• Ten-lot subdivision proposed for Fayston

    The site visit for a 10-lot subdivision proposed for 376 acres in Fayston takes place next Tuesday, November 14. The subdivision is proposed for land near the intersection of Center Fayston and Randell Roads. Those

  • Ten-lot subdivision proposed for Fayston

    A 10-lot subdivision proposed for 376 acres of land in Fayston is currently under review by the Fayston Development Review Board.

    The parcel of land is currently owed by John and Monica Pieper of North Reading,

  • Heidi Spear resigns from HUUSD

    Fayston representative Heidi Spear to the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) has resigned from the board, effective Monday, September 18. In her letter of resignation, she explains that she is resigning

  • Why I resigned from the HUUSD Board

    By Heidi Spear

    I submitted my resignation to the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board on Monday, September 18. I believe the public has a right to know this and to understand why. The simple answer

  • Democratic process

    With the resignation of Heidi Spear, one of the two Fayston representatives on the Harwood Unified Union School District Board, comes the need to find a replacement.

    State education law, prior to Act 46 and the

  • Large mudslide in Slide Brook

    A Waitsfield man, Peter Stevenson, was the first to notice and then hike in to explore and photograph an extensive mudslide in the Slide Brook area of Fayston last week.

    The slide occurred on August 24, he said,

  • VTrans spends ‘mad money’ on Route 17

    The Colchester District of the Vermont Agency of Transportation – which includes The Valley – elected to spend about $117,000 of what the agency calls “mad money” on leveling Route 17 from the bridge at the bottom of

  • Community rallies to help construct a space for Lily Stilwell

    Friends, family and community members are rallying to help fundraise and construct wheelchair-accessible living quarters for Lily Stilwell, the 19-year-old Fayston woman who was left paralyzed from the waist down after

  • HUUSD wants equity between schools

    Although no final decisions have been made by the new unified union school board based on current class sizes, two less teachers in the school district would make schools more equitable.

    The Harwood Unified Union

  • Vermont State Police pursuing new methods in Mad River Valley

    After a huge uptick of break-ins in the Mad River Valley, the Vermont State Police are going to pursue a new, nonconventional way of policing The Valley, something they have tried and used with success in the town of

  • Trio of local women continuing to improve

    Three local women facing extreme health challenges are continuing to improve this week.

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    Mad River Valley Recreation District looks for funds to buy Mad River Park

    Now that that all of the towns have heard from the Mad River Valley Recreation District, the district is working to secure the funds for the purchase of Mad River Park. The rec district wants to buy the fields at Mad

  • Sixteenth Green Mountain Stage Race starts Friday

    The 16th Green Mountain Stage Race (GMSR) starts on Friday. Registration was not quite closed as The Valley Reporter went to press, but race director Gary Kessler said, “Registration has been tremendous this year. We had

  • Jasmine Bigelow hired as new chamber executive director

    Jasmine Bigelow has been hired as the new executive director of the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce (MRVCC). Bigelow has been the marketing director at the Stowe Area Association (SAA) for the past 10 years. The SAA

  • Big Picture hosts candidate forum

    The Big Picture Theater in Waitsfield will host The Valley Reporter/Mad River Valley Television candidate forum next month.

    The debate takes place on October 18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. People will be able to ask

  • Fayston amends Town Plan to address antennas

    Fayston has proactively protected its residents from unwanted energy facilities and antennas.

    On July 18, the Fayston Select Board approved amendments to their Town Plan that had last been updated in 2014. The

  • Fayston native on Olympic dressage team

    Laura Graves, a Fayston native who currently lives in Florida, and her horse Verdades is one of the four athlete-and-horse combinations named by the United States Equestrian Federation to the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team

  • Fayston Elementary School hosts third annual farm day

    Some kids were about to sample a tea made from stinging nettles for the first time. “It tastes like seaweed!” one shouted. “Yum! Not bad,” another announced.

    Fayston Elementary School (FES) students dabbled in

  • Double road slump will lead to Fayston road work

    The town of Fayston is investigating fixes to one significant road slump with the hope of using the fix for that to fix a more serious slump.

    The first slump is at the bottom of Number Nine Hill, a road that runs

  • The Hyde Away wins Vermont Chamber Taste of Vermont

    Chef Chris Harmon and The Hyde Away, Fayston, were the winners of the Peoples’ Choice award for Best Taste at the Vermont Chamber’s Taste of Vermont Legislative reception on March 17 at Capitol Plaza Hotel in