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Local enviro-scientist explores climate change

Local enviro-scientist explores climate change

Friday, July 28, 7 p.m.—BELMONT—National Academies of Sciences environmental scientist and Belmont native April Melvin will speak at the Mt. Holly Town Library on Friday, July 28 at 7 p.m. Melvin will present her program, “Understanding Climate Change in Your Backyard.”

Melvin is a native Vermonter who…

Column
July 13, 2017

Local teams claim mixed results in softball action

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg 

One versus two squared off and as a result, someone dropped to three. Killington Resort battled McGrath’s Sushi in what is the leading candidate for Game of the Year and Comeback of the Year. If you did not stick around for…

Local News
June 28, 2017

Local roadwork continues

Work on local roads and bridges continues this week, causing some delays for travelers. Here is the latest travel update:

Route 4

Crews are scheduled to continue paving on milled surfaces and shoulder work  throughout this week.

Crews have also begun to pave driveway aprons…

Letter
June 21, 2017

Thanking local organizations for supporting BRSU

Dear Editor,

On behalf of the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union (BRSU) I would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to some of the organizations that have offered support to our students and families throughout the 2016-2017 school year.

Casella Waste Management has continually offered unwavering support…

Letter
June 14, 2017

Gov. should support local control

Dear Editor,

Our government is elected to support and further the well being and prosperity of its citizens. A high quality education system is essential for prosperity.

Vermonters believe strongly that local control/decision making results in the highest quality schools, ones that provide the best…

Local News
June 7, 2017

Construction update

ROCHESTER— Cold planing will begin this week at the intersection of Route 73 and Bingo Road. They will move this operation east, towards the intersection of Route 73 and 100. Slope stabilization along Route 73 will continue through next week. Expect alternating, one-way traffic around construction…

Rutland Rugby Club wins local tournament
Local News
May 10, 2017

Rutland Rugby Club wins local tournament

By Evan Johnson 

On Saturday, May 6 in West Rutland, rugby fans from all over the state descended on a field outside of town for a day of hard tackles, mooseburgers and fundraising for a good cause. The event: The Keith Page Memorial Rugby Invitational.

Local News
May 10, 2017

More road work to come

By Stephen Seitz

As sure a sign of spring as robins returning and crocuses blooming, the season also sees road construction crews getting back to work.

In Rutland Town, the traffic signal at the intersection of Green Mountain Plaza, Seward Road and Route 7 is…