Dave Hogenaeur, plow operator for the Vermont Agency of Transportation, checks a salt-dispensing mechanism Friday afternoon at the AOT garage in Clarendon.

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 …

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.