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Innkeeper goes through “Hell”
DOVER- The night before chef Gordon Ramsey showed up on the doorstep of what was the Four Seasons Inn on Route 100 to film an episode of “Hotel Hell” last June, local innkeeper Sandy MacDougall had...
Aug 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools get ready to go
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley principals updated board members on preparations for the start of school at Tuesday evening’s regular Twin Valley School Board meeting. Classes at Twin Valley Elementary Sch...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board responds to zoning abolition
READSBORO- The planning commission sent a recommendation letter to the selectboard this week, detailing what they believe needs to be done to save zoning in the town. The commission was required to...
Aug 27, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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School moves on, gets a fresh start with new principal
READSBORO- Readsboro Central School has faced its fair share of adversity over the past year, but along with well-publicized turnover at the principal position and dwindling classroom numbers have ...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assistant principal takes on challenge of starting from scratch
WHITINGHAM- For new Twin Valley Middle/High School assistant principal LeeAnn Monroe, returning to Vermont presented her with what she describes as the “ideal situation,” one where she gets to help...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Twin Valley Middle High School era begins with new leadership
WHITINGHAM- This is a year of change for the Twin Valley School District. There’s a new building being constructed, a new name, and for the first time, middle and high school students will be educa...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vendors nixed
by Mike Eldred
Aug 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Should vendors be able to set up shop and hawk their wares in Dover Park? Board members tackled the question at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. At previous meetings, selectboard membe...
Board has different restitution amount in mind
Aug 22, 2014 | 7 7 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Audit shows more money missing than agreed to in embezzlement plea By Jack Deming READSBORO- Last month, former Readsboro Central School principal Michael Heller was ordered by Bennington Criminal ...
Primary voters will find choices on two ballots
by Mike Eldred
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Vermont has four major political parties – Republican, Democratic, Progressive, and Liberty Union – but only Republican and Democratic voters will see contested races on ballots i...
Police investigating Wednesday shootings
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
TOWNSHEND- A man and woman are both dead after a shooting at a Grafton Road residence at about 5:30 pm on Wednesday, August 20. According to police, 911 dispatchers received a call for help at 5:30...
Boards discuss ethical, procedural, quarry issues
by Margo Avakian
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- When does a solution become a problem? Halifax, with its small population, often finds it hard to recruit enough volunteers for its various governmental boards. One solution to that proble...
Hermitage plans expansion at inn
by Mike Eldred
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- A meeting to discuss the impact of proposed construction at the Deerfield Valley Regional Airport and the Hermitage Inn on municipal services offered a glimpse of the next phase of expansion...