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Festival celebrates five years of getting outside
MARLBORO- The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum began the Vermont Wildlife Festival to get Deerfield Valley residents into nature and learning about the natural mecca surrounding them. On Sun...
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community rolls out the red carpet
DOVER- The ninth annual ITVFest opens Friday, September 26, at noon, and the festival’s second year in Vermont is already off to a good start, according to organizer Philip Gilpin. “This will be th...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
10 years ago: Primary voters stayed home in droves. In most towns, turnout was less than 10%. Local town clerks attributed the lack of voter interest to the dearth of contested races. But at least ...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New superintendent “here to stay”
By Jack Deming WILMINGTON- New Windham Southwest Supervisory Union Superintendent Christopher Pratt has worked in the schools of two other supervisory unions in Windham County over the past 11 year...
Sep 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adventure Center opens in Village
By Jack Deming WILMINGTON- Zoar Outdoor owner and founder Bruce Lessles gives three reasons why he decided to open a recreation outpost in downtown Wilmington: “Location, location, location.” On La...
Sep 11, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dover church gets new interim minister
DOVER- The West Dover Congregational Church invites the Deerfield Valley community and beyond to meet new interim minister, the Rev. James H. Littrel and to celebrate the new shared ministry in the...
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This Week in History
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: Dave Cherchio opened La Toscanella, a wood-fired pizzeria in Dover. A number of sandwiches and specialty pizzas were named after local friends, and Cerchio said all of the recipes wer...
This Week in History
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: Twin Valley schools opened for the first time. At Twin Valley High School, principal Frank Spencer greeted about 275 students at an assembly in the gymnasium. “It’s my privilege to we...
Opening the mind and discovering new roads by abandoning what we “know”
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A few days ago as my wife and I were traveling on a familiar road to a town we have been to many times, we spontaneously decided midway to take a different route for a little change of scene. As it...
Vet writes to change conversation
by David Amato
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
MARLBORO—In the company of history, Brandon Willitts, 31, stood among many when he enrolled at Marlboro College in the autumn of 2009. A veteran of the war in Afghanistan, where he served in the Na...
Summer is going where it always goes, to the past
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Where has the summer gone? We have only August left to protect us from September and the coming autumn. How did June become July, and now move into August? We couldn’t stop it if we wanted to. Woul...
Boaters, don’t ruin it for yourself or anyone else
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
As the 2014 river season hits it stride, the Connecticut River Watershed Council asks all river users to protect the Connecticut River and its tributaries from invasions of exotic plants and animal...