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Local food market owner elected to national retailer council
Local News
October 30, 2014

Local food market owner elected to national retailer council

WOODSTOCK–Woodstock Farmers’ Market’s owner Patrick Crowl has been selected by his peers to join a national trade organization’s retailer council for a two-year term. The Specialty Food Association (SPA) recently announced the election of four association members, which included Crowl, to its Retailer Network Committee….

Local News
October 30, 2014

Teen steals Tacoma, Mini Cooper

On Sept. 16, 2014, Vermont State Police received a report that a 2003 Toyota Tacoma had been stolen from South Royalton and had been recovered by the owner. After a lengthy investigation state police were able to identify Todd Swasey, age 17 from South Royalton,…

Local News
October 30, 2014

Illegal hunters, thieves nabbed

RANDOLPH—State police and Vermont Fish & Wildlife jointly investigated several thefts and fish and game violations that occurred in the general Randolph/Braintree area over the last several months. Two stolen archery bows, components from other archery bows and a weed whacker have been recovered to…

Levandowski takes the helm at Heritage Family Credit Union
Local News
October 30, 2014

Levandowski takes the helm at Heritage Family Credit Union

RUTLAND–On Thursday, Oct. 23, the board of directors of Heritage Family Credit Union announced their choice of Matt Levandowski to succeed long-time President/CEO Ron Hance upon Hance’s retirement in January 2015 after 36 years of service. Levandowski is currently the senior vice president of retail…

Local News
October 30, 2014

Rutland Region News Breifs

By Lani Duke

Aldermen continue to ponder new pool RUTLAND—After receiving a 40-page report from the Aquatics Group consulting firm, the Aldermen voted to continue studying whether to build a new pool at Giorgetti Park. Built in 1970 and upgraded in 1994, White Pool brings…

Local News
October 30, 2014

Lakes Region News Briefs

Student book thief caught CASTLETON—Former Castleton State College student Heather Berenyi recently was charged with allegedly pawning college texts that she had checked out from the college library, to finance her heroin addiction. The thefts started becoming obvious last spring. She allegedly also stole books…

Events
October 30, 2014

BCBS hosts Health Care After Retirement

Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. — RUTLAND — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) announces a series of Health Care After Retirement Sessions, for Vermonters retiring soon or just becoming eligible for Medicare. If you’d like to find out more about Medicare and Medicare…

  • Rutland’s 55th annual Halloween Parade, a true spectacle
  • Rutland’s 55th annual Halloween Parade, a true spectacle
Local News
October 30, 2014

Rutland’s 55th annual Halloween Parade, a true spectacle

WINNERS

Best in Parade Winner: Fabian’s Earthmoving Inc. in West Rutland (a massive stegosaurus float accompanied by T-Rex walking nearby) Runner-up: Rutland Regional Medical Center Most Original Winner: Proctor High School Runner-up: Rutland City Rotary

Most Creative Winner: Bellevue Avenue Haunted House Runner-up: Allen Pools…

Pre-K education advances in Killington
Featured
October 30, 2014

Pre-K education advances in Killington

By Polly Lynn By 2015 every school district in Vermont will be required to provide 10 hours of high quality, free pre-Kindergarten each week to all 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds who have missed the cutoff for Kindergarten because of their birthdays, and whose families choose to…