Category Archives: News Briefs

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…

News Briefs
January 9, 2019

Hemp registration accepting applications

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets  began accepting applications for registration to grow and process industrial hemp for the 2019 registration year on Jan 4. The registration process…

VFFC names person of the year
News Briefs
January 1, 2019

VFFC names person of the year

The Vermont Farmers Market Association has named Jack Crowther as its Person of the Year for 2018. Crowther has been an editor for the Rutland Herald and worked hard to…

News Briefs
January 1, 2019

Farmers could benefit from farm bill

Vermont dairy farmers could see much needed relief in the 2018 Farm Bill. With the signing of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, more improvements have been made to the…

News Briefs
December 18, 2018

Did you know?

Kwanzaa traces its origins to Africa and is celebrated across North America and other nations that have large populations that trace their heritage to Africa. The holiday begins on December…

Meet Kayla Sarajian,  lift ops supervisor
Local News
December 18, 2018

Meet Kayla Sarajian, lift ops supervisor

By Karen D. Lorentz Born in Fairfax, Virginia, Kayla Sarajian moved to Medford, New York, a suburb on Long Island, when she was 5 years old and graduated from Patchogue-Medford…

News Briefs
December 18, 2018

Hot toy list for 2018

Did you grab your L.O.L. Surprise dolls last year? What about Hatchimals the year before? Each year, a new crop of must-have toys surfaces. Smart shoppers who do their research…