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Rep. Laura Sibilia
The 2024 session adjourned after 1 am on Saturday, May 11. Gov. Phil Scott has indicated he may veto several bills, including the Yield Bill, which determines statewide property tax rates after factoring in local budgets in addition to increases or decreases in state and federal revenues. Other...
10 years ago: Windham Southwest Supervisory Union announced the hire of Newbrook Elementary School Principal Chris Pratt as superintendent.  Pratt replaced interim superintendent Richard McClements.  Twin Valley also named Poultney High School Principal Tom Fitzgerald as the...
Claudette Hollenbeck
Claudette Hollenbeck
This is the 150th  iteration of this column. My, my, where has the time gone? I, certainly, have aged (in whatever spot), over the last 149.
I am a month shy of age 87, and am steadily losing my vision due to age-related macular degeneration. It figures. I am the most “visual” person I...
VERMONT - Storm water education helps promote greater awareness within a community about the importance of minimizing stormwater impacts as well as ways individuals can do their part. To help teachers and others who provide stormwater-focused educational programming to youths, the Lake Champlain...
This invasive wood-boring insect attacks all species of native ash trees. It is predicted to kill almost 99% of Vermont’s ash trees if they are left untreated.
This invasive wood-boring insect attacks all species of native ash trees. It is predicted to kill almost 99% of Vermont’s ash trees if they are left untreated.
VERMONT - The emerald ash borer (EAB) is no stranger to Vermont, having first been reported in 2018 in northern Orange County. Since then, it has been confirmed in every county in the state except Essex County.
This invasive wood-boring insect attacks all species of native ash trees within...
The History Store is located at 30 West Main Street in Wilmington.
The History Store is located at 30 West Main Street in Wilmington.
WILMINGTON- The History Store, operated by the nonprofit Living History Association, located at 30 West Main Street is selling off everything it can. Most store items will be discounted by 50% from previously reasonable prices.
The Living History Association was informed on Thursday, May 1...
WHITINGHAM - Whitingham will be the next town to be lit up by DVFiber, the public fiberoptic network governed by the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District (DVCUD). DVCUD was established in 2020 with the goal of bringing fiberoptic internet to its member towns, starting with those with...
VERMONT - Calling all champions of mental health. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Vermont invites passionate individuals across Vermont to join their team of instructors for an empowering two-day provider training on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19.
As part of a...
VERMONT - As spring temperatures set in and people enjoy more time outside, it’s time to start checking for ticks and taking the simple steps to prevent tick bite illnesses. Ticks can be found throughout Vermont whenever temperatures are above freezing, with populations peaking during spring and...
10 years ago: Local legislators celebrated the demise of education finance bills that would have had a tremendous impact on local schools and taxpayers.  One bill would have eliminated a state grant for small schools that would have eliminated nearly $400,000 from Rep. John...

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