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Bound volumes preserved

In the fall of 2017, as the Herald prepared to move from its longtime home on Wales Street to new offices on Grove, the paper bestowed nume… Read more

A family affair

The first time I had to write an editorial, I turned to my grandfather for help. Read more

Sheriff costs rising, health care partly the reason

PROCTOR — The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department plans to raise rates on its patrol contracts by 14%, according to a letter sent to the Se… Read more

Hunting and fishing licenses as gifts

MONTPELIER — The state will allow people to give hunting and fishing licenses as gifts ahead of the holiday season. Read more

Minor injury reported in rear-end crash

SHREWSBURY — Minor injuries were reported after a passenger truck crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer carrying propane containers. Read more

Writing on the Hall: Bumping out

The General Committee approved almost everything that came before it for budget review Thursday. Read more

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Shelter looking to re-home 17 rabbits

PITTSFORD — The local animal shelter is looking to find homes for 17 rabbits. Read more

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Another Mazzariello takes chair at Star Barber Shop

While he considered sales and dreamed of being a country singer, Josh Mazzariello said he was probably always going to be a barber. Read more

Castleton receives $200K for Granger House

CASTLETON — The university has received a sizable grant to help refurbish the historic Granger House. Read more

Obituaries

Joseph Duprey Jr.

Joseph Duprey Jr. WALLINGFORD — Joseph Duprey Jr., 71, of Wallingford, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the Rutland Regional Medical C… Read more

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Louis J. Bruno Sr.

Louis J. Bruno Sr. WEST RUTLAND — Louis James Bruno Sr., 84, of West Rutland, passed Nov. 23 2019, with his family by his side. He was the … Read more

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Antonia L. "June" Zsido

Antonia L. "June" Zsido RUTLAND — Antonia Louise "June" Amerio Zsido, age 94, of Rutland, and formerly a longtime resident of Proctor, pass… Read more

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Elizabeth "Betty" Adams

Elizabeth "Betty" Adams CASTLETON — Elizabeth “Betty" (Babcock) Adams, 91, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at her residence. She was born Aug… Read more

Adam Harrison

Adam Harrison BRANDON — Adam Harrison, 35, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. A full obituary will be publish… Read more

Clarence R. "Dick" Adams Sr.

Clarence R. "Dick" Adams Sr. FAIR HAVEN — The funeral Mass for Clarence R. “Dick” Adams Sr., of Port Charlotte, Florida, who died Nov. 26, … Read more

Virginia Cameron Heck

Virginia Cameron Heck RUTLAND — The Celebration of Life for Virginia Cameron Heck, 89, who died Sept. 23, 2019, will be held at 10 a.m. Sat… Read more

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Major Prelude & minor mishaps: Season 3, Episode 6

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Weekend Magazine

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Raise Your Glass: Bread & Butter Pinot Noir

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Jensen Afield: How cold was it?

Everyone in Vermont likes to talk about the cold weather. You know, how cold was it? Read more

In the Garden: Living Christmas trees, good idea or bad?

I know people who say we shouldn’t be cutting down trees just to brighten our homes for the holidays. Trees are, after all, sequestering ca… Read more

Health Talk: Did you get your flu vaccine?

The first and most important step in avoiding the flu this year is to get an influenza vaccination. Read more

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The Outside Story: Evergreen ferns can be enjoyed year-round

Walking through the woods on a crisp December day, I spotted a flash of green among the rocks, snaking up through the snow. Greenery in a f… Read more

Yankee Notebook: Food for thought

Oh, but he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone! ...A squeezing, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner. Hard and sharp as… Read more

Perspective

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Vermont By Degrees: The University of — and for — Vermont

In my extensive travels across the state, I’ve learned a lot from Vermonters. Most I have spoken with look at the changes UVM has undergone… Read more

Getaways

Air Force One was all gassed up and ready to go. And it was easy to understand why: The personal transport vehicle that ferries the preside… Read more

Weekly Planet: Create more and consume less

Every holiday season, I’m reminded of a “graduation” speech that was given to the eighth-graders at the Main Street Middle School many year… Read more

White: Protecting the rights of psychiatric survivors

Ron Powers’ commentary (“Measuring the rights of the mentally ill”) harkens back to that period in this nation’s history when white men den… Read more

On Faith: Divine right and American politics

About a week ago, preacher Franklin Graham and U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry dropped bombshells that are causing me to wri… Read more

Berger: Facts, opinions and reason

Poor Elijah’s niece drops by periodically to discuss education issues. The only thing they agree about is they both teach for a living. As … Read more

Food

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Learn the secrets to a perfect dinner party from Questlove

NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a dinner party hosted by Questlove, be aware that nothing has been left to chance. Read more

Business Vermont

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Book Review: As 'new China' surges, big decisions face US

The United States has an infrastructure problem, and China can be part of the solution, according to Sarwar Kashmeri, author of the new boo… Read more

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Book Review: As 'new China' surges, big decisions face US

The United States has an infrastructure problem, and China can be part of the solution, according to Sarwar Kashmeri, author of the new boo… 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

Lakeview Loan v Bettis

STATE OF VERMONT VERMONT SUPERIOR COURT RUTLAND UNIT, CIVIL DIVISION DOCKET NO: 652-11-18 RDCV LAKEVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC v. KERRY L. BET… Read more

Bank of America v Ruggiero

STATE OF VERMONT VERMONT SUPERIOR COURT RUTLAND UNIT, CIVIL DIVISION DOCKET NO: 453-9-17 RDCV BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. v. JOHN M. RUGGIERO, SU… Read more

Notice to Creditors - Long

STATE OF VERMONT SUPERIOR COURT Rutland Unit PROBATE DIVISION Docket No. 784-11-19 Rdpr IN RE THE ESTATE OF STEPHEN LONG NOTICE TO CREDITOR… Read more

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