Earlier this month, Vermont State Police began equipping officers with body cameras with a goal of providing them to all 200 uniformed troopers by early December.
A draft report commissioned by lawmakers recommends consolidating the Vermont State College system while urging the state to spend more money on higher education.
MONTPELIER — Vermont’s general election audit will be postponed because of the coronavirus.
MONTPELIER — With the COVID-19 pandemic pushing employers and governments to rethink how they do business, advocates for those with disabilities see a chance for positive changes.
The leader of the Select Board for the past five years resigned from his post on Tuesday.
Disconnected this Thanksgiving? Many Vermonters are thinking virtually.
An officer with the Rutland City Police Department who shot and wounded a local man during what was described as a narcotics operation will not be prosecuted for the incident, according to Attorney General T.J. Donovan.
Local organizations that have traditionally prepared a community meal for Thanksgiving, or supplied the right foods to uphold the tradition, are making changes this year because of the pandemic. But they haven’t stopped trying to support the hungry during the holiday.
WALLINGFORD — The Capitol Christmas Tree this year comes from a property in Wallingford.
MONTPELIER — Children returning to school from Thanksgiving break will be asked if they participated in any multi-household gatherings over the holiday, and if so, asked to quarantine themselves and do distance learning.
Local yoga instructors are asking people to join them Sunday and not just to work off all that turkey.
Students at Rutland Town School are making news.
Police are investigating the death of a Holyoke. Massachusetts, man, Jonathon Houghton, 35, who was found dead from a gunshot wound at the Quality Inn in Rutland on South Main Street on Sunday morning.
After more than 40 years with the region’s Visiting Nurses Association, almost 30 as its CEO, Ronald J. Cioffi will be stepping down and retiring in June.
The AFL-CIO of Vermont has voted to authorize a general strike if President Donald Trump refuses to leave office in January.
As the novel coronavirus continues to spread in record numbers around the state, schools in Rutland County are beginning to see a rise in cases, as well.
The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is asking everyone to be careful both on and off the roads this Thanksgiving.
State and local police said Sunday they were investigating a suspicious death in Rutland.
COLCHESTER — The Vermont Symphony Orchestra continued its online season Saturday with “Music for Days Like This,” an eclectic program of classics and lighter material. While the program was a bit timid, the performances and filming at the Elley-Long Music Center were quite fine.
There will be at least 100 reasons to celebrate this year’s Gift of Life Marathon next month.
You wouldn’t have guessed from the drive to Killington it was a ski day.
In February 2019, Rutland County State’s Attorney Rose Kennedy wrote a disclosure letter about Rutland Detective Jimmy Plakas that stated he had written an affidavit about a struggle between a fellow officer and a man in custody in May 2018. The detective stated the man’s hands were free, al…
A local man, whose criminal history includes a conviction on federal charges for selling cocaine, admitted on Thursday to assaulting a woman as part of a plea deal.
The entire sixth grade at Rutland Intermediate School and a “house” at Rutland Middle School were put on quarantine Thursday because of COVID-19 exposure, as Vermont had another record-setting day for new cases.
April Bushee said her year wasn’t as rough as it could have been, so she wants to make a few other people’s year a little better.
A West Rutland man is facing up to 50 years in prison after being accused of multiple counts of possession of child pornography that was allegedly found while investigating claims a child made that he had inappropriately touched her in Burlington.
The dedication of a sculpture of Martin Henry Freeman, a Rutland native who became the first Black president of an American college, has been postponed because of COVID restrictions.
Two resident at Rutland Health Care and Rehabilitation became the state’s 60th and 61st COVID-19 fatalities this week.
Northwest Primary School students spent Wednesday learning remotely after one of them tested positive for COVID-19.
BARRE — Seven days after signaling they might be ready to require the confinement of cats, city councilors have embraced feline freedom.
Northwest Primary School is meeting remotely Wednesday after a student there tested positive for COVID-19.
Staff at local hospitals, Rutland Regional Medical Center and Central Vermont Medical Center, say they are prepared as cases of COVID-19 surge in Vermont, especially because they can draw on their experience dealing with the pandemic since March.
A statewide program that was developed to help get meals to people suffering food insecurity because of COVID, as well as provide income for restaurants preparing that food at a time when many customers are staying home is expected now to continue through the end of the year, according to Ha…
The owners of the downtown shopping plaza are looking to break it up.
William Lovett was named to be the next city fire chief this week.
MONTPELIER — Visitation at hospitals is again suspended as consequence of the uptick in novel coronavirus cases.
Vermont has not yet turned back the surge of new COVID-19 cases, setting another record on Sunday for new cases identified.
The school’s nickname is staying off the March ballot.
Public Works Commissioner Jeffrey Wennberg announced Monday he would retire at the end of the year.
MIDDLESEX - Vermont Fish and Wildlife wardens are urging hunters to take extra safety precautions after a young hunter got lost while harvesting his first buck on the opening day of Vermont’s 16-day rifle deer hunting season.
MONTPELIER — A state official says an independent investigation has found “there’s plenty of blame to go around” after a Black inmate died in December due to an undiagnosed tumor in his throat, despite his repeated calls for medical attention.
Harbor Freight Tools got its Act 250 permit last week and construction is expected to begin early next year.
Soprano Mary Bonhag, with pianist Hiromi Fukuda, performed a traditional hour-long vocal recital Saturday on the stage of the Highland Center for the Arts.
A Mendon man is facing two felony charges after police accused him of assaulting a woman at his home on Nov. 8.
BENNINGTON - A Massachusetts man who had been a student at Bennington College was arraigned on Thursday after police said he sexually assaulted a , who was not a student at the college, in a dorm room on Oct. 15.
A Rutland resident is trying to find ways to bring people together and connected through a little “Social Tinkering,” in the near future, through a contest to determine who has the best holiday lighting decorations at their home.
BRANDON — The crafting of the town’s budget has begun, and officials say they’re not looking to spend much money this coming year.
MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott has increased restrictions on businesses and social gatherings as consequence of the rapid increase in cases of the coronavirus.
ORWELL — A preschool student at the Orwell Village School tested positive for COVID-19, however the child wasn’t in school during the time they were infectious, according to school officials.
While Town Meeting Day isn’t until March, deadlines for warning it are in January. And with COVID-19 numbers on the rise, towns will soon have to make decisions on how to proceed safely.