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  • News Briefs from the Lakes Region

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    New Education Theory CASTLETON-Castleton State Education prof Harry Chaucer has published a new book on stimulating students to genius. Entitled A Creative Approach to the Common Core Standards: The Da Vinci Curriculum, it ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 5.24

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    GMC snips POULTNEY-Prof. Eleanor Tison (E.S., Sust. Ag.), Garland Mason, and Dave and Cindy Ondria of Chartwells recently represented Green Mountain College in the opening plenary session of "Food Connections: Reconnecting ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region

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    TEACHERS RETURN TO WORK After a week-long strike, teachers in the Rutland Southwest Supervisory Union have returned to their classrooms. Many are it took a year of negotiations and a week of striking to get to this point. ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region

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    School news: Castleton State College CASTLETON-Castleton State College president Dave Wolk to receive a Doctor of Letters degree during Middlebury College's May 27 commencement. Zack Wiessner has joined the staff of Castle ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region

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    WELLS GETS LAKE ACCESS WELLS-The town of Wells recently gained access to Lake St. Catherine, purchasing 300 acres of undeveloped lakefront and forest land, working with the Vermont Land Trust and Vermont Housing and Conserv ...

  • News breifs in the Lakes Region 3.29

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    Teacher turmoil Teachers in Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union sidestepped a planned strike by reaching a tentative agreement with the school boards at Castleton, Fair Haven, Benson and Orwell. The major difference was over ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region

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    Poultney festival for Maple Lovers POULTNEY-Poultney hosts two days of celebration in honor of Vermont's first crop of the season on March 24 and 25. The festival begins with a pancake breakfast in The Station restaurant, s ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region

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    KEY TOWN MEETING RESULTS TINMOUTH-Tinmouth residents voted overall to return to a more traditional town meeting, rejecting the Australian ballot approach when voting on school and municipal budgets and public questions. Dec ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region

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    BENSON VILLAGE SCHOOL news BENSON-Fifth graders recently spent their time building parallel and series circuits. They made flashlights using paper, wires batteries, battery holders, a light bulb plus light bulb holder, and ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 3.1

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    New eatery serves Thai cuisine BOMMOSEEN-A new eatery is dishing up Thai food to go at lunch time, Monday through Friday on Route 30, Lake Bomoseen. The proprietor, a Thai lady named Kae, also teaches Thai cooking. Classes ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region

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    METTAWEE SCHOOL UPDATE Pawlet-Mettawee Community School principal Nancy Mark plans to retire when the school year ends in June. She began working at Pawlet in 1988, becoming founding principal of Mettawee Community School, ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 2.16

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    Firefighter of the year BENSON-The Benson fire department recently named Captain Dave Bartholomew as Firefighter of the Year. He accumulated the most training hours in the previous years, including attending regional fire s ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 2.9

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    Town Meeting issues CASTLETON-The upcoming Castleton town meeting asks voters to approve a $2 million bond to construct a new town building complex with a meeting room large enough to hold voting, and including town clerk, ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes region 1.26

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    POULTNEY NEWS POULTNEY- Tori Greenough's art is on display in the Poultney High library until middle February. Congrats to Nicole Bogucki for being awarded the 2012-2013 Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship. The one- ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 1.19

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    Build new or redo? CASTLETON-Castleton's select board has proposed building a new town hall west of the historic downtown and close to the Four Corners, where Routes 4 and 30 intersect. Some community members question whet ...

  • New briefs from the Lakes Region 1.19

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    Rare species may hinder construction CASTLETON-Reunion Power, planning to build as many as 20 turbines in the vicinity of Grandpa's Knob, may find its plans stymied by the state Agency of Natural Resources. Agency secretary ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 1.5

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    Governor's institute approaches POULTNEY - Students grades 9-12, may now register for the February 10-12 Governor's Institute Winter Weekend at Goddard College. This year's 'strands' are Current Issues, Engineering (biomass ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 12.29

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    ONE STREAM OR MORE? Castleton made the switch to single-stream recycling not long ago. So have a number of other Vermont towns. Casella has a new Zero-Sort plant up and going. Fair Haven town manager Peter Hathaway has prop ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 12.22

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    Holiday decorations are scarcer If you notice that fewer homes in the Lakes Region seem as exuberant in their outdoor decorations, blame local vandals. Since before Halloween, this strip of western Rutland County seems hard ...

  • News briefs from the Lakes Region 12.15

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    TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS CASTLETON-The CCC is adding two level-one Tai Chi For Arthritis classes in January. A level two class continues for those who have completed level one.  Tai Chi is an ancient practice proven to re ...