News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke One-room schoolhouse gets third lease on life PAWLET—The Pawlet Historical Society has found a new home in the renovated Chris Monroe Chapel in Mettowee Valley cemetery, on Cemetery Hill Road off Route 30 and next to the […]

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News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Clean Water rules to affect more farms Farmers await new Vermont water quality rules with trepidation. No longer do restrictions apply only to dairy farms, but, if drafted rules receive approval, new Agency of Agriculture rules will […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Bridge closure forces detour WEST HAVEN—The Gardner bridge on Main Road across the Hubbardton River will close for maintenance Monday, Aug. 1, through Wednesday, Aug. 10. The closure will force travelers going toward West Haven on Route […]

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News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Schools offer summer breakfast-lunch program Fair Haven Grade School and Wells Village School both offer breakfast and lunch to children age 18 or younger through Aug. 5. Fair Haven offers breakfast, 8-9 a.m., and lunch, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 […]

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News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Ancient road offers history lesson MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—Middletown Springs town attorney Gary Kupferer led a public hearing in the Middletown Springs town office March 26 to consider discontinuing sections of the historic Garron Road (Town Highway No. 21). […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

Departing president gives building to college POULTNEY—Exiting Green Mountain College President Paul Fonteyn and his wife Marsha are donating the Stone Valley Community Market building, 216 Main St., Poultney, to the college. The couple had purchased the building to aid […]

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News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke The Vermont way in action HUBBARDTON—Bob Gibbs’ home and personal possessions recently went up in flames, and his neighbors are now trying to help him recover from that loss. Few realize the good Bob Gibbs has performed […]

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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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News Briefs

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Rutland City On the ballot Rutland City voters will see an added pair of bonds on their March 1 ballot. The Aldermen had already approved a $2.5 million bond to replace White Pool and a $19 million […]

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News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke New town manager sets goals for Castleton CASTLETON—Town Manager Mark Shea has begun his new three-year contract with the town, planning to make securing a new town office his top priority. Hopes are the Select Board will […]

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