News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region, June 1 2016

Library addition breaks ground POULTNEY—Construction of the $381,000 renovation and addition to the Poultney Public Library began May 23 as a lineup of library trustees and supporters sank silver shovels into the ground behind the 205 Main Street structure. The […]

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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 Elementary budget passed FAIR HAVEN—Only 10 more people voted for the Fair Haven Grade School budget than voted against it May 3. Voting “yes” were 137; “no,” 127. The community had turned it down 378 to 345 […]

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Seventh-graders: your journey can start here

CASTLETON—The Rutland Region Workforce Investment Board’s Council on Youth is working with the middle school counselors of Castleton Village, Fair Haven, Mill River, Orwell, Benson, West Rutland, Christ the King, Proctor and Rutland Town School to organize the sixth annual […]

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News Briefs

Lakes Region News Briefs

Approvals and rejections CASTLETON—Castleton voters eliminated the traditional lister’s position in favor of a professional assessor, in a 638-489 vote. Voters in Castleton approved, 686-478, construction of a new town office during their March 1 balloting; they also approved, 762-396, […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Hubbardton fire shows perils of remodeling HUBBARDTON—Trapped between walls and dropped ceilings, a fire took down a Hubbardton home erected about 225 years ago. Missing from the townscape is the one-and-one-half story, post-and-beam Cape Cod-style house at […]

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Local News

Local races shaping up

By Stephen Seitz Except for Killington, there doesn’t seem to be much excitement in area races for local office on the east side of the Green Mountains this year. Killington town clerk Lucrecia Wonsor said that former selectman Jim Haff […]

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