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Danby needs a select board member

DANBY — Members of the Select Board will be accepting letters of interest from Danby residents serving on the board Read more

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Homemade cooking away from home

WEST RUTLAND — The small white building nestled on the corner of Elm and Main Streets in West Rutland could be mistaken for a residence if … Read more

Slate Ridge ordered to cease operations, pay Pawlet $46,603

PAWLET — An Environmental Court judge has ordered Daniel Banyai, the owner of the Slate Ridge firearms training facility, to permanently ce… Read more

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RHS students learn virtual reality

Rutland High School students are taking virtual learning to the next level. Read more

Obituaries

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Thomas B. Copps

Thomas B. Copps RUTLAND — Thomas Benedict Copps, 85, died at his home on March 5, 2021, the same day he was born in 1936. He was the son of… Read more

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Edward L. Kimball

Edward L. Kimball RALEIGH, N.C. — On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, Edward LeRoy Kimball peacefully passed away in his sleep within the comfort of… Read more

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Alois Mayer

Alois Mayer BOMOSEEN — Alois Mayer was born on March 23, 1938, and died on Feb. 26, 2021. He was raised in Maria Alm, Austria. Alois was th… Read more

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Margaret Mitchell Mather

Margaret Mitchell Mather SHELBURNE — Margaret Mitchell “Margie” Mather, age 83, died March 3, 2021, at Wake Robin Retirement Community, sur… Read more

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Adeline Flora Barker

Adeline Flora Barker SOUTH LONDONDERRY — Adeline Flora Barker, formerly of Smith Haven Lane, died peacefully Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Th… Read more

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Lucia Millikan Strauss

Lucia Millikan Strauss BRANDON — Lucia Millikan Strauss, age 86, passed away Friday, March 5, 2021, at Mountain View Center in Rutland. Mrs… Read more

Denton F. Stone

Denton F. Stone PITTSFORD — Denton Fredrick Stone, 86, passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2021, at his home in Pittsford. A full obituary will… Read more

Weekend Magazine

A Poet's View: Of love and a house

Rorschach Test Read more

A Yankee Notebook: Bonjour, Monsieur Café

A little after 6 each morning, I greet Monsieur Café effusively, pour him a carafe full of fresh water, and add a couple of heaping soupspo… Read more

RRMC Health Talk: Exercise for older adults

Finding ways to get exercise as you get older is a smart and easy way to stay fit and improve your health. Exercise is just as important in… Read more

In the Garden: Time for some winter planning

I was recently thumbing through my first book, “Notes from the Garden,” looking for an inspiration for yet another winter article. In it I … Read more

The Outside Story: Springs in winter

On a clear mid-winter day several years ago, my student, Sarah Wakefield, and I pulled on snowshoes, donned backpacks and headed up through… Read more

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What’s in a name?

Rambling through the woods on skis is one of my favorite pastimes. I bet many Vermonters can relate: It’s fun, but it’s also a chance to co… Read more

Perspective

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Kelley: Wildlife management

Vermont's House Natural Resources Committee is considering reforms to wildlife management. It is about time. In Vermont, wildlife is a publ… Read more

Giaconia: Look to Vermont Climate Council

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility  and countless other Vermonters celebrated President Joe Biden’s recent actions to rejoin the … Read more

Amses: The Fonz in Bronze

After 40 days and 40 nights, he descended from Mount Palm Springs with the seven vilifications under his arm. Rested, tanned and ready, The… Read more

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Weekly Planet: Actions for a toxic-free future

The scientific case against the proliferation of toxic chemicals keeps piling up. This week, a book by one of the world’s leading epidemiol… Read more

Johnson: Talking with children about racism

Young children are open to learning everything they can all of the time. That is why they pick up on parents’ beliefs, including prejudices… Read more

Stannard: How do we fix this?

Do you remember Gene Taylor? He was the crushing boogie-woogie piano player who played with Canned Heat, The Blasters, John Hammond, The Fa… Read more

Business Briefs

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Eastman receives national award

BRANDON — Steven Eastman, of Brandon, an ASE-Certified collision repair and refinish technician at Foster Motors Inc. in Middlebury, was ho… Read more

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Heritage Landscapes honored

CHARLOTTE — At the annual ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in San Diego, the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA) pre… Read more

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OHF Polar Plunge fundraiser

WOODSTOCK — The Ottauquechee Health Foundation (OHF) welcomed supporters to its Polar Plunge. The inaugural event, held as one of OHF’s two… Read more

Wheels for Warmth milestone

MIDDLESEX — Wheels for Warmth, a program that helps keep Vermonters safe on the roads and warm in their homes, announced the program has ra… Read more

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Jefferson receives national award

SHARON — Shirley A. Jefferson associate dean of student affairs and diversity and associate professor of law at Vermont Law School (VLS), w… Read more

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Harlow named 2019 state IAIP Member of the Year

MONTPELIER — Champlain Valley Association of Insurance Professionals and Vermont Association of Insurance Professionals announced Elizabeth… Read more

Church holds annual meeting

Christian Scientists from this region and beyond attended their church’s annual meeting in Boston recently. Read more

AARP grants awarded to Newport and Bennington

The 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program awardees include two Vermont recipients, Newport and Bennington, for specific community dev… Read more

National Life Group Foundation donates $1.9 million in grants

MONTPELIER — The National Life Group Foundation granted a record $1.9 million this spring to nonprofit organizations and schools, including… Read more

Kinney Pike receives Quality Management Award

RUTLAND — Kinney Pike Insurance announced the company has received the E&O Plus Quality Management Award for the fifth consecutive year… Read more

Legal Notices

Notice of Application

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO BROWNFIELDS REUSE AND ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY LIMITATION ACT PROGRAM Please take notice that the City of Rutland V… Read more

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