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Vt. waterfowl hunting weekend brings youth outdoors
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September 20, 2017

Vt. waterfowl hunting weekend brings youth outdoors

Sept. 23-24—VERMONT—A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation. There is no finer time to begin this journey than during Vermont’s upcoming youth waterfowl hunting weekend on Sept. 23-24.

“Vermont’s youth waterfowl hunting weekend…

W2W cancer support group heads to the beach
Featured
September 6, 2017

W2W cancer support group heads to the beach

Photo by Tamera Mack Pictured: Adela Hanson, Rutland; Paula Liguori, Florence; Linda McGuire, Shrewsbury; Arlene Zivitz, Rutland; Lynn Rose, Rutland; Leslie Sternfels, Fair Haven; Katrine Hughes, Rutland; Carol VanGuilder, Rutland; Susan Edwards, West Rutland; Marie Fitzgerald, Pittsford; Cheryl Gosselin, Fair Haven; Mary Werbinski,…

News Briefs
September 6, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs 9/6

By Lani Duke

Hearing to determine Zingale’s position at town administrator

Joe Zingale’s position as Rutland Town administrator is under scrutiny. Select Board Chair Josh Terenzini suspended Zingale with pay Aug. 29 after Terenzini’s delivery of a disciplinary letter resulted in an argument. The Select…

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September 6, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs 9/6

By Lani Duke

Lake group tries new approach to eradicating milfoil from Bomoseen: new harvester gets to work

The Lake Bomoseen Association has wound up a 10-day, $29,500 weed harvesting program in which a pair of harvester boats cut and pulled Eurasian milfoil from water…

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August 31, 2017

Rutland women’s shelter serves record numbers in fiscal year 2017

RUTLAND—Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter has released a summary of fiscal year 2017. The shelter is a nonprofit organization serving women, men, and children in the second-most populous county in Vermont who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

From July 1, 2016…

News Briefs
August 31, 2017

Regional substance abuse prevention group forms in Rutland

RUTLAND—The Regional Prevention Partnerships grant initiative has announced its new name, Partners for Prevention. Since January 2017, the prevention partnership has laid groundwork for coordinated substance abuse prevention in the Rutland region and surrounding communities by facilitating regular community meetings. This group of stakeholders includes…

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August 23, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs 8/23

By Lani Duke

Rutland Library public space closed for ceiling repair

The Rutland Free Library has temporarily closed the Nella Grimm Fox Room, a popular public meeting space, while repairs are made to its ceiling. A dozen ceiling tiles, totaling an area about 2 feet…

police
August 23, 2017

Police search for soda thief

Police are on the hunt for a suspect they say broke into several trucks and stole beverages.

According to a press release from the state police, troopers from the Rutland Barracks responded on the morning of Monday, Aug. 21 to the Coca-Cola building on Quality…

News Briefs
August 23, 2017

Lakes region news briefs 8/23

By Lani Duke

Town managers changing

Fair Haven interim Town Manager Jonas Rosenthal said Aug. 17 that the town’s search committee has narrowed the field of applicants for the town manager position to three. He was in the process of sending a questionnaire to each…

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August 23, 2017

Statues something new for Carving Studio

WEST RUTLAND—A statue of a man is taking shape in the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, a marble worker from more than a century ago. Carol Driscoll, executive director for the Carving Studio, told the Rutland Herald that the statue differs from the type of…