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April 19, 2018

Residential fire started in garage

LUDLOW— On April 11, at 8:45 p.m. the Ludlow Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 701 Route 100 in Ludlow, a residence owned by Brian O’hare. The occupants of the residence, friends of the owner, had called 911 after noticing the family dog acting strange…

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April 19, 2018

Manchester woman dies in crash on 1-89

HARTFORD— On April 15, at 1:50 p.m. Vermont 911 received multiple reports of a single car crash with injuries on Interstate 89 ( 1-89  )south in the town of Hartford.

State police along with Hartford Fire and Lebanon Rescue responded to the scene, which was…

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April 19, 2018

Road rage leads to charges

On April 13, at 6:23 p.m., state police received a 911 call from Corey Edwards, age 25 of White River Junction, stating that while driving south on Interstate 91 near mile marker 54 in the town of Windsor, a road rage incident occurred between him…

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April 19, 2018

Area teachers nominated for the Harris History Teacher Award

Suzette Cyr of Black River H.S.-M.S. in Ludlow and Keith Harrington of Poultney H.S. were recently nominated for the nationwide Harris History Teacher Award by the Vermont Historical Society, administrator of the National History Day program in Vermont. The Harris History Teacher of the Year award is sponsored…

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April 19, 2018

Public PreK enrollment open in Killington, Reading, and Woodstock

The youngest students in the Windsor Central Unified District (WCUD) can attend preschool for free for 20 hours a week starting next fall with a public pre-kindergarten (PreK) program in three of the district’s schools: Killington, Reading, and Woodstock Elementary Schools.

“The Windsor Central Unified…

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April 19, 2018

GMC receives top score for sustainability achievements

POULTNEY— Green Mountain College (GMC) has been recognized as the top baccalaureate performer by the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). GMC’s 2018 STARS score of 81.82 is the highest score any baccalaureate institution has achieved.

STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating…

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April 19, 2018

Rutland Region News Briefs – April 18

Clarendon’s water concerns differ from Bennington’s

CLARENDON— Water well contamination by the manmade chemicals in the PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) family in Clarendon is far different from that discovered in Bennington in 2012, according to Chuck Schwer, waste management and prevention division director…

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April 19, 2018

Lakes Region News Briefs – April 18-24

By Lani Duke

Grade-schoolers learn life lessons, literacy

Kindergarteners in Benson Village School have been learning to write for practical reasons. The recently filled out a firefighter job application, wrote police tickets, and completed incident reports. They are also learning about the people…

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April 19, 2018

Wallingford community to set economic development future

WALLINGFORD— On April 26, all members of the Wallingford community are invited to kick off the Wallingford Community Visit process, an opportunity for residents to actively participate in examining issues, deciding their top priorities and developing concrete action plans for community and economic development.

The Vermont…