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House resolution seeks answers from VTel on wireless buildout
MONTPELIER- Rep Laura Sibilia was joined by 45 representatives and five senators who signed her resolution urging the federal Rural Utility Service to perform “a comprehensive financial and perform...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gas problems prompt safety concerns
DOVER- Due to potential safety and other issues with the commercial gas stove that was recently acquired for the town hall, its replacement was discussed at a special meeting of the Dover Selectboa...
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board chair resigns, hopes town can settle differences
READSBORO- Cherie Giddings offered her letter of resignation to the school board and to Windham Southwest Supervisory Superintendent Chris Pratt on April 20. In her letter, she stated the hope that...
Apr 29, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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State settles Grega case
MONTPELIER- Last week, Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell announced that the state will pay the estate of John Grega $1.55 million to settle Grega’s 2014 suit claiming he was falsely and malicio...
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town worried about TransCanada property
WILMINGTON- Voters and selectboard members expressed their concern about the local economic impact of a hypothetical state purchase of TransCanada property in the town at Tuesday evening’s regular ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Selectboard has concerns with support for ambulance service
WHITINGHAM- The selectboard had full agendas at its last two meetings, including updates about Deerfield Valley Rescue and the Whitingham Farmers’ Market. At the March 30 meeting, Heidi Taylor spok...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you hear me now?
by James Dassatti
Apr 25, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- Deerfield Valley’s broadband communication coverage was addressed by about 20 concerned residents of Readsboro, Whitingham, Wilmington, and Dover who met at the Whitingham Municipal Cen...
WCSU districts will move forward with merger study focusing on “side-by-side”
by Mike Eldred
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
TOWNSHEND- Windham Central Supervisory Union will move forward with a consolidation study focusing on “side-by-side” configurations in their bid to comply with Act 46. Board members from the superv...
Police leaders voice their concerns on pot legalization
by Rolf Parker
Apr 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
DEERFIELD VALLEY- In his January State of the State address, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced that he was supporting the creation of legislation that “thoughtfully and carefully eliminates the era of (...
Heated discussion continues between school board and residents
by Rolf Parker
Apr 22, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
READSBORO- While “next steps” for dealing with the school’s budget was on the agenda for the school board meeting Monday, the board moved the formal discussion of that topic to a budget meeting tha...
Mount Snow projects waiting on EB-5 funds
by Mike Eldred
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST DOVER- A bottleneck in processing EB-5 visa paperwork by the US Customs and Immigration Service is having a direct impact on two Mount Snow projects. According to Mount Snow VP Dick Deutsch, $...
“No habla Espanol” at Twin Valley raises concerns
by Mike Eldred
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
WHITINGHAM- Concerned students, parents, and educators protested cuts in the foreign language programs at Tuesday evening’s Twin Valley School Board meeting. The objections were in regard to the bo...