After more than 40 years with the region’s Visiting Nurses Association, almost 30 as its CEO, Ronald J. Cioffi will be stepping down and retiring in June.
There will be at least 100 reasons to celebrate this year’s Gift of Life Marathon next month.
Rebecca Buonadonna, owner of Fruition Finery in Downtown Rutland, is here pictured hanging up cheerful holiday ornaments for display outside her shop.
The Rutland Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) hosts a toy drive that aims to distribute toys for the holidays to children around Rutland County
Snow guns were seen pumping snow onto the surface of the ski trail at Killington Resort. Meanwhile, the bright blue Snowdon Six Express, began to turn as employees test out equipment. Opening day for skiers and riders is still TBD at this point in time.
Two resident at Rutland Health Care and Rehabilitation became the state’s 60th and 61st COVID-19 fatalities this week.
BROC Community Action hosts the annual “foodraiser” that aids families in Rutland County during the holidays. This year because of COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, food donations will not be collected. BROC asks that if you wish to donate: Cash or check will be accepted and greatly appr…
A changing willow tree is the final sign of color before winter along the west end of Lake Hortonia in Hubbardton on Thursday afternoon.
The sky gives a final burst of light and color as the sun sets at the Fair Haven Rest Area on the Vermont/New York border on Thursday evening.
Horses at the fenceline
Vermont and national broadcasting legend Ken Squier is among the latest people in the Green Mountain State to test positive for the COVID-19 virus.
In this 2012 provided photo, Gus Louras meets with gubernatorial candidate Peter Shumlin, who was seeking re-election in Louras’ tobacco shop on Center Street in Rutland.
Tribute to the fallen
PITTSFORD — This year’s Veterans Day ceremony at the Town Offices came with a history lesson — one showing that civil unrest and pandemics are not new.
A combine kicks up a cloud of dust as it works through a hayfield along Route 22A in West Haven on Tuesday afternoon. The warm weather has given area farmers a chance to get in last minute chores before the snow flies.
Stephanie Stoodley speaks in favor of keeping the Rutland Raiders mascot during a socially distanced pep rally at the Rutland Recreation Center on the former CSJ campus Tuesday evening. Former RHS basketball star Butch Paul is at left.
A raven grabs a piece of nesting material from a dead tree along Gage Road in Addison on Tuesday afternoon.
A patch of black-eyed Susans goes to seed as its petals start to drop along Burr Pond in Sudbury recently. The flowering perennials release seeds from the black cones, that help them propagate from year to year.
The General Committee voted 3-1 Thursday to recommend the city have a referendum about whether Rutland High School’s team name should continue to be “Raiders.”
From left, Michael Martin of Casella WRJ division, John Casella, Casella Training Manager Bill Baptie and Bill Lucci of Stafford Technical Center cut the ribbon during a ceremony at the new Stafford Driver Training Center in West Rutland on Wednesday afternoon. On the right are: West Rutland…
Richard Waite Sr. fills out his ballot on Tuesday at the American Legion Post #55, where polling was held in Brandon.
Kailah Hill votes Tuesday afternoon at Christ the King School, Ward 2 polling place in Rutland City while her daughter Kinsley plays with a pen while her mom votes.
Law enforcement and state officials are urging caution today for early morning voters, as weather forecasters are calling for more snow after a similar snowfall on Monday morning resulted in more than 45 crashes statewide.
Killington Resort, nicknamed “Beast of the East,” is ramping up snowmaking operations in anticipation of a Nov. 14 opening day for skiers and riders. In addition to accumulations seen from overnight snowfall, this all helps to create the base of the beast.
A flock of migrating mallards flies through the mist on a gray morning on the State Waterfowl Refuge Area of Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison.A group of migrating mallards flies through the mist on a grey morning on the State Waterfowl Refuge Area of Dead Creek Wildlife Managem…
Tim and Kate Achor, of West Pawlet, enjoy a morning of wildlife watching as they view the migrating snow geese on the State Waterfowl Refuge on the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison on Thursday.
A witch stirs stirs an imaginary pot of pumpkin/crow soup Wednesday on East Street in Proctor in a Halloween scene. Vermont crow season runs until Dec. 19 if you would like to try making some for yourself. However, it would be illegal to sell the crow soup under current Fish & Wildlife s…
Janet and Joel Mondlak have opened a one-season pop-up antiques & vintage store in downtown Brandon in the Aubuchon Building named Across the Street. The former owners of the Inside Scoop & Antiques by the Falls shops have been RVing since 2014 & came back to a beautified Brandon…
Zach Patch, of Mendon, heads to his duck-hunting spot on Lefferts Pond in Chittenden on a recent afternoon, joined by his 3-year-old Labrador retriever, Lucy.
A pumpkin decoration sits in the window of Rutland VFW Post 648 on Tuesday evening on West Street in Rutland City.
Carved pumpkins are seen on display in the window in the historic Mead Building at the corner of Center Street and Merchants Row.
John Gibbs, 74, of Texas, and his father George Wright, 94, of Rutland, departing a camp in Tinmouth during a recent interview.
When 94-year-old Rutland native George Wright was in the Air Force and stationed in Texas more than seven decades ago as a teenager, he had a whirlwind romance the led to a quick marriage, an equally quick divorce — and a son that he never met.
The United Nations Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services recently published a worldwide report demonstrating that the natural world is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history. The report shows that 75% of all ice-free land has bee…
According to Danny Maniery, commander of Post 31, volunteers from local VFW/American Legion band together as they hand out more than 1,000 boxes of fresh food. The contents of the boxes included 12 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as eggs, dairy, 4.5 pounds of meat. The food was…
PROCTOR — The Reinbow Riding Center in Shrewsbury had to cancel its usual operations this year because of the pandemic, but on Thursday students at Proctor Elementary School got to meet Cutie, and learn a little about life around the barn.
Retired attorney John Liccardi, of Rutland Town, fishes for perch off the bridge at Lefferts Pond in Chittenden on Wednesday afternoon. Liccardi was using up the last of his worms in the refrigerator before the end of the fishing season.
A foggy view overlooking foliage-filled fields near Lincoln Hill Road in Shrewsbury as an autumn shower passes through
A scarecrow is surrounded by a spectacular display of foliage despite the rain on Tuesday afternoon on the Green at Fair Haven Town Park. Similar scarecrows decorate the edge of the fence surrounding the park just in time for Halloween.
A group of migrating snow geese prepares for landing Tuesday afternoon at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison.
Officials at Rutland Regional Medical Center cut the ribbon on the newest medical building on Monday, joined by the building’s namesake and former president and CEO Thomas Huebner.
WEST RUTLAND — Firefighters rescued a dog from a blaze that extensively damaged a notable local building over the weekend.
A car is seen traveling around the bend past the Pine Valley Farm on Lincoln Hill Road in Shrewsbury.
Floodwater accumulates on Main Street in Rutland City while cars pass by and rain continues to fall.
Kevin Ruane helps run his family farm stand on Middle Road in North Clarendon.
The Downtown Rutland Partnership has once again decorated the former Coffee Exchange at the corner of Merchants Row and Center Street. Local artist Andy Probst of Wilson Castle has hand-carved 150 jack-o-lanterns for the display, which is lit from 6-11 p.m. each night. Probst uses realistic …
The weather couldn’t have been any better Wednesday morning as the Rutland Garden Club began planting more than 1,000 crocus bulbs. Come Spring, the blooms will bring even more color and beauty to Woodstock Avenue.
PITTSFORD — The town’s new recreation director will spend some of his time doing economic development work.