News Briefs

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Castleton hosted early childhood consortium

CASTLETON—Castleton University partnered with the Vermont Early Childhood Consortium to offer the Early Childhood Summer Institute, July 24-27. The institute consisted of 10 graduate and undergraduate courses classes offered by 14 diverse institutions of higher education and early childhood. The courses were designed to promote…

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Poultney archer scores state’s top buck

POULTNEY—Brett Kelley, 21, of Poultney harvested the highest scoring “typical” buck deer taken with a bow and arrow in the state during 2016. The 9-point buck scored 123 6/8 in the Boone & Crockett scoring system, as reported in…

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July 20, 2017

CSJ expands intercollegiate athletic offerings

RUTLAND—In addition to the varsity eSports program, the College of St. Joseph will add cross-country, cheerleading and dance, and bowling to its intercollegiate athletic offerings this fall.

The new programs will begin play in the Northeastern Intercollegiate Athletics Conference under the National Association of Intercollegiate…

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July 20, 2017

Castleton gets a credit union

CASTLETON—Last week, Heritage Family Credit Union announced it will locate its 10th branch in Castleton. The credit union will occupy a building on Main Street owned by John Rehlen. The building was previously the location of Citizen Bank, whose departure in May 2017 left the…

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July 20, 2017

Salvage yard fined for contamination

TUNBRIDGE—The Agency of Natural Resources last week fined Blakeman Towing and Recovery in Tunbridge for violations of state salvage yard land use and hazardous waste management regulation.

The fine is the result of an investigation that began in 2013 in response to complaints that oil…

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July 20, 2017

Goshen landowner fined for altering private dam without permit

GOSHEN—A Goshen resident was fined $9,750 for altering a dam on her property.

According to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Suzanne Reider of Goshen received the fine for making alterations to the Stewart Pond dam on her property before receiving the necessary authorization from…

News Briefs
July 20, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

PTSD support center opening in Rutland

Lani Preston recently announced the PTSD Resource Center of Vermont has relocated to 187 West St. in Rutland. It provides “education and awareness” of what post-traumatic stress disorder is and support for individuals who have been…

News Briefs
July 20, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Fair Haven restaurant opening

FAIR HAVEN—Michele Witherbee plans to open the Johnny B restaurant in Fair Haven early in August. In addition to her current career as special educator with Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, she has a far-reaching background in the restaurant…

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July 13, 2017

Killington man hurt in crash

State police said a Killington man was hurt in a crash on Route 4 in Rutland town on Saturday night.

Police said in a press release Philip Black was taken to Rutland Regional Medical Center where he was treated for non life-threatening” injuries following a…

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July 13, 2017

Pittsford woman dies in car accident

Police say a Pittsford woman died from injuries resulting from a car crash that occurred on Saturday night in Rutland.

Vermont State Police, Rutland Town Fire Department, and Regional Ambulance Service responded to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Route 7 and…