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News Briefs
January 3, 2018

Lakes Region News Briefs

County farmers adapt with the times WELLS—The Larson Farm in Wells has changed from a large commercial dairy farm with 150 Holstein cows in 1993 to a smaller organic farm with 20 head of Jersey cows, some heifers, and 20 Devon beef cattle. Twelve years…

News Briefs
December 6, 2017

Rutland Region news briefs

By Lani Duke

Winter parking warning

City winter parking rules went in effect Dec. 1, and will continue in place until April 1. Downtown parking is prohibited between 3 and 6 a.m., and on other city streets between midnight and 6 a.m. Cars…

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
November 8, 2017

New challenges being addressed in food economy

Over 270 members of the Vermont Farm to Plate Network convened Oct. 26-27, 2017 at the seventh annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering in Killington to address workforce development and business succession challenges in Vermont’s farm and food economy.

The local food economy…

News Briefs
October 11, 2017

Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

National Night Out

More than 1,000 people came to the Giorgetti Athletic Complex to celebrate National Night Out, NeighborWorks of Western Vermont announced in its recent newsletter. More than 35 organizations came to inform the community about their services and take part…

News Briefs
September 6, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs 9/6

By Lani Duke

Hearing to determine Zingale’s position at town administrator

Joe Zingale’s position as Rutland Town administrator is under scrutiny. Select Board Chair Josh Terenzini suspended Zingale with pay Aug. 29 after Terenzini’s delivery of a disciplinary letter resulted in an argument. The Select…

News Briefs
September 6, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs 9/6

By Lani Duke

Lake group tries new approach to eradicating milfoil from Bomoseen: new harvester gets to work

The Lake Bomoseen Association has wound up a 10-day, $29,500 weed harvesting program in which a pair of harvester boats cut and pulled Eurasian milfoil from water…

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Hickory Street affordable housing enters final phase

Rutland City’s Forest Park neighborhood will be no more, once current demolition is complete, Rutland Housing Authority Executive Director Kevin Loso told the Rutland Herald. The demolition signals the beginning of the third and final phase of removing…

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Poultney archer scores state’s top buck

POULTNEY—Brett Kelley, 21, of Poultney harvested the highest scoring “typical” buck deer taken with a bow and arrow in the state during 2016. The 9-point buck scored 123 6/8 in the Boone & Crockett scoring system, as reported in…

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 Slate Valley Unified Union district in July 2018.

The new board will contain 18 members,…