Tag Archives: Lee J. Kahrs

Program aims to ease transition to middle school
Featured
August 31, 2017

Program aims to ease transition to middle school

PROSPER Team Leader Kimberly Griffin, right, hands out information about the PROSPER program during the eclipse party in Brandon on Monday, Aug. 21. By Lee J. Kahrs

BRANDON—A new program designed to help parents and kids communicate is being offered to fifth and sixth graders and…

Local News
August 31, 2017

Brandon Dunkin Donuts delays plans to build

By Lee J. Kahrs

BRANDON — Plans to build a convenience store and Dunkin Donuts where the Mobil station currently sits have been put on hold as the Segment 6 Route 7 project gets underway.

Property owner Midway Oil in Rutland received a permit from…

Local News
February 8, 2017

RNeSU rejects Scott’s level funding mandate

By Lee J. Kahrs

BRANDON — The Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union has no intention of retooling its school budgets or waiting until a May date to have voters weigh in, despite what Gov. Phil Scott outlined in his budget address. In it, Scott outlined a…

Local News
June 10, 2016

Pittsford joins BLSG Mosquito District

By Lee J. Kahrs

PITTSFORD—After years of discussion, the Town of Pittsford is dipping its proverbial foot into the local mosquito control pool.

At a regular meeting on May 18, the Pittsford Select Board unanimously accepted the Brandon-Leicester-Sudbury-Goshen Mosquito Control District’s invitation to join as…

Local News
February 3, 2016

Voters pass new Otter Valley Unified Union School District

By Lee J. Kahrs

Last Tuesday, Jan. 19, voters in eight towns overwhelmingly approved a proposal to merge six school districts into two under the state’s Act 46 school consolidation law.

The Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, along with the Barstow School District, proposed a new…

Op - Ed
January 12, 2016

Bigger than Christmas

By Lee J. Kahrs

This Christmas may feel a bit off, edgier than Yuletides past. It’s not just the unseasonably warm December we’ve been having, or the lack of snow. Oh, it’s the climate, all right, but there is more than one. Yes, Virginia, it…

Local News
December 15, 2015

School consolidation vote set for Jan. 19

By Lee J. Kahrs

BRANDON — The Rutland Northeast Act 46 Study Committee has decided to send the question of local school consolidation to the voters in each of the all six district towns, plus Mendon and Chittenden, in January 2016.

The committee was formed…