Tag Archives: 2017

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

ARSU looks to merger

Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union Superintendent Ron Ryan met with the School Board May 24, discussing the changes that will take place as the supervisory union becomes the Slate Valley Unified Union district in July 2018.

The new board will contain 18 members,…

MSJ celebrates 130th commencement
Local News
June 7, 2017

MSJ celebrates 130th commencement

Class of 2017 sets high standards for achievement

RUTLAND—On Friday, June 2, Mount St. Joseph Academy celebrated its 130th commencement exercises at St. Peter Church with the traditional pageantry that accompanies each MSJ graduation.

The opening procession included flags from the various countries whose students attend…

News Briefs
May 31, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Teacher negotiations prove unproductive

Rutland City School Board President Dick Courcelle said the board recognized that negotiations with the teachers’ union were not being productive and declared an impasse at its May 23 meeting. A series of eight meetings with the Rutland Education Association that…

State News
May 31, 2017

2017 Legislative bills highlighted

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

S.22—”An act relating to eliminating penalties for possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older”

The final proposal for marijuana legalization, S.22, would legalize adult possession of up to an ounce of marijuana and allow…

News Briefs
May 18, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Three Rutland County students recognized in art competition

U.S. Representative Peter Welch, D-Vt., hosted the the Congressional Art Competition at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, and recognized three local students.

Eli Sanderson of Center Rutland, a student at Long Trail School, won for…