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Thieves steal a piece of history from old ski area
MARLBORO- It isn’t the loss of a sign that makes Ed Metcalfe angry, it’s the loss of history. Sometime between Saturday, December 12, and Monday, December 15, thieves entered Metcalfe’s Hogback Mou...
Dec 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board approves unchanged employee health care benefit plan
DOVER- Town employees’ health care contribution will remain unchanged, selectboard members decided at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. Over their previous two meetings, board members had disc...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor drops single-payer health care plans
MONTPELIER– Gov. Peter Shumlin announced that he will scrap plans to introduce a single-payer health care plan in Vermont. At a press conference Wednesday, Shumlin said financing a single-payer pla...
Dec 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations, volunteers help build new playground
DOVER- Dover School officially opened their new playground in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, December 5. The new playground replaces a volunteer-built playground that served the school and th...
Dec 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board, public updated on Haystack master plan
WILMINGTON- Hermitage representatives Bob Harrington, Bob Rubin, and Bob Fisher took the selectboard, planning commission, and Development Review Board on a PowerPoint tour of Haystack development ...
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Towne steps down after 25 years on job
WILMINGTON- Over the past 25 years, the town of Wilmington has seen town managers and selectboard members come and go, and the town offices have expanded from essentially one room with filing cabin...
Dec 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local luminary brings ballads
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
PUTNEY- Local luminary in the world of traditional music Keith Murphy celebrates the release of his new solo recording, “Suffer No Loss” with a performance at Sandglass Theater on Saturday, Decembe...
Benefit concert returns, local pantry hopes for mountain of food
by Jack Deming
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Every fall for the past 25 years, Skip Morrow and Gary Henry have put together a long lineup of music acts for the annual holiday benefit concert, each of whom takes a night off from th...
Nor’ easter knocks power, dumps snow
by Mike Eldred
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
DEERFIELD VALLEY- A slow-moving nor’easter has dumped several inches of wet, heavy snow in the region, leaving many without power for days. The storm hit southern Vermont on Tuesday morning, bringi...
Board looks to support ITVFest, asks organizer to seek other sponsors
by Mike Eldred
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Selectboard members agreed to increase the town’s contribution to next year’s ITVFestival if organizer Philip Gilpin can increase revenue from other sources. Last year, the town approved Gil...
Kennels, quarries top busy agenda at board meeting
by Margo Avakian
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- Vice chair Earl Holtz opened Tuesday’s short-handed meeting with a query regarding some unused igloos sitting at the town garage. Carl Barmen, who provided the igloos some years ago for us...
Group moving ahead with plans for former Twin Valley High building
by Mike Eldred
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- A volunteer group is moving forward with plans to great a nonprofit to operate the former Twin Valley High School building as a multipurpose community building. At last week’s Twin Vall...