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Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

It’s going to take a lot of federal funds if Vermont wants to meet its own broadband internet access goals by 2024, according to a state official.

Public Works Commissioner Jeffrey Wennberg hopes to put a $3 million bond on the March ballot for bridge and culvert work.

WEST HAVEN — In a big, yellow house at the end of Hackadam Road in West Haven, a former Baltimore family of four is putting down roots and picking up fruits at the one-year-old Otter Point Farm.

Obituaries

Faie L. Shepard rites

Faie L. Shepard rites FOREST DALE - The funeral service for Faie Lorraine Shepard, 80, who died Nov. 30, 2018, was held Saturday, Dec. 8, a… Read more

Judith N. Munger

Judith N. Munger BENSON - Judith N. Munger, 87, of Benson, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, with her daughters by her side. She was b… Read more

Marilyn Doaner

Marilyn Doaner rites RUTLAND - The funeral services for Marilyn (McMahon) Doaner, 87, who died Dec. 1, 2018, was held Thursday, Dec. 6, at … Read more

Opinion

Tantrums and ultimatums

We are back to governing by ultimatum. And tantrums. Read more

Moving forward together

Place permeates everything. It’s a marker of culture, habits, pastimes, shared hopes and shared tragedy. It forms communities and lays out … Read more

Question for Vermont GOP

I am reading credible reports that Donald Trump is self-dealing from campaign funds, using campaign funds to pay personal legal expenses, a… Read more

Business

A Canadian judge has granted bail to a Chinese executive facing possible extradition to the U.S.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge has granted bail to a Chinese executive facing possible extradition to the U.S. Read more

Los Angeles-area development approved in high fire zone

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tension between the need for more housing in California and the danger of building in fire-prone mountains collided … Read more

Chao announces $1.5 billion in infrastructure grants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Department says it has approved $1.5 billion to fund 91 infrastructure projects. Read more

Features

Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum

DETROIT (AP) — Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students, walking in as the young men of color took part in a roundtable… Read more

Farm bill exempts pure maple, honey from added sugars label

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A new federal farm bill ensures that maple syrup and honey producers won't have to label their pure products as cont… Read more

Some old favorites - very old - reappear on television

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of last week's most popular television programs are much older than most of the people watching them. Read more

Catch limits increase for key West Coast groundfish species

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal fisheries managers are increasing catch limits for several West Coast groundfish species that were previously… Read more

Nick Cannon sees irony in the way Oscars handled Kevin Hart

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Cannon isn't just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy. He's also g… Read more

Memoirist who wrote about priest dad wins Thurber prize

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman who wrote a memoir about having a married Roman Catholic priest for a father has won the country's top humor … Read more

Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers have filed a list of 11 alleged trial errors as they try to undo his sexual assault conviction and… Read more

Legal Notices

Notice to Creditors - Neisner

STATE OF VERMONT SUPERIOR COURT Rutland Unit PROBATE DIVISION Docket No. 725-9-19 Rdpr IN RE THE ESTATE OF MELVIN B. NEISNER, JR. NOTICE TO… Read more

Invitation to Bid

INVITATION TO BID TOWN OF HANCOCK PO BOX 100 HANCOCK, VT 05748 Sealed bids for the contract work described below will be accepted by the To… Read more

Invitation to Bid

INVITATION TO BID TOWN OF HANCOCK PO BOX 100 HANCOCK, VT 05748 Sealed bids for the contract work described below will be accepted by the To… Read more

Weather Today

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper teens.

Today

N/A° 18°

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper teens.

Humidity:86%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SE at 3 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:15:03 AM
Sunset:04:15:21 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper teens.Tue
20%N/A° 18°
Clouds giving way to sun . Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the mid single digits.Wed
10%24° 
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.Thu
0%30° 18°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid 30s.Fri
10%39° 34°
Light rain early. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper 20s.Sat
70%43° 29°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper 20s.Sun
20%38° 28°
A few afternoon snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid 20s.Mon
30%38° 24°

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