Rutland Herald - Weekend Magazine
Sunday, January 20th, 2019
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Local News

Castleton prepares fire department as warming center

The Town of Castleton has prepared the community room at the fire department as a warming center that will be open until midnight tonight. … Read more

Police: Man shot in St. Johnsbury apartment

ST. JOHNSBURY – Vermont State Police are investigating a shooting that took place in St. Johnsbury early Friday morning. Read more

Hundreds attend women's rally despite frigid temps

MONTPELIER – Despite facing single-digit temperatures, hundreds of people turned out to support women, people of color and other groups whi… Read more

Persistent Raiders foiled by May

Kyle May had some key stops down the stretch on his way to a 27-save performance and Spaulding snapped a three-game skid with a 3-1 victory… Read more

Rutland City Fire Department adds new truck to fleet

The Rutland City Fire Department’s newest truck isn’t a firetruck, but it will be able to help firefighters respond to emergency situations… Read more


Nathan E. Ross

Nathan E. Ross RUTLAND — Nathan E. Ross. 46, of Rutland died Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester af… Read more

Judith A. "Judy" (Robinson) Reed

Judith A. "Judy" (Robinson) Reed MANCHESTER, CT. — Judith “Judy” A. (Robinson) Reed, 75, of Manchester, CT, formerly of Burlington and Wate… Read more

Walter Epstein

Walter Epstein RUTLAND — Walter Epstein, 85, of Rutland, died on January 10, 2019 at The Meadows at East Mountain in Rutland. He was born i… Read more

Thomas H. Lyons

Thomas H. Lyons rites WEST RUTLAND — The funeral service for Thomas H. Lyons, 53, of West Rutland, VT, who died January 11, 2019, was held … Read more

Helen Bardwell

Helen Bardwell RUTLAND — Helen Bardwell, 80, of Rutland died January 14, at Rutland Health Center. Arrangements are under the direction of … Read more

Dr. Donald P. McLaughlin

Dr. Donald P. McLaughlin RUTLAND — Don passed away peacefully on Jan. 15, 2019, with his wife, Sue Rowe, by his side at the Rutland Regiona… Read more

Evangeline Garvey

Evangeline Garvey RUTLAND — Evangeline Garvey, 87, of Rutland died Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Slate Valley Nursing Home in Granville, N… Read more

Legal Notices

DRB Meeting February 6, 2019


Invitation to Bid

INVITATION TO BID Fair Haven STP BP16(9) Sealed bids from pre-qualified contractors shall be accepted until 2:00 prevailing time on Friday,… Read more

DRB Meeting Feb 6th


Weekend Magazine

Health Talk: Benefits of mentoring

January is Mentoring Awareness Month! Read more

Fat bikers: Wide tires for a winter ride

It’s lunchtime on a regular Tuesday at Vermont Bicycle Shop on Main Street in Barre, and owner Darren Ohl is tending to two fat bikers. It’… Read more

The Outside Story: Remembering the Eastern Elk

Hundreds of years ago, haunting bugle-like calls echoed through these hills and valleys. The sounds were made by bull elk to attract mates … Read more

Homeyer: Time to think about hot peppers

I love hot and spicy peppers. As a young man, I lived in West Africa for nearly 10 years, first as a traveler, then as a Peace Corps volunt… Read more

First with Kids: Don’t cross these ski and snowboard tips

It’s National Ski Safety Awareness Week, so let me glide through a few tips on ski and snowboard safety. Read more

Jensen Afield: Looking back, looking ahead

We were saddened to learn of the deaths in 2018 of people we were fond of. Two of them were avid striped bass fishermen. We swapped stories… Read more

Yankee Notebook: Chilling out in winter

We’re finally getting some winter. It may be nothing like what my friend Larry up in Kugluktuk gets — he had -40º Celsius the other day, an… Read more

Kovels Antiques: Chairs of a different era

Ever see an old chair that seems different — the parts are a little more curved, the stretchers between the legs have more shape and the se… Read more


New York City gives letter grades for food cart cleanliness

NEW YORK (AP) — Will your favorite hot dog stand be getting an "A''? Read more

Super Bowl menu could include team-inspired chili creations

Kenneth Temple is a devout New Orleans Saints fan. Ask him a question about his beloved team, and the first words from his mouth are "Who D… Read more

Astra Manufacturing® Acquired by Cornerstone Foodservice Group

NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 18, 2019--Cornerstone Foodservice Group, of ShoreView Industries, is pleased to announce that it has… Read more

Organic Plant-Based Innovator, Don Lee Farms®, Announces Global Expansion to 15 Countries

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019--Don Lee Farms is announcing the global expansion of its popular Organic Plant-Based Burger to 1… Read more

The New BIG KING XL Sandwich at BURGER KING® Restaurants Outsizes the Competition

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019--BURGER KING ®  restaurants is flame-grilling the competition with a new sandwich that has 175% more b… Read more

Time for an upgrade

In his inaugural address, Gov. Phil Scott made a point of singling out Act 250 as a policy objective that needs modernizing in order to bot… Read more

Amses: Can you buy me now?

