BOMOSEEN—State officials recently discovered the presence of an invasive clam species in Lake Bomoseen, according to a news release Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Asian clam has been documented in surrounding regions like Lake George, N.Y., but has not been found in Vermont until now. Asian…
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BOMOSEEN — On July 23 at 4:45 p.m., Clifford R. Jones, age 66 of Rutland, went out to retrieved two fishing poles from a dock on Lake Bomoseen when he was pinned by a large dead tree that fell due to the sever wind storm at…
Officer receives commendation
FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven Police Chief William Humphries gave Sgt. Dale Kerber an official Lifesaver commendation for services to the community and surrounding area. The May 9 award cites three instances in which Kerber saved a life by administering the opioid antidote naloxone…
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Contemplating Life Café holds official open house
FAIR HAVEN—Michael Mancino has opened the Contemplating Life Café in the former Carvey’s restaurant of Fair Haven. Though it first opened Feb. 13, it held its grand opening over Easter weekend.
Mark and Joan Brown present a check to Wounded Warrior Project for $19,000. Accepting it on behalf of that organization this year were brothers and WWII veterans Sergeant George “Bud” Taggart and Corporal Frank Taggart.
BOMOSEEN — The employees of…
Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. — BOMOSEEN — The Rutland County Humane Society’s 8th Annual Dog Dock Diving competition will take place on Sunday, Sept. 13, from 12-3 p.m. at the Lake House Pub and Grill on Lake Bomoseen (Rte. 30). There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd longest…
By Lani Duke
Bomoseen hosts an exotic visitor
BOMOSEEN—A yellow-crowned night heron has been frequenting Bomoseen State Park in August. Nyctanassa violacea is more often spotted year-round in warmer coastal areas along the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean islands. But its breeding range extends up…
BOMOSEEN—On Saturday, Aug. 29, 12 ladies of the W2W (“woman to woman”) cancer support group gathered for the 10th annual “Boating with Becky” event at Crystal Beach, Lake Bomoseen.
After enjoying a picnic lunch at the beach, member Becky Oberkirch donated the use of her…
By Lani Duke
Castleton students take a different kind of final exam
CASTLETON—Students in Castleton College’s community health and women’s health issues classes took their final grade exam outside the classroom, collecting DNA from people who registered to be on the international…
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Local News 21 September, 2018