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Where the authors meet readers: Bookstock 2015
Local News
July 29, 2015

Where the authors meet readers: Bookstock 2015

Browsers take in the literary delights at the annual Bookstock literary festival, held in Woodstock over the weekend.

By Stephen Seitz

WOODSTOCK – It’s not called hoarding when you pile up the books.

Cindy Martin of Andalusia, Ala., was one of many visitors…

Local News
July 29, 2015

It’s time for Castleton University

By Dave Wolk, Castleton University President

There is a legendary and enduring section of sidewalk that runs parallel to Calvin Coolidge Library on the Castleton campus. Engraved in successive pavement stones are a series of names and dates: Rutland County Grammar School, 1787-1828; Vermont Classical…

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July 29, 2015

Pittsford man charged with multiple offenses

RUTLAND—On July 20, 2015 at about 11:15 p.m., an officer of the Vermont State Police attempted to stop a vehicle on South Main Street in Rutland City for operating without its headlights on after dark. The vehicle failed to stop and drove into the parking…

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July 29, 2015

Route 100 collision lands two locals in hospital

PITTSFIELD—On Saturday, July 25, at 1:30 p.m., the Vermont State Police and Pittsfield Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle crash with reported injuries on Route 100 in Pittsfield.

Gordon Gibbs, age 33, of Castleton, Vt., and Richard Wilson, age 84, of Randolph, Vt.,…

  • Life of Thaddeus Lorentz honored
  • Life of Thaddeus Lorentz honored
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July 22, 2015

Life of Thaddeus Lorentz honored

In honor of Thaddeus Lorentz’s signature attire, the family wore bow ties to his celebration of life, held July 18.

By Karen D. Lorentz

KILLINGTON — Stories, music, laughter, and wine flowed freely and lovingly at a celebration for the life…

2015 lake sturgeon sampling yields encouraging results
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July 22, 2015

2015 lake sturgeon sampling yields encouraging results

Vermont Fish & Wildlife photo

Jon Kimball and Chet MacKenzie of Vermont Fish & Wildlife with a lake sturgeon captured and released in the Winooski River in May.

Record number of sturgeon collected, tagged in Lake Champlain tributaries

RUTLAND—Fisheries staff from…