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North Branch voters approve bond
Plant improvements pass in tight vote, town exempted from payment DOVER - North Branch Fire District voters approved a $4.7 million bond for plant improvements on Thursday, November 9. Voters also ...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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State regulators told plan should solve broadband dilemma, tax inequities
DOVER- Filling in the last mile of broadband service and leveling the playing field for internet providers were the main issues raised at a telecommunications hearing held Wednesday, November 1, at...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board unsure of how to approach transportation
WARDSBORO - At the River Valleys Unified School District Board meeting on Monday, November 6, board members struggled to come to a consensus on how to approach discussions with the public about tra...
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concerns raised about use of Chimney Hill roads for snowmobile access
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members met with representatives of the Deerfield Valley Stump Jumpers and Ken Spicer of the Chimney Hill Homeowners’ Association at their regular meeting Wednesday evening....
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board raises out-of-pocket limit for health care; appoints new member
DOVER- At its meeting on Tuesday, November 7, the Dover Selectboard raised the out-of-pocket limit for employee HRA plans while maintaining its 100% funding of silver plan health care premiums. The...
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday wreaths to support Habitat for Humanity
DEERFIELD VALLEY- West River Habitat for Humanity will once again be conducting their annual holiday wreath sale fundraiser during which the community may purchase freshly made holiday wreaths. Thi...
Nov 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frustrated board supports grant funding
by Lauren Harkawik
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO - At its meeting on Monday, November 6, the River Valleys Unified School District Board agreed to support a $45,000 expenditure out of what remains of a $150,000 merger grant that it shar...
Rescue closes on new facility, local charity makes big donation
by Mike Eldred
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Deerfield Valley Rescue closed on the purchase of their new building and closed on the sale of their old building last week, thanks in part to help from a charity founded by Dover resid...
Local reps demand answers on state study
by Lauren Harkawik
Nov 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
DEERFIELD VALLEY - Local legislators have threatened legal action in a letter to the secretary of education regarding a legally mandated and yet-to-commence study about weighting in education fundi...
Clerk concerned about merged electorate vote
by Lauren Harkawik
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO- At the River Valleys Unified School District Board’s meeting on Monday, district clerk Andy McLean asked the board to consider how it will handle future elections, highlighting the notio...
Broadband saga has more actors than Shakespeare
by Linda Donaghue
Nov 14, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- In addition to the recent lawsuit jointly filed by the town of Whitingham, a resident, and a student against the state over the constitutionality of education funding, there are other p...
Transportation discussions continue
by Lauren Harkawik
Nov 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO - At its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, which was held in Wardsboro due to a meeting of the River Valleys Unified School District board that occurred just after it, the Dover Scho...