Local News

Act 46 by the numbers: Merger votes are in

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger.org An overwhelming majority of towns that have voted so far have chosen to unite with neighboring towns to create larger governance structures for their schools. Districts around the state are studying whether to merge with […]

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News Briefs

State election races warm up

Petitions to run for Vermont state offices were due in town and city clerks’ offices May 26. Democrat Herb Russell, Representative from Rutland-5-3 (the Southwest neighborhood), is the only sitting member from Rutland that will not run again. He has served three […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region May 18

By Lani Duke On second thought . . . Act 46 vote ORWELL—When Orwell voters turned down the Act 46 consolidation of Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union with a decisive vote of 211 to 121, that rejection disallowed the entire plan for […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Tragedy was alcohol-fueled; alcohol permit under scrutiny CASTLETON—A triple-fatality accident in Castleton took the lives of 26-year-old Andrew Laramie, 24-year-old Caleb Kinney, and 23 year-old Samantha Forrest in a March 19 crash on Drake Road. Castleton Police […]

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