Rutland business, child advocacy group partner to prevent child abuse
Some high-profile cases have put the problem under the microscope recently and with April being child abuse awareness month, a Rutland group is trying to prevent another child from being hurt.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Rutland student charged for handgun in car
A Rutland High School student was charged with having a loaded handgun inside a car in the school parking lot.
VT Teen Accused of Bringing Heroin Into Prison
Vermont State Police say Anthony, Courcelle, 19, of Rutland, Vt., was under the Department of Corrections Field Supervision unit and was in the process of being returned to the prison due to lack of housing.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Survey: Vermont homeless population increases by 9 percent
Vermont's homeless population grew by 9 percent this year, according to a report released Wednesday by two anti-homelessness groups.
The Burlington Free Press
Brothers dig deep for 'The Quarry'
Something about Vermont's omnipresent quarries has long interested Greg and Randal Pierce.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
VT. train service
I have taken both Amtrak trains to Vermont many times. It would make more sense to just reroute the Ethan Allen from Albany through Bennington, Manchester with the final stop in Rutland.
Bank building may have buyer
The former Berkshire Bank building, which has been on the market for the past two years, has a possible purchase agreement in place for April 30. Ray Smith, a spokesman for Berkshire Bank, which retained ownership of the building following moving its banking operations to a new branch office on Richville Road, could not say who, or what, business ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Rutland mom caught stealing Easter goodies
Police say most of the stolen items were Easter related like candy eggs, an egg coloring kit and spring grass.
Rains in northern New England add to flood threat
Heavy rains and melting snow and ice pushed rivers toward or above flood stage around Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine on Tuesday and flooded some roads in the region.
Rutland has a new commercial to promote downtown businesses
A new commercial seeks to quash Rutland's negative reputation. The goal is to brand the city as a shopping and dining destination.
Vermont woman pleads guilty to Easter goods theft
The Rutland Herald reports that 22-year-old Monica Barker of Rutland was arrested last Thursday in downtown Rutland after police wrestled her to the ground.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Two Vt. K-9 teams appear on prime time TV
What does it take to pull off an authentic prime time crime drama? Two Vermont police officers give us the inside scoop.
The Deerfield Valley News
VBSR Networking Get-Together Co-Hosted by Small Dog Electronics and Green Mountain Power
VBSR members and forward thinking business professionals are invited to attend the next VBSR Networking Get-Together on May 1, Co-hosted by Small Dog Electronics HQ and Green Mountain Power .
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Lawsuit in fatal crash settles for over $1M
A lawsuit that stemmed from a 2010 crash in which three members of the same family were killed reached a $1.5 million settlement in February.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Rutland instructor's speech for survivors of suicide published
Survivors of suicide, the family and friends left behind must deal with immense grief and are more likely to die by suicide too.
Tuttle Publishing Releases the First Complete Translation of the Samurai Warrior Spirit
The Hagakure is one of the most influential of all Japanese texts - written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo nearly 300 years ago to summarize the essence of the Japanese samurai spirit.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Small plane crashes on runway in Northern NH
The two-seat Cessna had just landed at Gifford Field in Colebrook at about 10:30 a.m., when it veered off the runway.
The Burlington Free Press
Hear This for week of April 10
$39.75-$49.75. 775-0903, www.paramountvt.org. Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano-Ramirez are married and they make music together.
South Hero home destroyed by fire
Firefighters say the home on East Shore Road was engulfed in flames when they arrived a little before midnight.
Vt. commerce secretary to be chosen
It's expected the governor will bring back Patricia Moulton to his administration.