Tag Archives: Otter Creek

Local News
August 1, 2018

Water treatment system overflows

By Lani Duke

RUTLAND—Heavy rains caused East Creek and, to a lesser extent, Otter Creek, to receive an unexpected addition of nearly 9.7 million gallons of partially treated wastewater and stormwater July 23. A report of the overflow became public July 25, delayed because the…

Good weather for ducks (and geese)
Local News
May 2, 2018

Good weather for ducks (and geese)

By Julia Purdy

PITTSFORD—Otter Creek overtopped its banks after days of continuous rain, flooding low-lying roads and fields in Pittsford near Gorham Bridge and at Depot Hill. The popular shortcut from Pittsford to Proctor was closed to traffic, although some couldn’t resist the fun of…

Local News
January 10, 2018

Otter Creek wetlands talk draws​ a full house

By Julia Purdy

FAIR HAVEN—On Sunday, Jan. 7, Castleton Library’s popular monthly Science Pub featured an illustrated talk, “Wetlands Restoration Along Otter Creek,” by James Eikenberry, wetlands specialist with the Natural Resource Conservation Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The venue was the large…

State investigates 1 million gallon sewage spill in Rutland
Featured
August 31, 2017

State investigates 1 million gallon sewage spill in Rutland

Photo By Adam Federman, VTDigger Jeff Wennberg, Rutland public works commissioner By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND – The state is investigating a nearly 1 million gallon overflow of untreated sewage into East and Otter creeks earlier this month in Rutland City, according city Public Works…

Four state record fish caught in Vermont in 2015
Sports
February 24, 2016

Four state record fish caught in Vermont in 2015

Courtesy of Vermont Fish & Wildlife

Montanah Latulippe of Winooski with her state record cisco she caught while fishing on Lake Champlain in 2015.

Brian Latulippe and Montanah Latulippe both land record fish

RUTLAND—The Vermont Fish &…

News Briefs
January 18, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

RUTLAND COUNTY

School merger decisions looming ahead at Town Meeting

Town Meeting Day across Vermont gives local communities across the state an opportunity to choose who implements the day-to-day running of towns and school districts. In addition to choosing to fill many…