editorial
Tough Mudder still relevant
Speaking of stepping up, a few thousand athletes will be stepping up, jumping down, getting soaked, crawling around, and basically abusing themselves in the name of a good cause at Mount Snow. This...
Jun 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club needs to rebuild the confidence of community
In last week’s issue and again this week, we’ve been reporting on some financial woes that have beset the Hermitage Club. Basically, the club has fallen behind on property tax payments to the towns...
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vetos are no surprise
“At the beginning of the session, I challenged the Legislature to give residents and businesses a break from new or higher taxes and fees in all bills passed this year. I also urged the Legislature...
Jun 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Consolidation rolls on
The Act 46 train continues to roll down the tracks. On Wednesday, voters approved Act 46 plans for the Twin Valley towns of Wilmington and Whitingham and the new Southern Valley district towns of R...
Jun 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day for all
Memorial Day is a day to remember those who have given so much in the service of our country. We honor men and women who have served the country in times of war and in times of peace. They deserve ...
May 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring again and again
Finally, warm weather has made its appearance. With that, we can begin to hope that a good finish to spring and a good summer are on the horizon. That wish is there, even if we did get quite a bit ...
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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When the grass grows and the legislature goes
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s the middle of May, a time of year when Vermont recovers from the long, cold winter. Grass is starting to green up, finally. Early blooming flowers are popping out, trees are budding, days are ...
It’s time to find solution for old school building
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
News that the Gathering Place was pulling out of plans to locate its senior center at the old high school in Wilmington will come as a surprise to many (see story on page ???). The Gathering Place ...
Voters in Wardsboro should support Act 46 consolidation agreement
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
Note: this editorial was written by publisher Randy Capitani, who served as one of Dover’s Act 46 study committee representatives. Voters in Wardsboro will once again be asked to weigh in on a prop...
College relocation could be good lesson for the valley
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week we reported on the relocation of the Marlboro College Graduate Center from downtown Brattleboro to the rural campus in Marlboro. The college did this for greater efficiencies in its opera...
Big hills, big business
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
News this week of the pending sale of Intrawest Holdings certainly had a ripple effect through southern Vermont and the valley. The deal was pegged at $1.6 billion. If that number does nothing else...
Economic development needs constant attention
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week we reported on a forum held in Dover that, in essence, was held to throw a lifeline to local governments and businesses looking to improve their economic well being. The meeting was organ...