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Board, public updated on Haystack master plan
WILMINGTON- Hermitage representatives Bob Harrington, Bob Rubin, and Bob Fisher took the selectboard, planning commission, and Development Review Board on a PowerPoint tour of Haystack development ...
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Towne steps down after 25 years on job
WILMINGTON- Over the past 25 years, the town of Wilmington has seen town managers and selectboard members come and go, and the town offices have expanded from essentially one room with filing cabin...
Dec 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local luminary brings ballads
PUTNEY- Local luminary in the world of traditional music Keith Murphy celebrates the release of his new solo recording, “Suffer No Loss” with a performance at Sandglass Theater on Saturday, Decembe...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Benefit concert returns, local pantry hopes for mountain of food
WILMINGTON- Every fall for the past 25 years, Skip Morrow and Gary Henry have put together a long lineup of music acts for the annual holiday benefit concert, each of whom takes a night off from th...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nor’ easter knocks power, dumps snow
DEERFIELD VALLEY- A slow-moving nor’easter has dumped several inches of wet, heavy snow in the region, leaving many without power for days. The storm hit southern Vermont on Tuesday morning, bringi...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board looks to support ITVFest, asks organizer to seek other sponsors
DOVER- Selectboard members agreed to increase the town’s contribution to next year’s ITVFestival if organizer Philip Gilpin can increase revenue from other sources. Last year, the town approved Gil...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennels, quarries top busy agenda at board meeting
by Margo Avakian
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- Vice chair Earl Holtz opened Tuesday’s short-handed meeting with a query regarding some unused igloos sitting at the town garage. Carl Barmen, who provided the igloos some years ago for us...
Group moving ahead with plans for former Twin Valley High building
by Mike Eldred
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- A volunteer group is moving forward with plans to great a nonprofit to operate the former Twin Valley High School building as a multipurpose community building. At last week’s Twin Vall...
Campion switches to Senate and aims to continue work on education
by Jack Deming
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
BENNINGTON- Brian Campion has represented the town of Bennington in the House of Representatives for the past four years, serving on the House Committee on Education for as many years. During that ...
New fire station plan presented, WRC communication discussed
by Jack Deming
Dec 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The final presentation of a feasibility study for moving the town’s police and fire departments out of the flood zone reiterated that the two departments can not coexist in what is the ...
Board, employees at odds over town health insurance payments
by Mike Eldred
Dec 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Funding of Dover town employees’ health care coverage has proven to be a matter of contention for the second year in a row, following state and national changes affecting how individuals buy...
Tuesday afternoon fire leaves family of 11 homeless
by Jack Deming
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- A family of 11 was not home Tuesday afternoon when a two-story blaze destroyed the Route 100 house they have rented for the past four years. Following a 911 call at approximately 12:30 ...