Rutland High School Jazz Ensemble members play Earth Wind & Fire’s “September” while practicing in Main Street Park on Memorial Day. From left to right are: Brayden Shelton, Tristan Stoute, Alex Stoute and Charlie Hubbell.
The Trapeze amusement spins during last year’s Vermont State Fair in Rutland. Gov. Phil Scott announced today that all fairs, festivals and mass gatherings have been canceled this year.
Members of Rutland High School’s Umatter Club pose for a photo Friday morning at the school in the Hope Garden they planted in October. From left to right are: Jenna Montgomery, co-advisers Barret Hughes and Nancy Ivey, Catherine Dufresne, Sophie Anderson, Emma Gilmore and Jeremiah Jones. Th…
Lucas Heald, of Castleton, fishes off Lake Bomoseen’s western shore on a beautiful Monday afternoon in May.
Jonathan Slocum of Plattsburgh, New York, directs traffic on Wednesday afternoon in downtown Middlebury for Green Mountain Flagging, as work on the Western Rail Project has resumed.
A patch of tulips brings a big splash of color to a farmstead along Mount Independence Road in Orwell on Monday afternoon.
A couple of guinea hens forage outside Fellowship Bible Church along Route 30 in Castleton on Monday afternoon. The prehistoric-looking birds are known to cackle loudly and exhibit more independent characteristics than chickens.
Isaiah LaRock, of Ticonderoga, N.Y., directs traffic while working for Markowski Excavating at the detour around Park Street in Brandon on Wednesday afternoon as construction has started again. Drivers will have to detour around Park Street to take Route 73 east until the middle of August.
Owner Ivan Rochon covers a jewelry case as he closes up shop Monday afternoon after opening for the first time in more than two months at Diamonds and More on Center Street in Rutland City. Today, Gov. Phil Scott allowed certain retail businesses to open with social distancing restrictions a…
A chipmunk peeks out from its nest in the rocks along a trail at Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell on Friday afternoon.
The Rutland County Parent-Child Center needs to do some renovations before it can start offering child care again.
A patch of sweet violets blooms along a trail at Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell on Friday afternoon.
Friday’s “Stuff-a-cruiser” food drive to benefit BROC’s Community Food Shelf brought in not only an abundance of food supplies, but according to BROC CEO Tom Donahue, $5,735 in cash donations. The event was a joint effort by BROC, Project VISION, Rutland Police and Capt. Mark Stockton, Stock…
B.J. Hathaway tills a cornfield at Hathaway Farm in Rutland Town in preparation for their annual Corn Maze on Wednesday afternoon once temperatures warmed up.
BENSON — A local sheep farm is helping in the effort to develop safe and reliable ways to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to Dulcie Griffith, a veterinary technician and manager of Pleasant Valley farm.
Jerry Henrichon, owner of Park Place Florist and Garden Center in Rutland, said he will donate 10% of all sales made on May 22 to BROC Community Food Shelf. Orders can be placed ahead of time online at parkplaceonline.net, and if they're picked up on May 22, 10% will go to BROC.
With food harder to get and demand for it up by as much as 40%, BROC Community Food Shelf is getting assistance from the community it serves.
A red-winged blackbird feeds in a crabapple tree along Field Days Road in New Haven on a rainy Monday afternoon.
Cashier Adam King works behind a plexiglass screen at the Jolley Mart on Grove Street in Rutland City on Friday afternoon. King, like many of Vermont’s Essential Workers has been working many hours above and beyond the call of duty to keep things running during the quarantine.
To help feed the hungry in the Rutland area, Capt. Mark Stockton, of Stockton Security, is suggesting people stuff it — a Rutland City Police Department vehicle, that is.
CASTLETON — The D&H rail trail only looks like its been blacktopped.
A lighted thank-you sign graces the front of Rutland Regional Medical Center as gratitude is offered to nurses during National Nurses Week on Wednesday in Rutland. Thanks to our nurses
In this undated provided photo, Mark Stockton, of Stockton Security, left, Tom Donahue, CEO of BROC-Community Action and Cmdr. Matt Prouty, of the Rutland City Police Department and leader of Project VISION, promote a food drive set for May 15 to collect food for BROC's community food shelf.
