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VERMONT- US Forest Service officials are welcoming the public to select and cut a Christmas tree on the Green Mountain National Forest with the purchase of a $5 permit. Permits will be available for purchase either online (an additional $2.50 service fee applies) or in person at a GMNF office. ...
I believe it was Bette Davis who said, “Getting old is not for sissies,” and I could not agree with her more. When you frost the aging cake with an endless pandemic, it is even more indigestible. And then, of course, there is winter!
Some people are just naturally flexible emotionally....

Laura Stevenson
Daphne Kalmar
“Stealing Mt. Rushmore”  Feiwei and Friends, 2020 It’s the summer of 1974. More and more incidents are revealing that President Nixon is a crook. But in the working-class Sanders family, presidents are heroes, not crooks. Dad, a Korean War veteran and full-time short-order...
WILMINGTON- Pettee Memorial Library hosts author and illustrator Hope Phelan  at the Old School Community Center on Friday, November 6, at 4 pm.
Phelan will read from and discuss her recently published children’s book, “Bandit Runs Boston.” It is the tale of a goofy hound dog named Bandit...
WILMINGTON- “Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?”  Well Juliet, the Deerfield Valley’s ROMEOs – Retired Old Men Eating Out – continue to meet each Thursday morning. 
Part of the valley’s Aging in Place initiative, the ROMEOs provide a unique opportunity for retired men to meet, have...

Claudette Hollenbeck
I gather that the valley population has grown significantly due to COVID-19. I would like to welcome all of you. You have landed in a wonderful set of communities. I hope you will be savvy enough to subscribe to The Deerfield Valley News, a solid source of local information. This column is aimed...
Bennington- On Saturday, October 24, Bennington Museum’s courtyard will be busy with music, food, and artists as the museum marks the end of a fantastic season of outdoor community programming.
The day will begin with a “Music at the Museum” concert in the courtyard (weather permitting)...

Vincent Parker
BRATTLEBORO-   Vincent Herring, one of the most highly regarded alto saxophonists involved in today’s jazz scene, will be performing with his working quartet in a tribute to jazz legend Charlie Parker at the Vermont Jazz Center at 8 pm on Saturday, October 24.  
Herring will be supported...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- The Rotary Club of the Deerfield Valley is accepting applications for grant funding for charitable and community service organizations. Applications received by the November 30 deadline are reviewed by the fund board and a decision is reached within two weeks. Funding priorities...

Jack-o’-lanterns carved by people in the community, set up in Riverbank Park.
Wilmington- Like many things, Halloween is going to be a bit different this year. Due to the difficulty of being able to control crowding and traffic on narrow downtown sidewalks, as well as small spaces inside shops, Wilmington Works will not be organizing downtown trick-or-treating in the...

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