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Selectboard supports sidewalks, agrees on 1% expenditure
WILMINGTON- The first step in creating safer sidewalks in Wilmington was given support by the selectboard at February 18 meeting. The board signed a resolution to support an application to the VT D...
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Residents hear from board candidates
HALIFAX- A hardy band of Halifaxians braved the frigid temperatures to hear from candidates for town office and to discuss the warning for next week’s Town Meeting. Only one position is being conte...
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Selectboard candidates square off in debate, stake out differences
WILMINGTON- The local chamber of commerce hosted a debate Tuesday night, featuring Wilmington Selectboard chair Jim Burke and challenger John Gannon, the two candidates vying for an open two-year s...
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“Alison, can you tell me where Dover, VT, is?”
Fabled car company BMW bringing new electric vehicle for commercial shoot on steep, rugged winter roads
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Town Meeting candidates for local school boards have their say
DEERFIELD VALLEY- There is little competition for school board positions in valley towns this year, with one notable exception. In Readsboro, there are two candidates vying for each of the town’s t...
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Candidates pitch voters for positions on three town selectboards
DEERFIELD VALLEY- This week, we sent a questionnaire to candidates vying for open seats on the selectboards of Dover, Halifax, and Wilmington. William Buswell Dover Selectboard, two-year term What ...
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Board approves economic development spending
by Mike Eldred
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- The selectboard voted to approve economic development funding for the Blueberry Festival Tuesday evening, after they received an updated application from the chamber of commerce. At their me...
Town to take bids for property, hears road complaint
by Mike Eldred
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- The town will solicit bids for a cabin and property located on Novice Way, board members decided Tuesday evening. Two weeks ago, Dover resident Jim McDevitt asked the board if he could make ...
Town Meeting warnings show varied issues in valley communities
by Jack Deming
Feb 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The warnings for Dover and Wilmington’s respective town meetings show uncharacteristically unexciting agendas, filled mostly with routine financial decisions, while warnings for o...
Grant plans get parked
by Jack Deming
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Plans to build a park and pavilion on the former Sprague property on Route 100 were halted by the Wilmington Selectboard Wednesday night. The selectboard cited security issues and possi...
Mount Snow Carinthia road plans hit a snafu
by Mike Eldred
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- The town’s discontinuation of Carinthia Road may be delayed again, after the town’s attorney recommended expanding the list of parties to be notified of the action. In 2011, Mount Snow devel...
Building concerns heard
by Mike Eldred
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- Facility matters dominated discussions at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Twin Valley School Board. At the beginning of the meeting, Carrie Blake, who clarified that she was speaking a...