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News Briefs
April 6, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

Rutland City

Interim Chamber director announced

The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors has unanimously chosen former NeighborWorks of Western Vermont executive Mary Cohen to take over interim leadership of the Chamber, as of April 4. Longtime Chamber CEO Tom Donahue has left…

News Briefs
February 8, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

On the ballot

Rutland City voters will see an added pair of bonds on their March 1 ballot. The Aldermen had already approved a $2.5 million bond to replace White Pool and a $19 million budget. One of the added…

Sixth graders study solar
News Briefs
December 18, 2015

Sixth graders study solar

Courtesy of KES

Abigail Masillo, Hannah Black, and Heidi Alf tested the angles of solar panels at the angles of zero, 22, 40, 60, and 90 degrees.

By Hannah Black, Grade 6

The Killington Elementary sixth-graders have been working on experiments…

Opinion
September 25, 2014

Should solar projects have more public input?

Here’s a comment by a Vermont solar company executive that offers as much hope as it presents concern: “In the future, solar panels are going to be as ubiquitous as barns and silos, and we should be working toward it, not against it.”

The comment…