Tag Archives: Shrewsbury

Local News
August 1, 2018

Nicoll unopposed for Rutland-Windsor 2

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW—Barring a successful write-in attempt, Democratic selectman Logan Nicoll, a lifelong Ludlow resident, will be representing Shrewsbury, Mount Holly and Ludlow in the House next year.

“I ran in the last cycle, but couldn’t put enough time into campaigning,” he said. “I…

Shrewsbury 5-year-old and his grandmother drown
Breaking News Ticker
July 25, 2018

Shrewsbury 5-year-old and his grandmother drown

Staff report

A grandmother and her grandson drowned on Friday, July 20, at the Lowell Lake State Park lake access area in Londonderry, Vermont State Police reported.

Julie Lawrence, 56, rushed into the water to help her 5-year-old grandson, Jaxon Lawrence, who…

State News
April 11, 2018

Route 103 road resurfacing to begin April 16

The Vermont Agency of Transportation notifies the traveling public that Route 103 from Rockingham to Clarendon will be resurfaced this spring and summer. This project will proceed through Rockingham, portions of Chester, Cavendish, portions of Ludlow, Mount Holly, Wallingford, Shrewsbury and Clarendon.

The contractor, Pike…

Wildlife Tracking Workshop offered in Shrewsbury

Saturday, March 10, 10 a.m.—SHREWSBURY—Join the Shrewsbury Conservation Commission and the Vermont Woodlands Association for a three-hour wildlife tracking workshop, Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Shrewsbury Meeting House. Learn the tracks and signs of many common Vermont mammals that may be found in…

Local News
September 6, 2017

Vermont Farmers Food Center awarded $30,000 humanities grant

RUTLAND—The Vermont Farmers Food Center and Shrewsbury Institute for Agricultural Education announce the award of a $30,000 matching grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities for Root Words, a collaborative project that will collect and present the stories of rural Vermonters through live storytelling…

News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Shrewsbury town offices burglarized

Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Shrewsbury town offices early Monday morning. Vermont State Police said a Shrewsbury town employee entered the building at approximately 6:05 a.m., and encountered a male subject inside the office who fled the area on foot. The…

News Briefs
December 1, 2016

Police locate missing hunter

Members of the Vt. State Police Search and Rescue Team located a previously reported missing hunter from Connecticut in Shewsbury last week. Trey Young, age 45, was found in good health in a wooded area off Eastham Road approximately 24 hours after he was reported…

July 28, 2016

Theft reported at Appalachian Trail lot

SHREWSBURY—On July 24 at 7:58 p.m. troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks responded to a complaint of a theft from a motor vehicle at 2000 Vermont Route 103, an Appalachian Trail parking lot in the town of Shrewsbury.

According to the victim, the…

June 7, 2016

Open letter to President Obama: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Dear Editor,

Congratulations to President Obama on your historic and thoughtful words and deeds in Japan. You destroyed the artificial suspense created by the media over whether you would apologize or not. No one familiar with your background as someone keenly aware of our history…