Health Dept: EEE Threat Continues

The state initiated pesticide spraying after two Vermonters were diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Both men died from the illness, which is spread by infected mosquitoes. Health Commissioner Harry Chen says discussions have already started about how to improve mosquito monitoring going forward.

Longtime Rutland superintendent retires

The usual tenure for a school superintendent is between three and five years.   At the end of this month, William Mathis – superintendent of the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union – will retire after 27 years on the job.