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DEERFIELD VALLEY-  In southern Vermont, the partial solar eclipse began at 2:14 pm on Monday, April 8. At 3:26 pm, a total eclipse darkened Vermont’s sky, lasting for about three minutes. Dover, Marlboro, and Wilmington held numerous events to celebrate the eclipse.
Dover
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Details of school resource officer outlined in memorandum
WILMINGTON- At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, Twin Valley officials revealed that they will host the Vermont Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting at Twin Valley Middle High School on Wednesday, April...

This black bear and her cubs have a den near the bottom of Charlie’s Chase trail at Mount Snow. Their presence has caused the mountain to close a number of trails. -Facebook/Mount Snow Season Passholders/Cynthia McDowell Khan
Trail closure at Mount Snow due to bears 
DOVER - While it isn’t uncommon for some ski trails to be closed at this time of year, the reason for a trail closure at Mount Snow this week has taken some by surprise. A sow and several cubs seem to have taken up residence at the...
BENNINGTON - Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has received a $2 million appropriation from Sen. Sanders and Sen. Welch to create a rural medicine residency program. The program will be implemented throughout SVMC’s coverage area, including at its Deerfield Valley Campus. The program is...

Hakhel Lodge
WILMINGTON- A recent court battle over a public records request and attorneys’ fees ended with no winners, and perhaps two losers.  
On December 9, 2022, Hakhel Lodge owner Yisroel Teitlebaum filed a civil suit against the town of Wilmington, seeking to compel the town to turn over...

Building repairs, including a new roof for The Dover School, will be up for discussion at the River Valleys district annual meeting on April 30. File photo
WARDSBORO - At their regular meeting on Monday, April 2, the River Valleys Union School District discussed the warning for the annual meeting on Tuesday, April 30, at Dover Town Hall at 7 pm. For fiscal year 2025, the proposed budget will be $6,845,217. They also received updates from the...

Rep. Becca Balint visited Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital on Monday to present a $1.5 million federal appropriation for the hospital and health care center. Pictured here, from left: Dr. George Terwilliger, Grace Cottage chief medical officer; Ed Druke, Grace Cottage Hospital board vice president and owner of WW Building Supply; Martha Dale, Grace Cottage Hospital board chair; and Balint. Lauren Harkawik
TOWNSHEND - Rep. Becca Balint visited Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital on Monday to present a ceremonial “big check,” representing a $1.5 million federal appropriation Balint secured for the hospital and health care center. The appropriation will be put toward a $20 million project...

Gov. Phil Scott File photo
MONTPELIER- State officials say they are expecting an influx of as many as 160,000 people to Vermont for the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8.  They’re predicting an economic boost to the state from the mud-season tourism boost, and asking Vermonters to exercise patience when they encounter...
DOVER- Selectboard members gave conditional approval for a 5K-run/walk route on Route 100, and approved funding for several chamber of commerce events. 
At their previous meeting, selectboard members postponed their approval of a route for Farm Road Estate’s Rotary 5K fundraiser, scheduled...
WILMINGTON - At a reconvened public hearing on Tuesday, April 3, the Wilmington Selectboard voted to approve a revised version of zoning ordinance amendments. At a previous meeting on Tuesday, March 12, the selectboard voted to adjourn the hearing based on debate from the public. 
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