Hoping everyone is enjoying an optimistic beginning of the new
PAWLET-Sherrie Baker and Jami Panoushek recently opened Your Next
Stop Pawlet Station at 50 School Street in Pawlet Village. Open for
breakfast and lunch Wednesday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., the
new business provides 37 seats indoors, with additional outdoor
seating when weather permits. The six-person staff also provides
catering services at the restaurant and in private homes, with
plans to also offer meals to go.
NEW TOWN MANAGER
FAIR HAVEN-Fair Haven's new town manager, Herbert Durfee III,
begins work Jan. 28. Chosen from a field of 35 candidates, Durfee
is moving his family from Grand Isle.
Police chief William Humphries has filled the interim town manager
position since July. Although he enjoyed managing the town more
than he had anticipated, he is eager to return to full-time police
POULTNEY-Congratulations to Jacob White, winner of the second
annual "Ugly Holiday Sweater" contest.
POULTNEY-Green Mountain College launched TV channel The Stream in
October, and produced its first show 60Sec, a series of reports on
different campus events. Two episodes have been released so far.
Currently the channel has six active members and is beginning
training by the folks at PEGTV in Rutland.
TOP GREEN SCHOOL
POULTNEY-Green Mountain was one of 21 colleges receiving the
highest score (99) possible in Princeton Review's fifth annual
Green Rating Honor Roll. The company, which helps students compare
colleges and get into the school of their choice, ranked a total of
806 colleges. Green Ratings compare how environmentally friendly
the ranked schools are, giving a score from 60 to 99.
SCHOLORSHIP HONORS ALUM
CASTLETON-Castleton State College has created a new education
scholarship in honor of alumna Anna Suneson Lykos, who graduated
from Castleton State Normal School in 1944. An orphan, she financed
her own way through Castleton, married and moved to Liberty, TX,
where she taught first and third graders for 40 years and raised
Through the years, she eagerly shared her pride in Castleton, its
growth and the memories it held for her.
VILLAGE SCHOOL NEWS
BENSON-The Benson Village School Winter Concert is coming up after
students return to their classrooms, scheduled for Thursday, Jan.
17, at 7 p.m.
Benson and Orwell schools together have four basketball teams,
which compete, building skills and learning effective
Eighth graders and their parents are raising funds for the class
trip to Washington, D.C.
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra recently visited Benson Village
School to perform Harp & Soul for students from Benson Village
School and Orwell Village School.
Benson third and fourth graders recently begun learning about
Vermont geography, and the role of Ice Age glaciers in carving
Sunday, Jan. 6 - Steve Parks of the America's Brewers Guild leads a
discussion on The Art and Science of Beer Making at the Fair Haven
Inn. For more info, call Martha Molnar, 468-5125.