Tag Archives: July 7 2016

News Briefs
July 15, 2016

Crash: motorcycle vs. moose passengers injured but ok

On July 7 at about 8 a.m. Vermont State Police troopers responded to a motorcycle versus moose collision on Route 2 in Concord, just west of Ladd Road.

When police arrived, Calex Ambulance crews were treating the riders of the 2015 BMW motorcycle after they…

Billings Farm & Museum appoints new director
News Briefs
July 15, 2016

Billings Farm & Museum appoints new director

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David M. Simmons

WOODSTOCK—On July 7, the Woodstock Foundation announced that David M. Simmons has been appointed director of the Billings Farm & Museum, one of Vermont’s premier outdoor museums and the only site in the nation that combines a fully operational…

News Briefs
July 15, 2016

Man dies after going to son’s aid

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org

A Starksboro man has died after jumping into the water off Button Bay State Park to help his son, who was struggling while swimming, according to Vermont State Police. Jason Russell, age 36, died at 4 a.m. Thursday, July 7, after…

Local News
July 14, 2016

U.S. Senate passes GMO bill pre-empting Vt. law

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org

The U.S. Senate passed a GMO bill late Thursday, July 7, that will require food manufacturers to provide information about genetically engineered ingredients. The measure passed 63-30.

The bill, S.764, allows companies to choose a text label, a symbol or a…

Fair Haven welcomes 40th Army Band

Fair Haven welcomes 40th Army Band

Courtesy of Ceil Hunt

“Vermont’s Own” 40th Army Band will perform a patriotic musical show as part of Concerts in the Park series.

Thursday, July 7 at 7 p.m. — FAIR HAVEN — The Vermont National Guard and the Office of the Adjutant General are…