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Cohen named chair, board agrees to $30K for rescue building buy
DOVER- The Dover Selectboard named Josh Cohen chair at its meeting Tuesday evening. With Cohen at the helm, a number of issues were discussed, including an appropriation to Deerfield Valley Rescue,...
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buildings on the block: Auction to sell off three downtown icons
WILMINGTON- Three buildings in the center of Wilmington are up for auction. The properties are 1 East Main Street, the former Wilmington Home Center; 3-5 East Main Street, the Professional Building...
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Readsboro village sidewalk improvement project moves ahead
READSBORO– The Readsboro Selectboard discussed the status of sidewalk improvement at their regular meeting Wednesday evening, an undertaking begun in 2014 and supported by grants from the Vermont A...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Twin Valley union district to meet next month
WHITINGHAM- Vermont Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe has warned a special meeting of Twin Valley Unified Union School District voters at 6 pm on Tuesday, September 12, the first official mee...
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pre-K pilot program ready for takeoff
DOVER- The Dover School Board held its final meeting of the summer on Monday. Agenda items discussed at length largely centered around the school’s pre-K program, including a pilot midday pre-K tra...
Aug 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tax rates head up in Whitingham, down in Halifax
DEERFIELD VALLEY -The neighboring towns of Readsboro, Whitingham and Halifax recently set the rate for tax year 2017, an event highly anticipated by residents and non-residents alike. According to ...
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunkin’ signs get OK
by Mike Eldred
Aug 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The development review board has issued a decision on a sign application at Sandri’s Dunkin’ Donuts and gas station on East Main Street. The applicants initially asked for several waive...
Reservoir filling up
by Mike Eldred
Aug 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Mount Snow pond gets engineering approval WILMINGTON- Mount Snow’s new West Lake snowmaking reservoir has been officially certified by a Vermont engineer, and resort officials began filling the 120...
Terk bids board adieu, Shippee selected for seat
by Lauren Harkawik
Aug 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- The Dover Selectboard met for a special meeting on Tuesday. Chair Randall Terk resigned from his seat and the board appointed a new member, Sarah Shippee, to carry out the remainder of Terk’...
Fair is a family affair, for many its memories live on
by Julie Moore
Aug 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Note: This is the second installment of a series looking at the history of the Deerfield Valley Farmers’ Day Fair as it celebrates its 100th anniversary. The fair runs through Sunday, August 13. Ju...
Discovering fair’s rich history as it heads to 100th anniversary
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
By Julie Moore Note: This is the first of two installments looking at the history of the Deerfield Valley Farmers’ Day Fair. Julie Moore is president of the Historical Society of Wilmington. DEERFI...
Board objects to proposed zoning changes, approves new police hire
Aug 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
By Mike Eldred WILMINGTON- Select­board members voted to move forward with a solar power contract, discussed policing, and sent three proposed zoning changes back to the planning commission for rev...