Tag Archives: mendon

Facing invasive species, Mendon to remove trees
Local News
April 26, 2017

Facing invasive species, Mendon to remove trees

By Evan Johnson 

Spread out among 17 tracts in the woods around Mendon, 150 acres of red pine are coming down this year.  The trees are being removed due to red pine scale, an invasive species that preys on the coniferous trees.

“If they’re not…

Mendon student wins state math competition
Local News
March 29, 2017

Mendon student wins state math competition

By Evan Johnson

Math and science can be daunting subjects for young students, but for seventh grader Sophia Hussak of Mendon, the world of numbers appears to come quite easily. The 13-year-old at Barstow Memorial School took home first place in her division at the…

Will you be my Valentine?
Local News
February 8, 2017

Will you be my Valentine?

Mendon resident Tracey Fowler has started a Valentine’s Day card contest to support a rescue clinic for special needs animals in Idaho where she got “Heath,” a stray pup who had been hit by a car and paralyzed in Tijuana, Mexico. Fowler is asking folks…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
November 9, 2016

Mendon historic marker to honor Ripley

Friday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.—MENDON—Mendon resident and Civil War General Edward H. Ripley will be honored at the dedication of an historic marker on Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m. at Sugar and Spice Restaurant on Route 4 in Mendon. The roadside marker,…

News Briefs
September 7, 2016

Route 4 road work—just a bit longer

By Julia Purdy MENDON—Work continues along sections of US Route 4 in Mendon and Rutland Town as VTrans crews and contractors repair and replace features of the Route 4 corridor in two spots: the ravine on the west side of Route 4 between Meadow Lake…

Grain truck rolls over off Route 4
News Briefs
August 24, 2016

Grain truck rolls over off Route 4

MENDON—On Monday, Aug. 22, at about 7:45 a.m., members of the Rutland City Fire Department, Vermont DMV Enforcement and Vermont State Police responded to a crash involving a grain truck rollover on Route 4 in the town of Mendon. Investigation at the scene revealed that…

Letter
August 18, 2016

Lessons from Lowell

Dear editor, Folks, it’s high time for Green Mountain Power (GMP) to host a walking tour, with news reporters, top state officials, ecology scientists and politicians, all walking on foot along the entire four-mile wind turbine array of 21, 459-foot tall turbines that they own…