Help wanted
Swan Electric has openings for the following positions; a licensed electrician with experience in residential and commercial installations and maintenance, as well as an administrative assistant to help run the day-to-day operations of a busy electrical contracting office. Both positions are full time, year round. Please send resume to or call (802) 464-2499. M3/22

Catamount Carpet Cleaning is accepting applications for an assistant cleaning technician. Will train. Some weekend and evening hours . Competitive wage, and paid vacation. Room for advancement. Must have clean drivers license. Send resume to or call (802) 464-3839. 2/22

Shared living provider- Are you looking for a change? We have an employment and housing opportunity for you. We are seeking an individual or couple to share a two-bedroom apartment with an upbeat man in West Dover. We are looking for a dedicated individual(s) to provide care and support to this pleasant man in his handicapped accessible apartment. The apartment is located in a small development and is close to stores and restaurants. This man uses a wheelchair and requires full assistance at home and in the community. A background in nursing is helpful, but not essential. We will provide training to the right person. The most important qualifications are honesty and kindness. A valid driver’s license required. (802) 886-4500. 2/22

Immediate opening for experienced housekeeper. Approximately 26 hours per week, mostly mornings including Saturdays. Good pay, and paid vacation after one year. Reliability a must! Need your own transportation. Call (802) 464-2344 for an interview or stop in at Crafts Inn and ask for Anna. CB

Custom Catch is hiring more part-time help in West Dover. Saturday mornings and weekdays, approximately 20 - 25 hours per week, $12.50 per hour. Requires comfort with fast paced environment and attention to detail. Duties include stocking merchandise, prepping products for delivery to customer, packing, shipping, and other general duties. Interested candidates please contact Don at (802)490-0077. CB


West End Used Books
Friday 1 to 5
Saturday 10 to 5
Sunday 10 to 3
35 West Main Street,
Rob (802) 558-5853. CB

Low mileage summer tires for sale. Set of four Sumitomo tires, 185/65 R14. Perfect for small car, only one summer’s use. $175 or best offer. Set of two Solus 235/65 R17 all-season tires, approximately 18K miles on them. $75 or best offer. Call Randy, (802) 384-1194 CE

Spray Foam Insulation - Get ready for the winter season. Comfort Coating spray foam can cure the common cold. Vermont based. Free estimates. Owner operated. (802) 753-8035. M3/22

items wanted
Used Books
35 West Main Street
Rob (802) 558-5853 CB

Wilmington storage for rent - on Route 100, $300 per month. Two offices, and additional storage. No rest rooms. Also garage bay, $175 per month. Call (732) 598-1810. CB

Storage units for rent. Variety of sizes. Wilmington, Route 100 location. Call Randy (802) 464-3388, ext. 112. CE

Deerfield Valley Mini Storage. 5’x10’, 10’x15’ and 10’x20’ bays in Wilmington. (802) 464-8632. CB

Commercial rentals
Mount Snow Market Place has retail and office space for rent. On the Valley Trail, MOOver stop, short- or long-term lease. Call Adam at (802) 464-7771. CB

Ideal office space for rent - 135 Route 100, West Dover. Great visibility from Route 100. Call for details (718) 755-6733. 3/1

rooms for rent
The Readsboro Inn has newly renovated rooms for rent. Just $75/night with weekly and monthly rates available. Free Wi-Fi and coffee. Restaurant and bar open Wednesday to Sunday., (802) 423-7077, CB

Mount Snow - Cozy, furnished rooms, $125 per week. Single occupancy, Wi-Fi, kitchen, DishTV. (802) 464-8287, (802) 579-7389, or 2/22

Large one-bedroom apartment on the MOOver route in Wilmington village, with three-season sun room, covered front porch and large rooms. Cleos LLC (802) 464-5295. 2/22

Newly renovated two-bedroom, one-bath apartment available immediately. $1,100 per month includes: heat, hot water, trash removal and snow plowing. No pets or smoking. On MOOver route, 10 minutes to Mount Snow, near restaurants and store. Call (802) 464-0105. 2/22

Studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units available in East Dover and Wilmington. Some on MOOver route. (802) 339-0070. CB

Long-and short-term rentals, seasonal, year-round, commercial rentals. Contact Janet (802) 464-5618, Boyd Real Estate (802) 464-5957,, visit CB

Garage for rent in Wilmington, 1/8 mile from traffic light. $125 per month. Call (802) 464-0324 or (917) 270-2937. 3/15

Dover, available May 1, One-bedroom first floor apartment, $800 a month plus electric. Washer, dryer, and dishwasher included. No pets. No smoking. First, last and security required. (802) 579-7900. CB

Three-bedroom house for rent- Updated, furnished and modern three-bedroom plus office, two-bathroom house for rent near downtown Wilmington. Full laundry, parking and storage available. Available immediately. Looking for minimum one-year lease. Please email at: for more information. M2/22

Seasonal Rentals
Seasonal rental - Available now in West Dover. Private home with three bedrooms, two baths, fully furnished, all linens and utilities. $1,800 a month. Call (508) 457-0084, or text (508) 274-6248 or email 3/8


Town of Dover
Annual Town Meeting And Town School District Meeting

Town Reports available at the Town Clerk’s Office

Notice to Voters

Town of Dover & Town of Dover School District Annual Meeting March 6, 2018

Before Town Meeting Day

Voter Registration
If you have already registered to vote in Dover, please check the posted Voter Checklist to verify that your name appears, if not, contact your Town Clerk.

