Rochester

White River Valley school district merger fails

Anti-merger advocates in South Royalton suggested that residents would lose their school if they voted for the district consolidation plan.

Rebecca Holcombe: Mergers leading to improved choices and options

After a long process of community conversations, the school districts of Rochester, Bethel and Royalton vote Tuesday on a merger plan.

FairPoint expands coverage in Rochester

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 expands coverage in Braintree and 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.

New England Forestry Foundation conserves organization’s largest community forest

New England Forestry Foundation is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Braintree Mountain Forest, located in Braintree and Rochester, Vermont.

FairPoint expands coverage in Bethel, Pittsfield, Rochester and Stockbridge

News Release — FairPoint Communications Sept. 11, 2013 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802.658.7351 [email protected] SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (Sept. 11, 2013) – FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to more than 190 homes and businesses in Bethel, Pittsfield, Rochester and Stockbridge. FairPoint’s new fiber-based, […]

Two years after Irene: Shumlin tempers pride in rebuilding with somber reminders of devastation

Governor tours hard-hit areas of Wilmington, Taftsville, Killington and Rochester.

Post-Irene: Report from Rochester

On either side of our narrow valley, life appears to proceed undisturbed, as if in a parallel universe. As we venture out of the valley for meetings, doctor’s appointments or critical supplies, we are struck by how ordinary everything seems. For most of Vermont, Irene was just a big rainstorm. For us, it was a deluge of Biblical proportions.

Governor to visit Granville, Hancock, Rochester

Peter Shumlin tours towns and takes questions on Vermont Public Television’s “Call the Governor” on Wednesday.

FairPoint restores service in Rochester

By midnight Wednesday, service was restored to the village center and FairPoint expects to bring more side streets and the rest of the town back to full service today.

Stuck in Rochester without power, cell service or phone

A handful of callers complained to Mark Johnson, a host on the Waterbury radio station, that they were being ignored by state officials. PHOTO GALLERY OF ROCHESTER

Forest Service offers public meetings on proposed planning rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2011 CONTACT: Jay Strand (802) 767-4261 [email protected] ROCHESTER, VT. The USDA Forest Service will offer a public meeting to provide an opportunity for the public to learn about a recently released proposed planning rule and draft environmental impact statement (DEIS).  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at […]