State settles Grega case
MONTPELIER- Last week, Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell announced that the state will pay the estate of John Grega $1.55 million to settle Grega’s 2014 suit claiming he was falsely and malicio...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town worried about TransCanada property
WILMINGTON- Voters and selectboard members expressed their concern about the local economic impact of a hypothetical state purchase of TransCanada property in the town at Tuesday evening’s regular ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Selectboard has concerns with support for ambulance service
WHITINGHAM- The selectboard had full agendas at its last two meetings, including updates about Deerfield Valley Rescue and the Whitingham Farmers’ Market. At the March 30 meeting, Heidi Taylor spok...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you hear me now?
WHITINGHAM- Deerfield Valley’s broadband communication coverage was addressed by about 20 concerned residents of Readsboro, Whitingham, Wilmington, and Dover who met at the Whitingham Municipal Cen...
Apr 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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WCSU districts will move forward with merger study focusing on “side-by-side”
TOWNSHEND- Windham Central Supervisory Union will move forward with a consolidation study focusing on “side-by-side” configurations in their bid to comply with Act 46. Board members from the superv...
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police leaders voice their concerns on pot legalization
DEERFIELD VALLEY- In his January State of the State address, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced that he was supporting the creation of legislation that “thoughtfully and carefully eliminates the era of (...
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Heated discussion continues between school board and residents
by Rolf Parker
Apr 22, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO- While “next steps” for dealing with the school’s budget was on the agenda for the school board meeting Monday, the board moved the formal discussion of that topic to a budget meeting tha...
Mount Snow projects waiting on EB-5 funds
by Mike Eldred
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST DOVER- A bottleneck in processing EB-5 visa paperwork by the US Customs and Immigration Service is having a direct impact on two Mount Snow projects. According to Mount Snow VP Dick Deutsch, $...
“No habla Espanol” at Twin Valley raises concerns
by Mike Eldred
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- Concerned students, parents, and educators protested cuts in the foreign language programs at Tuesday evening’s Twin Valley School Board meeting. The objections were in regard to the bo...
Bank donates land for trail parking
by Rolf Parker
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO- If you saw a fire consuming a house on Route 100 just east of Readsboro last Saturday, it was not the work of an arsonist. The fire was intentionally set, but was done so as a controlled...
Museum moves ahead with expansion plans
by Mike Eldred
Apr 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
MARLBORO- The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum is planning a major metamorphosis that will take them from their cramped Hogback headquarters to a new location in the valley. The new museum w...
Testy voters defeat Readsboro school budget for second time
by Rolf Parker
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO – The school budget was defeated for a second time on Wednesday, despite an informational meeting that the school board held Monday in an attempt to persuade voters to approve it. The bud...