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May 2, 2018

Former Rutland woman sues city, cop for excessive force

By Alan Keays/VTDigger

RUTLAND – A former Rutland woman has filed a lawsuit against the city, its police department and one of its officers, alleging the officer used excessive force in taking her into custody, slamming her to the ground leading to a concussion and…

“Pink the Rink” supports RRMC Breast Care Program
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April 26, 2018

“Pink the Rink” supports RRMC Breast Care Program

RUTLAND—On Monday, April 16, the Castleton University women’s hockey team presented the physicians and staff at Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Foley Cancer Center with a giant pink check representing proceeds raised from the 10th Anniversary Pink the Rink event to benefit the RRMC breast care…

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April 19, 2018

Residential fire started in garage

LUDLOW— On April 11, at 8:45 p.m. the Ludlow Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 701 Route 100 in Ludlow, a residence owned by Brian O’hare. The occupants of the residence, friends of the owner, had called 911 after noticing the family dog acting strange…

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April 19, 2018

Manchester woman dies in crash on 1-89

HARTFORD— On April 15, at 1:50 p.m. Vermont 911 received multiple reports of a single car crash with injuries on Interstate 89 ( 1-89  )south in the town of Hartford.

State police along with Hartford Fire and Lebanon Rescue responded to the scene, which was…

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April 19, 2018

Road rage leads to charges

On April 13, at 6:23 p.m., state police received a 911 call from Corey Edwards, age 25 of White River Junction, stating that while driving south on Interstate 91 near mile marker 54 in the town of Windsor, a road rage incident occurred between him…

News Briefs
April 19, 2018

Area teachers nominated for the Harris History Teacher Award

Suzette Cyr of Black River H.S.-M.S. in Ludlow and Keith Harrington of Poultney H.S. were recently nominated for the nationwide Harris History Teacher Award by the Vermont Historical Society, administrator of the National History Day program in Vermont. The Harris History Teacher of the Year award is sponsored…

News Briefs
April 19, 2018

Public PreK enrollment open in Killington, Reading, and Woodstock

The youngest students in the Windsor Central Unified District (WCUD) can attend preschool for free for 20 hours a week starting next fall with a public pre-kindergarten (PreK) program in three of the district’s schools: Killington, Reading, and Woodstock Elementary Schools.

“The Windsor Central Unified…