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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…

News Briefs
August 16, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs 8/16

By Lani Duke New fire chief sought

The seven-member committee searching for a new Rutland City fire chief met for the first time Aug. 3. Its goal is to hire the new department head by the first of the year, VTDigger reported.

Search committee members…

News Briefs
August 16, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs 8/16

By Lani Duke

Lake St. Catherine hosts loons for perhaps first time ever

POULTNEY— The Vermont loon population has spread now as far as Lake St. Catherine, Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife Migratory Birds biologist John Buck told the Rutland Herald. He said that…

News Briefs
August 10, 2017

Lakes region news briefs 8/9

By Lani Duke

Residents’ cooperative to buy mobile home park

CASTLETON— The Windy Hollow Mobile Home Park on River Street in Castleton is about to become the Windy Hollow Mobile Home Cooperative. With the guidance of the Cooperative Development Institute (CDI), the park’s inhabitants have…

News Briefs
August 10, 2017

Rutland region report 8/9

By Lani Duke

Biz bits

The Palms Restaurant, 36 Strongs Ave., has formally changed its name to The Palms Restaurant- Downtown Rutland, to further differentiate from its younger sister restaurant, The Palms at Prospect Bay on Lake Bomoseen.

The Rutland County Habitat for Humanity gained…