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Local writer Jackson Ellis releases first book
News Briefs
April 12, 2018

Local writer Jackson Ellis releases first book

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LUDLOW— Vermont writer and Okemo Valley native Jackson Ellis has released his first novel, “Lords of St. Thomas.” Ellis won the 2017 Howard Frank Mosher First Book Prize for this story,…

News Briefs
April 12, 2018

Ludlow Rotary speaker discusses pure water project

LUDLOW— The Ludlow Rotary Club (LRC) recently enjoyed a discussion on the pure water project of Rotary International. Featured speakers were Doug Rupert, representing Rotary District 7870, and Carolyn Crowley Meub of the Rutland South Rotary Club who is the executive director of the Pure Water…

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April 12, 2018

Miss Vermonts serve at farmer’s market

RUTLAND— Saturday, April 7, two Miss Vermonts observed Miss America Serves Day by preparing boxed meals for Vermonters in need from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rutland Farmer’s Food Market on West Street. Miss Vermont 2017, Erin Connor, and Miss Vermont’s Outstanding Teen…

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April 12, 2018

Police investigate death at Texas Falls

HANCOCK— On April 9, at approximately 4:18 p.m. the Vermont State Police were contacted by a concerned citizen who reported a human body in the water at Texas Falls in Hancock. This area is part of the Green Mountain National Forest.

Members of the Vermont…

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April 12, 2018

Rutland Region News Briefs – 4.11.18

By Lani Duke

New city fire chief receives warm welcome

Rutland City’s Board of Aldermen and many of its firefighters welcomed James L. Larsen, the new nominee for fire chief April 2 at the aldermen’s semimonthly meeting. He had been named the nominee at the…

News Briefs
April 12, 2018

Lake region News Briefs – 4.11.18

By Lani Duke

Castleton U “gives back” to Fair Haven community

FAIR HAVEN— Castleton University’s track and field team “spring cleaned” the center of downtown Fair Haven, tidying up the streets and public areas from Community Bank west to Liberty St. and Carl Duffy’s Store….