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Harwood cross-country boys and girls are…

Harwood cross-country boys and girls are state champions

Harwood girls had to shuffle the cards a bit but ended the season with an unprecedented sixth straight Vermont State Division 2 title. Harwood packed runners in positions three through...

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Candidates talk property taxes and educa…

Candidates talk property taxes and education funding

By Rachel Goff With one week leading up to mid-term elections, on Monday, October 27, The Valley Reporter hosted a forum at Big Picture Theater in Waitsfield so that Valley residents...

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Waitsfield woman out-climbs competitors

Waitsfield woman out-climbs competitors

By Rachel Goff On Saturday, October 25, Audrey Huffman of Waitsfield became the women's champion of the O2x Summit Challenge Series, a string of adventure races that took place at ski...

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Waitsfield Select Board Deadlocks on Bri…

Waitsfield Select Board Deadlocks on Bridge Street Marketplace parking lot

By Lisa Loomis The Waitsfield Select Board deadlocked over whether or not the town needs to do more to fix the parking lot at Bridge Street Marketplace. The select board, at its...

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Select board reboots project in hopes of…

Select board reboots project in hopes of receiving grant

By Rachel Goff Back in August, Warren Select Board debated whether to move forward with plans to repair the Warren covered bridge, but now it appears they have no choice if...

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Bright idea for Festival of Lights

Bright idea for Festival of Lights

With the Mad River Valley Country Christmas Open House and Holiday Paint-In being named a Top Ten Winter Event for the second year in a row, a group of merchants...

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Harwood girls soccer going to state cham…

Harwood girls soccer going to state championships

With a 2-1 victory over Milton on Wednesday, October 29, the Harwood Union High School girls soccer team earned a birth in the state finals. Harwood, #5 seed, will play...

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Former Waitsfield Elementary School empl…

Former Waitsfield Elementary School employee charged with embezzlement

By Lisa Loomis Kay Marcelle, 60, of Duxbury has been charged with embezzling funds from the Waitsfield Education Fund, a nonprofit fund that had been set up to accept charitable donations...

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Warren accepts donation of land, with re…

By Rachel Goff Good news for outdoors enthusiasts: On Tuesday, October 14, Warren Select Board signed a purchase agreement for a 50-plus-acre parcel of land a private landowner plans to donate...

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State orders cleanup at Hap’s

By Lisa Loomis The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation salvage yard program issued a notice of violation to Hap's Garage on Route 100 in Waitsfield after determining that the business meets...

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Candidates field questions from Mad Mara…

Candidates field questions from Mad Marathon founder and MRVCC

By Lisa Loomis The Valley Reporter asked a variety of local community leaders to provide questions for the four candidates running for two state representative seats for the Washington 7 district...

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Sinclair, Miner are DisasTour champs

Sinclair, Miner are DisasTour champs

By Peter Oliver If drama was something you were looking for last Saturday, you should have come out in the occasionally pouring rain at Blueberry Lake to check out the happenings...

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Harwood cross-country dominates

Harwood cross-country dominates

Harwood cross-country dominates at Northern Vermont Athletic Conference East (Mountain Division) Championships On Saturday, October 18, more than a dozen high schools and 400 individual runners converged on the wooded trails...

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Moretown moves forward with new town off…

By Rachel Goff The Moretown Town Office Committee met last week to review a timeline for the new town offices, "which basically starts now and continues to December of 2015, when...

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Waitsfield water system fixed

Waitsfield water system fixed

By Lisa Loomis Water was fully restored to Waitsfield's municipal water system at 4:30 a.m. on October 21. The work got under way at 8 p.m. the night before to replace...

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Mad River Glen works with its limitation…

Mad River Glen works with its limitations, looks forward to winter

As the days grow colder, gardeners are pickling the last of their harvest and homeowners are starting to fire up the woodstove. But Mad River Glen employees have been thinking...

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Trust, town search for solution for disi…

Trust, town search for solution for disintegrating dam

By Rachel Goff Science, aesthetics, history and community all converged in a discussion on Tuesday, October 14, when the Warren Select Board met with representatives from the Warren Village Dam Preservation...

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Candidates field questions from American…

Candidates field questions from American Flatbread and VBSR

By Lisa Loomis The Valley Reporter asked a variety of local community leaders to provide questions for the four candidates running for two state representative seats for the Washington 7 district...

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Harwood cross-country wins fifth straigh…

Harwood cross-country wins fifth straight co-ed invitational

The geese could be heard honking overhead on their migrating flights. Directly below on the Harwood cross-country trails, runners were on their own mission trying to defend the HU Co-Ed...

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Tempers flare at Waitsfield Select Board

By Lisa Loomis Tempers flared at the Waitsfield Select Board meeting this week with board members shaking their fingers at each other, trading insults and threatening bodily harm as well as...

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Plans for the Waitsfield Elementary Scho…

By Rachel Goff At their meeting on Monday, October 13, Waitsfield Select Board approved a request from the Mad River Path Association to install a small portion of the trail on...

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Disastour Blueberry Lake Triathlon

People might remember it as the Disastour, an event created in the fall of 2011 to assist needy folks affected by the ravages of Irene. But with memories of Irene...

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Mad Dash draws over 300

Mad Dash draws over 300

On Sunday, October 12, over 300 runners participated in the Mad Dash, a 5k and 10k running race that took place on back roads in Waitsfield. In the 5k race, James...

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Waitsfield Charter issue will not come b…

Waitsfield Charter issue will not come before voters next month

By Lisa Loomis On Election Day next month Waitsfield voters will not be voting on whether to adopt a new town charter that would give the select board, rather than voters...

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Sugarbush Resort moving forward with Gad…

Sugarbush Resort moving forward with Gadd Brook residential development

Sugarbush Resort will move forward with more residential development at the base of Lincoln Peak in Warren. The development of Gadd Brook Residences – new private, slope-side homes in Lincoln...

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Candidates field questions from Veterans…

Candidates field questions from Veterans for Peace and VBSR

By Lisa Loomis The Valley Reporter asked a variety of local community leaders to provide questions for the four candidates running for two state representative seats for the Washington 7 district...

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New town clerk, treasurer resigns, secon…

New town clerk, treasurer resigns, second new clerk appointed

By Lisa Loomis Pam Marino was appointed as Waitsfield's new town clerk and treasurer on September 19 and resigned on October 2. She was replacing outgoing town clerk and treasurer Jennifer Peterson...

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Real Estate sales heating up

Real Estate sales heating up

By Karl Klein Real estate sales in The Valley started the year strong in the first quarter, slowed during the summer months and have heated up again in the past month...

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