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News Briefs
December 6, 2017

Rutland Region news briefs

By Lani Duke

Winter parking warning

City winter parking rules went in effect Dec. 1, and will continue in place until April 1. Downtown parking is prohibited between 3 and 6 a.m., and on other city streets between midnight and 6 a.m. Cars…

News Briefs
November 8, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs Nov. 8-14

By Lani Duke

School back in session at Castleton

CASTLETON—Castleton Elementary students returned to school Oct 31 after evacuating the school the day before. A small fire in a ceiling junction box caused officials to move students by bus to Castleton Village School…

News Briefs
November 8, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs Nov. 8-14

By Lani Duke

Wastewater release traced to a 50¢ fuse

More than 1 million gallons of untreated sewage flowed into Otter and East creeks Aug. 5. At the time, Department of Public Works Commissioner Jeffrey Wennberg attributed the release to operator error, but…

News Briefs
October 11, 2017

Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

National Night Out

More than 1,000 people came to the Giorgetti Athletic Complex to celebrate National Night Out, NeighborWorks of Western Vermont announced in its recent newsletter. More than 35 organizations came to inform the community about their services and take part…

News Briefs
October 11, 2017

Lakes Region

By Lani Duke

Act 46: Rupert, Pawlet approach the 11th hour

Saying that students with low financial resources would be at a disadvantage compared to their peers from higher-income families, the Vermont State Board of Education rejected the Act 46 merger that would have Rupert…

News Briefs
September 6, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs 9/6

By Lani Duke

Hearing to determine Zingale’s position at town administrator

Joe Zingale’s position as Rutland Town administrator is under scrutiny. Select Board Chair Josh Terenzini suspended Zingale with pay Aug. 29 after Terenzini’s delivery of a disciplinary letter resulted in an argument. The Select…

News Briefs
September 6, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs 9/6

By Lani Duke

Lake group tries new approach to eradicating milfoil from Bomoseen: new harvester gets to work

The Lake Bomoseen Association has wound up a 10-day, $29,500 weed harvesting program in which a pair of harvester boats cut and pulled Eurasian milfoil from water…

News Briefs
August 23, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs 8/23

By Lani Duke

Rutland Library public space closed for ceiling repair

The Rutland Free Library has temporarily closed the Nella Grimm Fox Room, a popular public meeting space, while repairs are made to its ceiling. A dozen ceiling tiles, totaling an area about 2 feet…

News Briefs
August 23, 2017

Lakes region news briefs 8/23

By Lani Duke

Town managers changing

Fair Haven interim Town Manager Jonas Rosenthal said Aug. 17 that the town’s search committee has narrowed the field of applicants for the town manager position to three. He was in the process of sending a questionnaire to each…