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  1. Newly elected members join Vernon SelectboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Vernon resident Jean Wells cast's her ballet during a special election held in Vernon's town hall for selectboard members on Tuesday, June 30. Former Selectboard member Sandra Harris, and Josh Unruh were elected to the Selectboard following the resignations of Jeff Dunklee and Patty O'Donnell, who both left the board in April. Unruh received more votes than both Robert Miller Jr., who received 146 votes, and Robert Goodnow, who got 48 votes.

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  2. Vernon: Unruh, Harris earn seats on SelectboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    VERNON >> About one-third of the voters on Vernon's checklist turned out for a special Selectboard election on Tuesday night. Of the 450 votes cast, Sandra Harris was the top recipient with 260 votes.

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  3. Hearing will address Wilmington Town Plan updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    "This is an interim update to meeting requirements and there will be a second phase that occurs later this year to focus on philosophical and strategic aspects to where we are going as a town," said Planning Commission Chairwoman Wendy Manners. Input will be sought at a public hearing on July 7 at 6 p.m. at Wilmington Town Offices.

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  4. VT official: Vermont Yankee trust fund process is 'broken'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    The commissioner of Vermont's Public Service Department made that clear Thursday night at a meeting in Brattleboro, where he repeatedly criticized the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission for its decisions regarding the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon. Specifically, Recchia and other state officials say they are deeply concerned about how, when and for what purposes plant owner Entergy will be allowed to withdraw cash from Vermont Yankee's decommissioning trust fund.

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  5. Hinsdale's LeBlanc atop Lightning Stock standingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Nancy Muni visits victory lane after winning the Super Stocks heat on Saturday night at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, N.H. BRATTLEBORO >> The Tri Track Modified Event presented by The Racing Guys will be held on Saturday night at Monadnock Speedway. Legendary driver Bob Polverari will be the Grand Marshall.

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  6. Shumlin: 'I look forward to coming home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    On the day Shumlin announced he would not be seeking a fourth term as governor, the Putney native had Windham County on his mind. Shumlin talked about what he believes he has done for his home county, what's still left to do and what he plans to do when he leaves Montpelier in 18 months.

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  7. Vernon town clerk announces extended leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Town Clerk Susan Miller has announced that she is taking extended medical leave starting July 6. Assistant Town Clerk Aina Lindquist will fill Miller's spot while she is away, and Nancy Gassett has been sworn in to serve as the new assistant. "I will have to see how my medical issues play out in deciding on a return date," she wrote.

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  8. Tyler Clement to attend 3-day Congress in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    BRATTLEBORO >> Tyler Clement, a junior at Brattleboro Union High School has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston on June 28-30. Tyler is the son of Sam and Heidi Clement of Vernon, grandson of Dick and Kathy Knapp, and Sam and Pat Clement, all of Brattleboro; and great-grandson of Marion Amidon of Vernon.

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  9. Vernon firefighters consider billing for servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Now, Vernon firefighters are proposing a "service reimbursement ordinance" - essentially, a billing system - that would allow them to recoup some of the costs associated with emergency and non-emergency calls. But at a recent meeting, department administrators faced questions from somewhat skeptical Selectboard members who are concerned about who would be billed and under what circumstances.

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  10. Activists raise concerns about Vermont Yankee fuel storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    VERNON >> Among the lineup of speakers for a public hearing held here Thursday night, there certainly weren't any Entergy allies. But that doesn't mean that those who addressed the Vermont Public Service Board were necessarily opposed to the company's request to build a second spent-fuel pad at its Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.

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  11. Amid VY decommissioning, Entergy launches TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    But it's clear that this is a different sort of production: The song lyrics make reference to a method of decommissioning a nuclear power plant, and the overhead shots feature Vermont Yankee on the bank of the Connecticut River. Administrators at the Vernon plant, which ceased producing power in December, say they have launched a monthly show called "SAFSTOR Matters" as an attempt to tell their story in a different, more-accessible way.

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  12. SeVEDS continues its questRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    "We've got a number of great projects that are ongoing and some are about to be undertaken," said Laura Sibilia, director of economic development at the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation. Through a federally proscribed process, a document known as the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies or CEDS has prioritized area projects with respect to the group's goal.

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  13. Vernon's first outside audit comes inRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    That's the general conclusion officials are drawing from Vernon's first outside audit. The audit was conducted by Montpelier-based Sullivan, Powers & Co.

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  14. Schools sign up for solarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    BRATTLEBORO >> Five southeastern Windham County school districts have decided to continue on a journey that could lead to formation of a large-scale, first-of-its-kind solar project. The BUHS No.

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  15. Vernon, sheriff debate proposed patrol contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    VERNON >> There is no debate about the cost of full-time sheriff's patrols in Vernon next fiscal year: Voters already have approved a budget allocation of nearly $234,000. And, for the most part, the Windham County Sheriff's Department's proposed contract for fiscal 2016 features language identical to the current year's contract.

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  16. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    BRATTLEBORO >> On Feb. 7, the Brattleboro Police Department cited Michael R. Elkins, 35, of Brattleboro, with domestic assault. On Feb. 11, his name appeared in the Reformer's Police Log.

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  17. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    The Brattleboro Police Department arrested Edward Conley, 41, of Guilford, and cited him with operating a vehicle with a criminally suspended license. The Brattlbeoro Police Department responded to a residence on Birge Street for a noise complaint.

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  18. Vermont Yankee: NRC says no significant impacts to reducing EPZRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    BRATTLEBORO >> Following a review on an application from Entergy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has concluded there will be no significant environmental impacts if emergency preparedness at Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon is scaled back. The boiling water reactor at Yankee ceased operations on Dec. 29, 2014.

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  19. Windham Southeast schools may join statewide solar consortiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    BRATTLEBORO >> In the midst of what has been dubbed a "solar boom" in Vermont, there are plenty of opportunities for schools to reduce electric costs. But there also have been a lot of questions for school officials who are concerned about the costs, work and obligations that go with signing onto a solar-power project.

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  20. Around Windham CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a concert featuring the a cappella gospel group Emmanuel Quartet on Saturday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 100 Fort Bridgman Highway in Vernon. The concert is free of charge and will be followed by fellowship and light refreshments.

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