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Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Local News

Mayor announces cancer surgery; board talks mask mandate

Mayor David Allaire announced Monday that he is having surgery later this month for esophageal cancer. Read more

Abenaki urge signing of hunting license bill

Citizens of certain Native American tribes may soon be able to get free, permanent Vermont hunting and fishing licenses. Read more

Debate continues over mail-in voting

While registered voters in Vermont likely will be mailed ballots for the General Election in November, the practice remains the subject of … Read more

Man badly hurt in crash on Rt. 103

CLARENDON — A Cuttingsville man suffered a "life-threatening injury" in a crash on Route 103 on Monday morning, according to Vermont State … Read more

Volunteers sought for Farmers to Families Food Box

Volunteers are being sought for the Farmers to Families Food Box program in Rutland City and Fair Haven. According to the United Way of Rut… Read more

Appeal leads to Wysolmerski disbarment

Lawyer Sigismund Wysolmerski’s yearlong suspension would have ended this month, but instead an appeal to the Supreme Court has ended in his… Read more



Henrietta L. Walsh

Henrietta L. Walsh BRANDON — Henrietta L. Walsh, age 89, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020, with family. Mrs. Walsh was born in Goshen on … Read more


June McCormack

June McCormack SPRINGFIELD — June McCormack 89, died Friday, July 3, 2020, at her home. She was born April 8, 1931, in Springfield, the dau… Read more

Ernest J. Catchapaw rites

Ernest J. Catchapaw rites BRANDON — The graveside service for Ernest James Catchapaw, 65, who died March 29, 2020, was held Friday, July 3,… Read more

William D. Corbin

William D. Corbin POULTNEY — William D. Corbin, 84, died Saturday, July 4, 2020, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, after a brief illness.… Read more


John W. Andrushko

John W. Andrushko BOMOSEEN — John W. "Big John" Andrushko, 63, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, of cancer… Read more


Tasia Oakman Benson

Tasia Oakman Benson POULTNEY — Tasia Oakman Benson of Poultney passed away suddenly of a stroke on June 13, 2020. Born Feb. 2, 1951, to Bev… Read more


Charles W. “Bill” Baird

Charles W. “Bill” Baird MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS — Charles W. “Bill” Baird, 78, of Middletown Springs, Vermont, died July 1, 2020, at his home. H… Read more



Strange or dangerous?

It’s hard to know whether we are living in strange or dangerous times. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Pulcer: Passing on the message

Recently, I read a very moving letter on a bulletin board at Ace Hardware on North Main Street. It wasn’t what you’d expect to see on such … Read more

Belongs in the Big House

One question: Why is the president still in the White House instead of the Big House after this news of the Russian bounties on American mi… Read more


Betts: Please wake up

Christians, please wake-up. Read more

DeBonis: PHS 2020 thanks you

On June 12, Poultney High School bid farewell to 29 special seniors who had the most unorthodox senior year. However, unlike many of their … Read more



COVID-19 vaccine candidates secure funds; Lysol gets EPA nod

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Tuesday relate… Read more


Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running l… Read more


Cyprus: EU partners aim to rein in Turkey's 'expansionism'

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus and its European Union partners are working to rein in Turkey’s “expansionist policy” in the eastern Mediterr… Read more


Iowa's Grassley to skip GOP convention due to virus concerns

Sen. Chuck Grassley will not attend the Republican National Convention for the first time in his 40-year Senate career due to concerns abou… Read more


Review: 'Conspiracy' tells of gold rush and Gilded Age greed

“A Most Wicked Conspiracy: The Last Great Swindle of the Gilded Age,” by Paul Starobin (Public Affairs) Read more


In reversal, Georgia universities to now mandate masks

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's 26 public universities and colleges will mandate campus-wide mask wearing after the state university system revers… Read more

Weather Today

Scattered thunderstorms


83° 67°

Slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SSW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:30%
UV Index:8 Very High
Sunrise:05:18:40 AM
Sunset:08:34:57 PM

This Week's Forecast

Scattered thunderstormsTue
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80%84° 66°
Mostly clearThu
10%89° 68°
Mostly clearFri
20%89° 67°
80%81° 67°
80%80° 64°
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