Category Archives: News Briefs

News Briefs
December 18, 2018

Great last-minute gift ideas

 Tradition is a hallmark of the holiday season. Religious services, family gatherings and trips to see Santa Claus are just a few of the many traditions people adhere to during…

The bridge is open
Featured
December 4, 2018

The bridge is open

After about five weeks of closure, the River Road bridge is back open. The 1939 bridge, which is the second oldest in town,  opened Nov. 29—nine days later than scheduled…

Local News
December 4, 2018

Council on aging serves 208,000 meals in 2018

RUTLAND—The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging has announced its 2018 service results in conjunction with the release of its 2018 annual report. “Our fiscal year wrapped up earlier this fall…

Local News
December 4, 2018

Killington World Cup crowd breaks records

The Killington Cup set American attendance records with an estimated 39,000 spectators across Thanksgiving Weekend (5,500 Friday night for opening ceremonies; 18,500 for Saturday’s Giant Slalom and 15,000 for Sunday’s…

News Briefs
November 9, 2018

Lakes Region News Briefs – Nov. 8

By Lani Duke CU presents ‘As You Like It’ Castleton University students are presenting Shakespeare’s comedy, “As You Like It.” According to a wikipedia entry, the plot is built on…