Putney

Can a volunteer historical society run a Vermont general store?

The town of Putney, wanting to save its downtown “grocery and gathering space” after back-to-back fires, is about to find out.

Putney man held in N.H. homicide, charged with manslaughter

(This article by Bob Audette was published in the Brattleboro Reformer on Jan. 13, 2017.) KEENE, N.H. — Saying he was troubled by some of the facts presented in the affidavit, Cheshire County Superior Court Judge David W. Ruoff bumped the bail of a man charged with manslaughter up to $50,000 cash. “While not referring […]

Vernon’s bid to drop out of school district fails

Dummerston voted Tuesday against allowing Vernon to withdraw from a regional school union, setting the stage for more Act 46-related uncertainty.

Windham Southeast to present merger plan to Brattleboro residents

Editor’s note: This article by Chris Mays was first published in the Brattleboro Reformer. BRATTLEBORO — Town Meeting representatives and residents are invited to take a last look at articles of agreement for a potential merger with school districts within the Windham Southeast Supervisory Union. “This will be the final presentation of the proposed articles […]

Putney grapples with policing decisions

The Windham County town begins discussing law enforcement options including coverage from county sherrif’s office, state police or its own department.

Sheriff rescinding contract proposal with Putney

Capt. Robert Lakin said the hiring and retention climate for law enforcement at the state and national level is such that the Sheriff’s Office could “overextend” its staff and resources if it entered a contract with Putney as previously proposed.

Windham District 4 Incumbents Announce As Candidates for Re-election

News Release — Reps. David Deen and Michael Mrowicki May 24, 2016 Contacts: David Deen (D) 802-869-3116 [email protected] Michael Mrowicki (D) 802-387-8787 [email protected] Representatives David Deen (D) Westminster and Mike Mrowicki (D) Putney seek re-election to The Vermont House of Representatives for the Windham 4 District representing the people living in the towns of Westminster, […]

Putney approved school budget that includes Universal School Meals

News Release — Putney Central School Board March 2, 2016 Contact: Alice Laughlin, Putney Central School Board [email protected] The town of Putney celebrates our town’s passage of a school budget that recognizes the educational benefit of relationships between culture, local economy, health and hunger, food and our environment. A budget that is .4% higher than […]

Putney faces fines over misfiling of IRS forms

Editor’s note: This article is by Howard Weiss-Tisman, of the Brattleboro Reformer, in which it was first published June 26, 2015. www.reformer.com PUTNEY — Putney is once again facing potential fines due to the town treasurer’s inability to meet filing deadlines with both the Internal Revenue Service and the state. Town Clerk/Treasurer Anita Coomes allegedly never […]

‘Portraits of Sustainability in Putney,’ a public screening of student short films about community sustainability

The Putney Central School 8th grade Social Studies class invites the public to “Portraits of Sustainability in Putney,” a public screening of short films which highlight members of our community whose work contributes to the sustainability of the community.

Animals seized from Santa’s Land

The Windham County Sheriff’s Department seized several animals from Santa’s Land Sunday after executing a search warrant at the embattled theme park.

Putney business featured in Google’s annual U.S. Economic Impact Report

Even in tough economic times, small businesses and nonprofits throughout the United States are benefiting from the continued expansion of the ecommerce industry, according to an annual Economic Impact Report released last week by Google.

Putney business featured in Google’s annual U.S. Economic Impact Report

News Release — KSE Partners July 22, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Even in tough economic times, small businesses and nonprofits throughout the United States are benefiting from the continued expansion of the ecommerce industry, according to an annual Economic Impact Report released last week by Google. “We’ve all had the experience of searching on Google […]

FairPoint expands coverage in 10 Vermont towns

FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to 890 homes and businesses in 10 Vermont towns.