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Town gets reimbursement for Irene recovery
By Margo Avakian HALIFAX- Selectboard chair Lewis Sumner happily announced that Halifax has received about $247,000 from the state. The money is the final installment in reimbursements for expendit...
Oct 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town officials unveil plans for new sidewalks, riverbank mitigation
By Jack Deming READSBORO- At an official kickoff meeting yesterday, selectboard members were joined by town administrator Mark Shea, Windham Regional Commission senior planner Matt Mann, engineers,...
Oct 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meeting rehashes single-payer plans, gives few new answers
By Jack Deming DOVER- Two of Gov. Peter Shumlin’s top health care officials visited Town Hall Monday night to remind valley residents that the state’s health care system is set to undergo more chan...
Oct 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board OKs call for tax moratorium
By Mike Eldred DOVER- At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, selectboard members signed a resolution calling on the Legislature to place a moratorium on any legislation that would result in an i...
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 45 45 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 ...
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Board questions WRC boss about Hermitage letter
by Mike Eldred
Oct 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Health care, single payer meeting set
by Mike Eldred
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Wilmington Works proving profitable for town one year after creation
by Jack Deming
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Town to train officers to carry tasers
by Jack Deming
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Board hires assistant, amends policies
by Margo Avakian
Oct 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 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 | 109 109 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 ...