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  • The Bridgewater Raft Race celebrates its 40th year on April 26

    Cool Things Happening

    Saturday, April 26 at 12 p.m. - BRIDGEWATER - For the 40th year, brave souls will build Huck Finn-style rafts and sail the waters of the Ottauquechee River along a three mile course in the name of the Phantom Duck! A tr ... full story

  • Earth Fair

    Cool Things Happening

    Thursday, April 24  •  2 p.m. Head to the lakes region for the 7th Annual Poultney Earth Fair. Everything at the Fair is free…fresh organic pizzas and other locally produced food, live music, and variety of educat ... full story

  • State boasts nation’s second-lowest unemployment rate in March

    Breaking News

    Increasing minimum wage debate continues Vermont claimed the second-lowest unemployment rate in the nation in March with just 3.4 percent of the workforce without jobs. The national average is 6.7 percent. It marked the si ... full story

  • Senate gives preliminary approval to Lyme disease legislation

    Breaking News

    The Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill that aims to protect Vermont doctors from censure by state regulators if they prescribe long-term antibiotics for lingering symptoms associated with Lyme disease. Lyme disease a ... full story

  • Roshan Siva, MD awarded 2014 Physician of the Year

    Important Community Bulletins

    RUTLAND - On April 15, Rutland Regional Medical Center announced that Roshan Siva, MD  has been named RRMC's 2014 Physician of the Year. The annual announcement is one of the community's most prestigious honors bestowe ... full story

  • Survey: State homeless population increases by 9 percent

    Breaking News

    Vermont's homeless population grew by 9 percent this year, according to a report released Wednesday, April 16, by two anti-homelessness groups. The 2014 Point-in-Time survey counted 1,556 homeless Vermonters the night of Jan ... full story

  • Shumlin announces $4.5M cash incentive program to retain and attract businesses

    Breaking News

    Gov. Peter Shumlin announced plans Monday, April 14, to create a fund he said would allow the administration to respond quickly to keep businesses in Vermont and better compete for new ones. Flanked by legislative leaders, b ... full story

  • House freezes school privatization debate

    Breaking News

    The question of whether voters should be allowed to "flip" public schools into private entities has churned for months in Vermont. After lengthy debate on the House floor Wednesday, April 16, the issue has been tabled. For n ... full story

  • Senate passes GMO labeling bill, 28-2

    Breaking News

    The Vermont Senate on Wednesday, April 16, gave final approval to legislation that will require manufacturers to label foods with genetically engineered raw ingredients. The vote was 28-2, with two Republican senators voting ... full story

  • Spring skiing: Soft, slushy snow, sunglasses, no jacket or hat and a pair of dogs


    Photo by Paul Holmes Amie Holmes telemarked through the soft snow this past weekend in Killington. Golden Retrievers Maggie and Isabelle run by her side. full story

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