Tag Archives: Benson Village School

News Briefs
November 8, 2018

GEAR UP grant will help six local schools

Six local schools are part of a sweeping $31 million, seven-year GEAR UP grant awarded to the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.

GEAR UP, or Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education to increase the number…

News Briefs
May 23, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region May 18

By Lani Duke

On second thought . . . Act 46 vote

ORWELL—When Orwell voters turned down the Act 46 consolidation of Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union with a decisive vote of 211 to 121, that rejection disallowed the entire plan for all the schools involved. Orwell…

News Briefs
January 18, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke


Castleton  approves budget

Castleton’s Select Board ventured into new fiscal waters when it approved its very first capital budget plan on Dec. 28. Voters will have the opportunity to vote their opinion on the plan in March. In the words…