Laissez les bons temps rouler, and for an extra measure of fun, let’s get down home and dancing. The ninth annual Spice on Snow Winter Music Festival is coming Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 24-27, to Montpelier and it’s going to bring a lot of warmth and fun to a usually cold late January.
When conductor James Feddeck meets the musicians of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra next week to prepare for Burlington and Rutland concerts, it will be for the first time. Guest conducting can be daunting.
The Rutland City Fire Department’s newest truck isn’t a firetruck, but it will be able to help firefighters respond to emergency situations.
The Special Olympics Unified Sports teams at Rutland High School brought home an unusual win Friday while celebrating recognition from the Special Olympics organization and ESPN.
Dave Hogenaeur, plow operator for the Vermont Agency of Transportation, checks a salt-dispensing mechanism Friday afternoon at the AOT garage in Clarendon.
ANDOVER — Cody O’Brien won’t be driving to the annual Devil’s Bowl Speedway awards banquet at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington on Jan. 26. When he gets there, he won’t be ordering drinks at the bar either.
The UMass-Boston men’s hockey team showed why it is ranked seventh in the nation as the Beacons put on a dominating performance Friday night at Spartan Arena.
Even with star Jamison Evans on the bench with a banged-up knee, Rutland High School was able to build up a 15-point lead over Mount St. Joseph.
Donna Hunt, of Rutland, is a registered dietitian working out of Rutland Diabetes and Endocrinology Center. “I’m such a great believer in everything in moderation,” she says with regard to diet. “And moderation is the key word there.” People who find themselves after years of overindulgence …
A Castleton family wants to turn the long-vacant Flory’s Plaza into an entertainment hotspot for adults, children and especially teenagers.
The defending state champion Mount St. Joseph girls basketball team put their championship pedigree to use in Thursday night at Martin McDonough Gymnasium, outscoring Springfield 21-7 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 46-44 victory.
The Rutland High School and Mount St. Joseph boys basketball seasons are on the upswing. On Friday, their paths will cross when their annual rivalry game takes place at MSJ’s Martin McDonough Gymnasium.
Following the appointments of two conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, Vermont legislators have proposed a bill to protect women’s rights should Roe v. Wade be overturned.
Hello on the Snow
WEST RUTLAND — The Division II Fair Haven girls basketball team didn’t earn a lot of index points in the Vermont Principals’ Association’s formula with Wednesday night’s 45-29 win over Division IV West Rutland. Then again, that’s not what Fair Haven coach Kyle Wilson came to the Hinchey Gym for.
EAST MONTPELIER — Speed never takes a day off, and U-32 proved it Tuesday evening, downing Enosburg 80-47 in boys basketball action.
Jamison Evans has got his groove back and so has the Rutland High School defense.
Business Route 4 from the Rutland Town Office to West Rutland will remain four lanes, according to the state Agency of Transportation.
Into the Daylight
The state says the city should stop complaining and sign away its rights at rail crossings.
Monday night, last year’s Mount St. Joseph girls basketball team was honored for its state championship before the current edition of the program went out and played like champions, dismantling Leland & Gray 41-25.
Together on the Trail
Recognized as America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack Hanna has been making television appearances since he started with the Columbus Zoo in the 1980s. From the jungles of Rwanda to the savannas of Australia, he brought animals from the far corners of the world to audiences in his stage show, “Ja…
Afternoon on the Ice
The Vermont Burlesque Festival brings its “Granite City Showcase” to the Barre Opera House at 8 p.m. Friday. But the festival begins Wednesday in Burlington.
It’s not totally true that you can’t see Led Zeppelin anymore. Kashmir: The Live Led Zeppelin Show comes to the Paramount Theatre in Rutland at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.
BRANDON — Dylan Mackie pumped in 19 points but it was Otter Valley’s second-half defense and the way the Otters responded to Mount Abraham’s challenge early in the third quarter that propelled OV to a 50-31 victory Saturday in a non-league game at the House of Noise.
Steam rises from the Winooski River in Plainfield. Lawmakers have a hefty agenda ahead of them, including efforts to further protect Vermont waterways.
For thousands of years, industrial hemp has been farmed and used as a fibrous substitute for everything from bricks to blouses, but has suffered due to association with its close cousin, marijuana.
City crime statistics collected by Rutland City Police Department show improvements in many areas in 2017 and 2018.
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According to the Vermont Basketball Coaches Association website, Sean Dillon is the only Mount St. Joseph boys basketball player to score 40 points in a game, dropping that number on Rutland High in 1989. Logan Montilla likely could have joined him on Friday night in MSJ’s 83-40 rout of Moun…
Sometime in Winter
Paul Gamba, of Brandon, is a photographer with strong opinions about his profession and its history. He says, “There’s a living, breathing element to film, or analog, that doesn’t exist in the digital world.” He might be the last of his kind in Vermont, a commercial photographer who will sti…
An artist residency at 77 Gallery on Grove Street that started in 2018 will return this year and bring artists into the city.
MONTPELIER — It was not the usual mandate from a governor at an inaugural.
The government shutdown has given public access stations some extra time to rally their supporters against a proposed federal rule they fear would impact their funding.
Arlington’s Haley Mattison had a good look with her 3-point attempt in the final seconds but the ball hit the rim and the Mount St. Joseph girls basketball team escaped with a 33-30 win Thursday night at Martin McDonough Gymnasium.
WEST RUTLAND — Toughness is an ingredient that has been a constant through a season that has seen the West Rutland boys basketball team achieve the No. 1 ranking in the Division IV state standings and a 6-1 record. It was on display again in Wednesday’s 51-31 victory over Black River.
School’s were out due to the weather and the Fallar brothers were out looking for some fun Wednesday. They found it at Giorgetti Park, with the help of their mother’s boyfriend, Kenny Dandeneau, a ramp and some gravity.
A sidewalk plow from the Rutland City Department of Public Works clears snow from a pedestrian crosswalk bump-out on Strongs Avenue on Wednesday morning.
Surrounded in white
After almost a quarter of a century, Rutland County Probate Judge Kevin Candon will step down at the end of the month.
CRAFTSBURY — Ben Saxton and Julia Kern gave the Stratton Mountain School T2 Team two more deposits of gold Tuesday.
Leigha Charron connected on two shots from the perimeter and Elise Magro had an outside hoop and steal before the game was even 30 seconds old to get Rutland out of the gate quickly in Tuesday night’s girls basketball game, a 36-24 win over Mill River at Keefe Gym.