From left, Mark Stockton, of Stockton Security, Tom Donahue, CEO of BROC-Community Action in Northwest Vermont, and Cmdr. Matt Prouty, of the Rutland City Police Department and Project VISION, promote a food drive set for May 15 to collect food for BROC’s community food shelf.
The Charlotte-Essex, N.Y., Lake Champlain Ferry leaves for the east side as the 6 p.m. commuter boat heads with a cargo of cars and trucks. The Charlotte-Essex ferry opened for the season May 1 with special social-distancing guidelines in place for the season. Passengers must be inside enclo…
West Rutland School put up enlarged photos of all of their graduating seniors on the front lawn of the school.
Peck a little, cluck a little
Patty Keane, of Brandon, created this social distancing spoof of Danny and Sandy from the 1978 motion picture classic “Grease” in front of her West Seminary Street home.
Two fishermen brave a chilly Monday afternoon on Lake Dunmore in Sallisbury.
Spring’s advance continues its slow return to the Vermont landscape Monday afternoon along Boardman Hill Road in West Rutland.
With our movements and interactions with people limited for safety and our homes largely becoming our universes, finding an outlet for energy and creativity has been a godsend of late, in my case in the form of birds.
Jordan Barney, 9, and Logan Cram, 12, walk home together in the rain Friday afternoon from Pine Hill Park after an afternoon of fishing in East Creek in Rutland City.
The dinosaur sculpture on North Main Street at MAC Steel has been spotted wearing an appropriate face mask to slow the spread of COVID-19 although gusty winds have apparently blown it askew during the night.
A northern leopard frog rests Friday afternoon on a rock by the Middlebury River on Three Mile Bridge Road in Middlebury on.
Otter Valley freshman Grace O’Connell, of Sudbury, takes a run on Wednesday afternoon alonsgside Burr Pond.
Calvin Eddy, of Center Rutland, enjoys an afternoon of trout fishing Wednesday along Otter Creek in Rutland City.
A bald eagle soars over the Route 30 valley in Whiting in the rain Monday afternoon. More dreary weather is in the forecast, which appears today on A2.
Nurse Kate Lawrence, seen here, is still visiting patients despite the pandemic like many staff members of the Visiting Nurses Association and Hospice of the Southwest Region.
A group of migrating double-crested cormorants returns to Lake Champlain as they fly north against a strong northwest wind on Wednesday afternoon near the Champlain Bridge in Addison. The fish-eating ducks are often considered a nuisance by anglers.
A great blue heron spreads its wings in the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison on Wednesday afternoon.
Two Canada geese forage together by the edge of Lake Bomoseen on a recent rainy afternoon.
Takoda Graham, 11, flies his toy airplane along Library Avenue in Rutland City on Wednesday morning.
A red-tailed hawk takes to the air along Route 22A in Benson on Monday afternoon.
A drake mallard takes off from the Cornwall Swamp Wildlife Management Area last week.
Rutland barber Steve Tyl waves from the doorway of his closed barbershop on Williams Street in Rutland City on Wednesday afternoon. Tyl was painting and cleaning up at the shop for the afternoon to make use of the time off.
United States Postal Carrier Tierrah Richardson delivers the mail in gloves on Wednesday afternoon in Rutland City along Baxter Street.
A sign informs visitors to Baxter Street Park in Rutland City on Wednesday afternoon that because of the COVID-19 pandemic the park has been closed. The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department has closed Baxter Street Park, Justin Thomas Park and the River Street Mini Park to the public.
Otter Valley Union eighth-grader Braeden Elnicki, 14, of Pittsford, practices his dunk Wednesday afternoon after working on remote learning.
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Monday said Vermont “strongly discourages” incoming travel from coronavirus hotspots in the Northeast, directing “nonessential” travelers from outside the state to self-quarantine for 14 days. The latest addendum to his “stay home” order states that “any person, re…