Wednesday, July 4, 9:45 p.m.—RUTLAND—Don’t miss the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Extravaganza in celebration of Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4. The pyrotechnics begin promptly at 9:45 p.m. at the Vermont State Fairgrounds, 175 S. Main St.
The Rutland County Agricultural Society will also be holding…
By Katy Savage
WOODSTOCK—Five years after opening Worthy Kitchen, bringing local food and casual dining to the region, the restaurant owners have opened a new year-round creemee and frozen yogurt shop.
Sweet and Salty, located by the Woodstock Welcome Center off Main Street, had a…
By Marguerite Jill Dye
RUTLAND—“Children don’t belong in cages!” stood out among the powerful signs at Rutland’s “Families Belong Together” event.
Over 150 demonstrators of all ages lined up along Routes 4 and 7 at Rutland’s Main Street Park. There were 750 nationwide marches on…
It’s ok to toke… your own, in private; Recreational use, possession, growth of marijuana is legal July 1
By Katy Savage and Polly Mikula
On Sunday, July 1, recreational use and possession of pot will be legal. H.511 (Act 86) legalizes the possession and gifting of small amounts of cannabis by Vermont residents over 21, and it permits Vermonters to grow…
RUTLAND—The Paramount Theatre just announced a lineup of events in advance of its annual full-season announcement in mid-July. These five, first-rate events (exclusive only to the month of September) continue the tradition of excellence that theatergoers in central Vermont have come to expect and appreciate from…
By Michelle Monroe, St. Albans Messenger
“Appalling” and “un-American,” those are the words Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., used to describe conditions in a processing center in southern Texas where children have been separated from their parents.
Welch spoke with the Messenger by phone Sunday, June…
By Katy Savage
WEST RUTLAND—Haley Bania and her sister Michaela couldn’t be more different. Haley is reserved; Michaela is outgoing. Michaela is competitive; Haley is laid back. Michaela is athletic; Haley is artsy.
But Haley, 17, and Michaela, 14, are both ranked top in the…
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Local News 21 September, 2018