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Prohibition Pig and Cork Wine Bar and Ma…

Prohibition Pig and Cork Wine Bar and Market burgled

  Waterbury Police Chief Joby Feccia reports: The Prohibition Pig, located at 23 South Main Street in Waterbury, and Cork Wine Bar and Market, located at 1 Stowe Street in Waterbury...

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Town quells fire in response to no-burn …

Town quells fire in response to no-burn order

By Rachel Goff Over a dozen property managers and just as many condo owners crowded into the Warren Select Board meeting on Tuesday, April 28, to share their concerns with an...

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Waitsfield Select Board takes no action …

Waitsfield Select Board takes no action on petition

By Lisa Loomis It was standing room only at the Waitsfield Select Board meeting this week as a roomful of people and a troop of Boy Scouts were on hand to...

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Betty’s Beer Fest highlights women in cr…

Betty’s Beer Fest highlights women in craft brewing

Next weekend, May 8 and 9, the Big Picture Theater in Waitsfield will host Betty's Beer Fest, a new event for Megan Schultz of Meg's Events, creator of SIPtemberfest. Betty's Beer...

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The Village Grocery unveils solar chargi…

The Village Grocery unveils solar charging station on Vermont Green Up Day

This Saturday, May 2, there’s a lot happening at Village Grocery in Waitsfield. On the 45th anniversary of Green Up Day, the local gas station plans to unveils its new charging...

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Sugar Fish VT to open in Waitsfield

Sugar Fish VT to open in Waitsfield

On May 26, the Waitsfield Development Review Board (DRB) will hold a public hearing for Nicholas Pitt, owner of the laundromat at Fiddlers Green, to obtain a change of use...

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Sugarbush reduces energy and waste with …

Sugarbush reduces energy and waste with environmental programs

The numbers are in and Sugarbush Resort has seen significant reductions in energy and waste since last year. Last summer the resort invested in 351 Snow Logic, HKD and Ratnik...

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Senate decision raises questions on herd…

Senate decision raises questions on herd immunity

By Rachel Goff When the Vermont Senate voted 18-11 last week to approve legislation that would remove the philosophical exemption to the state's immunization requirements for children enrolling in school, several...

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Armed bank robbery in Waitsfield

Armed bank robbery in Waitsfield

Detective Sergeant Tara Thomas, BCI, reports: On April 28, 2015, at approximately 11:50 a.m., a lone individual entered Northfield Savings Bank located on Route 100 in the town of Waitsfield...

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Condo owners notified of no-burn ordinan…

Condo owners notified of no-burn ordinance

  By Rachel Goff In response to a town effort to increase fire safety, Warren residents are getting a little heated. This past week, a letter went out to condo owners in Sugarbush...

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Application filed for Mad River Communit…

Application filed for Mad River Community Solar Farm

By Lisa Loomis The town of Waitsfield and the Vermont Public Service Board received the application last week. The project is a collaboration between Nils Behn of Aegis Renewable Energy in Waitsfield...

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Petition calls for town offices to be in…

Petition calls for town offices to be in bank

By Lisa Loomis After a petition appeared around town calling for Waitsfield to stop working on building a new town office and instead purchase the People's United Bank building, Front Porch...

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Warren and Waitsfield take last step for…

Warren and Waitsfield take last step for solar array

On April 14, the town of Warren signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Warren Elementary School establishing a solar purchasing agreement for the 165k array that was installed behind...

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Moretown to put out bids for town office…

Moretown to put out bids for town office next month

Meanwhile, just north on Route 100B, Moretown is waiting to receive the finalized drawings and bid documents from Maclay Architects for its new town office, which will be constructed on...

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NASJA-East selects O’Brien and Duffy for…

NASJA-East selects O’Brien and Duffy for Golden Ski Award

   Nina O'Brien and Drew Duffy were selected by the North American Snowsports Journalists Association - East Region (NASJA-East) as this year's winners of the Don A. Metivier Golden Ski...

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Lawson’s seventh anniversary celebration…

Lawson’s seventh anniversary celebration draws craft beer enthusiasts

Craft beer enthusiasts descended upon Waitsfield on Saturday, April 18. Over 500 people attended the Beer Lover's Market from 1 to 5 p.m. and over 200 attended the Beer Lover's...

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Waitsfield seeks $225,000 more for town …

Waitsfield seeks $225,000 more for town office

By Lisa Loomis Waitsfield is applying for $225,000 more in grant funding for its new town office. The select board, at its April 13 meeting, decided that rather than cut costs for...

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John Kerrigan honored by Vermont House o…

John Kerrigan honored by Vermont House of Representatives

   On April 8, the Vermont House of Representatives recognized Harwood veteran teacher and Coach John Kerrigan. The Vermont General Assembly honored John Kerrigan "on his exemplary coaching and teaching...

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Sugarbush could encounter issues with li…

As of last week, Sugarbush Resort had applied for federal, state and local permits to replace its Valley House double with a fixed-grip quad which would cut the lift's ride...

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Planning district talks impact of Act 25…

By Rachel Goff Should rebuilds conform to current codes? Earlier this month, the District 5 Environmental Commission denied the Mountainside Condominium Association's Act 250 permit to rebuild 36 condominiums that were destroyed...

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Harwood cross-country teams honored at S…

Harwood cross-country teams honored at State House

Harwood boys' and girls' cross-country teams were recognized by the Vermont House of Representatives on Wednesday, April 8. Both teams swept the Vermont Division II titles this past fall. It was...

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Sugarbush and fire department reach an a…

Sugarbush and fire department reach an agreement on Gadd Brook

By Rachel Goff Confronted with future development on the mountain, the Warren Volunteer Fire Department and Sugarbush Resort have been learning to work together. On Tuesday, April 14, the Warren Select Board...

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Community members prepare for a difficul…

Community members prepare for a difficult day

By Rachel Goff Since Richard Laws was released from prison last week, there's been a lot of talk about where he'll go and what he'll do. But at a Come Unite...

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Laws released from prison

Laws released from prison

On Thursday, April 9, Richard Laws was released from Northeast Regional Correctional Facility in St. Johnsbury. After attacking Warren resident Sue Russell in 1992, Laws was charged and convicted of kidnapping...

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Mountainside denied an Act 250 permit

Mountainside denied an Act 250 permit

By Lisa Loomis Members of the Mountainside Condominium Association are meeting next week to determine the next steps after the District 5 Environmental Commission denied the association an Act 250 permit...

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Act 148: finding funding, paying it forw…

By Rachel Goff As Valley towns attempt to understand their role in the Universal Recycling Law (Act 148), which requires that all organic material be diverted from the landfill by 2020...

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Moretown learns new sidewalk is in flood…

Moretown learns new sidewalk is in flood plain

By Rachel Goff Plans for the construction of the new Moretown Village sidewalk encountered a setback last month when local project manager Pat Travers learned that 675 feet of the roughly...

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Valley commuters face delays

Construction on and around I-89 at exit 10 in Waterbury is getting under way and commuters should expect delays and changes to traffic patterns, especially during peak hours of 7...

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