Tag Archives: board

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Habitat for Humanity welcomes new board members

RUTLAND—Chris Heintz, president of Habitat for Humanity’s Rutland County affiliate, announced last week that Jenna Watson and John Braun have recently accepted the Rutland board’s invitation to join.

“We look forward to working with Jenna and John and know they will contribute a lot to…

July 20, 2017

Rochester voter challenges conduct of school board

Dear Editor,

Rochester voters – Here are the facts:

Early February 2017

Fact 1: The filing at Rochester Town Clerk’s office of a Petition for Article for the 2017 Rochester Annual Town School Meeting. The petition was filed within the Vermont state deadline with the…

State News
June 28, 2017

Frustrated school board members form rival lobbying group

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger

School board members who are frustrated with the Vermont School Boards Association’s lobbying priorities have formed a rival group.

Members of the Alliance of Vermont School Board Members are frustrated with the association’s stance on the school district consolidation law,…

Local News
June 7, 2017

Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum adds new board members

RUTLAND—Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum in Rutland has announced the appointment of Lorrie Byrom, Francesca Bove, Paul Gallo and Tricia Huebner to its board of directors.

Lorrie Byrom is the owner-director of Camp Betsey Cox for Girls, a long-standing girls’ summer camp and family business in Pittsford….

News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Two members join Fish & Wildlife board

Governor Phil Scott has appointed two new members to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board from Rutland and Orleans counties. Brian Wiles has been appointed from Rutland County to replace Justin Lindholm, and David Robillard has been appointed from Orleans County to replace Grant Spates.

February 22, 2017

Vote “yes” on school board merger

Dear Editor,

Attention Killington taxpayers and residents: on Tuesday, March 7, you will be asked to vote “yes” or “no” to a potential Act 46 merger of our local school board into a new consolidated board consisting of members from other towns in our present…

Local News
February 22, 2017

Large field competes for seat on the Board of Aldermen

Referendum on refugee resettlement?

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Seventeen candidates are vying for just six seats on the board of aldermen in the upcoming election on March 7. That figure is about twice the number of candidates typically in a board election over the last…