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Report: efforts to restore clean water are paying off
Local News
February 14, 2018

Report: efforts to restore clean water are paying off

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…

News Briefs
July 20, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

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…

News Briefs
July 12, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

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…

News Briefs
June 21, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

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…

News Briefs
June 8, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

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…

News Briefs
May 18, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

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…

News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

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…

News Briefs
April 26, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

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…

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

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…