Tag Archives: Alan Keays

Local News
October 11, 2017

Rutland group seeks “NewStory” against violence

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

The Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter has changed its name as it moves to the next chapter in its history of supporting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, Avaloy Lanning, the organization’s executive director, said Thursday night.

“We recognize…

News Briefs
October 4, 2017

Crime victims speak out, share hardships and challenges

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

Several victims of crime spoke out Tuesday, Sept. 19, at a “listening” forum in Rutland hosted by the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services, Waterbury. They talked of feeling guilty for coming forward, not getting justice and the impacts of what…

Local News
October 4, 2017

Rutland attorney heading to prison

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

A longtime Rutland attorney has been sentenced to seven months behind bars for understating income on his federal taxes.

John Canney III, 63, was sentenced Friday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Burlington. In addition to the seven-month jail term, Judge…

Local News
September 27, 2017

Rockwell museum pot dispensary rejected

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND TOWN — The state has turned down a proposal to open a medical marijuana dispensary at the Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont in Rutland Town.

Dan Reilly Jr. and his company, Lily Pad Organics Inc., had been seeking to open Vermont’s fifth…

Local News
September 20, 2017

Former Rutland mayor tapped for regional union job

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Rutland’s former mayor who was ousted from office earlier this year has landed a new job. Christopher Louras, who served five two-year terms as the city’s top elected official, is working for the union organization, American Federation of State, County and…

Local News
August 2, 2017

Man admits beating his mother to death with wine bottles

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

EAST POULTNEY— Roderick Geronimo looked straight ahead and showed no emotion as he admitted killing his 82-year-old mother by slamming a kitchen table into her chest and bashing her over the head with a pair of wine bottles. Geronimo, 55, who…