The United Way is looking to make sure local children are covered from head to toe.
From bright candy red to sleek, foamy green, hard tops and convertibles and beyond — the R.A.V.E car show returned for its 40th event in Rutland last weekend, to a wave of gear heads and car buffs from across New England who gathered at the Vermont State Fair Grounds to see the hot wheels glisten.
Ocean State Job Lots opened quietly and is already doing strong business.
Checkered flag waving, an airhorn pierced the dust as dozens of brightly colored customized cars, part of the 2019 Rutland Summer Smash demolition derby, lined up, bumper to bumper, before the mud-covered battle ring.
Sitting on Stefanie Schaffer’s kitchen counter are two small feet with model prosthetic legs attached, each about 2 inches tall.
Applicants for the position of state trooper in Vermont will no longer need to have bare arms in order to qualify to bear arms.
POULTNEY — Four friends, one mission: to organically grow as much hemp on their farm as they can.
EAST DORSET — The Vermont Summer Festival horse show received 1,500 bales of hay and 1,000 bags of grain to feed the many horses that will travel here to compete this summer, and Lindsay Brock said that is only the beginning. More food will be delivered throughout the festival, which runs th…
The results of a 14-month upgrade at The Pines at Rutland were unveiled Thursday during a reception and ribbon-cutting at the nursing and rehabilitation center.
When officers at the Rutland City Police Department find a stray animal in the evening, outside the hours of the animal control officer, they have two choices. They can either drop the dog or cat off at the humane society to stay overnight, or they can keep it at the station and hope the own…
Rutland Free Library can’t take local kids to the moon, but it can bring the moon to them.
Cutting away tree branches with chain saws, picking up old beer cans and clearing off trails with rakes, members of two local Rotary Clubs, Rutland City and Rutland South, spent Saturday morning at Beaver Pond in Proctor, assisting with local efforts to restore the site to active use.
As the only woman currently serving in the Rutland City Fire Department, Jenna Elliott, 22, of Rutland, stays true to her own beauty pageant platform.
David Sagi was credited with helping the city win an award for disability access.
The Creek Path is up to three segments.
School may be out for summer, but lunch is still served: At nine locations around Rutland City, anyone between the ages of 5 and 18 is eligible for a free meal.
CLARENDON — Wearing head scarves, sweaters and shawls, Clarendon Elementary School’s third-grade class sang valiantly from their stage June 11 in honor of immigrants who made the long journey to find their new home in America.
Lily and Isabella Turner-Burrell, students in the Public Safety and Criminal Justice program at Stafford Technical Center, watched carefully last Tuesday afternoon as firefighter David Webinski tied a figure-eight knot behind the Rutland City Fire Station. The Turner-Burrell twins, along wit…
FAIR HAVEN — Fair Haven Grade School has been home to a legend for the past 35 years, and this month the captain will come ashore. Longtime principal Wayne “Skip” Cooke is leaving his post after a 50-year career as an educator and administrator.
The Vermont Humanities Council is inviting Vermont communities to consider just what independence means this Independence Day.
DANBY — Students from the Currier Memorial School seemed to believe they were at the Smokey House Center last Tuesday having fun.
After more than half a century serving nonprofits in various capacities, including as chairman of the board of trustees and donor, Don Keelan has put together a book of columns that he hopes will keep nonprofits thriving in Vermont, especially after some high-profile setbacks.
MOUNT HOLLY — Timothy Carey knew what he wanted to do for a career the day he job-shadowed his local game warden, a day that featured traveling to Manchester, New Hampshire, to check on someone’s pet alligator.
Many people confronted by a swarm of 5,000 to 30,000 honey bees might be tempted to contact an exterminator, but there’s a cheaper and more eco-friendly option: Beekeepers.
BRANDON — The third annual Brandon Carnival was going strong Saturday, with hundreds of people turning out for rides, games, food and fun events.
Downtown Rutland made the Top 10.
Her favorite food is pizza. Her favorite animal, a dragon. When she grows up she wants to be a dog trainer, but for now, she’s a national finalist for the annual Google Doodle contest.
Victoria Covarrubias said her family liked everything they saw about the Rutland area — except its lack of good Mexican food.
WALLINGFORD — Wallingford Day is coming back after a long hiatus, according to its organizers.
FAIR HAVEN — With the closing of the Kinder Way Café location in Fair Haven, one local couple said they weren’t about to let the storefront remain empty.
PROCTOR — The floors are gleaming, the appliances pristine — The Market on West Street is open for business, boasting fine local fare and affordable prices.
After almost 30 years on the job, the last day would be special for anyone.
Lissa Schneckenburger is a Brattleboro fiddler and singer-songwriter we have praised in music reviews before. She has taken her own experiences as a foster and adoptive parent and produced a 10-song album, “Thunder in My Arms,” that explores the emotions of children, birth mothers, adoptive …
In less than one month, the community and communities past, including childhood friends from across the country, have rallied to raise $14,000 of a $20,000 GoFundMe campaign for Leonard “Big Lenny” Montuori, his hot dog business and his ailing heart.
CASTLETON — As the oldest university in Vermont celebrated its 232nd commencement, former governor James Douglas begged students to remain, to build their lives, careers and families in Vermont, where the population is fast decreasing and aging.
The College of St. Joseph celebrated its final graduates on Saturday, the last 93 candidates to grace the stage in the college’s gymnasium.
POULTNEY— On a breezy, sunny morning, Green Mountain College’s lawn outside Griswold Libary shone bright with emerald gowns and fluffy yellow dandelions behind every ear, on each lapel, and clutched in bouquets in an overflowing crowd.
This week, a small group of what may be Rutland County’s future engineers will fly out west to test their problem-solving, physics and current-events knowledge against 70 teams from around the world.
WEST RUTLAND — When Christine Blasey Ford gave her testimony last fall accusing now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, the hearing divided the country.
There’s a new captain at the helm of Rutland Youth Theatre, who is returning to her grandparents’ home and that of her alma mater, after a life teaching theater in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
CASTLETON — The sun broke through on what started as a dark and rainy Saturday at Castleton University as both the runners participating in Girls on the Run Vermont and its local founder raced toward their finish lines.
The Mount St. Joseph Academy Boys Basketball Team was at the Statehouse in Montpelier recently to be honored and hear the reading of the resolution for their recent state championship.
IRA — On a cold, windy morning, the Ann Story Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, with the help of a New Orleans couple, dedicated the markers on the gravestones of two veterans, a father and son, of the war of independence.
One of Rutland’s newest businesses is helping over 200 clients find their center, and it’s been one month since its grand opening.
Judge Cortland Corsones has taken over the Rutland County drug treatment court after the death of Judge Francis McCaffrey at the end of October.
CLARENDON — Their professional names are Nana, Mom-Mom and Grandma Maggie, and they’re in it for the hugs.
Rutland, VT: On April 16, the Castleton University Women’s Hockey Team presented a donation of $2,831 in the form of a giant pink check, to the Foley Cancer Center in support of RRMC’s Breast Care Program. These proceeds were raised from the annual Pink the Rink event held on January 25, 201…
Twenty years ago a vacant storefront on Route 7 that was being used for storage caught the eye of renowned folk artist Warren Kimble. It was owned by a local bank, which agreed to hang art in its windows when Kimble proposed the idea. He didn’t know it at the time, but Brandon Artists Guild …
Danielle Monroe had a big week recently on Center Street.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Community College of Vermont (CCV) will offer seven new certificate programs beginning in the fall 2019 semester.