As I explain that my only requirement for a cell phone is to make phone calls, the millennial Verizon sales rep looks startled, as though a… Read more

Stitley: Supporting colleges in uncertain times

I’m saddened to see colleges closing across our country. We know that the number of traditional college-age students is declining and that … Read more

Hughes: The battle against the war on drugs

The Vermont Supreme Court issued a monumental decision of seismic proportion a couple weeks ago in Zullo vs. the State of Vermont. As legal… Read more

Yungbluth: Believe in Bernie

Recently, The Times Argus and Rutland Herald ran an editorial imploring Sen. Bernie Sanders not to run again for president in 2020. The arg… Read more

Nassivera: Inside information on the soul

Over the Christmas holidays, I am always presented with a similar question from my non-religious (and some atheist) friends, many of them h… Read more

Markowitz: A great start for the environment

I love the formal rituals that mark the start of a new legislative session. There’s a sense of gravity as legislators rise to take their oa… Read more

Business Vermont

New state-sponsored retirement program unveiled

Pending the results of a technical review to make sure the new state-sponsored retirement program meets all federal requirements, Vermont b… Read more

Business Briefs

Michele Kupersmith Joins VEOC Team as Program & Outreach Coordinator

BURLINGTON — The Vermont Employee Ownership Center (VEOC) announces Michele Kupersmith, of South Burlington, has joined the organization as… Read more

BrewView Vermont, Green Cab debut safe ride program

Effective Feb. 1, BrewView Vermont and Green Cab Co. announce a partnership to provide free rides to those in the Barre, Montpelier and Bur… Read more

Vermont Association of Broadcasters Announce New Executive Director

The Vermont Association of Broadcasters Board of Directors announced Wendy Mays, of Shelburne, will be the organization’s new executive dir… Read more

Greg Maguire to spearhead acquisitions and strategic initiatives at LMS

GEORGIA — Liquid Measurement Systems Inc. (LMS) announces Gregory Maguire has joined the company in the newly-created role of director of a… Read more

Course for food processors offered Feb. 20 in Burlington

BURLINGTON -- Food processors and manufacturers who have completed Part 1 of the Preventive Control for Human Food training course are invi… Read more

New grant program to help teaching artists promote thriving communities

MONTPELIER –– The Community Engagement Lab is offering grants up to $10,000 for teaching artists to create public art that strengthens awar… Read more

Over 1,000 local children receive holiday cheer

WILLISTON — The Salvation Army teamed up with the Star 92.9 radio group, Members Advantage Community Credit Union and Lenny's Shoe & Ap… Read more

Building Heritage restores last intact farmstead in Burlington

BURLINGTON — Over the past 15 years, the historic Calkins farmstead buildings, now home to the Burlington-based food and farming nonprofit,… Read more

Seth Leonard joins VHFA as managing director of community development

BURLINGTON — Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) has hired Seth Leonard, of Winooski, for the newly created position of managing director… Read more

CCV introduces accelerated path to child care certification

MONTPELIER — Community College of Vermont (CCV) will offer an accelerated online version of its child care certificate program beginning Ja… Read more

Weather Today

Snow. Highs in the upper teens and lows -8 to -4F.


17° -6°

Snow. Highs in the upper teens and lows -8 to -4F.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:NNW at 11 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:19:08 AM
Sunset:04:47:06 PM

This Week's Forecast

Snow. Highs in the upper teens and lows -8 to -4F.Sun
100%17° -6°
Snow showers in the morning. Highs in the low single digits and lows -12 to -8F.Mon
30% -10°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid teens and lows in the upper single digits.Tue
Afternoon rain and snow. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the mid 30s.Wed
70%37° 35°
Rain and snow. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the low 20s.Thu
80%39° 21°
Cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s and lows -6 to -2F.Fri
20%29° -4°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid teens and lows in the low single digits.Sat

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