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Rutland Area medical community announces 2018 scholarship
News Briefs
February 1, 2018

Rutland Area medical community announces 2018 scholarship

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Sponsor of the 2018 scholarship assemble for a photo.

RUTLAND— The Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship application is now available on Rutland Regional Medical Center’s website for qualified candidates interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. In…

News Briefs
February 1, 2018

Rutland Region News Briefs – 1.31.18

By Lani Duke

Rutland Town considering zero-sort recycling

Rutland Town residents now deliver sorted recyclables to the Northwood Park transfer station on Wednesdays and Saturdays, but that may change. The town Select Board decided Jan. 9 to invite Casella Waste Systems and Hubbard…

News Briefs
February 1, 2018

Lakes Region News Briefs – 1.31.18

By Lani Duke

New town managers possible with new month

Castleton has been without a town manager for two months; Jonas Rosenthal has filled in as interim town manager in Fair Haven since April. Both communities seem likely to have new…

News Briefs
February 1, 2018

Business growth program open to 20 Vt. entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration is seeking 20 entrepreneurs throughout Vermont to participate in a free business course starting in April.

Emerging Leaders is a free executive-level training program for established business owners poised for growth. Over the course of seven months at Vermont Technical College’s…

News Briefs
February 1, 2018

Chris George selected to lead men’s soccer at GMC

POULTNEY— Green Mountain College Director of Athletics Kip Shipley was pleased to announce the hiring of Chris George as the new men’s soccer head coach, Friday. George takes over as the seventh coach in the program’s 38-year history.

George, who was hired as Shipley’s assistant…

News Briefs
January 25, 2018

“Newly”wed Game cast braces for Saturday night show

With just days left before they bare their lives on stage in front of hundreds of friends, family, colleagues and strangers, cast members for the 2018 “Newly”wed Game to benefit local food shelves are starting to get some serious cases of the nerves.  With orchestra-level…

News Briefs
January 25, 2018

$80,000 in shooting range improvement grants available

Vermont Fish & Wildlife has received $80,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Restoration Program, which is funded by federal excise taxes on hunting and shooting equipment. Grants will be made available for shooting range upgrades to enhance their safety…

News Briefs
January 25, 2018

2018 personal income tax season opens Jan. 29

The Internal Revenue Service  has announced that it will begin accepting federal returns on Jan. 29, one week later than last year, to ensure the security and readiness of its tax processing systems and to assess the potential impact of recent federal tax legislation on 2017 returns. Tax returns…

police
January 25, 2018

Local police respond to burglaries, overdose

The Killington Police Department responded to 21 incidents between Jan. 13 and Jan. 19.

On Jan. 13, officers from the Killington Police:

Responded to a a report of a person in the roadway flagging down traffic in the area near Killington Road and Glazebrook. The…

police
January 25, 2018

Arrests made in home-invasion

Police arrested two men they said broke into a home with an accomplice on Saturday night in Mount Holly.

On Jan. 21 state police responded to a residence on Old Turnpike Road at approximately 11 p.m. A caller was reporting a home invasion in progress…