New stop signs in northeast RutlandMay 03,2013Northeast gets
new stop signs
Rutland Police want motorists to be aware of new stop signs in the city’s northeast neighborhood.
The first is at the North Street Extension and Thrall Avenue intersection, which police say is now a three-way stop.
Another three-way stop has been created at the intersection of Church Hill Road and Hillside Road, police said.
Failure to stop at a stop sign carries a fine of $214 and two points on a driver’s license.
Police are also reminding motorists that the posted speed limit in residential and business areas in the city — not including Route 4 and Route 7 — is 30 mph. In a school zone, the speed limit is 25 mph all year long.
Using side streets as shortcuts is not a time saver, police added, and deteriorates the quality of life in those neighborhoods by adding unnecessary traffic.MORE IN This Just InRICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: 2nd president John Adams signs Sedition Act on this day in 1798 providing jail time for criticizing the government; Jerry Rubin, co-creator of the Yippies, American activist, political theorist, businessman, born this day in 1938. 0Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott uploads astronomic, historic and epigrammatic content... Full StoryTODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: A brief midsummer return of last winter’s stubborn cold air mass descends over the Northern Plains, Midwest and Northeast this week bringing colder than seasonable daytime temperatures. 0Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible... Full Story
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