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News Briefs
June 29, 2017

Police stepping up patrols, checkpoints for Independence Day

Local and state law enforcement agencies will be stepping up efforts to stop impaired and dangerous driving during the upcoming holiday weekend. Between June 30 and July 4, the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department and other agencies will conduct sobriety checkpoints focused on catching people who…

Column
June 8, 2017

Stepping Stones

By Marguerite Jill Dye

A dear friend asked, “Aren’t you afraid of expressing your opinion in such a public venue? I lived through the McCarthy era when people were blacklisted for speaking their truth.”

Most of my life I’ve been afraid of voicing my feelings for…

News Briefs
May 24, 2017

Police stepping up seatbelt checks

As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, Vermont law enforcement is urging everyone to buckle up. Beginning this week, law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2017 National Click It or Ticket (CIOT) seat belt enforcement…