Help wanted
JC Electric Inc. seeks motivated, licensed electrician. Individual must have valid driver’s license. Benefits available. Pay commensurate with experience. Email or call Justin at (802) 780-7568 for more information. 2/18

Help wanted- Reliable housekeeper. Full time and part time. Pay commensurate with experience. (802) 579-4601. 2/18

1992 Dodge Caravan, all-wheel drive. Great shape, $1,650. (802) 464-1482. 2/18

Items for Sale
Four snow tires - Blizzak P245/55 R 19 coming off a Toyota Venza. Very good condition. $250. Contact Randy or Vicki at (802) 464-3388. CE

For sale- Nordica Fire Arrow, 84 Pro skis with bindings, 176 cm, $500. Three sets of ski poles: Leki Carbon with snap-in straps, 48”, $30; Goode Carbon, 48”, $25; Goode Carbon, 46”, $25. Call Larry (802) 464-6453. 2/11

Large selection/variety
Used Books
Open 1 to 5 pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
35 West Main Street
(802) 558-5853 CB

For sale- White metal closet shelving, $3 each; electric fence connectors, $10 for a bucketful; 4’ fiberglass stepladders, $10 each; four- drawer locking metal file cabinet, $20; portable massage table, $100; dining table, $40; queen brass headboard, $65. (802) 464-1482. 2/18

Items Wanted
West End Antiques now buys and sells your interesting collectibles and valuable speciality items. Email For appointment call (802) 558-5853. CB

Do Yourself a Favor! Redeem your Vermont returnable cans and bottles at D & K's Redemption Center, Route 30, Jamaica, VT. Open 10 am to 4 pm everyday except closed Monday-Tuesday. Easy access with drive-up windows and doors for easy unloading. No limits. Also, bottle drives welcome. Call (802) 874-4160. CB

Deerfield Valley Mini-Storage. 5'x10', 10'x15' and 10'x20' bays in Wilmington. (802) 464-8632. CB

Commercial rentals
Mount Snow Market Place has office space for rent. On the Valley Trail, MOOver stop, short- or long-term lease. Call Adam at (802) 464-7771. CB

Wilmington storefront- Beautiful brand new renovation. Interior built to your specifications. 500 sq. ft. Huge windows. (917) 693-1425. CB

rooms for rent
Mount Snow furnished room. $140 per week, $260 double. Share kitchen space and common areas. DishTV. (802) 579-7389, (401) 524-6421, or 2/25

The Readsboro Inn has newly renovated rooms for rent. Just $75/night with weekly and monthly rates available. Free Wi-Fi and coffee. Restaurant and bar open Wednesday to Sunday., (802) 423-7077, CB

Bright, airy, one-bedroom apartment. Newly painted and carpeted. Private sundeck. Ready now! Close to town. (802) 464-0324. 3/17

Three-bedroom house. Close to town of Wilmington, Recently repainted and renovated. Call (802) 464-0324. 3/17

One bedroom duplex– Recently repainted. Quiet building. Private garden and parking. Call (802) 464-0324 or (917) 270-2937. 3/17

Large, two-bedroom in town of Wilmington overlooking river. Bright and newly repainted. Call (802) 464-0324. 3/17

Beautiful, four-bedroom, two-bath apartment. Renovated, with new kitchen, new windows, new paint and new carpeting. Deck overlooks river. Ready March 1. Call (802) 464-0324. 3/17

Two-bedroom apartment for rent above the Jacksonville General Store. $650 per month, trash removal, sewer and water included. On MOOver route. Available March 1. (802) 368-2822 ask for owners. 2/11

One-bedroom apartment for rent. Furnished, refurbished, country setting, VAST trail access, five minutes from Wilmington center. Franklin stove, oil heat, and electric included. $850 per month. (401) 864-1134. 2/11

Two-bedroom ground floor apartment available at Sadawga Springs in Whitingham. Rent is $550 and includes heat, hot water, snow and trash removal. Off-street parking and laundry on site. For more information call (802) 257-7616 or download an application at Applicants must be income eligible. 2/11

Whitingham - Two-bedroom apartment available March 1. $600 plus utilities. No pets. Call Becky at (802) 368-7822. 2/18

