Sundance in Vermont? Meeting focuses on future of film festival
DOVER- ITVFest director Philip Gilpin Jr. held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss ITVFest’s future. Several inn, restaurant, and business owners were present, along with House candidate John Moran. ...
Oct 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economy top priority for gubernatorial candidate
DOVER- Thursday afternoon, October 13, Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Scott addressed economic concerns at Dover Town Hall. The forum was hosted by the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Ch...
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: State police investigate Wardsboro homicide
WARDSBORO- State police are investigating a homicide in Wardsboro after they were called to Gilfeather Road for a reported shooting at about 4:45 pm Tuesday afternoon. Police say troopers arrived t...
Oct 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boards continue talking about what to do with the old high school building
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members talked with school board members about the former high school building, and purchased new highway department equipment at their regular meeting Wednesday evening. Wi...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sibilia hopes for another term at the Statehouse
Note - This is the first installment of a series looking at candidates for local and state offices. Next week, we will feature John Moran, who is also running for the Windham-Bennington seat. DOVER...
Oct 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents speak out for, against zoning in town
HALIFAX- At the planning commission meeting Tuesday evening residents discussed their suggestions and concerns regarding zoning regulations, after a referendum to repeal zoning was narrowly defeate...
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Department tabbed for $129k grant
by Rolf Parker
Oct 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO- Vermont’s congressional delegation announced October 7 that Wardsboro’s fire department received one of 15 firefighters’ assistance grants from FEMA awarded in Vermont. Wardsboro fire ch...
Town prepares to celebrate state vegetable
by Lauren Harkawik
Oct 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO- It’s been an exciting year for the Gilfeather turnip, which as of April is Vermont’s official state vegetable. Although its new designation means year-round recognition for the Gilfeathe...
Bear feeder busted
by Mike Eldred
Oct 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Vermont Fish & Wildlife game wardens have charged a former Wilmington selectboard member for allegedly feeding bears at his residence on Route 9. Game wardens Richard Watkin and Lt. Gre...
Board looks at old school options
by Mike Eldred
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Wilmington School Board members will ask the Twin Valley School Board to provide $6,800 in funding for professional services in support of their effort to transfer the former high schoo...
Planners seek input on zoning
by Emily Blake
Oct 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- Residents and property owners will discuss their concerns regarding zoning regulations Tuesday evening. After zoning regulations were approved at Town Meeting by 22 votes, a subsequent pet...
Lots of local talent featured on the big screen during ITVFest
by Lauren Harkawik
Oct 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- ITVFest, which runs through Sunday, October 9, is in full swing in Dover. Although a majority of the festival comprises films from out of state, a few local and regional filmmakers are showc...