BARRE — Less than four months after it was elected, the Barre Unified School Board has its first vacancy to fill and at least two applicants to choose from.

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BARRE — It has been baptism by fire for Tracie Lewis, but the newest executive director of the Barre Partnership is ready for the mother of all parties.

MONTPELIER — Police are investigating the death of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool on Friday night.

MONTPELIER — A “scoping study” in the Capital City will explore options for the most conflicted intersection at Main and Barre streets at two upcoming public meetings.

NORTH CALAIS – Ownership of a classic landmark has been transferred to a new nonprofit organization that will ensure the restoration and future upkeep of the 1886 Memorial Hall and its Civil War memorial – and resolve an ongoing dispute about public access for swimmers to Mirror Lake.

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Supreme Court has sided with a media company deciding to publicly release a judge’s decision blocking the state’s request for raw footage of a police shooting.

WAITSFIELD – It was an intimate festival of musical theater as veteran Broadway pros introduced the next generation Thursday, when the Commons Group opened “Better by Two: An Evening of Broadway Duets” at the Skinner Barn. The delightful revue runs Thursday-Sunday through July 28.

BERLIN — The Select Board has agreed to float a $50,000 loan to its cash-strapped water department to facilitate the acquisition of an easement for a new well members were told likely won’t be needed for more than a year.

BERLIN — All sand isn’t created equal in the estimation of Road Commissioner Tim Davis, who this week successfully lobbied the Select Board to pay a $6,250 premium for what he considers superior sand.

MONTPELIER — The Capital City Farmers Market is considering suspending or expelling a vendor over a dispute that contributed to the newly appointed market manager’s resignation.

BARRE — School officials are warning area businesses to be wary of an out-of-state marketer’s scam to solicit payments for a “Spaulding High School 2019 Fall Sports Poster.”

WILLIAMSTOWN — The wheels have suddenly come off a committee exploring the possibility of allowing all-terrain vehicles to use some local roads.

The following is a sampling of calls to Montpelier police in recent days:

EAST MONTPELIER — Members of the Washington Central School Board met for the first time since assuming operational authority of a six-school system that is now theirs to run and the record will reflect Monday’s scenic session was literally a back porch forum.

WEST HAVEN — A half-dozen people were injured, including five members of a New Jersey family, after a crash on Route 22A in West Haven on Sunday, according to a release from the Vermont State Police.

MONTPELIER — The mandated energy-efficiency rating of properties at the time they are sold in the Capital City will be the focus of a meeting for realtors and developers at City Hall next week.

MONTPELIER — While students enjoy the summer weather, schools are already gearing up for their return. On Monday, Gov. Phil Scott announced the allocation of $1.5 million in funding for school security measures, a drop from the $4 million given last year during the first cycle of the grants.

BERLIN — More than 160 Civil Air Patrol cadets will descend on the Knapp State Airport this week during twice-daily encampments, trainings and orientation flights for pilots between the ages of 12 and 21.

The following is a sampling of calls to Barre Town police in recent days:

The following is a sampling of calls to Barre City police in recent days:

BARRE — A Granite City woman accused of having sexual contact with a child has been sentenced to a year behind bars for violating her conditions of release.