Tag Archives: pittsford

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…

Pittsford residents versus Dollar General: Round five
Featured
April 4, 2018

Pittsford residents versus Dollar General: Round five

By Julia Purdy

PITTSFORD—The fourth Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing on the application to build a Dollar General store on Plains Road in Pittsford village convened Monday, March 26, in two segments: a site visit and a presentation indoors at the Lothrop School gym. Both…

Local News
March 21, 2018

Pittsford residents challenge Dollar General plans

By Julia Purdy

PITTSFORD—Since 2016, Pittsford BTS Retail LLC has been trying to gain approval to build a Dollar General store in the north end of the village, on Plains Road. BTS’ latest attempt was its third hearing before the Zoning Board of Adjustment in…

Summer reading program boosts literacy
News Briefs
July 27, 2017

Summer reading program boosts literacy

PITTSFORD—On Monday, July 17, Maclure Library, Pittsford Recreation Summer Camp, and Lothrop Elementary School teamed up to treat the children of Pittsford to a storytelling presentation and brand-new books to keep, thanks to a grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF.)

Duncan McDougall led an…

police
July 13, 2017

Pittsford woman dies in car accident

Police say a Pittsford woman died from injuries resulting from a car crash that occurred on Saturday night in Rutland.

Vermont State Police, Rutland Town Fire Department, and Regional Ambulance Service responded to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Route 7 and…

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Pittsford stop yields crack cocaine

PITTSFORD—A New York man was scheduled to appear in court last week after being arrested in possession of nearly an ounce of crack cocaine. According to a news release from the Vermont State Police, in the mid-evening of June 8 troopers from the state police…

Cutting-edge health coach internet site debuts
News Briefs
January 11, 2017

Cutting-edge health coach internet site debuts

PITTSFORD—An internet startup seeks to increase life expectancy with health coaching. Health Coach Connect, LLC, has launched a web-based platform, Health Coach Connect, to help people interested in making sustainable lifestyle changes to connect with professional health coaches of varying specialties, according to a recent…

Letter
December 7, 2016

Pittsford rec. trip to NYC another success

Dear Editor,

On Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, the Pittsford Recreation Department sponsored a trip to New York City for 56 passengers who loaded the Mountain Son Tour Bus, Inc. of Mendon, Vt. We had 40 tickets to see Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2 p.m. show….