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Adventure Center opens in Village
By Jack Deming WILMINGTON- Zoar Outdoor owner and founder Bruce Lessles gives three reasons why he decided to open a recreation outpost in downtown Wilmington: “Location, location, location.” On La...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dover church gets new interim minister
DOVER- The West Dover Congregational Church invites the Deerfield Valley community and beyond to meet new interim minister, the Rev. James H. Littrel and to celebrate the new shared ministry in the...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
10 years ago: Dave Cherchio opened La Toscanella, a wood-fired pizzeria in Dover. A number of sandwiches and specialty pizzas were named after local friends, and Cerchio said all of the recipes wer...
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
10 years ago: Twin Valley schools opened for the first time. At Twin Valley High School, principal Frank Spencer greeted about 275 students at an assembly in the gymnasium. “It’s my privilege to we...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opening the mind and discovering new roads by abandoning what we “know”
A few days ago as my wife and I were traveling on a familiar road to a town we have been to many times, we spontaneously decided midway to take a different route for a little change of scene. As it...
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Vet writes to change conversation
MARLBORO—In the company of history, Brandon Willitts, 31, stood among many when he enrolled at Marlboro College in the autumn of 2009. A veteran of the war in Afghanistan, where he served in the Na...
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Summer is going where it always goes, to the past
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Where has the summer gone? We have only August left to protect us from September and the coming autumn. How did June become July, and now move into August? We couldn’t stop it if we wanted to. Woul...
Boaters, don’t ruin it for yourself or anyone else
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
As the 2014 river season hits it stride, the Connecticut River Watershed Council asks all river users to protect the Connecticut River and its tributaries from invasions of exotic plants and animal...
This Week in History
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: The Deerfield Valley Transit Association purchased the former Vermont Barnboard factory on Mill Street in Wilmington. A scoping study had identified the site as the best spot for a tr...
“A bunch of Italian women who don’t want to run out of food”: Friends hold benefit for cancer fight
by David Amato
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Old friends will gather at the Dover Town Hall next Wednesday for a homemade Italian meal.  Among them will be Kelly Pawlak, Gale Palladino, Patty Santoro, Gina Sarlo, and Suzanne Bauer.  Th...
“You gotta move!” Overcoming obstacles to exercise
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
You know you should do it regularly. And you know why: Exercising, or moving instead of sitting, is critical for health and safeguarding your well-being. You know it is important, not only for your...
Connecticut River a highway for many fish species
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In spring, the Connecticut River becomes a highway. Moving along this migration artery are fish stimulated to do so by the urge to spawn and extend the life of their species to the next generation....