One-bedroom apartment. Heat, Wi-Fi, DirecTV included. Has washer and dryer. Pay own electricity. Available April 1. No smoking. First, last, and security. Call (802) 579-7900. 3/3

One-bedroom apartment with additional sunroom. Lovely apartment with covered porch in Wilmington village. $745 per month. Cleos LLC (802) 464-5295. 2/18

Wilmington, one- and two-bedroom apartments available now. On or near MOOver route. Call (802) 339-0070, (215) 778-4400, or email CB

TK Properties - Solid, nice, heat- included, affordable apartments. We have a brand new awesome one-bedroom with deck over river. Two-bedrooms and two great one-bedrooms in various sizes for rent. Rents $650 to $900. Includes heat! These will not last long. Call and fill out an application today! (917) 693-1425. CB

Long-and short-term rentals, seasonal, year-round, commercial rentals. Contact Janet (802) 464-5618, Boyd Real Estate (802) 464-5957,, visit CB

2016 Town of
Dover Annual Town Meeting
Town School District Meeting

The legal voters of the Town of Dover, Vermont, and the Town School District of Dover, Vermont, are hereby notified and warned that, pursuant to Title 17, V.S.A., Section 2655, they are to meet at the Dover Town Hall on Dover Common in said Dover, Vermont on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at 10 am to act upon the following articles to wit:


The polls will open for Australian ballot voting at 7 am and remain open until 7 pm

ARTICLE 1: To choose all Dover town officers and Dover school district officers for the following positions required by law to be elected at the annual meeting:

Auditor 3-year term
First Constable 1-year term Grand Juror 1-year term
Library Trustee 5-year term
Library Trustee 5-year term
(1 year remaining)
Lister 3-year term
Lister 3-year term (2 years remaining)
Moderator - School 1-year term
Moderator - Town 1-year term
School Director 3-year term
School Director 2-year term
Select Board Member
3-year term
Select Board Member
2-year term
Town Agent 1-year term
Town Clerk 3-year term
Town Treasurer 3-year term
Trustee of Public Funds
1-year term

School District

ARTICLE 2: Shall the Town School District support the Lafter program in the amount of $23,100, said sum to come from the Reserve Fund?

ARTICLE 3: Shall the Town School District approve the amount not to exceed $4,655 for the purchase of a new oven for the School Kitchen, said sum to come from the building reserve fund?

ARTICLE 4: Shall the Town School District set the annual tuition rate to approved independent schools as required by Title 16, Section 824(c), for students in grades seven through twelve, up to $16,250 for the 2016/2017 school year?

ARTICLE 5: Shall the Town School District compensate the Officers as follows- Chairperson- $2,500 per year; Members- $2,000 per year, and mileage reimbursement at the Federal reimbursement rate for the month in which the mileage occurred?

ARTICLE 6: Shall the Town School District authorize any surplus from the 2015/2016 budget to be placed in the Capital Reserve Fund?

ARTICLE 7: Shall the Town School District authorize funding the Capital Vehicle Fund in the amount of $10,550, with such funds coming from the Capital Reserve Fund?

ARTICLE 8: Shall the Town School District authorize funding of the Capital Building fund in the amount of $12,000, with such funds coming from the Capital Reserve Fund?

ARTICLE 9: Shall the voters of the Dover Town School District approve the school board to expend $3,199,383 which is the amount the school board has determined to be necessary for the ensuing fiscal year? It is estimated that this proposed budget, if approved, will result in education spending of $15,180.55 per equalized pupil. This projected spending per equalized pupil is 1.57 % more than spending for the current year.

ARTICLE 10: Shall the Town School District authorize the School Directors to withdraw money from the Capital Reserve Fund to offset the Homestead tax rate, but not more than $330,000?

ARTICLE 11: To discuss any other items that the voters would like to discuss, and to conduct any other business that may legally come before the voters including Act 46 and the study committees that have been working with the School Board?

Town Meeting

ARTICLE 12: Shall the voters accept the annual report of the auditors and other town officers?

ARTICLE 13: Shall the voters authorize the elimination of the Office of Lister and replace it with a professionally qualified assessor appointed by the Select board who shall have the same powers, discharge the same duties, proceed in the discharge thereof in the same manner, and be subject to the same liabilities as are prescribed for Listers or the board of Listers under the provisions of Title 32?

