Blog Archives

FDA drops ‘added sugar’ labels

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday they would not require the labels of 100-percent maple and honey products to include “contains added sugars”…

CU celebrates Scolforo convocation

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer CASTLETON — The winds of change could be felt throughout the Castleton University campus last Thursday evening as hundreds gathered in the Casella Theater to…

Residents meet to discuss farm plans

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer PITTSFORD — Since mid-winter, the community has discussed potential site development plans for the Pittsford Village Farm, purchased and donated last year by Betsy and…

City roofer still on the job at 73

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer You’ve probably never seen him, but he’s been there: high above our line of sight, making sure we’re warm, dry and safe every day when…

Consultant helps clients grow

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer The Green Mountain State got a little greener on July 1, and one local entrepreneur has started a consultation business teaching others how to cultivate…

Hunger Free Vermont appoints new exec. director

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer After five months of searching, Hunger Free Vermont has a new executive director. And she’d been with them all along. “When I hear from a…

Residents celebrate town’s

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer POULTNEY — On the second Saturday of every August, East Main Street in Poultney comes alive. “There’s something about this town,” said Melanie Kingsley, vendor…

Community rallies around family

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer Rutland’s Applebee’s restaurant scheduled all five managers to cater to the crowds they anticipated last Wednesday night. They needed all five. Everyone at the restaurant…

Church Replaces antique pipe organ

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer St. Luke’s has a brand-new set of pipes. This spring, the beloved old reed organ in St. Luke’s Episcopalian Church, which was originally constructed by…

Road Pitch finds new ideas in city

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer The fourth annual FreshTracks Road Pitch arrived at The MINT — Rutland’s Makerspace last week in a flurry of roaring engines. A fleet of 56…