Waitsfield

  • Deadly Fire

    Deadly fire
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  • The Mad River Valley is aging

    The average age of residents in The Valley increased slightly and workforce population is still expected to decline.

    Each year the Mad River Valley Planning District puts together a data report tracking numerous

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  • The Mad River Valley is aging

    The average age of residents in The Valley increased slightly and workforce population is still expected to decline.

    Each year the Mad River Valley Planning District puts together a data report tracking numerous

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  • Select board and water commission sign MOU

    The Waitsfield Select Board and the water commission have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines how much Waitsfield taxpayers will pay toward the system and the split of the cost of a 2014 water main

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  • Armed robbery at TD Bank in Waitsfield

    Vermont State Police are investigating an armed robbery at TD Bank in Waitsfield that took place on December 18 shortly before noon.

    Vermont State Police Lt. Jeremy Hill reported that the robber, dressed in dark

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  • Bordonaro steps down from Waitsfield Select Board

    Anne Bordonaro is stepping down from the Waitsfield Select Board effective December 19.

    Bordonaro was elected in 2016. Her term expires at Town Meeting in March 2018. Bordonaro recently completed her doctorate

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  • Solar lease proposed for Waitsfield gravel pit

    The Waitsfield Select Board has received a proposal from Green Lantern to lease 3.5 acres at the town’s sand pit for 20 years for the purpose of construction a 500kW AC net-metered solar array.

    The select board

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  • Wetzel recognized as School Nurse of the Year

    Waitsfield Elementary School nurse Clayton S. Wetzel III, Moretown, was recognized this past Saturday as the Vermont School Nurse of the Year. Annually, the Vermont State School Nurses Association recognizes a school

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  • Select board to propose split on main break cost

    Waitsfield Select Board members will put together members’ individual suggestions on how to split the cost of the water main break with the water commission.

    Those suggestions will be shared at the select board’s

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  • Happy crowds on hand for Lawson’s groundbreaking

    Several hundred people, including Governor Phil Scott and other state officials, showed up for the official groundbreaking for Lawson’s Finest Liquids’ new brewery on Carroll Road in Waitsfield last week.

    Many

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  • Waitsfield SB rejects offer from water commission

    The Waitsfield Water Commission offered the Waitsfield Select Board $14,198.48 to help pay for the 2014 water main break. The select board members did not accept that offer at its August 28 meeting.

    “I’m not

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  • Lawson’s Finest breaks ground on Friday

    Groundbreaking for Lawson’s Finest Liquids’ Waitsfield brewery is tomorrow, August 25, at the Carroll Road site where construction will soon get underway.

    The ceremony starts at 3 p.m. and will include a visit

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  • Waitsfield Water Commission contemplates fire district

    Members of the Waitsfield Water Commission are thinking about forming a municipal fire district.

    The commissioners have not taken any action or any steps toward creating a fire district; they simply discussed it

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  • Select board supports conservation commission invasives plan

    The Waitsfield Select Board approved a plan to re-issue a request for proposals, seeking a new plan to combat invasive species on the town-owned Austin parcel.

    The Waitsfield Conservation Commission asked the

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  • Grand Opening of the Mad River Taste Place

    The Mad River Taste place held a grand opening last Thursday, August 10. Vendors from around The Valley were able to showcase their products at the event.

    Wendy Knight, Vermont’s commissioner of tourism and

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  • Water commission to help with main break settlement

    The Waitsfield Water Commission voted to pay $14,198.48 towards the water main break settlement that the Waitsfield Select Board reached with the state last year.

    At the water commission’s July 14 meeting,

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  • A matter of scale in the Austin project

    By Clark Amadon

    This is an attempt to provide another perspective about the proposed project to re-establish a flood plain forest along the Mad River at the so-called Austin parcel in Waitsfield. I take this

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  • ‘Frustrated’

    To The Editor:

    Reading The Valley Reporter, I came across a piece where the town of Waitsfield is closing in on a land purchase at the north end of Bowen Road. This acreage will add to the existing town land for

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  • ‘A public utility’

    To The Editor:
    Yes, mistakes were made, but why have these mistakes become everyone’s problem here in Waitsfield? Waitsfield taxpayers are being targeted by a propaganda campaign that is implying that we should all

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  • Town closes on Scrag Gateway Parcel

    Waitsfield has completed the purchase and permanent conservation of 110 acres of forestland at the north end of Bowen Road, adjacent to the town’s existing 640-acre Scrag Forest. This culminates a two-year effort

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