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Voters will have final say on merger
WARDSBORO- At Town Meeting on March 7, besides approving the town budget and nominating people to fill positions in town government from the floor, voters will decide whether they approve of a merg...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer celebration on warning
HALIFAX- Town Meeting will be held at the Halifax Elementary School in West Halifax on Tuesday, March 7, at 10 am. The warning is now available. On Tuesday, February 28, at 7 pm, an informational m...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alternative structure committee is prepared in case of “no” vote
MARLBORO — The Marlboro School’s Alternative Structure Study Committee held its second public information meeting on Monday. Committee members explained the work they intend to do should the town v...
Feb 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meeting lays out plans
READSBORO- At an Act 46 informational meeting on Monday, the school board joined Windham Southwest Supervisory Union Superintendent Chris Pratt to talk with residents about the proposed merger with...
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skepticism about Act 46 evident
MARLBORO- Anxiety about Washington politics found its way into Monday’s meeting about Act 46, the second that the WCSU Act 46 Study Committee held in Marlboro. Last month, in a packed meeting that ...
Feb 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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State says Hermitage Club decision coming soon
Editor's note: Just a few hours after The Deerfield Valley News went to print on Thursday, Hermitage Club President Jim Barnes announced that the District 2 Environmental Commission had issued find...
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board picks new colleague
by Mike Eldred
Feb 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Select­board members appointed a new board member and paid tribute to a local legend at their regular meeting Wednesday evening. The board paused to acknowledge the contributions of Dot...
Board says goodbye to non-working windmill
by Lauren Harkawik
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- It was bad news first, good news second in alternative energy discussions at the Dover School Board’s Monday meeting. The bad news: a windmill installed at the school has been nonfunctional ...
Meeting voters will weigh in on merger plan
by Lauren Harkawik
Feb 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- As Dover prepares for Town Meeting, there is a lot on the table for the Dover School, particularly with a proposed merger in the mix. Here is a breakdown of what’s new this year. Article 1: ...
Board ready to fight
by James A. Dassatti
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- In spite of the best efforts of both the Whitingham Selectboard and School Board, taxes seem guaranteed to go up. According to selectboard member Karl Twitchell, creating a system where...
Developer makes case for landing choppers at condo complex
by Rolf Parker
Feb 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- On Friday, commissioners from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation came to Snow Vidda Loop to see for themselves the site where Brady Sullivan Properties LLC is proposing to ...
Senators hear good, bad about Act 46
by Mike Eldred
Feb 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
BELLOWS FALLS- Local supervisory union officials joined their peers from around southern Vermont to testify before the Senate Education Committee at Bellows Falls Middle School Wednesday afternoon....