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Bill to eliminate grants will cost local schools
MONTPELIER- A bill under consideration in the Vermont Senate could hit some cash-strapped Deerfield Valley schools in the pocketbook. House Ways and Means Committee bill H.889, recently passed by t...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Selectboard picks new DRB, hears public ire
WILMINGTON- Following a packed agenda, the Wilmington Selectboard entered an executive session to discuss the appointment of new members to the development review board as well as the resignations ...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Self-storage complex proposed
WILMINGTON- At Monday night’s meeting, the Development Review Board heard plans for the construction of a mini self-storage facility on Route 9 West. The project’s applicant, Joseph Montano, plans ...
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Consolidation bill would eliminate boards
MONTPELIER- A bill currently under consideration in the Vermont Legislature could have a substantial impact on Deerfield Valley schools. House bill H.833, which was recently passed unanimously out ...
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board dives into zoning revisions
HALIFAX- The planning commission plunged right in to the major task of revising Halifax’s zoning regulation and writing a subdivision regulation. Selectboard member Edee Edwards and John Bennett, o...
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Petition calls for DRB reinstatement
WILMINGTON- Some residents are asking the selectboard to reverse a recent decision that resulted in the departure of four development review board members. Last week, selectboard members declined t...
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board sought advice for removing DRB members
by Jack Deming
Apr 10, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Following the resignation of five town officials over the past 10 days, including four members of the development review board, email exchanges between town officials collected in a pub...
Man sentenced in sexual assault case
by Jack Deming
Apr 08, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
BRATTLEBORO- Judge David Suntag accepted a plea deal on Tuesday, which will allow Jonathan Deblois to avoid jail time, if he complies with the terms of his probation. Deblois, 21, of Readsboro, ple...
No fooling around at first April meeting
by Margo Avakian
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- After welcoming new board secretary Robin Gabriel, the selectboard dealt swiftly with a clutch of overweight permits and moved right along to a vote on the construction contract for the Ol...
Hospital closure creates challenges for local towns
by Jack Deming
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO- The sudden closure of North Adams Regional Hospital in North Adams, MA, comes with a wide-ranging ripple effect. Five hundred and thirty jobs are expected to be lost, and residents of no...
Broadcasting company seeking Yankee ingenuity for reality TV
by Mike Eldred
Apr 05, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
VERMONT- Fox Broadcasting is looking for a few good Vermonters – people with that Yankee ethos that drives them to do their own house and car repairs, grow their own food, and serve on the local se...
Two resign from DRB following vote flap
by Jack Deming
Apr 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Nicki Steel and Andy Schindel, the chair and vice chair of the Development Review Board, have both resigned their positions following a reappointment vote addressing Schindel’s role. Wh...