Absentee Ballots
Voters who expect to vote by absentee ballot on election day may apply in person to the Clerk for absentee ballots no later than 5 pm on the day before the election. 17 V.S.A. s.2431 An authorized representative may apply on behalf of a voter.

On Town Meeting Day
If your name was dropped from the checklist in error, explain the situation to your Town Clerk and ask that it be put back on. If the problem isn’t cleared up to your satisfaction have the Town Clerk member of the Select Board, or other member of the Board of Civil Authority call an immediate meeting of the Board of Civil Authority who are present at the polls. They should investigate the problem and clear it up. If you are still not satisfied, you may appeal to a judge, who will settle the matter that day.

Call the Secretary of State’s Office at 1 (800) 439-8683 for more information.

If you know voters who have physical disabilities, are visually impaired, or can’t read, let them know they may bring a friend or relative who is a registered voter to help them vote. If you know a voter who cannot get from the car into the polling place, let them know that a ballot may be brought to their car by two election officials.

Do Not
-Knowingly vote more than once, either in the same town or in different towns.
-Mislead the Board of Civil Authority about your own or another person’s eligibility to vote,
-Leave campaign materials in the voting booth or building containing a polling place.
-Socialize in a manner that will disturb other voters.

The legal voters of the Town of Dover, Vermont, and the Town School District of Dover, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned that, pursuant to Title 17, V.S.A., Section 2655, they are to meet at the Dover Town Hall on Dover Common in said Dover, Vermont on Tuesday, March 6, at 10 am. to act upon the following articles to wit:

The polls will open for Australian ballot voting at 10 am and remain open until 7 pm.

To choose all Dover town officers and Dover school district officers and Unified School District officers for the following positions required by law to be elected at the annual meeting:
Auditor 3-year term
First Constable 1-year term
Grand Juror 1-year term
Library Trustee 5-year term
Library Trustee 5-year term
(3 years remaining)
Library Trustee 5-year term
(4 years remaining)
Moderator - School 1-year term
Moderator - Town 1-year term
School Director 3-year term
School Director 2-year term
Select Board Member 3-year term
Select Board Member 2-year term
Town Agent 1-year term
Trustee of Public Funds 1-year term

Town Meeting

Shall the voters accept the annual report of the auditors and other town officers?

Shall the voters compensate town officers as follows: Town Clerk $54,108.24 annual salary, Town Treasurer $5,000 annual stipend, Select Board Chairman $2,500 annual stipend, Select Board members $2,000 annual stipend, and Town Auditors $17.43/hr., all others – chairmen Vermont minimum wage plus $1.50/hr., members Vermont minimum wage, and mileage based on the Federal reimbursement rate for the month in which the mileage occurred?

Shall the voters authorize general fund expenditure for operational expenses of $2,208,391.16 for the coming year?

Shall the voters authorize highway fund expenditure for operational expenses of $1,396,483.84 for the coming year?

Shall the voters raise and appropriate $650,000.00 for the Capital Paving Fund?

Shall the voters raise and appropriate $250,000.00 for the Capital Equipment Fund?

Shall the voters raise and appropriate $80,000.00 for the Capital Building Improvement Fund?

Shall the voters raise and appropriate $3,372.00 for Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS) activities?

Shall the voters raise and appropriate $5,224.66 for MHCA Dover Cinema (Memorial Hall Center for the Arts, Inc.)?

Shall the voters raise and appropriate $20,000.00 for Deerfield Valley Rescue Inc., for ongoing operations expenditures, community education, and replacement of ambulances and equipment, in accordance with statute 24 V.S.A.?

Shall the voters raise and appropriate $250.00 for the Windham County Disaster Animal Response Team (WinDART) to assist in the care and sheltering of pets in the event of a local emergency?

ARTICLE 13: Shall the voters raise and appropriate $15,000.00 for Support and Services at Home (SASH) to provide services to the residents of the Town?

Shall the voters authorize the Selectmen to apply any surplus from the current fiscal year to reduce taxes in the next fiscal year?

Shall the voters authorize the Selectmen to sell properties, which the Town has acquired by gift or through tax sales?

Shall the voters authorize the Selectmen to set the tax rate sufficient to cover the approved expenses of the Town of Dover and the Town of Dover Highway for taxes due on September 15, 2018 and February 15, 2019?

Shall the voters authorize the Selectmen to borrow money in anticipation of taxes?

School District

Shall the Town School District expend $25,000 to add transportation to Brattleboro High School?

Shall the Town School District expend $4,000 to the MOOver for transportation to Wilmington and Brattleboro High School?

Shall the Town School District expend $30,000 to increase the pre-school to a full day program?

Shall the Town School District set the annual tuition rate to approved independent schools as $17,065 for the 2018/2019 school year?

Shall the Town School District compensate the Officers as follows- Chairperson- $2,500 per year; Members- $2,000 per year, and mileage reimbursement at the Federal reimbursement rate for the month in which the mileage occurred?

Shall the Town School District authorize any surplus from the 2017/2018 budget to be placed in the Capital Reserve Fund?

Shall the voters of the Dover Town School District approve the school board to expend $3,001,623 which is the amount the school board has determined to be necessary for the ensuing fiscal year? It is estimated that this proposed budget, if approved, will result in education spending of $17,035.14 per equalized pupil. This projected spending per equalized pupil is 1.08 % more than spending for the current year.

Shall the Town School District authorize the School Directors to withdraw money from the Capital Reserve Fund to offset the Homestead tax rate, but not more than $330,000?

To discuss any other items that the voters would like to discuss, and to conduct any other business that may legally come before the voters.