Tag Archives: september 28th

Op - Ed
September 28, 2016

Rutland’s strife over refugee status is every town’s concern

By Angelo S. Lynn In Rutland, the struggles that town and city have gone through in its reckoning to become a refugee resettlement site provide important lessons other Vermont communities seeking similar refugee status should consider. For starters, Vermont residents should know the national refugee…

Op - Ed
September 28, 2016

Dear Mr. Milne, We want to know: Is that all there is?

By Emerson Lynn If we had to come up with the lyrics to summarize Republican Scott Milne’s campaign against incumbent Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, they would be contained in the late 1960s song by Peggy Lee, “Is That All There Is.” The song is a…

Sports
September 28, 2016

CSJ weekly athletics roundup

College of St. Joseph’s athletic teams were in full swing this past week, with five games played cumulatively. The men’s soccer team has found its groove, going 2-0 this week and currently riding a five game winning streak. They are now 5-4 on the season…

Sports
September 28, 2016

Race report: Peak Gnarly Adventure and Six-Hour Challenge

By Matt Baatz

Six-Hour Challenge The first wave of intrepid racers lined up on the top of Tweed. Downpours in the wee hours of the morning were enough to make the course, henceforth known as the “gnarled albatross” for the route’s peculiar resemblance to a…

News Briefs
September 28, 2016

Rutland Region

Student housing awarded tax credits RUTLAND—The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development awarded Castleton University’s downtown Rutland student housing $170,000 in tax credits on Sept. 22. The second and third floors of the Clement Building now house dorm suites for 40 students. The state…

News Briefs
September 28, 2016

Lakes Region

ARSU sets homework guidelines The Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union has released guidelines for how much homework a grade school or middle school student should be doing at home. The rule of thumb for how much homework a student should do is about 10 minutes per grade…

Column
September 28, 2016

Autumn holiday power rankings

What is the best part of fall? Is it the vibrant sylvan sunsets of changing leaves that adorn our hillsides, the crisp nights illuminated by communal bonfire, the cinnamon-spiced prepackaged snack foods falsely claiming to contain the flavor of pumpkin, or the symbolic destruction of…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 28, 2016

Phoenix Books launches new weekly storytime

Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m.—RUTLAND—Phoenix Books Rutland is launching a new storytime on Sept. 28, the one-year anniversary of the store’s grand opening. Phoenix Books Rutland’s storytime will run weekly on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. The first event will be hosted by special guest…