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Deportations sow worry among farmers, immigrant workers
Local News
March 1, 2017

Deportations sow worry among farmers, immigrant workers

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

A sense of fear and unease has taken hold on dairy farms in Vermont and across the Northeast in the wake of enforcement actions last week that led to the deportation of nearly 700 unauthorized immigrants nationwide.

Though no farms in…

News Briefs
January 4, 2017

Rutland drug kingpin convicted

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

The kingpin of a major cocaine and heroin distribution ring in the Rutland area was convicted by a federal jury Friday, Dec. 23. Joell Joyce, or “Prince,” a 27-year-old African American from Brooklyn, was found guilty on charges of conspiracy to…

Local News
December 28, 2016

Shooting is described as unintended cap to string of crimes

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

The gun used in a fatal shooting in Poultney over the weekend was obtained in an early morning robbery and assault in Fair Haven in November, police said. William Bailey, 19, and Jonathan Testa, 21, have been charged with involuntary manslaughter…

News Briefs
December 21, 2016

Poultney shooting brings manslaughter charge

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND — A Poultney teen has pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of 19-year-old Daniel Hein. William Bailey, also 19, said in Rutland criminal court Monday, Dec. 19, that he accidentally shot his friend…

Study to crunch numbers on downtown Rutland hotel feasibility
Featured
December 14, 2016

Study to crunch numbers on downtown Rutland hotel feasibility

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND — A $30,000 grant will help explore the feasibility of building a 128-room hotel, conference center and pedestrian shopping plaza along the Evelyn Street corridor in downtown Rutland. The Rutland Redevelopment Authority will use the money from the Vermont Community…

Rutland teachers criticize response to injuries from students
Local News
December 14, 2016

Rutland teachers criticize response to injuries from students

By Adam Federman, VTDigger.org

RUTLAND — The Rutland teachers’ union says school administrators retaliated against employees and discouraged union activity after failing to adequately address numerous incidents of “student-on-staff violence.” A complaint filed Wednesday, Dec. 7, with the state’s Labor Relations Board alleges that Rutland…

Local News
December 7, 2016

Rutland refugees could arrive within the month

By Adam Federman, VTDigger.org

RUTLAND — The head of the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program said refugees, including some from Syria, could start arriving in Rutland soon after Christmas. Executive Director Amila Merdzanovic told service providers that the program expects to get confirmation of the first…

Local News
November 9, 2016

Rutland Mayor lays budget increase at board’s feet

By Adam Federman, VTDigger.org RUTLAND — The onus is on the Board of Aldermen to cut municipal spending in order to avoid a tax rate increase, Mayor Chris Louras told the Board in a letter Tuesday, Nov. 1, accompanying his fiscal 2018 budget proposal. The…