases for town departments were among...
WILMINGTON - “What do you see, Doc?” is the title of an upcoming presentation by Dr. Andrew Walkowiak, an esteemed doctor of optometry and ocular disease. The Deerfield Valley Lions Club will be hosting this event Monday, November 21, at 6:30 pm at the Old School Community Center.
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