• Shakespeare on Main Street to present “A Christmas Carol,” chamber style »

    Saturday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.—RUTLAND—Begin your holiday season with Shakespeare on Main Street (SoMS) as they present this timeless holiday classic in intimate chamber style on Saturday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., at the Brick Box/Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland.

    In “A Christmas Carol,” Dickens explores…

  • Union, boards reach deal as strike loomed over talks in Rutland Northeast »

    By Alan J. Keays

    BRANDON – With the help of a federal mediator and after a six hours of talks Saturday, Dec. 2, bus drivers and paraeducators of the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union have reached a tentative contract with negotiators for the school boards.

    The deal comes two…

  • Public input saves Moon Brook »

    By Julia Purdy

    The fourth of five public forums on water quality in Moon Brook took place at the Rutland High School Thursday, Nov. 30. The meeting was conducted by Roy Schiff and Jessica Louisos of Milone & MacBroom, water quality consultants. Public Works Commissioner…

  • Rails 2 Riches results are in »

    By Evan Johnson

    Skiers and snowboarders from around the country gathered under the evening lights at Killington Resort for the annual Rails 2 Riches competition.

    In the men’s snowboard division, California’s Nate Haust took first, followed by Storm Rowe and Max Lyons of Vermont. Lyons…

  • Killington artist introduces new line of fine art cards, recreated from prints »

    KILLINGTON—Vermont artist Maurie Harrington’s recent art project is producing a line of winter and summer cards. They are printed from her original watercolor paintings and each card is hand signed. The colorful cards are distributed throughout Vermont. Many Killington shops are carrying her artwork including…

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Senator proposes fee to clean up waterways

Senator proposes fee to clean up waterways

14 December, 2017

By John Flowers, Addison Independent

Debate in Montpelier surrounding efforts to clean up the state’s waterways has been surging like the Otter Creek in April, but legislative action on funding for those efforts has been moving at a glacial pace.

With that in mind, Sen....

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VTF&W holds public meeting on moose in Vermont

VTF&W holds public meeting on moose in Vermont

15 December, 2017

WOODSTOCK— The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding a public informational meeting about Vermont’s moose Dec. 19 at Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock. This is one of three being held throughout the state, including Dec. 13 in Island Pond and...

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Leahy secures $1.3 million for police heroin task force

06 December, 2017

Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy announced a grant of more than $1.3 million for the Vermont State Police to continue its aggressive work fighting the opioid epidemic in Vermont on Wednesday, Nov. 29.

This was the second-largest of only eight grants awarded nationwide...