Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m.—POULTNEY—Green Mountain College has announced noted scholar and author Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. as this year’s Benson Lecturer and Voices of Community Plenary speaker. Dr. Glaude will deliver his address, “An Uncommon Faith: W. E. B. Du Bois and African American…
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Feb. 25-26—CASTLETON—Serious anglers, mark your calendars for the annual 2017 Great Benson Fishing Derby taking place Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26. Fishing can take place on all Vermont waters and Lake Champlain during legal fishing hours. Anglers should bring their catch (lake trout,…
BENSON—State police arrested Loren Wooster, 50, of Benson Wednesday, Dec. 14, for alleged lewd and lascivious conduct with two underage girls and providing alcohol and drugs to a third. Wooster was cited with lewd and lascivious conduct, providing alcohol to a minor and contributing to…
BENSON—A New Jersey man died from injuries resulting from a crash in Benson, Vt. last week. On Monday, troopers from the Rutland State Police Barracks responded to the site of a single vehicle crash on Vt. Route 22A, near the intersection of North Cross Road….
Friday & Saturday, Oct. 7-8 at 7 p.m.—BENSON—The Benson Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Haunted Hayride is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8. The trip begins at the Benson Town Hall where brave souls board hay wagons pulled by tractors for a 45-minute…
By: Lani Duke
Change in student achievement recognition targets positive behaviors BENSON—New guidelines, adopted by the Addison Rutland Supervisory Union in July, have resulted in a new student achievement procedure. Adults will recommend students for recognition who have accomplished goals or improved academics or behavior….
By Lani Duke
CASTLETON—Castleton’s Select Board voted to award the contract for the new town office to McClure Construction of Castleton. In the July 25 meeting, the Board restricted the project cost to up to $701,000. The second low bidder for the project was Upland…
Sunday, Aug. 14—BENSON—The town of Benson holds its annual Family Day on Sunday, Aug. 14. With this year’s theme being the 1960s expect some “groovy” fun with the complimentary breakfast (8-10 a.m.) in the United Church of Benson, the Eighth grade BBQ at the community hall,…
By Andrew Cassidy courtesy of Devil’s Bowl Speedway
Billy Lussier of Fair Haven, Vt., celebrates his first-ever win in the Sportsman Modified division at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.
WEST HAVEN – Billy Lussier thrilled his hometown crowd at the half-mile Asphalt Track…
By: Lani Duke
Farewell, Jonas Rosenthal
POULTNEY—Poultney town and village manager Jonas Rosenthal has announced his plans to retire in September, after 31 years of serving the 1,579 residents of the rural community. In addition to filling the town manager post since 1985 and the…
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Local News 21 September, 2018