Tag Archives: Stephen Seitz

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…

Local News
May 24, 2017

Circa 1810 wine tasting room opens

By Stephen Seitz

(Updated with edits May 25, by Todd Trzaskos at Vermont Wine Media)

LUDLOW—Local connoisseurs don’t have far to go to find the latest offerings of Brook Farm Vineyard. The vineyard has come to Ludlow at 116 Main Street, the Circa 1810 tasting…

Local News
May 10, 2017

More road work to come

By Stephen Seitz

As sure a sign of spring as robins returning and crocuses blooming, the season also sees road construction crews getting back to work.

In Rutland Town, the traffic signal at the intersection of Green Mountain Plaza, Seward Road and Route 7 is…

Local News
April 19, 2017

Act 46 Committee preparing info blitz ahead of vote

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW — On May 30, voters in Ludlow and Mount Holly will decide whether to close Black River High School and send its students to Mill River High School in North Clarendon. On Thursday, April 13, a committee of Ludlow and Mount…

Local News
April 5, 2017

Rutland students dominate at 3D printer competition

By Stephen Seitz

RUTLAND—Students from Rutland High School and Rutland Middle School both claimed first place at the third annual 3D Modeling Event, held this year on March 24 at the Vermont Technical Center in Randolph. “This was our third year of participation,” said the…

Local News
March 29, 2017

First Killington brewery receives Act 250 permit

By Stephen Seitz

KILLINGTON—The Killington Beer Co. has been issued an Act 250 permit to move into the Terra Median building at The Woods in Killington. The company received its permit on March 9. Attempts to reach the company’s Vince Wynn (who also serves on…

Local News
March 22, 2017

Two towns reject school merger

By Stephen Seitz

BARNARD—Act 46 is getting off to a creaky start, at least for some. The law, which went into effect in 2015, has the goal of merging Vermont’s school districts in the hope of providing better education, as well as get a better…

Local News
March 8, 2017

Construction season begins

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW—The town of Ludlow has a busy year ahead for its bridges, dams and culverts, and the first one is already underway. First on the list are upgrades to the Red Bridge Dam, which began in late February. Lake Rescue is north…