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Motorcade sends Huebner off with grand farewell
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March 30, 2018

Motorcade sends Huebner off with grand farewell

RUTLAND—An exit “motorcade” for Rutland Regional Medical Center’s retiring CEO Tom Huebner was held on Friday, March 23 at 12-noon. Community members and hospital staff gathered inside the main lobby, outside and around the building to wave farewell. The Rutland fire department, police, and regional…

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March 17, 2018

Middletown Springs Maple Festival offers sweet fun

Sunday, March 18, 1 p.m.—MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—Maple lore and demonstrations, sweet treats from local kitchens, a raffle and a silent auction featuring local artists and craftspersons, merchants and professionals highlight the 30th annual Maple Festival of the Middletown Springs Historical Society on Sunday, March 18 from 1-4…

Basketball program emphasizes sportsmanship
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March 17, 2018

Basketball program emphasizes sportsmanship

RUTLAND—Rutland Recreation’s basketball tournament had a different focus this year: sportsmanship! The tournament, which held 44 games in less than 10 days, took place Feb. 24 to March 3 at Rutland high school.

New this year, a sportsmanship code of conduct was read at the…

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February 14, 2018

The “Oil Can” Committee

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon

When the new session began on Jan. 3, I was reassigned to the House Government Operations Committee, one of 14 House committees that meets on a daily basis to delve into various proposals and bills. What…

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February 7, 2018

Police conduct saturation patrols Killington

On Feb. 3-4, between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m., Troopers from Rutland Barracks conducted a saturation patrol in the town of Killington. Troopers focused their efforts on stopping and arresting individuals operating under the influence of alcohol/ drugs. While on patrol, Troopers conducted 11 traffic…

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February 7, 2018

Young man jumped to his death

QUECHEE – On Sunday, Jan. 28, police responded to a call from the Quechee Gorge. A Hartford resident in his early 20s had jumped to his death, authorities reported. They did not release the name of the deceased. Authorities said the young man had been…

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February 7, 2018

405 pot plants found in Proctor home

PROCTOR— On Jan. 30, troopers from the Vermont State Police, Rutland Barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 103 in Mount Holly for a speeding violation. The operator was identified as Kevin Burnham, age 49 from Proctor. Troopers also identified Deana Burnham and Keeghan…