FAIR HAVEN — Having just downed an ice-cream refresher after their morning workshops and exercises, students scattered to various starting lines on the Fair Haven Union High School campus for the long-awaited start of the annual Amazing Race on Thursday morning as a part of the Fair Haven Academy.

Victoria Covarrubias, of West Rutland, moved from Oxnard, California, to Rutland, bringing with her recipes for authentic Mexican food learned from her grandmother. Now she runs her own catering business, has a popular booth at the Rutland Farmers Market on Saturdays and Wednesdays, and sits…

A local man could be sentenced to up to 24 years in jail if convicted of the several drug-related charges he faced at a Monday arraignment, based on an accusation by police that he possessed marijuana, cocaine and LSD as recently as the end of May.

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.

From bright candy red to sleek, foamy green, hard tops and convertibles and beyond — the RAVE car show returned for its 40th event in Rutland this weekend, to a wave of gear heads and car buffs from across New England who gathered at the Vermont State Fair Grounds to see the hot wheels glisten.