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Thursday, May 19th, 2022

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Rutland police awards recognize officers, residents

Officers with the Rutland City police force have served their department with everything from staying fit, putting in time and helping peop… Read more

Man who made school threats back in court

BURLINGTON — A Michigan man convicted for threatening to shooting up a Windsor County high school three years ago admitted Wednesday that h… Read more

More refugees planned for Rutland

More than 300 refugees could arrive in Rutland in the next three years under a proposal by the U.S. Committee on Immigrants and Refugees. Read more

Developers show latest plan for Sand Hill Road senior housing project

CASTLETON — After a nearly three-hour long hearing discussing the site plan for a 99-unit senior living facility proposed for Sand Hill Roa… Read more

VSCS launches workforce development division

The Vermont State Colleges System is bolstering its workforce development efforts. Read more

Rutland Regional creates a COVID wing

Administrators at Rutland Regional Medical Center have designated a general wing of the hospital as a dedicated negative pressure COVID-19 … Read more

Rutland man denies fraud against seniors

A local man faces up to 70 years in prison after being arraigned Monday on seven felony counts related to fraud against elderly people in h… Read more


Ramon Ruby

Ramon Ruby FAIR HAVEN — The graveside service for Ramon Ruby, 81, who died Dec. 29, 2021, was held Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Cedar Grove C… Read more


Andrew W. Charron

Andrew W. Charron RUTLAND — Andrew William Charron, 34, died May 16, 2022, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 7, 1987, in… Read more


Mary Anne Justin

Mary Anne Justin CENTER RUTLAND — Mary Anne Justin, 80, of Center Rutland, Vermont, died on March 28, 2022, at Rutland Regional Medical Cen… Read more

Richard D. Bryant

Richard D. Bryant BRANDON — The funeral service for Richard Duane Bryant, 88, who died May 12, 2022, was held Wednesday, May 18, at Miller … Read more

Harold O. Baker

Harold O. Baker FLORENCE — Harold Otis Baker, 86, of Florence and Sarasota, Florida, died Feb. 17, 2022, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He … Read more


Lucile M. Swanson

Lucile M. Swanson SPRINGFIELD —– Lucile M. Swanson, 107, died Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Springfield Health and Rehabilitation Center, with… Read more

Wilbur E. Raiche Sr.

Wilbur E. Raiche Sr. IRA — The graveside service for Wilbur E. Raiche Sr., 88, who died Feb. 21, 2022, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, in … Read more

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Editorial: Not normal

So everything is back to normal. Except it’s not. At all. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Started with a lie

Americans should acknowledge that the Declaration of Independence starts with a lie, that found its way into the Constitution: Despite its … Read more

Family planning

I am responding to Mr. Matthews' column in Tuesday's paper, where he claims that the availability of abortion has not improved women's "mar… Read more

Body cameras

To respond to Nick Searles' letter asking why we are adding body cameras to police now, I believe I have the answer. He asks whether it is … Read more

Harris rambles

I enjoyed Josephine Collins’s letter to the editor entitled "Harris-talk," in which she pointed out the vice-president’s penchant for rambl… Read more


Bishop/Sullivan: 2022 Legislative session

Each year, the end of the legislative session coincides with warmer weather, signaling peak tourism season just around the corner. For many… Read more

Owens: Lack of affordable housing

Lack of affordable housing in our community is an issue of equity — and it’s up to us to do something about it. Read more

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EU: Nearly 270 cases of salmonella found in chocolate eggs

STOCKHOLM (AP) — European health officials say that 266 confirmed cases and 58 suspected cases of an outbreak of salmonella infection linke… Read more


Live updates | Germany defends supplying weapons to Ukraine

BERLIN — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has defended his country’s decision to supply Ukraine with weapons to fight Russia, saying this “doe… Read more


Red Cross registers hundreds of Ukrainian POWs from Mariupol

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian military said Thursday that more Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrende… Read more


EU: Nearly 270 cases of salmonella found in chocolate eggs

STOCKHOLM (AP) — European health officials say that 266 confirmed cases and 58 suspected cases of an outbreak of salmonella infection linke… Read more


Shanghai to reopen subways in easing of COVID restrictions

BEIJING (AP) — The locked-down Chinese metropolis of Shanghai will reopen four of its 20 subway lines Sunday as it slowly eases pandemic re… Read more


Tea and infomercials: N. Korea fights COVID with few tools

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — On a recent nighttime visit to a drugstore, a double-masked Kim Jong Un lamented the slow delivery of medicine. S… Read more

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