News Briefs

News Briefs
February 14, 2019

Rutland students discover independent learning

By Casey O’Meara

A great deal of attention is paid to personalizing learning for students. Often this results in matching student interests with paths to meet curricular requirements. Some students have a variety of interests and they work within the confines of curricular requirements to…

News Briefs
February 13, 2019

Central Vermont Medical Center gifts $15,000 for food, heating

Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin has responded to the intensifying need for food and heating support for vulnerable Vermonters with a $15,000 donation to Fuel Your Neighbors, a campaign by Capstone Community Action to provide emergency food and heating assistance to households in need.

Loving your heart this Valentine’s Day
News Briefs
February 13, 2019

Loving your heart this Valentine’s Day

By Karen D. Lorentz

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to love your heart and to encourage someone you love to take care of theirs.

One of the best gifts you can give your Valentine, or yourself, is a heart health evaluation and a commitment…

News Briefs
February 7, 2019

Rutland Region news briefs

By Lani Duke

GMC closing does not affect CSJ

The closing of Green Mountain College is expected to have no effect on the College of St. Joseph, CSJ president Jennifer Scott told the Rutland Herald recently. She believes the board of directors at CSJ will…

News Briefs
February 7, 2019

Lakes Region news briefs

By Lani Duke

Several races contested

In Benson, Daryl Barlett, Sam Bartholomew, Scott Hende, Cheryl Murray, and Pamela Stefanek have filed to take one-year seats on the town Select Board.

Opponents in the race for first constable are Ben Bartholomew and Daric Brown.

Two…

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February 7, 2019

Feb. 6 Police

Killington man arrested

State police arrested a man for possessing cocaine in Killington Jan. 29.

Police said Shane Rand, 31, of Killington was stopped on Route 100 in Killington around 2 a.m. Jan. 29.

Investigation revealed that Rand was operating a motor vehicle while under…

News Briefs
February 7, 2019

PEGTV seeks applicants for $2000 Courcelle Scholarship

Two Rutland County high school seniors who exhibit a high level of proficiency and intend to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited college, university or trade school have the opportunity to receive a $2000 scholarship.

The Rutland PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship honors the memory of Joe…

News Briefs
February 7, 2019

Rutland gets new public defender

Katelyn Atwood has joined the Rutland County Public Defender’s staff after working for a year with attorney Mark Furlan. Working with Furlan, she already worked with clients having a conflict of interest with the Public Defender’s office.

The 34 year old joins the office as…

News Briefs
February 7, 2019

The judgment-free skiing zone

By Dan Egan

Skiing is a Zen sport.  The essence of the experience is to escape from the mundane routine of life and step into the adventure of the now.  Gliding on, over and through snow provides us with the opportunity to experience, observe and…

News Briefs
February 7, 2019

Dollar General opposition charges harassment

By Lani Duke

Poultney Properties LLC has been harassing Poultney resident Neil Vreeland and his wife, Vreeland complained in a motion for protective order and extraordinary relief filed in Environmental Court Jan. 14, according to meeting minutes. Vreeland believes he is targeted for his opposition…