BARRE — Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman was in a reflective mode in a discussion about his first term in office and the path ahead for himself and the state after the November election, when he faces challenger Rep. Donald Turner, R-Milton, the House minority leader.
A Danby man will spend 18 months on probation after admitting on Monday to slamming his sister-in-law’s head with a car door in March.
The American Red Cross has some advice for trick-or-treaters on how to stay safe this Halloween.
CLARENDON — Monday morning, students in Mike Lannon’s fifth-grade class at Clarendon Elementary School talked shop with guests Gov. Phil Scott and Sen. Brian Collamore.
Deer season is coming up, starting Nov. 10 and ending Nov. 25, according to the Fish and Wildlife Department.
NORTH CLARENDON — The destruction of a 16,000-square-foot overflow warehouse by fire over the weekend isn’t expected to ruin Christmas for The Vermont Country Store, according to its chief executive.
In 2006, when considering an appointment to fill a vacancy in the Legislature, then-Gov. Jim Douglas asked Don Turner if he was a Republican.
Firefighters from various towns battled a major fire at the Vermont Country Store warehouse on Route 7B in Clarendon throughout Saturday night. The cause is under investigation.
For one afternoon, drinking in the pit was for a good cause.
People were drawing all over Rutland Saturday.
A Proctor woman was arraigned on Thursday after police said she had crashed her car into a utility pole in Brandon in August while her 3-year-old son was in the car and while she was under the influence of drugs.
Voters, especially those in Rutland and Windham counties, will have a new opportunity to learn about where candidates stand on issues of racial justice and equality.
Helvi Abatiell, Mendon
Local director Duane Carleton will show his documentary, “Divided by Diversity,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Castleton University. It will be followed by a panel that includes one of the students in the film as well as the president of the local NAACP chapter.
After hearing no response from Vermont Rail System for almost four months, the Rutland Town Select Board voted unanimously to sue contractors for allegedly building a rail spur over a crucial water main and manhole cover.
The Vermont Supreme Court denied on Friday a second request from former city attorney Christopher Sullivan for a new sentencing on the fatal hit-and-run drunk driving crash in Rutland in 2013.
The Paramount Theatre is suing its insurance company for allegedly refusing to cover damages to the theater’s roof earlier this year.
Hathaway Farm & Corn Maze had a “Man’s Best Friend Feature” this year. The 12-acre field of corn was cut into the shape of a large dog — and made fun for all ages. Irene Hathaway says ideas happen quickly, “And I decide,” but planning and scaling everything down can take months. Her work…
MONTPELIER — While H. Brooke Paige may have won the Republican nomination for six statewide offices, he’s really only focusing on the position of secretary of state.
Halloween fanatics, many dressed for the occasion, fill the streets of downtown Rutland to see the Pumpkin Royalty, skeletons dancing about the streets, and the final unveiling of top secret floats at the Halloween Parade each year.
For many, the Rutland Free Library is a place to read, but for people who have nowhere to live or who are staying in an unstable environment, the library can provide a clean, safe, warm and dry place to spend some time.
BURLINGTON — A Bristol man who produced and distributed child pornography was sentenced Thursday to serve 10 years in prison.
The response to a public records request about the investigation of a city police officer who resigned in August said state’s attorneys in two counties were involved, did not find a reason to file criminal charges against Cpl. Damon Nguyen.
ORWELL — After offering carrots, the Board of Education resorted to sticks Wednesday night when they made the decision to consolidate the reluctant Orwell School District with the Slate Valley Unified Union School District.
WALLINGFORD — No one was injured Thursday afternoon after a driver lost consciousness, went off the road and hit a utility pole.
KILLINGTON — A Morrisville man with a home on Estabrook Road that he rents out through the internet is in a dispute with the town about how many people can stay there.
From 1973 to 1976, when Dr. Maurice ‘Mo’ Cyr is still in his early 20s and Vermont’s counterculture is at the peak of its blossoming. In the story, Cyr is riding high as young man about town. He’s always loved cooking for his friends, gigging on the mountain making breakfast and lunch when h…
A Bomoseen man is facing a criminal charge after police said he told them he had forgotten to bring mushroom sauce to a Proctor event, rushed out to get it and failed to use the correct car he needed to use based on his conviction for drunk driving.
Staff members at NeighborWorks of Western Vermont are hoping for a strong turnout for this weekend’s Fall Festival, not only to see people having fun, but to see the festival return next year.
Mackie loves her job at Green Mountain Power, although, like a lot of people, she finds it annoying when the fax machine gets jammed.
A Stone Ridge Drive man’s effort to make extra money on Airbnb has drawn the ire of his neighbors.
PROCTOR — For one day, the Supreme Court left its hallowed halls in Montpelier and Justices Paul Reiber, Marilyn Skoglund, Beth Robinson, Harold Eaton Jr. and Karen Carroll set up shop on the gymnasium stage at Proctor High School.
MONTPELIER — A powerful obituary for a Vermont woman with opioid addiction has inspired more than 100 donations to a local recovery center from around the country and as far away as Denmark.
PROCTOR — An excavating company from Florence has agreed to fix Taranovich Field more or less for free.
BRANDON — Education and a carbon tax were two of the bigger topics discussed Tuesday by the four candidates running for two seats representing the Rutland 6 district towns of Brandon, Pittsford and Sudbury in the state House of Representatives.
I’ve been interviewing candidates for Legislature, which means over the past couple weeks I’ve been hearing about how we need more jobs, because people need jobs because we don’t have jobs.
Editor’s note: Every year in the run-up to the Rutland Halloween Parade, the Herald publishes clues to this year’s Jack O’Lantern, a community figure selected by the Rutland Recreation Department. Area elementary school students take part in a guessing game as to the identity of the Jack, an…
A $1,500 warrant has been issued for a West Rutland man after he failed to appear in court on Monday to be arraigned on multiple counts.
MOUNT HOLLY - Police are investigating a burglary reported Sunday that might have involved a vehicle photographed by a game camera.
During an emotional hearing Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Rutland, a Poultney man, who let New Jersey drug dealers use his home as a base in 2016 and 2017, was sentenced to serve two years in federal prison.
When Diane Liccardi worked with a theater company in Albany years ago doing pop-up plays in various and sometimes unexpected locations, she didn’t know the company’s format would plant a seed for a future endeavor of her own.
WINDSOR, Vt. — In the wake of the distribution of a survey to fifth-graders with “inappropriate language” according to the supervisory union superintendent, a nonprofit organization has been suspended from school.
With two terms under his belt, progressive incumbent Robin Chesnut-Tangerman will face former rural-post carrier and ATV enthusiast Edgar Cleveland for the Rutland-Bennington seat in the Vermont House.
CHITTENDEN — The Barstow Unified Union School District has four members on its School Board, but come Nov. 6, voters from Mendon and Chittenden will be asked to decide whether to add one more.
Rutland was rated slightly above the national average in the latest Municipal Equality Index put out by the Human Rights Campaign and the Equality Federation Institute, while Barre and Montpelier were below average.
Pine Hill Park has become a summer destination for mountain bikers, and organizers are hoping to make it a winter one as well.
A new rule might make it harder for those getting federal assistance to gain citizenship, and even if it doesn’t, confusion about the rule might drive qualified families away from seeking services, according to a statewide anti-hunger group.
Gov. Phil Scott issued a call for unity in the face of increasing partisanship Tuesday.
BARRE — Brian Zecchinelli turned a family footnote into a timely tribute to the grandfather he never knew, as well as more than 50 million other victims of a century-old pandemic fueled by the mother of all flu bugs.
A Baxter Street woman is facing state and federal felony charges for selling drugs.