Jenna Elliott, 22, of Rutland, firefighter with Rutland City Fire Department, poses with Engine 1 at the station in Rutland on Friday morning.

Mount St. Joseph graduates from the class of 2019 listen to Victoria Ann Tracy’s valedictory address during their graduation ceremony at St. Peter Church in Rutland on Friday night.

Conner Goodrich, left, and Mason Galiano, Currier Memorial School kindergartners, walk together around the wildlife pond at Smokey House Center in Danby Tuesday afternoon.

Alyssa Chisamore, second-grader at Northeast Primary School, poses next to a large version of her Google Doodle after winning the state award for best doodle at an award ceremony last week.

Summer Stoutes, 2nd grade teacher at Northeast Primary School in Rutland, congratulates her student Alyssa Chisamore, right, for winning the statewide Google Doodle Competition during an award ceremony at the school last Thursday afternoon.

Betsy Hassan, senior director for nursing, quality, training and education for Rutland Regional Medical Center, displays on Friday at the Rutland hospital a poster that will be featured at the Rutland Community Nursing Symposium at the Killington Grand on Wednesday.

Gov. Phil Scott, left, uses an excavator during a ground- breaking ceremony for the Thomas W. Huebner Medical Office Building Monday at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland. After getting acquainted, Scott showed Dr. Melbourne Boynton, right, how to dig a hole, which he promptly did fo…

A pair of lineman from Green Mountain Power work to set a power pole on the banks of the White River in Stockbridge between Route 100 and Blackmer Boulevard Monday afternoon.

Traffic resumes with two lanes on Route 7 which was closed from 6:45 a.m. to shortly after 10 a.m. Monday morning following flooding. At 11 a.m., the entrance to Post Road from Route 7 was still impassable.

Photographer and documentarian Adeline Praud, of Nantes, France, is back in town in anticipation of beginning her artist-in-residency at 77 Arts on Grove Street later this year. She’s here putting together research for a feature documentary she plans about Rutland’s challenges with modern ur…

Dozens of pink T-shirts were worn by attendees supporting Harper Rose Briar’s parents, Marissa Colburn and Blake Briar, not pictured, at Rutland criminal court Monday. Stacey L. Vaillancourt, not pictured, 53, of Rutland, was arraigned after being charged with manslaughter and cruelty to a c…

Shawn LaPlant, of Rutland, appears in Rutland criminal court Friday afternoon to be charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Alicia Harrington.

An abstract view of the Rutland skyline looking to the east greets visitors to the parking deck in Rutland City on Tuesday afternoon. At left is the spire of Grace Congregational Church and at right is First Baptist Church.

Chris Stanton holds Fair Haven’s new Pet Mayor, Lincoln, as she is sworn in by Town Clerk Suzanne DeChame, right, during a quick ceremony during a Select Board meeting Tuesday evening. Lincoln’s goat friend, Lucy, is at left.