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Candidates share their vision for Vermont with voters
By Mike Eldred DOVER- Windham-Bennington House district and Windham County Senate candidates met in a public forum Wednesday evening at historic Dover Town Hall. The forum was co-sponsored by the D...
Oct 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board holds hearing, discusses forests
HALIFAX- The planning commission held a public hearing on Lynda Copeland’s request to divide an 82.2+/- acre lot on Hanson Road into two lots of 28+/- acres and 54.2+/- acres. No abutters appeared ...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board questions WRC boss about Hermitage letter
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members took Windham Regional Commission Executive Director Chris Campany to task at their regular meeting Wednesday evening, for a letter the commission sent to Hermitage C...
Oct 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health care, single payer meeting set
DOVER- Deerfield Valley residents will have an opportunity to ask Vermont health care officials about the state’s current system and about the development of the state’s single-payer system expecte...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilmington Works proving profitable for town one year after creation
WILMINGTON- When Wilmington was granted downtown designation for the historic review district last March, a mission was established: To build, improve, and support a vital downtown that benefits th...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town to train officers to carry tasers
WILMINGTON- Last Wednesday, police chief Joe Szarejko told the selectboard that his department has had a “busy summer,” and as of late, his officers have had to work a higher amount of overtime hou...
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Board hires assistant, amends policies
by Margo Avakian
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- Selectboard chair Lewis Sumner kicked off Tuesday’s meeting by announcing that board secretary Robbin Gabriel has been hired as the town’s new administrative assistant. Meeting attendees a...
Lawsuit dismissed after town, former employee reach agreement
by Jack Deming
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Former zoning administrator Alice Herrick ended her lawsuit against the town of Wilmington last week, filing for dismissal after the two parties reached an agreement. The town will pay ...
Ed. head tours Twin Valley schools
by Mike Eldred
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley school officials showed off their new buildings and their educational programs during a visit by Vermont Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe on Monday. Holcombe’s visit ...
Cap resolution rejected: Education tax freeze could hurt small schools
by Mike Eldred
Oct 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Selectboard members rejected a resolution calling for a cap on the statewide education tax rate at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. The proposed resolution, written by Dorset Town Mana...
Author looks for uninvited guests at haunted inns around state
by Mike Eldred
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Vermont author Thea Lewis will be at Bartleby’s Books on Saturday, October 11, from 12 to 2 pm, to talk about her latest book, “Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont.” As the tit...
Columbus Day weekend perfect for discovering the valley
by Jack Deming
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The Deerfield Valley may be the one place where you can enter a yodeling contest, take in a concert, go for a hike, and buy an eight-foot-tall, specially-painted Adirondack chair,...