News Briefs

News Briefs
December 21, 2017

Health trust makes grants

The Bowse Health Trust Committee is pleased to announce that it has approved funding for three new programs. The projects will receive up to three years of funding starting in 2018. In twenty years the Bowse Health Trust has funded a total of 60 programs, which target…

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December 21, 2017

Police Briefs

Killington Police busy with traffic, alarm activations

According to the media log from the Killington Police, officers responded to a total of 26 calls between Dec. 2 and 8.

On Dec. 2, police completed three traffic stops in the areas of Bigelow Drive…

News Briefs
December 21, 2017

Fish and Wildlife offer ice safety tips

The recent arrival of cold temperature has formed early-season ice on Vermont ponds, lakes and rivers. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds winter enthusiasts that ice should never be considered safe and ice conditions vary.

“We are urging all outdoor enthusiasts – people going ice…

News Briefs
December 6, 2017

Rutland Region news briefs

By Lani Duke

Winter parking warning

City winter parking rules went in effect Dec. 1, and will continue in place until April 1. Downtown parking is prohibited between 3 and 6 a.m., and on other city streets between midnight and 6 a.m. Cars…

News Briefs
December 6, 2017

Lakes Region news briefs

By Lani Duke

Castleton Float Bridge contract approved, credit union permitting questioned

CASTLETON—Blair Enman of Enman Kesselring Consulting Engineering told the Castleton Select Board Nov. 27 that his company has been involved in the Float Bridge rework since about 2014. The…

News Briefs
November 8, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs Nov. 8-14

By Lani Duke

School back in session at Castleton

CASTLETON—Castleton Elementary students returned to school Oct 31 after evacuating the school the day before. A small fire in a ceiling junction box caused officials to move students by bus to Castleton Village School…

News Briefs
November 8, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs Nov. 8-14

By Lani Duke

Wastewater release traced to a 50¢ fuse

More than 1 million gallons of untreated sewage flowed into Otter and East creeks Aug. 5. At the time, Department of Public Works Commissioner Jeffrey Wennberg attributed the release to operator error, but…

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November 8, 2017

Police aid in pursuit, respond to alarms

Killington Police responded to 12 incidents between the dates of Oct. 28 and Nov. 3, including traffic stops, a drunk driver and a telephone scam, or almost two per day.

At around 5 p.m. on Oct. 28, police responded with Killington Fire to…

News Briefs
November 8, 2017

Devil’s Bowl announces Sunday night racing

Devil’s Bowl Speedway is getting back to basics, and that includes a return to Sunday night racing in 2018.

As the historic Vermont stock car racing facility coverts its half-mile track from asphalt surface to natural clay, management is working diligently on the…

News Briefs
November 8, 2017

Wonderfeet to grow STEM programs with grant support

Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum is pleased to announce it has received a $102,000 grant to be disbursed over three years from The Canaday Family Charitable Trust to provide elementary school teachers with educational resources and programs in the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math…