Tag Archives: Lani Dukes

News Briefs
December 6, 2017

Lakes Region news briefs

By Lani Duke

Castleton Float Bridge contract approved, credit union permitting questioned

CASTLETON—Blair Enman of Enman Kesselring Consulting Engineering told the Castleton Select Board Nov. 27 that his company has been involved in the Float Bridge rework since about 2014. The…

News Briefs
April 13, 2016

Rutland Region News Briefs

by Lani Dukes

Infrastructure plans

The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging hopes to buy and renovate the former Maple Terrace assisted living facility, 143 Maple St., with the goal of turning it into the organization’s new permanent offices. SVCA recently asked for…

News Briefs
April 13, 2016

Lakes Region News Briefs

by Lani Dukes

Castleton police in new digs

The Castleton Police Department is delighted to be moving into its new offices next door to the town fire station on Route 30. Police Chief Peter Mantello said the new station gives officers…

News Briefs
March 30, 2016

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Dukes

Contemplating Life Café holds official open house

FAIR HAVEN—Michael Mancino has opened the Contemplating Life Café in the former Carvey’s restaurant of Fair Haven. Though it first opened Feb. 13, it held its grand opening over Easter weekend.

News Briefs
March 30, 2016

Rutland Region News Briefs

By Lani Dukes

RUTLAND CITY

Jack Russell terrier theft not part of fighting ring, police say

Rutland City police are noncommittal about the theft of service dog Daphni and her subsequent death. Taken from her owner’s Center Street apartment March 11,…

News Briefs
March 23, 2016

News Briefs from the Lakes Region

Latest Act 46 snag

The new district consolidation law stands in the way of what could be a successful merger on Rutland County’s western boundary. The folks who created merger mandates failed to consider that laws permitting districts to designate schools across state…

News Briefs
March 26, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Spring is just around the corner in area community gardens

CLARENDON—Clarendon Congregational Church at 279 Middle Road has begun to plan its community garden’s 2015 planting season, which will begin May 23. Registration/liability release forms are due May 7….

Local News
February 12, 2015

Large snake still missing at Castleton State College

By Lani Duke

CASTLETON—A four-foot-long, young Brazilian rainbow boa is still missing from the Castleton State College science labs. The classroom in which it resided in the Jeffords Science Center was locked over the weekend of Jan. 31-Feb. 1 and remained locked Monday,…