Ed Larson holds up a slavaged chandelier from the former Royal's Hearthside restaurant in Rutland during its demolision Wednesday afternoon. Larson hopes to restore it and bring it back to light.

James Reed of the Middletown Springs Volunteer Fire Department prepares to vent the top of a shipping container that is used for live burn trainings by the Ira Volunteer Fire Department in Ira Tuesday night. Reed and 5 other MSVFD members trained with IVFD chief Tim Perry.

Members of the Middletown Springs Volunteer Fire Department conduct a live burn training led by Tim Perry, Ira Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tuesday night in Ira. Perry led the firefighters through drills to help pump running, hose laying, driving, and advancing in a live room.

Photographer Bob Van Degna levels off one of his most recent works, "The Bus," a photo-collage of images in the day of the life of a city bus in Rutland. Van Degna donated the work to the Marble Valley Regional Transit Center which is where the work will remain. "It's an appreciation for the…

Water flows through a culvert along Furnace Road in North Chittenden on Thursday. The culvert, adjacent to the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Fish Hatchery, was exposed by recent high waters. Hatchery Manager Henry Bouchard said the high water did not harm the fish in the facility, though sev…