Tag Archives: Stephen Seitz

Local News
November 8, 2017

School choice expert to speak

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW— A local committee dedicated to keeping the Black River High School open has invited the Ethan Allen Institute to speak on school choice.

The Black River Independent School Committee (BRISC) will hear what the conservative Institute’s Rob Roper has…

Local News
October 11, 2017

Neal’s Restaurant and Bar moves in

By Stephen Seitz

PROCTORSVILLE—Since Sept. 22, a new restaurant has appeared on Route 106 in Proctorsville: Neal’s Restaurant and Bar has opened. Neal’s takes over from what had been Table 19.

“We decided to go for a soft opening,” said proprietor and Perkinsville resident Neal…

State News
October 11, 2017

Solid Waste Santa brings money to area towns

By Stephen Seitz

The Southern Windsor/Windham County Solid Waste Management District has decided to refund more than $379,000 in tipping fees it has held since the dissolution of the Vermont/New Hampshire Solid Waste Project in 2008.

The district’s board of supervisors voted to release the…

Local News
September 27, 2017

Rutland developer ordered to pay $2.1 million for cleanup costs

By Stephen Seitz

RUTLAND—A Superior Court judge in Rutland Superior Court ordered Rutland real estate developer John Ruggiero to pay the state of Vermont more than $2.1 million to settle a brownfield lawsuit in a civil trial held on Sept. 25.

Ruggiero, a former attorney…

Stern to challenge Scott in governor’s race
State News
August 31, 2017

Stern to challenge Scott in governor’s race

Keith Stern

By Stephen Seitz

SPRINGFIELD—Springfield resident Keith Stern has set his sights on the governor’s office.

Stern, a Republican, said he plans to challenge Gov. Phil Scott in next year’s primary.

“I’m challenging Phil Scott because I don’t like the job he’s doing,” Stern…

Local News
August 23, 2017

Car charging stations coming to Woodstock

By Stephen Seitz

WOODSTOCK—Thanks to a grant from the Tesla car company, two charging stations are coming to Woodstock’s Park and Ride site.

“There’s a program for EV charging,” said police Sgt. Joe Swanson, who researched and wrote the $3,000 grant. “One is a Tesla…

police
August 10, 2017

Chester teen now facing kidnapping charges

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW— Already facing sexual assault charges, Chester resident Ryan Stocker, 18, now finds himself possibly facing life in prison.

On Aug. 7, Stocker appeared in Windsor Superior Court to face charges of kidnapping, attempted sexual assault, and lewd and lascivious conduct with…

Laughter sends out Black River 2017 grads
News Briefs
June 21, 2017

Laughter sends out Black River 2017 grads

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW—If nothing else, the Black River High School class of 2017 will remember their commencement speaker with a smile, as diplomas were handed out to the 26 new graduates on June 17.

The class voted to hear from Craig Goodman, who founded…

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Police investigating sexual assault in two towns

By Stephen Seitz

CHESTER—Police in Chester and Ludlow are investigating what may be a series of sexual assaults in those towns, allegedly by a high school student at Green Mountain Union High School.

Asked about this, Ludlow police chief Jeffrey Billings said, “I can’t comment…

Local News
June 7, 2017

What’s next for Black River High School?

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW—On May 30 the towns of Mount Holly and Ludlow narrowly defeated an Act 46 merger proposal, which would have closed Black River High School and sent the students of those towns to the Mill River Union Unified School District in North…