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Paintball plans presented: Business hopes for range near 9/100 corner
WILMINGTON- Business owners Sara Hyde and Ken Hartman presented their plan for a paintball target range at their nursery and garden center located near the intersection of Route 9 and Route 100 Sou...
Sep 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board, resident have zoner concerns
READSBORO- At the selectboard meeting on Wednesday, September 14, the work of the zoning administrator was discussed. The board was expecting Jason Klump early in the proceedings, but after they ha...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dignitaries, protesters turn out for wind project
SEARSBURG- Amid intermittently heard chants of “No more wind!” from protesters excluded from the groundbreaking ceremony for the Deerfield Wind Project on Monday, Gov. Peter Shumlin joined represen...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board defers dog decision
DOVER- On Tuesday, September 6, the selectboard held a vicious dog hearing in response to a request from Lucy Imperatore via a letter from her lawyer Allison Ericson. According to the letter, Imper...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sadawga rebuild brings unexpected benefit
WHITINGHAM – Work to preserve the historic dam on Lake Sadawga has begun. The concrete spillway has been removed, a coffer dam to hold back the water from the construction has been completed, and t...
Sep 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special ed costs drive school budget into red
WHITINGHAM- Financial and transportation issues topped discussions at this week’s Twin Valley and Wilmington school board meetings. Wilmington board members met in a brief session before the regula...
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wind project to break ground
by Rolf Parker
Sep 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO- Close to 10 years after the regulatory process for a large-scale wind project was initiated, the Deerfield Wind project will have its ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, September 19, in...
New teachers and staff ready for the challenge of the school year
by Rolf Parker
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Note: this is the second installment of our profiles of new teachers and staff at area schools. This week we look at Wardsboro and Dover schools. Tammy Bates Principal-in-training Tammy Bates spent...
Former innkeeper pleads guilty to child porn possession
by Mike Eldred
Sep 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- A local property owner and former resident pleaded guilty to possession of more than 150 child pornography images, and is currently serving an eight-month prison term, according to fede...
Helping a relative who helps others
by Rolf Parker
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
DEERFIELD VALLEY - Shaun Whiter has a record of helping people and performing acts of charity. On the evening of July 1, while helping a friend change a flat tire on the side of an English road, Wh...
Club brass talks volunteers, permits
by Mike Eldred
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Representatives of the Hermitage Club met with selectboard members Wednesday evening to discuss town support for the club’s master plan Act 250, and to set the record straight regarding...
New teachers in Readsboro ready to work with students, each other
by Rolf Parker
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
School is back in session and for many students there will be new faces at the head of the class. The Deerfield Valley News will profile new teachers and staff at area schools during the next two i...