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Ski instructors work with a young student at The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain. Many of these jobs have been filled by international workers during past winters and will again for the 2021-2022 season. File photo/The Hermitage Club
COVID shut down program last winter, but now visas are being issued again
DEERFIELD VALLEY - As of this week, international students have begun to arrive to work for the winter season at the area’s ski resorts. The students primarily hail from South America, where it is...

Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine File Photo
No sign of Omicron in Vermont, for now
MONTPELIER- Omicron, a newly-identified COVID-19 variant said to be more infectious than previous variants, has not been identified in Vermont, state officials said at a press briefing Tuesday.  
“We continue to obtain genomic...

A screenshot of participants in Monday’s panel discussion on education and education funding.
Concerns raised that Legislature will abandon study for failed categorical aid formula VERMONT- During a virtual presentation hosted by the Coalition for Vermont Student Equity Monday evening, five experts on Vermont education and education funding discussed recent work by the...
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members met with Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation Executive Director Adam Grinold to discuss a funding request at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.  
At a meeting on Tuesday, October 12, the board tabled a BDCC request for $25,000 in...
KEENE, NH - Due to an increase in COVID-19 positive patients at the hospital, staffing levels, and bed constraints, Cheshire Medical Center, a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health affiliate, will be postponing elective surgeries that require hospital inpatient admission after surgery. Ambulatory and same...
WILMINGTON- Select­board members discussed possible safety concerns regarding Ray Hill Road and the Deerfield Valley Stump Jumpers trail route for the winter at their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday evening. They also heard updates from several social service groups and DV Fiber. 
For...
DOVER-  Unlike most River Valleys Unified School District meetings, the board’s Monday, November 15 meeting began with an executive session in which the board discussed personnel matters. During their regular meeting they discussed school choice, a request for proposals for a website, COVID-19...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott signed legislation passed in a special session Monday that allows municipalities to enact a temporary ordinance requiring masks be worn in places that are open to the public.  Brattleboro became the first town in Vermont to pass an ordinance under the...
DOVER- Board members discussed the results of additional water and soil testing at the Kids in the Country Child Care/Dover Town Hall site at their regular meeting Tuesday evening, November 16.  
The results were released in a report by KAS Environmental Science & Engineering, the firm...
WHITINGHAM- The Whitingham Selectboard discussed options for policing at their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 17. 
At their previous selectboard meeting, fire chief Stanley Janovsky discussed a traffic accident for which state police were called but could not show up in a timely...

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