MONTPELIER — A former Capital City man is reportedly one of four suspects in the alleged prison-beating murder of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. Sean McKinnon was among the suspects identified by prison officials at the Hazelton penitentiary in West Virginia where Bulger was killed Oc…

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Matilda isn’t your average 5-year-old child heroine. Sure, she’s a brilliant bookworm, but she doesn’t hesitate to use that brilliance to wreak havoc upon those that aren’t nice to her — particularly her parents and a rather nasty school headmistress.

In answer to the question, Joan Gamble, of Rutland, appropriately confronted at the opening of the Danielle Klebes show, “Aimless Pilgrimage,” at 77 Gallery on Grove Street in Rutland, asks, “Why not?” only with more elaboration. Klebes’ recent series of paintings can be seen at the gallery …

Members of Vermont’s police and sheriff’s departments will be showing off stubble this holiday season as part of the Beards for Kids with Cancer initiative created by the Middlebury Police Department in 2015. The initiative benefits Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in South Hero, where children who have or ha…

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced the Local School Foods Expansion Act, which will allow schools in participating states to use National School Lunch Program funds to purchase locally-grown, unprocessed fruits and vegetables for their m…

CLARENDON — The Mill River school district isn’t just implementing proficiency-based education — it’s reformatting the Tinmouth, Clarendon, Wallingford and Shrewsbury elementary schools, giving each a curriculum and overarching theme, so families can choose the method and the goal for their …

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