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Traffic update: expect delays and rugged roads
Local News
June 21, 2017

Traffic update: expect delays and rugged roads

By Evan Johnson

Alternating traffic patterns are expected to cause delays in travel as local road construction continues in Killington, Rochester and Ludlow.

Route 4

Crews are scheduled to be onsite doing shoulder work mid-week during this week. Shoulder work will begin near or at…

Gov. Scott appoints Soucy for Rutland Senate seat
Local News
June 21, 2017

Gov. Scott appoints Soucy for Rutland Senate seat

By Evan Johnson

On Monday, June 19, Governor Phil Scott announced the appointment of David Soucy as Senator for the Rutland District, serving Rutland County. He will serve alongside Senators Peg Flory and Brian Collamore.

Soucy, a resident of Killington, was appointed to fill the…

State News
June 21, 2017

Report provides snapshot of statewide homelessness

By Evan Johnson 

On a single night in January this year, 1,225 Vermonters were found to be literally homeless. The 2017 Point-in-Time Count Report, released Thursday, June 15, the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness and the Chittenden County Homeless Alliance, showed an overall increase in…

Local News
June 21, 2017

Ski Vermont fêtes successful winter, 21 percent growth

By Evan Johnson

Just two weeks after the longest season in the East called it quits, the Vermont Ski Areas Association met in Killington on Thursday, June 15 to celebrate a season of highlights that included the return of World Cup ski racing to Killington…

More drainage, paving construction to come
Local News
May 24, 2017

More drainage, paving construction to come

By Evan Johnson

Roadwork continues on many well-traveled roadways in central Vermont this week. Here are updates on two projects causing the greatest delays in Killington and Rochester.

Route 73

Pike Industries and their subcontractor, J. Hutchins, will continue installing underdrain from the intersection of…

Local News
May 24, 2017

School unification back on the ballot

Rochester, Royalton, Mount Holly and Ludlow to vote on measures

By Evan Johnson

Closing high schools and unifying school districts are the ballot items voters in central Vermont will confront in the coming weeks. Thanks to a measure approved by the Legislature, the deadline for…

New Americans welcomed in Brandon
Local News
May 18, 2017

New Americans welcomed in Brandon

By Evan Johnson

BRANDON—They came from Thailand, Somalia, the Philippines, Canada, Sweden, Mali, Bhutan and more, but at the end of the naturalization ceremony at the Neshobe School in Brandon on Wednesday, May 10, 62 candidates from 29 countries left as Americans.

The event on…

News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Man charged with breaking into Rochester School

By Evan Johnson

ROCHESTER—Police say they caught the man responsible for breaking into the Rochester School and another residence this weekend.  On Sunday, May 7, state police from the Royalton Barracks responded to a report of a break-in on Kirby Drive. Upon arriving, they discovered…