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Board confronts the dog days of summer
WHITINGHAM– The Wednesday, July 6, meeting of the Whitingham Selectboard offered perplexing questions to resolve concerning the senior meals program and animal control problems. A “vicious dog hear...
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plants like wild parsnip could spoil your summer
DOVER- At the selectboard meeting on Tuesday vice chair Vicki Capitani brought up her concerns about the abundance of wild parsnip, an invasive plant which can cause severe skin reactions, that is ...
Jul 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Budget shortfall shrinks
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members appeared relieved to hear that a projected $78,000 budget shortfall for fiscal year 2016 turned out to be significantly lower. Wilmington Finance Officer Christine R...
Jul 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Lake upgrade project won’t be completed this year
DOVER- Mount Snow’s West Lake snowmaking upgrade won’t be completed this year, Peaks Resorts CEO Tim Boyd confirmed last week. On Thursday, July 14, Peaks Resorts released figures from their 2016 s...
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quick thinking by some local heroes saved a life
WILMINGTON- On Saturday, June 4, second-homeowner Brett Flodine went to the Rite-Aid pharmacy for assistance for what he thought was a bad case of pollen allergies. He ended up being in the right p...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Readsboro Central School loses several more teachers
READSBORO- In the past month, the Readsboro School Board has accepted the resignations of its principal Chris Smith as well as its seventh- and eighth-grade teacher Joseph Carter, Pre-K-K para Jean...
Jul 19, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Village sidewalk will help businesses, walkers
by Rolf Parker
Jul 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- As part of a plan to expand the Valley Trail, construction has begun on a sidewalk that will connect Dorr Fitch Road to the Mount Snow Marketplace on Route 100. According to economic develop...
Town goes back to the drawing board
by Mike Eldred
Jul 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The Development Review Board literally sent the town back to the drawing board Monday evening, during a hearing on the proposed pedestrian ramp at the north end of Reardon Crossing Brid...
Mount Snow Academy signed to purchase the Matterhorn Inn
by Rolf Parker
Jul 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- In February, Mount Snow Academy (MSA), which prepares young athletes to compete in winter sports at the national and international level, announced that it had signed a purchase and sale agr...
Meeting about building turned contentious
by Mike Eldred
Jul 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- School board members met with voters last week to discuss a referendum on Thursday, July 14, seeking authority to sell the former high school building. Board member Phil Taylor told vot...
Zoning changes spark little interest
by Mike Eldred
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Zoning, property tax issues, and the temporary closure of Coldbrook Road dominated discussions at Wednesday evening’s selectboard meeting. The board opened the meeting with a hearing on...
Pinewood derby race cars to be featured part of next Village Stroll
by Mike Eldred
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- The next Wilmington Village Stroll is set for Saturday, July 16, from 5 pm to 7 pm. For those who haven’t attended a village stroll yet, the evening events offer an opportunity to explo...