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Town Meetings bring change to Valley sel…

Town Meetings bring change to Valley select boards

(Links to individual town meetings below) Waitsfield voters re-elected Paul Hartshorn to the select board. He ran unopposed for a three-year term. Voters are sending Kari Dolan to sit at the...

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Harwood Nordic skiers finish season in h…

Harwood Nordic skiers finish season in high gear

   Harwood's Nordic ski team wrapped up its season with strong finishes in its final races, including the state championship meets, and placed several skiers on the all-state under-16 (U16)...

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Exhibit offers unique perspective on Val…

Exhibit offers unique perspective on Valley history

By Lisa Loomis Editor's Note: In the interest of full disclosure, this is a review of an exhibit of 25 years of editorial cartoons by The Valley Reporter's cartoonist Keith Davidson...

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From Ole’s to the podium

From Ole’s to the podium

On Tuesday, February 24, Caitlin (Compton) Gregg did something no U.S. woman had done before her – she skied swiftly enough to win a medal at the cross-country skiing world...

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How to assess property piques Fayston vo…

How to assess property piques Fayston voters’ interest

By Lisa Loomis Fayston voters were very interested in one Town Meeting article calling for hiring outside assessors versus using the town's listers to appraise property in the town. On March...

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Marathon Town Meeting in Duxbury yields …

Marathon Town Meeting in Duxbury yields new select board members

By Lisa Loomis After eight and a half hours and multiple paper ballots, the gavel banged and Duxbury's Town Meeting ended. The marathon meeting included select board member Mo LaVanway tendering his...

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Moretown voters approve budget, with onl…

Moretown voters approve budget, with only a few questions

By Rachel Goff On Tuesday, March 3, Moretown residents approved a budget of $1,062,837, which marks a 0.56 percent decrease from last year. The article was voted on via Australian ballot...

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Joslin Hill work dominates Waitsfield To…

Joslin Hill work dominates Waitsfield Town Meeting discussion

By Lisa Loomis At Town Meeting this year Waitsfield voters peppered their select board members with questions about whether an article asking to borrow $75,000 to shim Joslin Hill Road meant...

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Warren voters talk fire and water, appro…

Warren voters talk fire and water, approve all articles

By Rachel Goff "As a friendly reminder, over 50 percent of the money we collect comes from people who don't live here and don't get to vote," Warren Select Board member...

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HUMS Scripps individual spelling bee com…

HUMS Scripps individual spelling bee competition

   By Jacki McCarthy On Friday, February 20, Harwood Union Middle/High School held its annual Scripps Spelling Bee schoolwide competition. The bee is open to students in grades seven and eight...

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Four HU seniors named presidential schol…

Harwood Union High School graduating seniors Charlotte C. Randall, Rayleigh Parker, Samuel Nishi and Claire Brundage have been named along with more than 3,900 candidates in the 2015 U.S. Presidential...

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Duxbury Select Board, Assistant Road For…

At their meeting on Thursday, February 19, the Duxbury Select Board moved to suspend a road crew member after he ripped the exhaust off a town truck. In doing so...

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New town office project out to bid

New town office project out to bid

Waitsfield New town office project out to bid Waitsfield has put its new town office project out to bid. Bids will be accepted until 2 p.m. on March 16. A town office task...

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Town Meeting is March 3

This Tuesday, March 3, Valley residents will come together to vote on how to spend taxpayer dollars and elect local officials at Town Meeting. WARREN In Warren, taxpayers will vote from the...

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Measles outbreak sheds light on state’s …

Measles outbreak sheds light on state’s low vaccination rates

By Rachel Goff As measles spreads across the nation, earlier this month Vermont legislators re-examined the state's opt-out policy, which allows parents to choose not to vaccinate their children for philosophical...

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Fayston seeks information from VTel

By Lisa Loomis Fayston Select Board wants to query representatives of VTel about plans to construct a 90-foot tower on Bragg Hill. Specifically the board wants to discuss VTel's assertion that...

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Championship-caliber racing

Championship-caliber racing

By Peter Oliver Last Wednesday, 145 kids from Harwood and other schools in the region competed at Ole's in ideal conditions – warm, bright sunshine, perfect snow – in a cross-country...

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Steady signs of strength in real estate …

Steady signs of strength in real estate market

By Karl Klein The real estate market in the Mad River Valley area continued to show steady signs of strength in 2014. According to information obtained through our MLS system (NNEREN)...

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Moretown PC presents new Town Plan

After two years spent making revisions, Moretown Planning Commission formally presented the new Town Plan to Moretown Select Board at their meeting on Monday, February 9. The select board set the...

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Warren takes steps to replace water syst…

By Rachel Goff Last year, municipal buildings in Warren ran out of water on two separate occasions and this year, the town is looking to drill a new well. At Town Meeting...

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Q and A with Waitsfield Select Board can…

Q and A with Waitsfield Select Board candidates

By Lisa Loomis There are four candidates running for the Waitsfield Select Board this year. They include Paul Hartshorn, the current chair, who is running for re-election to a three-year term;...

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Luke Youmell is running for Warren Selec…

Luke Youmell is running for Warren Select Board

   I am running for the open two-year Warren Select Board term at the upcoming Town Meeting and I would like to tell you a little bit about myself. I moved...

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Duxbury Select Board adds commentary to …

By Lisa Loomis Duxbury's Town Meeting warning includes commentary from the select board about an article calling for select board meetings to be recorded and those records made available for public...

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Valentine local this year

Valentine local this year

Valentine's Day is this Saturday, February 14, and one way you can counter the at-times-too-commercial aspect of the holiday is by spreading the love locally. In The Valley, there are...

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Ski the East (really)

Ski the East (really)

By Rachel Goff In the past week, Mad River Glen and Sugarbush have picked up over a foot and a half of snow, adding to an already deep base layer. So...

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Mad River Valley Town Meeting updates

Fayston Town Meeting warning includes elections and budgets On Town Meeting Day, March 3, Fayston voters will find a Town Meeting warning that is heavy on electing officials from the floor. Voters...

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Harwood alpine girls take third

Harwood alpine ski team competed at Smugglers' Notch on February 7 and 8 in a two-day slalom and GS combined girls and boys. The past couple weeks they've come out...

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Harwood students devour The Cole Henry B…

Harwood students devour The Cole Henry Bacon Burger

   By Angela Selvaggio and Cole Henry If you read the Harwood school lunch menu for January 29, you saw that the school cafeteria was serving The Cole Henry Bacon Burger...

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