Tag Archives: Benson

News Briefs
December 7, 2016

Troopers respond to fatal accident on Route 22A in Benson

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….

Benson will spooks souls with haunted hayride

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…

News Briefs
September 14, 2016

Lakes Region

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….

News Briefs
August 10, 2016

Town selects builder for new town office

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…

Benson hosts “groovy” 1960s-themed Family Day

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,…

News Briefs
June 30, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region, 6-29-16

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…