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News Briefs
July 5, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Archaeology dig on Buckner Preserve WEST HAVEN—Castleton University students are among the diggers laboring to learn about humans’ interaction with the environment in the southern Lake Champlain Basin. They are…

News Briefs
July 5, 2017

Intense rain appears to be the new normal

By Lani Duke After analyzing more than a century’s precipitation records, Dartmouth College researchers concluded northern New England weather patterns have indeed changed. Intense rain events of two or more…

News Briefs
June 29, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Interim fire chief, search committee chosen Rutland City Deputy Fire Chief William Lovett will formally take on the role of interim chief, once he is confirmed by the aldermen July…

News Briefs
June 29, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Dollar General stores planned for western Rutland County CASTLETON—While Poultney waits to learn whether a Dollar General store will move in, one is under construction in Castleton. The steel will…

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…

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Sullivan temporarily out of jail After serving two years in jail, convicted in the hit-and-run death of Mary Jane Outslay, Christopher Sullivan is out, for now. His wife wrote a…

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

ARSU looks to merger Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union Superintendent Ron Ryan met with the School Board May 24, discussing the changes that will take place as the supervisory union becomes the…

News Briefs
June 8, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Rec employee receives state award The Vermont Parks and Recreation Association has recognized April Cioffi with its Young Professional Award, awarded annually to member recreation professionals age 40 or younger…

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…

News Briefs
May 31, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Teacher negotiations prove unproductive Rutland City School Board President Dick Courcelle said the board recognized that negotiations with the teachers’ union were not being productive and declared an impasse at…