Tag Archives: Pawlet

News Briefs
August 3, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke

One-room schoolhouse gets third lease on life

PAWLET—The Pawlet Historical Society has found a new home in the renovated Chris Monroe Chapel in Mettowee Valley cemetery, on Cemetery Hill Road off Route 30 and next to the Pawlet post office. On exhibit…

News Briefs
June 30, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region, 6-29-16

By: Lani Duke

Farewell, Jonas Rosenthal

POULTNEY—Poultney town and village manager Jonas Rosenthal has announced his plans to retire in September, after 31 years of serving the 1,579 residents of the rural community. In addition to filling the town manager post since 1985 and the…

News Briefs
May 27, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region May 26

Officer receives commendation

FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven Police Chief William Humphries gave Sgt. Dale Kerber an official Lifesaver commendation for services to the community and surrounding area. The May 9 award cites three instances in which Kerber saved a life by administering the opioid antidote naloxone…

News Briefs
May 11, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke

Elementary budget passed

FAIR HAVEN—Only 10 more people voted for the Fair Haven Grade School budget than voted against it May 3. Voting “yes” were 137; “no,” 127. The community had turned it down 378 to 345 on March 1. Officials ascribe…

News Briefs
March 30, 2016

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Dukes

Contemplating Life Café holds official open house

FAIR HAVEN—Michael Mancino has opened the Contemplating Life Café in the former Carvey’s restaurant of Fair Haven. Though it first opened Feb. 13, it held its grand opening over Easter weekend.

News Briefs
March 23, 2016

News Briefs from the Lakes Region

Latest Act 46 snag

The new district consolidation law stands in the way of what could be a successful merger on Rutland County’s western boundary. The folks who created merger mandates failed to consider that laws permitting districts to designate schools across state…

News Briefs
February 8, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke

Hubbardton fire shows perils of remodeling

HUBBARDTON—Trapped between walls and dropped ceilings, a fire took down a Hubbardton home erected about 225 years ago. Missing from the townscape is the one-and-one-half story, post-and-beam Cape Cod-style house at 2750 Black Pond Rd. The…

Local News
February 3, 2016

Local races shaping up

By Stephen Seitz

Except for Killington, there doesn’t seem to be much excitement in area races for local office on the east side of the Green Mountains this year.

Killington town clerk Lucrecia Wonsor said that former selectman Jim Haff will challenge chairwoman Patty McGrath…