A powerful report showcasing the results of public investment in clean water projects during 2017, titled “The Vermont Clean Water Initiative 2017 Investment Report,” was released by the Secretary of Administration. According to a Feb. 6 news release, it shows how public funds are being applied…
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By Lani Duke
Fair Haven restaurant opening
FAIR HAVEN—Michele Witherbee plans to open the Johnny B restaurant in Fair Haven early in August. In addition to her current career as special educator with Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, she has a far-reaching background in the restaurant…
By Lani Duke
Poultney residents contest store proposal
POULTNEY—Local residents’ concerns about developing a Dollar General store on a Beaman Street property led to the town’s Development Review Board nixing the proposal, June 28. A pair of planned light-industrial uses met with community approval, but…
Castleton/Hubbardton school district weighs needed repairs
Maintenance Chief Jim Fowler told the Castleton/Hubbardton School Board June 7 that the school district needs to replace its leaking, 40-year-old steam kettle and upgrade the 48-year-old walk-in cooler’s refrigeration system. Another concern is that the floor of the…
Rupert selling town forest
RUPERT—The Town of Rupert is selling its 72-acre town forest, a property bordering New York state at the end of Ike Wright Trail/Road. Voters approved the sale at the 2017 Town Meeting.
Select Board Chair Mark Lourie said the town has…
Three Rutland County students recognized in art competition
U.S. Representative Peter Welch, D-Vt., hosted the the Congressional Art Competition at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, and recognized three local students.
Eli Sanderson of Center Rutland, a student at Long Trail School, won for…
Castleton U. honors and transitions
CASTLETON—The Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees recently named Castleton history professor Adam Chill the VSC Faculty Fellow of the 2017-18 academic year. The semi-annual fellowship award recognizes teaching and learning accomplishments of tenured faculty. Chill became a full-time faculty…
Fair Haven schools look ahead
FAIR HAVEN—Girls’ and Boys’ Club activities are opening to Fair Haven Grade School students in the fall. Grant-funded, the club will be free to students from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., including Power Hour academic time, an activity, light dinner, and…
Tinmouth community weighs in on impaired driving; approx. 200 people attended meeting About 200 people voiced their frustration with Vermont’s failure to remove impaired drivers from the road in a meeting held April 9 at the Tinmouth Community Center. They met with Rutland County State’s…
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State News 19 September, 2018