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Monday, March 18th, 2019

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USS VERMONT commissioning ceremony work underway

MONTPELIER – A year out from launch, there is gathering momentum to celebrate the commission of the nuclear-attack submarine USS VERMONT (S… Read more


Albert E. Wilkins

Albert E. Wilkins LUDLOW — Albert E. Wilkins, 78, a lifelong resident of Ludlow, Vermont, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Gill… Read more

Virginia Wood Crete

Virginia W. Crete CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia Wood Crete passed away March 7, 2019. She was born January 31, 1933 in Rutland, Vermont, dau… Read more

Virginia M. Keith

Virginia Keith rites RUTLAND — Funeral services for Virginia Marotti Keith, 94, of Rutland who died March 10, 2019 at The Meadows were held… Read more

Gladys "Jo" Messer

Gladys "Jo" Messer RUTLAND — Gladys “Jo” N. Messer, 95, of Rutland died March 14, 2019 at her residence following a brief illness. A memori… Read more

Ann Marie Papineau

Ann Marie Papineau RUTLAND - Ann Marie Papineau, 60 of Rutland died unexpectedly Monday evening March 11, 2019 at her residence. She was bo… Read more

Arnold O. Johnson

Arnold O. Johnson PITTSFIELD — Arnold O. Johnson of Brunswick, Maine and Pittsfield, Vermont, died peacefully on February 20, 2019, with fa… Read more

Robert S. Menson

Robert S. Menson DORSET - Robert Seward Menson, 92, passed away March 12, 2019 at The Pines in Rutland. Bob was born June 22, 1926 in Buffa… Read more

Weekend Magazine

Yankee Notebook: The best things about Vermont

Recently, the editor of the editorial page of the Valley News received a letter from a student named Izzie in “Mrs. B’s Class” at the Langl… Read more

Jensen Afield: Deer hearings should generate good crowds

A series of six deer meetings, called to gather input on several far-reaching deer hunting proposals, begins on March 25 in Rutland. Read more

The Outside Story: Tapestry of light

I’ve taken to wandering the night lately — one of the pleasures of having a puppy. Willow, my pup, and I walk at all hours, from twilight t… Read more

First with Kids: Worried about your child's anxiety?

Parents have been quite anxious to ask me what to do for their child or teen’s feelings of anxiety. Let me see if I can relax everyone with… Read more

Dirty talk: Not everyone hates mud season

The classic tune by John Denver could have just as easily been about Vermont instead of West Virginia. When it comes to country roads, Verm… Read more


Cohen: The beginning of the end

It’s two minutes to midnight according to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Doomsday Clock. Read more

Getting creative

An editorial board with Gov. Phil Scott and Times Argus and Rutland Herald editors this week offered a stark reminder that most of the solu… Read more

Hoffer: Keeping tabs on transparency

The State Auditor’s Office serves Vermonters by ensuring that state government and entities that receive taxpayer funds are operating effec… Read more


Oxfeld: Vermonters deserve better on health care

Every election season, legislative candidates campaign on the issue of health-care access. Yet, once in office, our representatives quickly… Read more

Leahy: Why we need Sunshine Laws

Sunshine Week is an opportunity for us to reflect upon the foundational principle that a democracy hidden from the people is no democracy a… Read more

Berger: Torrents of texting

Poor Elijah went to the mall. He wasn’t a shopper himself, so he took up residence on one of those benches provided for men who don’t want … Read more


Dine Brands Global Continues Asia Expansion with Deal to Bring IHOP® Restaurants to Pakistan

GLENDALE, Calif. & KARACHI, Pakistan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 18, 2019--Dine Brands Global Inc. has announced a deal with several principa… Read more

Starbucks Celebrates Global Milestone with 30,000th Store

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 18, 2019--Today Starbucks celebrated its 30,000 th store – opened in Shenzhen, China – marking a significant … Read more

Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them. Read more

Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those can't eat breakfast without them. Read more

Taste of history: Yeast from 1886 shipwreck makes new brew

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The most distinguishing feature of Jamie Adams' new ale isn't its hoppy bite but its compelling backstory — brewed from… Read more

Business Vermont

$25 million in changes at Killington, Pico

When Killington Resort made $25 million in improvements in 2018, it was the largest investment at the resort and Pico in 20 years, accordin… Read more

Business Briefs

Winner of 2019 Vermont Writers’ Prize announced

COLCHESTER — Green Mountain Power and Vermont Magazine have announced that S.J. Cahill is the winner of the 2019 Vermont Writers’ Prize. Read more

Salvation Farms receives Ben & Jerry’s grant

The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation has awarded Morristown-based Salvation Farms its competitive capacity building grant. This three-year gran… Read more

Rutland engineering firm has new owner

After 30 years, Rutland-based Criterium-Lalancette Engineers has been acquired by the Massachusetts affiliate Criterium-Dudka Engineers. As… Read more

Integrative Acupuncture opens new location

After 10 years of offering acupuncture, massage therapy, cupping and Chinese herbal medicine in Montpelier, Integrative Acupuncture recentl… Read more

Bank of Bennington selected for equity builder program

BENNINGTON — The Bank of Bennington​ was selected to participate in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston’s Equity Builder Program, which as… Read more

Efficiency Vermont announces 'Best of the Best' in energy efficient construction

BURLINGTON — Efficiency Vermont has recognized eight Vermont building professionals for excellence in designing, building and renovating en… Read more

Gunther joins Davis & Hodgdon

RUTLAND — Andrea Gunther has joined Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs as an accountant. Read more

Gleason promoted at Northfield Savings Bank

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Northfield Savings Bank announced the recent promotion of Mary Gleason to senior community banking officer. Read more

VSHA announces new hires

The Vermont State Housing Authority (VSHA) has announced several new hires in recent weeks. Read more

Vt. Adaptive plans Sugarbush facility

KILLINGTON — Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports unveils Phase Two of its Home Sweet Home permanent homes campaign with a new $1.7 million faci… Read more

Legal Notices

Members Sought to Represent


Mowing Invitation to Bid

Mowing Invitation to Bid The Town of Rutland Cemetery Commissioners are seeking bids from local landscaping or mowing contractors for work … Read more

Notice of Public Hearing

TOWN OF MENDON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to the provisions of Title 24, Chapter 17, V.S.A., and the town of Mendon zoning and subdi… Read more

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the mid teens.


36° 16°

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the mid teens.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WNW at 8 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:4 Moderate
Sunrise:06:59:10 AM
Sunset:07:01:38 PM

This Week's Forecast

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the mid teens.Mon
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the low 20s.Tue
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A few clouds. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the mid 30s.Wed
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Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the low 30s.Thu
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An afternoon mix of rain and snow. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 20s.Fri
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 30s and lows in the mid 20s.Sat
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Mainly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 30s.Sun
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