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Board reaffirms stove
DOVER- On Tuesday, the selectboard re-voted to purchase a gas range with electronic ignition for the town hall, heard from the school that it might be interested in the previous stove, agreed to se...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old school decision may be in July
WILMINGTON- Voters may be asked to make a decision on the disposition of the former high school building as soon as July 7, according to discussions at Wednesday evening’s selectboard meeting. Boar...
May 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wardsboro meeting to talk about Act 46
WARDSBORO- On Tuesday, May 24, townspeople will again get a chance to talk with the school board about the path they want the board to take in response to Act 46, which mandates changes in how scho...
May 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters approve budget
READSBORO- On Friday, May 13, the school board held another informational meeting, which it is required to do before each budget is voted on. In contrast to the past two informational meetings, Fri...
May 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incumbent, former seatholder to square off in election rematch
Moran launches bid to return to Legislature WARDSBORO- Former Windham-Bennington Rep. John Moran announced his bid to return to the Legislature at a Democratic Party event in Dummerston this week. ...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hermitage Club releases 2015 sales, results
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain has announced a more than 50% surge year-over-year in the value of its holdings. For the year ended December 31, current assets grew to $23...
May 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hall harbors town’s historic memorabilia
by Rolf Parker
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- The historical society’s museum collection, which is housed in Green Mountain Hall, has thousands of objects from Whitingham’s past. According to Stella Stevens, president of the Whitin...
Borrower writer mystery solved
by Rolf Parker
May 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER – A fire alarm, a newspaper article, a friendship of over 30 years, Facebook, and polite habits all came together to help solve a mystery about the identity of a little girl named Lucia who w...
Senior meal program threatened
by Mike Eldred
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSONVILLE- Community members are expressing concern that a significant resource for senior citizens in the valley appears to be threatened. Senior Solutions, a Springfield-based agency on aging,...
Twin Valley unified district takes shape
by Mike Eldred
May 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley School Board members approved a final draft of articles of agreement that, if approved by the state and local voters, will create the Twin Valley Unified Union School Distri...
Board considers Act 46 options, wants clause to keep school in merger
by Rolf Parker
May 13, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO – On Monday school board chair Mary King and school board member Susan Edgerton heard a report from resident and Act 46 committee member Nick Zammuto, and discussed with him the options a...
Local business suffers suspicious fire and theft
by James A. Dassatti
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- Police are investigating a recent burglary at the Sawyer Bentwood wood manufacturing plant in Whitingham village that was followed by a suspicious fire just a few hours later. According...