News Release — Vermont Historical Society October 3, 2017 Contact: Matthew Johnson Vermont Historical Society 60 Washington Street, Barre, VT 05641 [email protected] (802) 479-8519 Suggested tweet: Vermont Stones – Italian Bones wins Hathaway Award. More @vermonthistory.org/awards Montpelier, Vt. – On September 9, 2017, the Vermont Historical Society presented H. William Johansen with the Richard O. […]
Voters have gone back and forth to the polls in Royalton, Bethel, Rochester and Tunbridge. Now things are beginning to shake out with state approval of a planned Bethel-Royalton merger.
School board members say the plan, which would send middle school students to Bethel and high school students to Royalton, is the last, best option for residents to comply with Act 46.
News Release — Bethel Revitalization Initiative July 12, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Sanborn Stone 802-379-4474 [email protected] Bethel Bringing 200-foot Trout Mural to Life with $15,000 Grant Vermont Arts Council funding to support three public art projects to enliven Main Street and celebrate the White River Bethel, VT — Giant trout, colorful banners, and sculptural riverine benches […]
Royalton, Bethel and Rochester voters have been unable to agree on a consolidation plan through several votes. Now officials say a clause in their proposal offers new options.
News Release — Episcopal Church in Vermont June 19, 2017 Contact: Maurice L. Harris [email protected] Tel: (513) 704-8395 Old Christ Church Restoration Highlights Ties Between Local Mission, Facility Maintenance BETHEL, VERMONT—When asked to describe the Old Christ Church in Bethel, Vermont, two parishioners recently wrote, “just pulling in the driveway you get the sense that […]
The ‘yes’ vote sets the stage for mergers in seven school districts in the White River region.
Rochester is already well along in the process of finding a merger partner, but some residents wonder if new options written into the law let them back up and go a different way.
Residents met this week to hear about their options, which also hinge on what happens in a revote in Rochester that’s scheduled after theirs.
Anti-merger advocates in South Royalton suggested that residents would lose their school if they voted for the district consolidation plan.
After a long process of community conversations, the school districts of Rochester, Bethel and Royalton vote Tuesday on a merger plan.
Emily Perkins shot and killed Scott Hill, 48, during what police have said was a drug deal gone bad. Emma Jozefiak, then 19, was shot in the head but survived and was found three days later.
News Release — Better Block Project December 4, 2016 Contact: Kevin Barry kevinwilliambarry[email protected] 802-234-5157 Lisa Warhol [email protected] Temporary holiday marketplace features local artisans and sets the stage for renovation Project is first major outcome from Bethel’s successful Better Block Project BETHEL, VT – What does it take to turn a vacant block into a bustling […]
News Release — AARP Sept. 26, 2016 Contact: David Reville, Communications Director AARP Vermont 802-951-1303 Unique community-development demonstration project promotes a more livable, walkable, vibrant downtown….five years after Irene devastation. BURLINGTON, VT September 26, 2016 — The first weekend of October will see a transformation of downtown Bethel into a more walkable area with pop-up […]