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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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Updated town plan addresses land use issues PAWLET—Pawlet’s Select Board will consider readopting a reworked town plan in February 2016, with minor modifications to the plan currently in place, adopted Nov. 16, 2010. Among other inclusions, the […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke Don’t toss out the table phones yet MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—The cell tower on McNamara Road in Middletown Springs is still on hold despite receiving its certificate of public good in April 2011. AT&T Regional Vice President Owen Smith […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lake Region

By Lani Duke Solar expansion ignites local flares PAWLET—About two years ago, Northeast Community Solar had begun laying out a solar field on Route 30, north of Blossom’s Corner in Pawlet. The Vermont Public Service Board had granted the company […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Lakes Region

Community renewal PAWLET—As part of a package of nearly $40 million in Vermont downtown and village center designation projects, Mach’s General Store and Flower Brook Brewery in Pawlet received a $146,431 tax credit allocation. Damaged by flood in 2011, fire […]

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Local News

Bicyclist killed by driver who fell asleep

PAWLET — On Monday, Sept. 7, at approximately 3:38 p.m., members of the Vermont State Police, Rutland Barracks, responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a bicycle. Investigation revealed that 21-year-old Kathleen E. King, of Wells, Vt., fell asleep behind […]

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