Rutland Herald - The Daily
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Local News

Mount Holly woman faces multiple charges after chase

A Mount Holly woman is facing nine criminal charges, including four felonies, after police said she led them on a high-speed chase on Wedne… Read more

Woman released from prison is back in custody

A Pittsford woman is back in custody after she was released on May 10 for substance abuse treatment, but never showed up and instead used d… Read more

Lawyer will challenge attempted murder charge

An attorney representing a West Rutland man accused of attempted murder has been given until the end of the month to file a motion challeng… Read more

Blood drive to be held this month

BURLINGTON – The American Red Cross invites current donors and first-time blood donors to help patients in need at three “Click It or Ticke… Read more

Castleton University to add local solar

CASTLETON — With MHG’s solar array construction to begin soon, Castleton University is one of the newest partners buying up energy credits.… Read more

New program will invest in Vermont

BARRE — The rules aren’t completely clear and neither is the prize, but a competition that has yielded positive results in some mid-sized N… Read more

Bourgoin guilty on all counts

BURLINGTON — A Vermont Superior Court jury found Steven D. Bourgoin, 38, of Williston guilty on five counts of second-degree murder for kil… Read more

Heavy metal: EPA cracks down on lead paint practices

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Vermont Department of Health are working together to make sure the Green Mountain State gets th… Read more

Capital prepares for Sanders rally

MONTPELIER — The Capital City is preparing for Bernie Sanders’ first political rally in the state as a 2020 presidential candidate, with cr… Read more

Beaver dam breakage causes little damage

CHITTENDEN — A beaver dam built along a stream off West Road failed Saturday evening, but didn’t cause much damage. Read more


Prescott J. "Sonny" Gearwar

Prescott J. "Sonny" Gearwar BRISTOL — The celebration of life for Prescott J. "Sonny" Gearwar, 74, who died April 19, 2019, will be held 2 … Read more

Linda Yvette Rawson

Linda Yvette Rawson CASCO, Maine — Linda Yvette Rawson, 69, of Cold Springs Road, Casco, passed away on May 20, 2019, at Ledgewood Manor af… Read more

Ruth M. Westcom

Ruth M. Westcom RUTLAND — Ruth M. Westcom, 96, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, with family by her s… Read more

Eleanor L. Greenwood

Eleanor L. Greenwood RUTLAND — Eleanor L. “Ellie” Greenwood, 76, of Rutland, passed away May 16, 2019, at the Rutland Regional Medical Cent… Read more

Edward T. Merrow

Edward T. Merrow rites MOUNT TABOR — The graveside service for Edward T. Merrow Jr., 71, who died Jan. 23, 2019, was held Saturday, May 11,… Read more

James L. Osborne

James L. Osborne BELMONT — James L. Osborne passed away March 10, 2019, at his home in Belmont, after a long illness. There will be a Celeb… Read more

Marion (Kynoski) Reczek

Marion (Kynoski) Reczek BRISTOL, Conn. — Marion (Kynoski) Reczek, 101, of Bristol, wife of the late Paul Reczek, passed away on Sunday, May… Read more


Legal Notices

Request for Proposals

TOWN OF READING, VERMONT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ROBINSON HALL SIDING The Town of Reading is accepting proposals from contractors for the rep… Read more

Notice to Creditors - Powers


Invitation to Bid

Invitation to Bid The Rutland Housing Authority invites General Contractors to bid on alterations to select units at Sheldon Towers 14 Shel… Read more


Mouth of the gift horse (copy)

A day after hearing that billionaire Robert F. Smith had pledged to pay the collective student debt of the entire 2019 Morehouse College gr… Read more

Letters to the Editor

How ironic

Since people boast that living in this world is a gift, why does it cost anything — or should I say, loads — to live? Sorry, but humans nee… Read more

Mealtime harassment

This morning, as I sat at my keyboard, the phone rang four times, as it does at every meal and mealtime all over this nation, with unsolici… Read more

A memoir

June 1994: We are in Manhattan visiting family, and decide to head downtown to visit a street fair in the village for an outing. It turns o… Read more


Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Read more

GOP, Dems team up to address 'surprise medical bills'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Republican and Democratic senators are proposing legislation to address the problem of surprise medical bills. Tho… Read more

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, th… Read more


Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award

NEW YORK (AP) — The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has enc… Read more

GOP, Dems team up to address 'surprise medical bills'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Republican and Democratic senators are proposing legislation to address the problem of surprise medical bills. Tho… Read more

Comedian Artie Lange awaits drug program violation hearing

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of… Read more

Special Sections

Vermont Summer Guide | 2019

Vermont is home to vibrant arts and culture, a wide variety of recreational opportunities. This guide promotes the best the state has to of… Read more

Weather Today

Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.


76° 54°

Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SSE at 9 mph
Chance of Rain:60%
UV Index:7 High
Sunrise:05:19:50 AM
Sunset:08:18:05 PM

This Week's Forecast

Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Thu
60%76° 54°
Showers ending by midday. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 40s.Fri
40%64° 47°
Showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Sat
60%71° 58°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 50s.Sun
50%77° 53°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.Mon
10%73° 52°
Chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the low 60s.Tue
50%69° 60°
Showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.Wed
50%77° 61°

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