In February, when Rusty DeWees, aka The Logger, emceed a talent show at Rutland’s Mount St. Joseph Academy, he was blown away by student Mary Baab singing “Unforgettable.” And so she will join The Logger (DeWees) and The Fiddler (Patrick Ross) when the fall-winter tour of their latest show, …
CASTLETON - An athlete is an athlete is an athlete. That's why it is possible Fair Haven's Cam Coloutti, Rutland's Dakota Peters and St. Johnsbury's Jake Cady could be playing three different sports in college depending on whether Coloutti chooses basketball or football. They were among the …
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Matilda isn’t your average 5-year-old child heroine. Sure, she’s a brilliant bookworm, but she doesn’t hesitate to use that brilliance to wreak havoc upon those that aren’t nice to her – particularly her parents and a rather nasty school headmistress.
What do you do if you run a small granite shed and it is nearly impossible for you to find skilled employees? If you are Shelley Cochran, vice president of Cochran’s Inc., you run a training course, not just for your company, but for the entire industry.
A new washing station at Sweetland Farm has made a big difference in produce production at the diversified vegetable operation in Norwich. The new covered structure includes concrete floors, designated working space, and potable water, and it’s a big step up from the folding tables that once…
Winter is still a month away, but Friday’s snow was evidence that the cold weather has already reached Vermont, providing what could be an additional challenge for those who struggle to pay heating costs.
WALLINGFORD — A firefighter whose disease has him looking at a double lung transplant within the next few months is also looking for a way to pay for it.
In answer to the question, Joan Gamble, of Rutland, appropriately confronted at the opening of the Danielle Klebes show, “Aimless Pilgrimage,” at 77 Gallery on Grove Street in Rutland, asks, “Why not?” only with more elaboration. Klebes’ recent series of paintings can be seen at the gallery …
Members of Vermont’s police and sheriff’s departments will be showing off stubble this holiday season as part of the Beards for Kids with Cancer initiative created by the Middlebury Police Department in 2015. The initiative benefits Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in South Hero, where children who have or ha…
A local dentist says an incident last month exposed flaws with the 911 system, but state officials say it worked as it was supposed to.
MONTPELIER — The 14th annual Wheels for Warmth event brought in more than $64,000 that will be used as home-heating aid for low-income Vermonters.
About three weeks after the death of Judge Francis McCaffrey, the future of the drug treatment court over which he presided is unclear.
CLARENDON — The Mill River school district isn’t just implementing proficiency-based education — it’s reformatting the Tinmouth, Clarendon, Wallingford and Shrewsbury elementary schools, giving each a curriculum and overarching theme, so families can choose the method and the goal for their …
At Christ the King School on Wednesday, 35 people from more than 20 countries, including Mexico, Japan, Canada, Moldova, Iraq and Somalia were sworn in as American citizens by U.S. District Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford.
You stand there in a big tournament with a decision: What club do I use for this scenario?
CASTLETON — The fans came to Glenbrook Gym on Tuesday night filled with excitement and curiosity. A season opener always brings excitement but the curiosity was especially high for this one with Rivier College because the Spartans have so many new faces this year.
She was raised in her mother’s dance studio, and gave lessons to many of Rutland’s youth when she wasn’t watching the Miss USA pageants on television with her grandparents.
Residents in Rutland County joined those around the country in honoring service men and women in Veterans Day events Sunday and Monday. Highlighted are Sunday’s events at the American Legion Post 31 in Rutland and the Danby-Mt. Tabor Veterans Memorial in Danby, along with an observance Monda…
About 55 people attended a Veterans Day ceremony Sunday at the Rutland American Legion Post 31, during which Col. Peter Fagan, retired, talked about the importance of honoring veterans.
Jerry Williams and Chris Miller are united in their love of the ancient craft of carving. It is this common love that has brought them together as a team in creating the 14.5-foot statue of Ceres for the Vermont State House dome. This project, and their separate accomplishments, have won the…
The Burr and Burton Bulldogs left no doubt.
Ben Marsicovetere’s 85-yard kickoff return for Woodstock had to deflate Poultney, who had just scored their first touchdown to close the score to 21-7. But the Blue Devils are resilient and nearly overcame Marsicovetere’s electrifying return and everything else Woodstock threw at them before…
The biggest play of the game didn’t leave Marty Richards speechless. It was just the kind of speech he didn’t want anyone to hear.
