The local Social Security office moved from the Asa Bloomer building and opened on West Street on Monday.
Several times a week, octogenarian and Rutland native Betty Rozell is up and out of her house by 10 a.m. to see her first client as a senior companion for the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging.
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…
Vermont State Police said they arrested a West Rutland woman for shoplifting.
Donald Babcock plans to keep the Bookmobile open as long as he can.
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.
The Vermont Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Norman McAllister, a former Franklin County state senator, who was convicted for procuring an employee of his farm for prostitution.
Winter is still a month away, but Friday’s snow was evidence that the cold weather has already reached Vermont, providing what could be an additional challenge for those who struggle to pay heating costs.
WALLINGFORD — A firefighter whose disease has him looking at a double lung transplant within the next few months is also looking for a way to pay for it.
Rutland City Schools Superintendent Adam Taylor said Friday that student safety is a top priority, and that the community could help in that mission by pausing and taking a deep breath.
Vermont’s first serious snowstorm of the season was a gift for hunters.
BURLINGTON — Students have until Jan. 9 to submit their entries in Sen. Bernie Sanders’ annual State of the Union Essay Contest.
MONTPELIER — State officials say it was a successful year for Vermont’s bald eagles with 23 known nesting pairs producing at least 33 successful young.
MONTPELIER — Vermonters will have the chance to tell the Governor’s Marijuana Advisory Commission what they think of its work so far, as the group has scheduled a “listening tour” for several locations across the state.
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 …
MVP Health Care has asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a local pharmacy that accused the health care giant of using illegal tactics to keep small, independent stores from providing the same drugs and at the same price as national chains.
A man who court records say is homeless is being held after police said he took a car in Maine and crashed it into a tree in Tinmouth on Nov. 3.
Rutland City Police Chief Brian Kilcullen responded to social media rumors late Thursday by saying there had been no threat of a shooting at Rutland Middle School.
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…
BRANDON — The Babcock Solar project won’t be going forward.
A local dentist says an incident last month exposed flaws with the 911 system, but state officials say it worked as it was supposed to.
MONTPELIER — The 14th annual Wheels for Warmth event brought in more than $64,000 that will be used as home-heating aid for low-income Vermonters.
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…
Halloween may be over, but murder, mayhem, blood and bedlam fills Mill River’s theater with Stage 40’s production of “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.”
I left one tidbit out of the profile on Shelley Lutz that ran earlier this week.
WEST RUTLAND — A Rygate teenager was injured in a one-car crash Tuesday on Route 4 in West Rutland.
About three weeks after the death of Judge Francis McCaffrey, the future of the drug treatment court over which he presided is unclear.
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 …
At Christ the King School on Wednesday, 35 people from more than 20 countries, including Mexico, Japan, Canada, Moldova, Iraq and Somalia were sworn in as American citizens by U.S. District Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford.
WALLINGFORD — State Police say that on Wednesday they safely disposed of commercial explosives found in a soon-to-be-auctioned home.
PITTSFORD — The Otter Valley school district doesn’t agree with a probate court judge’s ruling that only Pittsford board members can vote on releasing money from the Burditt Fund.
The Rutland Town Select Board is worried proposed changes to the Route 7 and East Pittsford Road intersection will make it more dangerous, but the state says its plans aren’t final and there’s probably a way to allay the town’s concerns.
It all comes down to words.
A Rutland County prosecutor said Tuesday he has requested a recount in the election for Addison County State's Attorney.
SHARON — Police said bad weather and poor road conditions contributed to a two-car crash that killed a 25-year-old White River Junction woman Tuesday.
A North Clarendon man as charged after a police officer said the man dragged him 15 feet with his car while the officer was questioning him about a possible drug sale.
A man who was charged twice with domestic assault within about a month was arraigned Tuesday on two new felony counts of domestic assault.
POULTNEY — As part of a nationwide initiative, 92 high school students won the opportunity to travel to the Boston Opera House on Nov. 8 to see “Hamilton,” the groundbreaking musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda inspired by a 2004 biography of founding father Alexander Hamilton.
State Police say they responded to 75 weather-related crashes during the season’s first real snowfall.
Rutland Town is in a dispute with the state about access to public records related to a rail spur over which the town is suing contractors.
Could you live for a week on food stamps? Some people will be discovering that for themselves during the next several days as part of the 3SquaresVT Challenge.
WELLS — Every year around Thanksgiving it is not unusual for Michelle Bates to find a turkey on her doorstep when she comes home.
Shelley Lutz and a handful of volunteers were struggling to get a pair of large wooden benches onto a trail in Pine Hill Park when six cyclists from New Hampshire happened by and lent their hands to the effort.
It’s a 20-year tradition at Otter Valley Union High School — a big fall musical, complete with a big-band sound, impressive set changes, a huge cast, lots of spirited dancing, colorful costumes and fun characterizations. This year, director Jeff Hull and conductor Patrick Roberts are doing i…
The city appears ready to offer $80,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a Pittsford couple after their car was hit by a Rutland City Police cruiser in 2014.
She was raised in her mother’s dance studio, and gave lessons to many of Rutland’s youth when she wasn’t watching the Miss USA pageants on television with her grandparents.
CLARENDON — An abundance of wet weather this summer means the Route 103 paving project won’t be done until spring.
A local construction company received an award from the Rutland Economic Development Corp.
The Gift of Life Marathon blood drive is just over a month away, but the American Red Cross would appreciate it if some people gave blood a little sooner.
Responding to a problem that many rarely see, the city will soon be hiring someone to help police respond to cases of human trafficking.