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Duxbury property owners face a hefty tax increase. After a year paying for road and culvert repairs from substantial flooding and a series of poorly planned budgets, Duxbury’s select board is proposing a 2021 municipal budget that would increase taxes by more than 50 percent.

The Waterbury Ambulance Service has been in the same building off Guptil Road since the early 1980s. A lot has changed since then — from the equipment it uses to the services it provides — and it’s ready for a new location.

After learning of inconsistencies on time cards for Jonathan DeLaBruere, the assistant to the Duxbury Select Board, the board adopted a restrictive media policy and met behind closed doors for more than an hour Monday to discuss the situation.

Going into town meeting 2020, elections for the Harwood Union school board feature a pair of contested races, an incumbent who is unopposed and the possibility of a write-in campaign.

A federal judge has rejected an effort to give voters in the Harwood Union school district the power to influence school closures.

Gov. Phil Scott vetoed legislation Monday that would raise Vermont’s minimum wage to $12.55 by 2022.

In 2019, Vermonters filed 5,447 scam reports with the Attorney General’s Consumer Assistance Program (CAP). Scam reports total more than 40 percent of all contacts CAP had with consumers last year. The report shows that though old scams persisted, new scams emerged.

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Read sports news from the Harwood Union teams.

Six of Harwood’s gymnasts stand in their special pink uniforms after a competition earlier t…

The Harwood Highlander Hoops Grade 5/6 boys basketball team finished in first place in the V…

Piano students from the studio of Susan Nicholas participated in a Play-A-Thon at the Univer…

February Is Love Your Neighbor Food Drive Month!

The Vermont Community Newspaper Group is collecting nonperishable items to be donated to the Lamoille Community Food Share in February. Drop off your items at the News & Citizen, 92 Lower Main Street, Morrisville, or the Stowe Reporter, 49 School Street, Stowe.

Stowe High’s Anthony Marron slips around a gate during the Cougar Cup, a two-run slalom race hosted by Mount Mansfield at Cochran’s Ski Area o…

Two local equestrians ride their horses along Stagecoach Road in Stowe.

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A new exhibit at Spruce Peak Performing Arts gallery, “The Art of Sound,” features pieces that can be heard as well as seen, in ways that are cinematic and instrumental, and in ways that are just noise for the eyes.

Afro-Venezuelan superstar Betsayda Machado brings her music and dance fireworks to the Flynn Space, 153 Main St., Burlington, on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $21 for students at flynntix.org. Machado, from a small village on Venezuela’s Caribbean coast, and her band Parranda El Clavo put on a show filled with vocal…

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