It was with grace that she began, with grace that she left and with grace that Mount St. Joseph Academy welcomed back a mother to their community, someone who raised students at MSJ, Christ the King and College of St. Joseph: Sister Shirley Davis.
CASTLETON — Seventh Heaven. The dynastic Stowe boys soccer program won its seventh consecutive state championship Wednesday evening at Dave Wolk Stadium, edging Twin Valley 1-0 in the Division III title match.
Rutland County voters were chomping at the ballot during Tuesday’s midterm elections, and town clerks reported high voter turnouts and long lines.
Gov. Phil Scott won every single town in Rutland County.
Practice was business as usual for the Rutland City Public Schools Unified Sports teams at Bowlerama Monday night until the Rutland Rugby Club showed up.
Though police have not yet released the names of the two victims who died in a structure fire a week ago “pending identification,” more than 50 residents gathered at the Dream Center in Rutland at noon Saturday to share stories and honor Paul Durkee and Shane Huntington.
WESTMINSTER — West Rutland’s Eric Maxham ended his high school soccer career as Vermont’s all-time leading goal scorer with 128 goals, but the thing he really wanted eluded him Saturday. That vanished just 1:38 into the sudden-death overtime when Lewis Whalen put the ball into the net to giv…
POULTNEY — When it's pouring rain and the middle of your football field is ankle-deep mush, there's only one thing to do: Take a dive.
POULTNEY — When it’s pouring rain and the middle of your football field is ankle-deep mush, there’s only one thing to do: Take a dive.
Halloween might have been ideal, but the Day of the Dead certainly couldn’t have been much better for opening night of Henry James’ “The Turn of the Screw,” a delicious tale of macabre goings on at a 19th century English estate.
Rutland High School made an absolute blowout of what looked like potentially one of the best games of the 2018 football season.
Students at Barstow Memorial School chattered excitedly Thursday as they filed into the auditorium where many would meet Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist for the first time.
Students carrying clipboards or laptops around the Barstow Memorial School cafeteria Thursday afternoon, eager and prepared to meet 11 candidates for statewide and legislative office.
Miles Dixon, 27, of Brooklyn, NYC, out of New Hampshire, USA, artist in residence at Gallery 77 in Rutland, Vermont, came to Rutland to work out his screenplay about a professional skateboarder who gets involved with the opioid crisis. “It’s a drama,” Dixon says, “but I guess you could say i…
Goals by Maggie McKearin and Maddie Flanders gave Proctor a 2-0 lead, but the fight was just beginning in Wednesday’s Division IV girls soccer semifinal game against West Rutland at College of St. Joseph. The Phantoms had to hold on against a battling Westside team for the 2-1 victory.
WEST RUTLAND — The art of the corner kick is important whether you are sending it, receiving it or defending it. West Rutland did pretty well in each phase in Tuesday’s 2-0 victory over Long Trail in a Division IV boys semifinal game.
The city was in the middle of eviction proceedings against the residents of the Baxter Street house where two people were killed in a fire Saturday.
A Vermont State Police fire investigator said Monday he believes a serial arsonist may be operating in the city.
The Rutland Recreation Department has confirmed that the Halloween Parade has been rescheduled for tonight, Sunday, Oct. 28, with a 6:30 p.m. start.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boston's bench is a big reason why the Red Sox are one win away from their fourth World Series title since 2004.
Henry James’ “The Turn of the Screw,” his horror novella originally published in serial format in Collier’s Weekly in 1898, tells of a governess who, caring for two children at a remote estate, becomes convinced that the grounds are haunted. And her experiences make for a perfect Halloween t…
Capital City Concerts is bringing out the vocal star power for its performances of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat and other works next weekend. Returning to the series are soprano Hyunah Yu, a Marlboro regular who began her career at Vermont’s New England Festival, and mezzo-soprano Juli…
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THETFORD — The U-32 boys cross-country running team accomplished a Division II three-peat on Saturday, flirting with the best score possible despite imperfect conditions.
Summer ended on a cold and rainy Saturday for the Rutland Farmers Market, but all in all vendors reported having a good season and are looking forward to the winter market, which starts next Saturday.
CLARENDON — To have a chance to beat Woodstock next Friday night, the Windsor Yellow Jackets are going to have to do what they did against Mill River on Saturday: run the ball and eat up the clock.