The Vermont House stands for the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of a special Session of the Senate on Monday to discuss draft proposed Bill 21-1038 to turn mask mandates over to municipal authorities. More details on A5.

The GE Women’s Network delivered 40 turkeys that they fundraised to purchase for the BROC Community Food Shelf. BROC CEO Tom Donahue, left, reports the group plan to visit BROC on Monday with a check for funds raised from the employees at GE’s Rutland Plant for BROC’s food shelf.

When the Rutland Herald first contacted us to ask if we’d like to write a column, the first reaction was, “Wow! What an opportunity!” So, the first thing is to thank the editors for asking. After all, the Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce isn’t the largest in the state. It doesn’t make news …

Vermont found steel — including a fire hydrant — provide the shape of Gouhua Xu’s 2013 sculpture ‘Across Time and Space,’ which is on display at the West Rutland Art Park.

The Wheels for Warmth program returned from its pandemic-induced hiatus. Tom Donahue, chief executive officer of BROC Community Action, which helps host the event, said Monday that it made at least $18,500 from direct tire sales alone. The money helps those in need to heat their homes.