Education reforms still in the works: Bill would create multi-town school districts
MONTPELIER- A House bill that would make sweeping changes to education in Vermont, including a mandate to consolidate into larger districts, is scheduled to move to the Senate this week. Although t...
Mar 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local rep. bringing small school district legislators together
MONTPELIER- Although freshman Representative Laura Sibilia has only been on the job for two and a half months, she’s already taking on a leadership role. In reaction to legislation that includes a ...
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School board discusses impact of education reform
DOVER – The school board met to discuss how a bill that is currently moving through the House Ways and Means Committee could affect education in Dover. If H.361 is passed it will alter how schools ...
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Trailhead approved: Will provide easier access to Ridge Trail
DOVER- The selectboard approved three economic development grants at the March 17 meeting and each time, they did so unanimously. The first proposal voted on was that of the Wine and Harvest Festiv...
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Pipeline work could close road for five months
DOVER – Mount Snow’s Director of Mountain Operations Dave Moulton and Peak Resorts’ Northeast Project Manager Brendan Ryan came to the selectboard March 17 to explain the company’s request to tempo...
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Board approves grant: Will help refurbish adult care facility
WILMINGTON- Select­board members approved a $25,000 grant for the refurbishment of a Wilmington location of The Gathering Place. The grant, which will be paid from the town’s local option tax fund,...
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Car crash traps passenger
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MARLBORO- Only minor injuries were reported in a late afternoon crash on Hogback Mountain on Tuesday, March 17. Police say Alex Chapin, 21, of Claremont, NH was driving west on Route 9 near Old Hog...
Hogback museum looking for new, larger location
by Mike Eldred
Mar 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
MARLBORO- The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum is looking for a new location, museum officials announced earlier this month. Museum director Ed Metcalfe says the museum has outgrown its curr...
Wilmington Selectboard reorganizes, agrees to fire truck deal with Hermitage
by Jack Deming
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- With a new year and a new member, the Wilmington Selectboard reorganized Wednesday night before debating a fire agreement with the Hermitage Club. The first order of business was electi...
Marathon Act 250 hearing held on proposed Halifax quarry
by Margo Avakian
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- A marathon session was held on the Act 250 hearings on the schist quarry proposed for Halifax. In the absence of district environmental commission chair Stephan Morse, commissioner Lesley ...
Hermitage development’s impact on local schools weighed
by Mike Eldred
Mar 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley School Board members met with Hermitage Club at Haystack attorney Bob Fisher Tuesday evening to discuss the development’s impact on the district. Fisher said that the Hermit...
Senator talks budget woes at Dover meeting
by Randy Capitani
Mar 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- Windham County state Sen. Jeanette White told Town Meeting attendees that the $120 million state budget shortfall is the biggest challenge facing lawmakers in Montpelier during the 2015 legi...