Tag Archives: Pawlet

News Briefs
August 7, 2015

BROC receives United Way community impact grant

RUTLAND–BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont announced July 30 that it received a $11,257 grant through the United Way of Rutland County’s Community Impact pilot program. The grants are dedicated to…

News Briefs
July 10, 2015

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Solar field proposed for Castleton—but . . . CASTLETON—Solar energy developer Green Lantern Group has proposed a four-acre solar array next to the temporary town offices’ parking…

News Briefs
June 9, 2015

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Can lightning strike twice in the same place? PAWLET—Lightning struck an ash tree near the Mach General Store building and then rode the steel girders supporting the…

News Briefs
June 4, 2015

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Is Castleton hinting at consolidation? CASTLETON—On May 26 Castleton voters approved a proposal to buy the Castleton Village School from the school district and close the building…

News Briefs
May 27, 2015

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Sweet potato farm receives grant PAWLET—Laughing Child Farm of Pawlet is the recent recipient of a $20,000 Working Lands Enterprise Initiative grant. Owners Tim and Brooke Hughes-Muse…

News Briefs
May 21, 2015

News briefs from the Lakes region

By Lani Duke Voters approve police station CASTLETON–Voters narrowly approved building a new police station, 362 to 345, on May 12. It will be an addition to the newly constructed…

News Briefs
April 22, 2015

News briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke GMC professor receives grant to study Lyme Disease POULTNEY—Green Mountain College biology prof Bill Landesman recently received a grant to study the ecology and microbiology of Lyme…

News Briefs
March 12, 2015

The voters have spoken

By Lani Duke Here is a roundup of changes by town: BENSON—Benson’s public floor meeting presented the best possible illustration of the value of the Vermont election process. Speakers explored…