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Area high school students win big at robotics competition
News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Area high school students win big at robotics competition

Area high school students from Rutland captured a win this past weekend at the FIRST Robotics District Event at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. There were 40 teams from all over New England competing in this year’s challenge, including FIRST Team 2370, the IBOTS…

KPAA Welcome Center serves as events venue
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March 16, 2017

KPAA Welcome Center serves as events venue

KILLINGTON—The Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA) operates the Killington Welcome Center, located at 2319 US-4, formerly home to Bill’s Country Store. This location served as the unofficial park-and-ride of Killington for decades. Today, not only is this site an official park-and-ride, but both Vermont Translines…

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March 16, 2017

Summer camp scholarship donation received

Jo Ann Riley, Castleton Community Seniors executive director, receives a $500 donation from Jennifer Hicks, manager of Stewart’s Shops Fair Haven. The Stewart’s Holiday Match gift will be used to provide scholarship assistance to children attending the Community Center’s SCAMP program, a summer day camp…

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March 16, 2017

CSJ recognizes community leaders

RUTLAND—Sarah Fortier and Lawrence Jensen have been named the recipients of this year’s “Pour Le Merite” merit award at College of St. Joseph. They will be recognized for their outstanding care, support and leadership in the community at the annual Founders’ Day celebration, March 15….

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March 16, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Community resource fair eases access to services Rutland Regional Medical Center sponsors a free community resource fair in the RRMC Community Health Education Center, March 22. More than 28 community partners will share information about the services they provide, giving individuals an opportunity to put…

Police seek missing Fair Haven woman
News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Police seek missing Fair Haven woman

The Vermont State Police are asking the public for assistance in locating Alexandra Rooker, 26, of Fair Haven, Vermont. Rooker was last seen by friends in Poultney, Vermont on the evening of March 3, 2017. Rooker has not had contact with family members since March…

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March 16, 2017

Accident on Killington Road sends three to hospital

A two-car accident in Killington sent three adults to the hospital on Saturday night. Police are investigating the possibility that alcohol may have been a factor. At around 2 a.m. on March 12, Killington Police and Vermont State Police responded to an accident on Killington…

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March 16, 2017

Man arrested for drawing gun at Wobbly Barn

Police say a Norwich man was arrested Saturday night for pulling a gun during an altercation at a local night club. At 9:30 p.m. on March 11, Killington Police and Vermont State Police responded to a report of a male displaying a firearm at the…

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March 16, 2017

Mount Holly man arrested for assault, other charges

A Cavendish man was due in court on Monday to answer to charges stemming from an assault and burglary that occurred last week. Shortly after midnight on March 8, Vermont State Police responded to a 911 call from a residence on Summit Road in the…

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March 16, 2017

Shrewsbury town offices burglarized

Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Shrewsbury town offices early Monday morning. Vermont State Police said a Shrewsbury town employee entered the building at approximately 6:05 a.m., and encountered a male subject inside the office who fled the area on foot. The…