Tag Archives: Rochester

Local News
April 25, 2018

Mason Wade begins campaign for Windsor County Senate seat

ROCHESTER—Mason Wade filed with the Vermont Secretary of State, April 23, for Windsor County Senate seat. It was “the first date possible for independent candidates to do so,” he said in a news release that day. Wade, from Rochester, Vt. described himself as “63 years…

Local News
August 16, 2017

New merger plans in the works for area towns

By Evan Johnson

After multiple failed votes and revotes, school officials in four central Vermont towns are exploring or putting forward new consolidation plans for their area schools.  Royalton and Bethel are now moving forward on a possible partnership, as are Rochester and Stockbridge.

In…

Local News
July 26, 2017

Bikers aim to create statewide trail network

ROCHESTER— The Rochester/Randolph Area Sports Trail Alliance (RASTA) and Green Mountain Trails (GMT) are partnering up on an initiative to connect their respective networks, according to a news release last week. The project, which recently won the support of a grant from Vermont Huts Association,…

Local News
July 26, 2017

Rochester School faces narrowing options, deadline approaching

By Evan Johnson

ROCHESTER—The 17 high school students at Rochester School will be able to attend the high school of their choice next year, significantly changing the composition of secondary education in the town.

The latest development in Rochester’s search to provide quality education for…

Letter
July 20, 2017

Rochester voter challenges conduct of school board

Dear Editor,

Rochester voters – Here are the facts:

Early February 2017

Fact 1: The filing at Rochester Town Clerk’s office of a Petition for Article for the 2017 Rochester Annual Town School Meeting. The petition was filed within the Vermont state deadline with the…

Rochester runs for the fourth

Rochester runs for the fourth

Saturday, July 4—ROCHESTER—Rochester runs for the fourth! The Pierce Hall Community Center’s (PHCC) annual Independence Day 5K walk/run, and the children’s one mile run for ages 5-15 will take place behind the Rochester School (Route 100) beginning at 9 a.m. on July 4, before the town…