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News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Rutland Town solar site agreement nears

RUTLAND TOWN—An agreement on solar development between Otter Creek Solar and Rutland Town is imminent, Town Administrator Joseph Zingale said, May 1. The Rutland Herald reported Otter Creek Solar 1 and Otter Creek Solar 2 are designed to alleviate…

News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Castleton U. honors and transitions

CASTLETON—The Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees recently named Castleton history professor Adam Chill the VSC Faculty Fellow of the 2017-18 academic year. The semi-annual fellowship award recognizes teaching and learning accomplishments of tenured faculty. Chill became a full-time faculty…

News Briefs
May 3, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Ponderosa Steakhouse remodeling to Ground Round

Tom Maniery’s new Ground Round Grill & Bar restaurant is taking applications for more than 75 employees as it transforms from the former Ponderosa Steakhouse at 559 U.S. Route 7 South to an all-new restaurant. Maniery touts a “new…

News Briefs
April 26, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Fair Haven schools look ahead

FAIR HAVEN—Girls’ and Boys’ Club activities are opening to Fair Haven Grade School students in the fall. Grant-funded, the club will be free to students from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., including Power Hour academic time, an activity, light dinner, and…

News Briefs
April 26, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Homeless family shelter planned for downtown

Homeless Prevention Center Executive Director Deborah Hall asked the city for support in developing a shelter to house as many as 10 families in the former Red Cross building, 117 Strongs Avenue. Hall told the aldermen she is not…

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Tinmouth community weighs in on impaired driving; approx. 200 people attended meeting About 200 people voiced their frustration with Vermont’s failure to remove impaired drivers from the road in a meeting held April 9 at the Tinmouth Community Center. They met with Rutland County State’s…

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

New pool bids expected soon Rutland may have a new swimming facility in 2018. The design is finalized and requests to bid have been solicited, City Recreation and Parks Department Superintendent Cindi Wight said. Construction could begin as early as June. After much reconsideration, the…

Rockin’ the region with Dazed & Defrosted
Column
April 19, 2017

Rockin’ the region with Dazed & Defrosted

Five great bands, one great DJ. That is what is in store at the 3rd annual Dazed & Defrosted concert at Killington Resort this Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The best part is, it’s free! Enjoy Earth Day with soft bumps, cold brews, on-snow…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

West Rutland school budget up for third vote following tie on Town Meeting Day

WEST RUTLAND—Voters rejected their school budget with a 159-159 tie vote on Town Meeting Day, March 7. They turned out again in nearly the same numbers and turned the budget down…

News Briefs
April 5, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Local donations, promotions, awards William Notte has been promoted to manager of Phoenix Books, Rutland. Kinney Motors officials presented a $15,497 unrestricted donation to the Rutland County Boys & Girls Club, March 28. Probably, the gift will be used for meals that the club provides….