ARTICLE 14: Shall the voters compensate town officers as follows: Town Clerk $51,002.21 annual salary, Town Treasurer $5,000 annual stipend, Select Board Chairman $2,500 annual stipend, Select Board members $2,000 annual stipend, Lister Chairman $19.45/hr., Listers $16.32-18.39/hr., and Town Auditors $16.43/hr., all others – chairmen Vermont minimum wage plus $1.50/hr., members Vermont minimum wage, and mileage based on the Federal reimbursement rate for the month in which the mileage occurred?

ARTICLE 15: Shall the voters authorize the Select board to appoint a collector of delinquent taxes pursuant to 17 V.S.A. § 2651d?

ARTICLE 16: Shall the voters authorize general fund expenditure for operational expenses of $2,167,710.42 for the coming year?

ARTICLE 17: Shall the voters authorize highway fund expenditure for operational expenses of $1,374,030.67 for the coming year?

ARTICLE 18: Shall the voters raise and appropriate $650,000.00 for the Capital Paving Fund?

ARTICLE 19: Shall the voters raise and appropriate $250,000.00 for the Capital Equipment Fund?

ARTICLE 20: Shall the voters raise and appropriate $50,000.00 for the Capital Building Improvement Fund?

ARTICLE 21: Shall the voters raise and appropriate $50,000.00 for the Town of Dover Legal Defense Fund?

ARTICLE 22: Shall the voters raise and appropriate $3,372.00 for the purpose of supporting Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS) activities?

ARTICLE 23: Shall the voters raise and appropriate $5,202.00 for the purpose of supporting MHCA Dover Cinema (Memorial Hall Center for the Arts, Inc.)?

ARTICLE 24: Shall the voters authorize the Selectmen to apply any surplus from the current fiscal year to reduce taxes in the next fiscal year?

ARTICLE 25: Shall the voters authorize the Selectmen to sell properties, which the Town has acquired by gift or through tax sales?

ARTICLE 26: Shall the voters authorize the Selectmen to set the tax rate sufficient to cover the approved expenses of the Town of Dover and the Town of Dover Highway for taxes due on August 15, 2016 and February 15, 2017?

ARTICLE 27: Shall the voters authorize the Selectmen to borrow money in anticipation of taxes?

ARTICLE 28: To transact any other business that may legally come before this meeting.


Vermont Agency of
Natural Resources

Department of
Environmental Conservation

Solid Waste
Management Program

The public is hereby notified that the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has issued a draft certification for the Searsburg Transfer Station located at 18 Town Garage Road, Searsburg, VT. The application for certification was received on September 29, 2015 and processed in accordance with 10 V.S.A. §§6601 et seq. and the Vermont Solid Waste Management Rules, effective March 15, 2012 (“Rules”). The application proposes the operation of a transfer station.

Copies of the application, findings of fact and draft certification are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Solid Waste Management Program office, located at 1 National Life Drive, Montpelier, Vermont and at the Searsburg Town Offices.

The Solid Waste Management Program intends to issue final certification at the conclusion of the public comment period. There will be no public informational meeting convened, unless the Program receives a written request for a public meeting and extension of the comment period, that has been signed by at least twenty-five (25) Searsburg residents or by the Searsburg Selectboard. These requests must be received by the Program prior to the end of the comment period.

The public comments for this draft certification will be accepted until 4 pm on Friday, February 26, 2016. The Agency’s response to written public comments and the final Solid Waste Management Facility Certification, incorporating any related changes, if/when issued, will be available at the Agency’s office and the Searsburg Town Office. Questions or written comments concerning the draft certification should be addressed to:

Kasey Kathan
Vermont Solid Waste
Management Program
1 National Life Drive – Davis 1
Montpelier, Vermont 05620-3704
(802) 522-0561


Pursuant to V.S.A. § 1682 notice is given that the annual Town Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015 will be available in the Town Clerk’s office on or before February 19, 2016. At the March 1, 2011 Town Meeting it was voted to not send out the reports anymore.

The Warning for Town Meeting is available in the Town Clerk’s office and also on the town website at

Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 10 am at the Twin Valley Middle/High School.