Tag Archives: Lakes region news briefs

News Briefs
October 18, 2017

Lakes region news briefs

By Lani Duke

New regulation keeps second-year students in dorms

CASTLETON—Castleton University’s recent expansion of dorm units in downtown Rutland has added 75 more rooms and 45 more singles to the college’s student housing, according to the Castleton Spartan, even though the castleton.edu…

News Briefs
August 2, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Fair Haven considers F&W purchase, looking at stormwater

FAIR HAVEN— The Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife (VTF&W) intends to buy 281.4 acres of land next to Kehoe Green Mountain Camp, Jane Lazorchak, VTF&W  land acquisition coordinator, told the Fair Haven Select Board July 18….

News Briefs
January 4, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Fair Haven water line upgrade goes forward FAIR HAVEN—In February, the town will finalize contract documents that will result in major improvements to its system of water lines. Among them are the replacement of 5,975 feet of water line with 8-inch diameter PVC pipe and…

Local News
October 22, 2014

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Castleton students get out the community spirit

CASTLETON—Students in the nursing program are collecting clothing to help children stay warm by gathering used coats, scarves, boots, gloves, hats, and snow pants to give to Fair Haven Concerned. We’re anticipating…

Local News
October 15, 2014

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Benson buzz

BENSON—ATV trails are closed now with the start of hunting season. Don’t be surprised to find enthusiastic four-wheelers on town roads.

When you close down hunt camp, please pack up your unopened, non-perishable foods to drop off at G&L on…

Local News
October 8, 2014

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Castleton College partners with Paramount Theatre

CASTLETON — Castleton College recently announced a growing partnership with Rutland’s Paramount Theatre, aimed at expanding arts and cultural offerings for students and the community. Two Soundings events showcased in the Paramount this fall mark the first-ever…

Local News
October 1, 2014

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Fire station construction

CASTLETON—Castleton’s new fire station and first response facility recently received its land use permit from the Act 250 board. Shovels may have broken ground already. Construction is expected to be complete in spring 2015. Firefighters anticipate a greatly improved…

Local News
September 17, 2014

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Library tales

CASTLETON — Castleton Free Library patrons can now download free e-books as well as free audio books through the internet. The library is also able to add content unique to the Castleton library through the state organization. Currently being scanned…

Local News
September 11, 2014

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

College classes resume

CASTLETON — Castleton College President Dave Wolk recently recounted his school’s progress to an audience of more than 500 in the Casella Theater. He described the school as being “in transformation,” venturing into entrepreneurial areas with a new international student…