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Campaign designed to spur local shopping rolls out
WILMINGTON- “Black Friday” is November 28, and while the post-Thanksgiving frenzied charge through the sliding doors of big box stores may be your definition of holiday shopping, Wilmington’s downt...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board OKs truck buy, Wi-Fi hotspot
DOVER- Selectboard members learned about changes to this year’s Vermont Health Connect packages, authorized the purchase of a new truck and other highway department equipment, and approved the esta...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator-elect Ballint a new face in local politics, brings varied background
WINDHAM COUNTY- Now entering her first term in the Vermont political arena, newly elected Windham County Senator Becca Ballint, of Brattleboro, has spent her private life working in both education ...
Nov 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board deals with a variety of items
HALIFAX- Board chair Lewis Sumner reported that Sandri has pumped out the sludge from the bottom of the town garage fuel tank; water, algae, and other contaminants were removed. Sandri had agreed t...
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire snuffed early, causes minimal damage
READSBORO- Fire chief Adam Codogni said quick work by his department and a homeowner saved a home on Route 100 Tuesday afternoon, after a wood-burning stove sparked a house fire. Nearly 40 firefigh...
Nov 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local organization finds a new home at Whitingham farmstead
WHITINGHAM- With the recent purchase of a Town Hill Road farm, Families First has realized a goal the organization has been working toward for more than a decade. Families First, based in Wilmingto...
Nov 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Branding study finished, chamber rolls out new identity, logo
by Jack Deming
Nov 21, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- A who’s who of local business people and officials attended the annual Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce gala held at the Hermitage Inn Wednesday night, all anxious to see the unvei...
Man dies in Thursday morning blaze
by Jack Deming
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- Ray White Jr. died Thursday morning after his residence at 2978 Reed Hill Road was engulfed in flames. According to multiple sources, it is believed that White died after attempting to res...
Drug dealers busted
by Jack Deming
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Two men were arrested Wednesday, November 19, following a months-long investigation into drug trafficking in the Deerfield Valley. Brothers Michael Chinnici, 23, of West Dover, and Edwa...
Couple has given a lifetime of service
by Linda Donaghue
Nov 18, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
By Linda Donaghue HALIFAX- A life of service means different things to different people. One can serve in the military, in the Peace Corps, in medical and teaching professions, in countless other p...
Wilmington, Dover officials powwow about joint fire protection
by Mike Eldred
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
By Mike Eldred WILMINGTON- Is there a better way to serve the fire protection needs of Wilmington and Dover? Dover and Wilmington selectboard members, along with the chiefs of the West Dover and Wi...
Students oppose decision on Title IX coordinator
by Shannon Haaland
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
By Shannon Haaland MARLBORO- Forty Marlboro College students signed their names to a petition calling for an emergency town meeting in response to a change approved by Marlboro College faculty. In ...