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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

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Nightmare Vermont criticized for school 'lockdown' portion of performance

FAIR HAVEN — A local charity haunted house attraction allegedly included a school-based situation involving a student with a firearm as par… Read more

Fire damages Forest Dale structure

BRANDON — An apartment building on Forest Dale Road was heavily damaged by fire on Sunday. Read more

Klllington man gets 6.5 years for child porn charge

A Killington man will serve six and a half years in federal prison and remain under supervision for another 10 years after admitting on Mon… Read more

Event raises about $63K to fight breast cancer

CASTLETON — A pink wave descended on the town this weekend as hundreds donning pink shirts walked over three miles to raise an approximated… Read more

Historical Society looks at Howe Center's story

The Rutland Historical Society is putting business second this year. Read more

Board agrees to lower water bill for Marble Co. building

PROCTOR — The Select Board has agreed to lower the water bill on the former Vermont Marble Company building at 61 Main St. and may be takin… Read more

West Rutland to install new waterline

WEST RUTLAND — West Rutland needs a much bigger water line than it already has running down Pleasant Street, and plans to install one next … Read more

Pittsford and Proctor to explore shared police service

PITTSFORD — The towns of Pittsford and Proctor plan to explore their options for sharing police coverage. Read more



Rona C. Vernimb

Rona C. Vernimb CASTLETON — Rona C. Vernimb, 81, formerly of Scotch Plains, NJ, and Castleton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at Env… Read more

Helen Kenyon Ryan rites

Helen Kenyon Ryan rites MIDDLEBURY — The funeral service for Helen Kenyon Ryan, 99, who died Oct. 9, 2019, was held Thursday, Oct. 17, at M… Read more

Wayne R. Ingalls rites

Wayne R. Ingalls rites CLARENDON — The graveside service for Wayne Richard Ingalls, 60, of Largo, Florida, formerly of Clarendon, who died … Read more

Celine (Courcelle) Aprilliano

Celine (Courcelle) Aprilliano rites RUTLAND — The memorial service for Celine (Courcelle) Aprilliano, 69, who died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, w… Read more


James P. McKeighan

James P. McKeighan SHUSHAN, N.Y. — James P. “Groovy” McKeighan, 66, died unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at his residence. He was bor… Read more


Ronald L. Alexander

Ronald L. Alexander WALLINGFORD — Ronald L. "Ron" Alexander, 72, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, surrounded by his family, in his home. He wa… Read more

Vital M. Razanouski

Vital M. Razanouski WEST RUTLAND — Vital M. Razanouski, 83, died Oct. 20, 2019, at Rutland Health Care Center. The funeral Mass will be cel… Read more


Major Prelude & minor mishaps: Season 3, Episode 6

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Weekend Magazine


Yankee Notebook: Getting reacquainted

Vermont was the crumple zone in the collision between the Adirondacks to the west and the long-since-retreated continent of Proto-Eurasia t… Read more


Vermont's Fisher cat

Bill Walsh lives in East Barre. When we had lunch at a downtown restaurant a few weeks ago, he handed me a picture of a fisher-cat that he … Read more

Health Talk: What are my options for breast cancer imaging screening in 2019?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the gold standard for screening for breast cancer remains a mammogram. Mammograms are done wi… Read more

Carter: Supporting people with cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis at age 41 in 2018 tore my life apart and then put it back together again. Cancer presents serious physical, menta… Read more

Dopkin: The answer to our psychiatrist shortage lies abroad

More than 40 million American adults suffer from mental illnesses like anxiety, depression and schizophrenia. Nearly six in 10 aren't recei… Read more


Homeyer: It's time to plant bulbs for spring blossoms

This is the season for planting bulbs — from mid-October until the snow flies. Actually, I’ve shoveled snow off a bed to plant bulbs in Nov… Read more

Jensen Afield: The things you carry

There was an op-ed in the Rutland Herald not too long ago that spoke of, among other things, the serious decline in the number of hunters h… Read more


The Outside Story: A close look at fall colors

Where I live, autumn typically starts in late August, when pockets of red maples start to turn scarlet around the marshes and lakes. Uh-oh.… Read more




Amses: Liar in winter

As a private citizen, Donald Trump was out of options. He had zero credibility after a lifetime on the grift. His phony “University” cost h… Read more

Show support

What happens on the global stage certainly has implications for us all. But it’s the things happening in our communities that matter most. … Read more

Pulcer: Can the country be unbroken?

I’d like to say, “Thank you,” to documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and PBS for the series, “Country,” about American country music. I watched… Read more


Mears: Birds are telling us it’s time to take action

A new report from the National Audubon Society, “Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink,” describes the profound impact the cli… Read more


Vermont By Degrees: Meeting the changing needs and expectations of the community

Editor’s note: Vermont By Degrees is a series of weekly columns written by representatives of colleges and universities from around the sta… Read more

Markowitz: Protecting our oceans from plastic starts at home

I have a confession to make. I love drinking with a straw. I know, I know, plastic straws are filling our oceans and littering our beaches.… Read more


USDA recalls sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee

CARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than 6,000 pounds of frozen sausage patties manufactured in Tennessee … Read more


Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song. Read more

Trump rule may mean 1 million kids lose automatic free lunch

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a million students could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration propo… Read more

Business Briefs

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

Benson School gets grant to aid career exploration

The Benson Village School in Benson recently received a $1,500 grant from the Vermont Community Foundation’s Spark! Connecting Community gr… Read more

Union Mutual receives gold-level worksite wellness accolade

MONTPELIER — Union Mutual announced it was recently named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Vermont. This is the sixth consecutive yea… Read more

WEC earns gold-level award

EAST MONTPELIER — Washington Electric Cooperative was recently recognized for its commitment to health and wellness with a gold-level 2019 … Read more

High Meadows Fund grants support forest projects

In collaboration with the Vermont Community Foundation, the High Meadows Fund is putting $218,000 into action over the next two years to la… Read more


Woodstock Farmers’ Market expands to Waterbury site

WATERBURY CENTER — The Woodstock Farmers’ Market, a year-round, fresh food and specialty market, has purchased a second site at the former … Read more


Billings, Norwich farms to offer grass-fed dairy products

WOODSTOCK — Billings Farm & Museum and Norwich Farm Creamery, a joint venture creating grass-fed dairy products, will present on April … Read more

Legal Notices

Request for Proposals

CHILD CARE PROVIDER PARTNERSHIP REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union (BRSU), on behalf of the Taconic & Green… Read more

Notice of Sale of Goods

NOTICE OF SALE OF GOODS Notice is hereby given that Security Self Storage, Inc. 252 Randbury Road Rutland Vermont 05701 802-775-2960 Said s… Read more

DRB Meeting 11/7/19

Warning Town of Pawlet Development Review Board Meeting Located at the Town Office Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:00 PM Purpose: Two Lot Su… Read more

Weather Today

Cloudy with rain. Lows overnight in the low 50s.


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Cloudy with rain. Lows overnight in the low 50s.

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UV Index:0 Low
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