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Rutland man denies being fatal hit and run driver

A McKinley Avenue man pleaded not guilty on Monday to leaving the scene of a crash that killed a Rutland man on Route 4 in Mendon on March … Read more

Proctor man to serve 18 months for being a felon with a gun

A Proctor man was sentenced on Monday in federal court to serve 18 months for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Read more

Brooklyn man faces gun charge after Rutland arrest

A Brooklyn man is facing a felony charge for illegally possessing a gun which law-enforcement officers said they found while executing a se… Read more

Push to reimpose emergency

MONTPELIER — State legislators have called on the governor to reinstate the COVID-19 state of emergency order. Read more

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Town road commissioner set to retire

RUTLAND TOWN — After 21 years as road commissioner, Byron Hathaway is getting done in January. Read more

AroMed founder plans cannabis shop in Berlin

BERLIN — The owner of a successful Montpelier business is looking to preemptively plant the retail cannabis flag on the Barre-Montpelier Ro… Read more

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Back to the Wild: Rescued opossums set free Saturday

Four orphaned opossums, raised for the past seven weeks by a licensed Starksboro wildlife rehabber, were released back into the wild Saturd… Read more

Obituaries

Robin Turner rites

Robin Turner rites RUTLAND — The funeral service for Robin Turner, who died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, was held Friday, Oct. 22, at Aldous Fune… Read more

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Douglas A. Morse

Douglas A. Morse BARRE — Douglas A. Morse, 75, of Washington Street, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at the Central Vermont Medica… Read more

Elizabeth G. Gilman

Elizabeth G. Gilman RUTLAND — Elizabeth Grace “Betty” Gilman, 89, of Rutland, Vermont, died Oct. 21, 2021, at her home, after a courageous … Read more

Jacqueline T. Carrigan

Jacqueline T. Carrigan RUTLAND — The funeral service for Jacqueline T. Carrigan, who passed away Oct. 11, 2021, was held Saturday, Oct. 23,… Read more

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Virginia L. Tatro

Virginia L. Tatro RUTLAND —Virginia Louise Tatro, 88, of Rutland, Vermont, went to be with her Lord on Oct. 21, 2021, at the Mountain View … Read more

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Preston D. Billings

Preston D. Billings RUTLAND — Preston Douglass Billings, 63, of Rutland, Vermont, lost his fight with diabetes on Oct. 20, 2021. I married … Read more

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Robert G. Bulley

Robert G. Bulley MARCY, N.Y. — Robert G. Bulley, 65, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare. Bob was born o… Read more

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Editorial

Democracy in danger

This is what the Portland Press Herald had to say recently about Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King’s sounding the alarm on democracy in danger: Read more

Letters to the Editor

CRT focus

CRT focus Read more

Rental obstacle

I'm wiring in hopes that local rental agencies and landlords will see this plea. My boyfriend and I have been searching for an apartment fo… Read more

Thayer's opinion

Gregory Thayer wrote an article “Teaching lies vs. truth” published Oct. 15. Read more

Truth vs. lies

Where? Where are students being indoctrinated with "Critical Race Theory Equity?" What school boards and teachers' unions? All of these gro… Read more

Commentary

Hindes: In Goddard's defense

In response to the article published on Oct. 13 about Goddard College Alumni Council’s vote of no confidence: Read more

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Business

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Dutch pension fund to divest from fossil fuel producers

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands' biggest pension fund announced Tuesday that it will stop investing in companies that produce… Read more

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YouTube, TikTok, Snap execs face senators on kids' safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bearing down on hugely popular social media platforms and their impact on children, the leaders of a Senate panel have ca… Read more

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Asian shares mostly higher, tracking Wall Street rally

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after another rally to a record high on Wall Street. Read more

Features

Moderna to supply Africa with up to 110 million COVID doses

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Moderna says it will make up to 110 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine available to African countries. Read more

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Stars stunned by 'mismanaged set' in fatal prop-gun shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As questions linger about safety protocols on the movie set where Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer with a prop gun … Read more

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US details new international COVID-19 travel requirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Children under 18 and people from dozens of countries with a shortage of vaccines will be exempt from new rules that will… Read more

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Heavy rain night

Today

53° 44°

Rain. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 40s.

Humidity:91%
Cloud Coverage:98%
Wind:ENE at 13 mph
Chance of Rain:100%
UV Index:1 Low
Sunrise:07:20:29 AM
Sunset:05:50:59 PM

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Mostly clearThu
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Heavy rain nightSat
69%55° 48°
Scattered showersSun
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Partly cloudyMon
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