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.
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 — Bald Mountain Theater June 29, 2017 Contact: [email protected] Bald Mountain Theater presents Vlemk the Box Painter at Spice Studio, Rochester VT Performances nightly on July 13, 14, and 15, at 8 pm; matinee on July 16 at 4:00 pm. Can a painting be so true to life that it speaks? And, if […]
A Cabot-Danville-Twinfield school district unification failed in two of the communities, while Rochester backed out of its earlier endorsement of a combination with Royalton and Bethel.
Cabot and Rochester will vote this week on plans that would discontinue their high schools, while Ludlow has already rejected one.
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.
News Release — Green Mountain National Forest May 4, 2017 Media Contact: Ethan M. Ready, Public Affairs Officer Voice: (802) 747‐6760 Cell: (802) 558‐8176 [email protected] ROCHESTER, VT. (May 4, 2017) – The Rochester and Middlebury Ranger Districts of the Green Mountain National Forest, in partnership with Rochester’s Route 100 Lion’s Club, is hosting its Annual […]
In the waning days of the 2017 legislative session, a Rochester lawmaker tried to buy more time for a provision that allows small schools to artificially lower tax rates, but the House didn’t go for it. Rep. Sandy Haas, P-Rochester, proposed an amendment that would have given school districts one more year before the state […]
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.
FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to 140 homes and businesses in Rochester.
FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to more than 40 homes and businesses in Braintree and Rochester.