Selectboard approves hazard mitigation plan
HALIFAX- Selectboard members on Tuesday night signed a hazard mitigation plan that has been tentatively approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “We got an email from FEMA saying they t...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidate concerned about economic fairness
WARDSBORO- Democrat John Moran is running for reelection to take back his seat in the Vermont House as representative for the Windham-Bennington district. He served four terms as representative fro...
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Board talks vicious dog, trash, and trail upkeep
DOVER- Although John C. Green’s expected appeal of the selectboard’s order that his dog be euthanized was on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting, it was deferred until November 1 due to a personal mat...
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special education needs on the rise
DOVER- The Dover School Board met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening. In his update, superintendent William Anton explained growing special education needs throughout Windham Cen...
Oct 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sundance in Vermont? Meeting focuses on future of film festival
DOVER- ITVFest director Philip Gilpin Jr. held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss ITVFest’s future. Several inn, restaurant, and business owners were present, along with House candidate John Moran. ...
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Economy top priority for gubernatorial candidate
DOVER- Thursday afternoon, October 13, Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Scott addressed economic concerns at Dover Town Hall. The forum was hosted by the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Ch...
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UPDATED: State police investigate Wardsboro homicide
Oct 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO- State police are investigating a homicide in Wardsboro after they were called to Gilfeather Road for a reported shooting at about 4:45 pm Tuesday afternoon. Police say troopers arrived t...
Boards continue talking about what to do with the old high school building
by Mike Eldred
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members talked with school board members about the former high school building, and purchased new highway department equipment at their regular meeting Wednesday evening. Wi...
Sibilia hopes for another term at the Statehouse
by Emily Blake
Oct 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Note - This is the first installment of a series looking at candidates for local and state offices. Next week, we will feature John Moran, who is also running for the Windham-Bennington seat. DOVER...
Residents speak out for, against zoning in town
by Emily Blake
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
HALIFAX- At the planning commission meeting Tuesday evening residents discussed their suggestions and concerns regarding zoning regulations, after a referendum to repeal zoning was narrowly defeate...
Department tabbed for $129k grant
by Rolf Parker
Oct 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO- Vermont’s congressional delegation announced October 7 that Wardsboro’s fire department received one of 15 firefighters’ assistance grants from FEMA awarded in Vermont. Wardsboro fire ch...
Town prepares to celebrate state vegetable
by Lauren Harkawik
Oct 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
WARDSBORO- It’s been an exciting year for the Gilfeather turnip, which as of April is Vermont’s official state vegetable. Although its new designation means year-round recognition for the Gilfeathe...