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Townshend: Dam cleanup money runs out

45K cubic yards of sediment removed in 2013
TOWNSHEND >> Four years after Tropical Storm Irene ripped through Vermont, sediment still occupies much of the swimming area of the Townshend dam. Full Story
 
NEW ENGLAND
State board fines Vermont Gas for silence on cost increase

MONTPELIER >> The state Public Service Board has fined Vermont Gas Systems $100,000 for its slowness in reporting the first of two big cost increases on its pipeline project to extend its system from northwestern Vermont south to Addison County. Full Story
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Musical picnic, poetry, and pilgrimage to the Rockingham Meeting House

A fitting end to Rockingham Old Home Days
BELLOWS FALLS >> It promises to be a most unique pilgrimage, and fitting ending to the hectic weekend of Rockingham Old Home Days! Full Story
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Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA >> Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Full Story
OPINIONS
Load the Latchis on Aug. 20

It may be hard to imagine this time of the year, when fruit is growing heavy in local gardens, the farmers markets are a veritable cornucopia of produce and berries are hanging low in area orchards, that some people are still going hungry. Full Story
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Musical picnic, poetry, and pilgrimage to the Rockingham Meeting House

A fitting end to Rockingham Old Home Days
BELLOWS FALLS >> It promises to be a most unique pilgrimage, and fitting ending to the hectic weekend of Rockingham Old Home Days! Full Story
Correction: TV-MSNBC-Shows Canceled story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story July 30 about MSNBC canceling 3 daytime shows, The Associated Press implied that Ari Melber was named the network's chief legal correspondent last week. Full Story
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back. 
Friday May 10, 2013 BRATTLEBORO -- At a press conference held by Brattleboro Union High School students, a disturbing statistic was read: There were approximately 81 homeless veterans in Vermont in 2011.   Full Story
 
Jacksonville couple opens garden design center
Friday May 10, 2013 WILMINGTON -- Local Jacksonville couple Ken and Carol Hartman have just opened their new garden center. Full Story

Friday May 10, 2013 WILMINGTON -- The Selectboard was given a report that encouraged restoring vibrancy in the downtown village.   Full Story
 
 
Friday May 10, 2013 DOVER -- Things are happening quickly for the new Town Park that will be located on Country Club Road, between the Dover Forge restaurant and 7-11 off Route 100.   Full Story
 
 
 
Jacksonville couple opens garden design center

Friday May 10, 2013 WILMINGTON -- Local Jacksonville couple Ken and Carol Hartman have just opened their new garden center. Full Story
Wilmington revitalization: Selectboard offers matching funds

Friday May 10, 2013 WILMINGTON -- The Selectboard was given a report that encouraged restoring vibrancy in the downtown village. Full Story
Wilmington revitalization: Selectboard offers matching funds

Friday May 10, 2013 WILMINGTON -- The Selectboard was given a report that encouraged restoring vibrancy in the downtown village. Full Story