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Wilmington Police Chief Matt Murano says the primary goal for his department during the pandemic has been to be accessible to people who may be in need.
This article is part of a series about the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily life for people in the Deerfield Valley.
WILMINGTON - Police chief Matt Murano says one of the first concerns he addressed when shutdowns began in March due to the pandemic was accessibility....

Lisa Sullivan, of Bartleby’s Books, says her business has had to change the ways it works with customers, including less personal contact.
This article is part of a series about the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed daily life for people in the Deerfield Valley. WILMINGTON- Lisa Sullivan, owner of Bartleby’s Books, a downtown Wilmington institution, says the pandemic has changed the way her business operates. Before...
Windham County- Brattleboro Area Hospice will host a book discussion group on Mondays, November 30, December 7, and 14.  The discussions will take place from 5 to 6:30 pm via Zoom and are available to Windham County residents.  This event is free and open to the public.  
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Wilmington resident Jake White was featured after completing his 100th climb of Haystack in 2010.  White said he set his goal in June, and climbed the mountain about 25 times in October in an effort to reach 100 climbs before hunting season.  White estimated...
“The Orphan’s Guilt” 
Archer Mayor
Minotaur Books, 2020 The book opens as Vermont State Police Officer Tyler Brennan arrests John Rust for driving under the influence.  While the stop is routine, Mayor emphasizes Brennan’s cautious approach to Rust’s car: “Days when a Vermont cop...
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) This year, instead of jumping into the whole holiday prep scene, move in a little at a time. You’ll appreciate the sense of control you’re more likely to enjoy.
TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The separation between the Bovine’s head and heart is never as far...

Alexandra Hendricks Balch
CHICAGO- Alexandra Hendricks Balch made her early and very quick appearance on September 22 at 3:55 am ( Chicago time), at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. Proud parents Cameron and Kelsey Balch were just able to get to the hospital in time for her birth. She weighed six pounds and was 18.5...
WINDHAM COUNTY- Brattleboro Area Hospice’s Taking Steps Brattleboro program will host a Zoom advance care planning and advance directive information session Wednesday, November 25. 
Advance care planning includes discussing choices about end-of-life care with a medical provider, family,...

Leon Boyd waves from the cab of a Pisten-Bully snowcat in this 2015 photo taken on Haystack Mountain. Boyd was waiting while mechanich “Joey Diesel” made a mid-mountain repair. The Hermitage Club has named a trail in memory of Boyd, who died in April from COVID-19 complications. Aaron Sherritt
Mountain trail dedicated to “Cat-illac” pilot who lost battle with coronavirus WILMINGTON- Officials at the Hermitage Club say they’re working hard to pick up the pieces at Haystack Mountain and put the ski area back together. Along with lift maintenance, pressure-checking...
TOWNSHEND- Grace Cottage Family Health will be offering a flu vaccine clinic on Saturday, November 21, from 9 am to noon. Preregistration is recommended, call (802)365-4331. Masks are required, and anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied. If not insured, payment for the flu shot is...

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