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Rutland Herald
Chamber leaders: Annual meeting will be a big dealhad been 17 nominations from the area and more than 140 nominations in Vermont.
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
had been 17 nominations from the area and more than 140 nominations in Vermont. She called the percentage coming out of Rutland County “extraordinary.” “They’re going to be the next CEO or superintendent or college president,” she said. Cohen... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Talking Pictures: Dr. Kevin Rushingway they go about getting it, they’re just murdering these animals.” Hear Rushi
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 days ago
way they go about getting it, they’re just murdering these animals.” Hear Rushing, recently appointed executive director at Rutland County Humane Society, in his own words, in this week’s video.Camera and production by RH Alcott / Email... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Act 46 plan sails in Rutland Towngiving students a choice of where to attend high school. Both Rutland Town and
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 days ago
giving students a choice of where to attend high school. Both Rutland Town and Ira will be affiliated with the new Greater Rutland County Supervisory Union, which will include seven towns: Rutland Town, Middletown Springs, Wells, Proctor, Poultney,... Read more
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Rutland Herald
AROUND TOWNCastleton. The event features cooking demonstrations, tastings, label readings
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Castleton. The event features cooking demonstrations, tastings, label readings and a field trip to a local grocery store. Rutland County has a growing need for guardians ad litem — trained, courtappointed, community volunteers who look out for the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Huebner named 2017 Business Leaderin downtown Rutland, starting at 5 p.m. Under Huebner’ s leadership, the Rutla
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in downtown Rutland, starting at 5 p.m. Under Huebner’ s leadership, the Rutland Regional Medical Center has grown into Rutland County’s largest employer, with more than 1,600 employees. “It’s nice to be recognized by your community,” Huebner... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Fatal crash driver denies guiltdangers,” Stevens said. “It makes it easier to prosecute a person. Information
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
dangers,” Stevens said. “It makes it easier to prosecute a person. Information is knowledge. Information is power.” Deputy Rutland County State’s Attorney Peter Bevere countered that the state needed to know he had actually gotten the assessment... Read more
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Rutland Herald
New director has global backgroundKevin Rushing DVM, newly appointed executive director of the Rutland County Hum
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Kevin Rushing DVM, newly appointed executive director of the Rutland County Humane Society, holds Cassie, a Siamese cat mix at the shelter Thursday. ROBERT LAYMAN / STAFF PHOTO PITTSFORD — The new executive director of the Rutland County Humane... Read more
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Rutland Herald
At 30, Vermont Community Loan Fund's mission remains strongwith the addition that is the centerpiece of the project, which has been a grea
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
with the addition that is the centerpiece of the project, which has been a great help to us,” Darmstadt added. In Rutland County, Benson- based Vermont Natural Beef is a business started by Bob Stannard 12 years ago, producing beef from... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Updating Vietnam Honor Rollin the Vietnam War with the addition of several names in time for Veterans Day,
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
in the Vietnam War with the addition of several names in time for Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The Honor Roll is located at the Rutland County Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Main Street Park in Rutland. The list of those who served has now grown to over... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Women's shelter begins NewStoryspeaks to a crowd at College of St. Joseph about the decision to change the nam
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
speaks to a crowd at College of St. Joseph about the decision to change the name of the organization formerly known as Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter. ROBERT LAYMAN / STAFF PHOTO Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter is telling... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Community comes togetherWe can only say thank you and walk the walk that makes this community proud. E
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
We can only say thank you and walk the walk that makes this community proud. Extended special thanks need to go to the Rutland County Agricultural Society and the use of their wagon, Rob Black, Wayne Young, Lindsey Congdon, Linda DiPalma, Lt.... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Culture exchange on human scaleRutland County Sheriff Stephen Benard, right, walks along Grove Street with Geo
Rutland Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Rutland County Sheriff Stephen Benard, right, walks along Grove Street with Geoff Thompson, of Rutland County, England, on Wednesday afternoon. ROBERT LAYMAN / STAFF PHOTO Some Rutlanders want to bring Rutland County closer to Rutland County. Geoff... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Program gives repeat offenders a second chancethrough Rutland criminal court have been referred to something called “Tamarack
Rutland Herald / Posted 11 days ago
through Rutland criminal court have been referred to something called “Tamarack.” The Tamarack program, run locally by the Rutland County Court Diversion and Criminal Justice Center, is designed to get repeat offenders to stop offending. Assistant... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Photoiswaxwing of another featherAs a member of Rutland County Audubon and an avid birder, I enjoyed your featur
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 days ago
As a member of Rutland County Audubon and an avid birder, I enjoyed your feature in the Sunday paper, “For the Birds.” However, the photo of the waxwing is a Bohemian waxwing not a cedar waxwing. The pictured bird is a winter visitor to our area... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Shelter is changing nameguides so many wonderful organizations. One such effort, that I have been fortu
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 days ago
guides so many wonderful organizations. One such effort, that I have been fortunate enough to be a part of, is that of the Rutland County Women’s Shelter and Network. Over our history, the RCWNS has sheltered thousands of women, men and children... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Two admit guilt in drug conspiracyBURLINGTON — Two Rutland County residents indicted after the body of a young Fa
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 days ago
BURLINGTON — Two Rutland County residents indicted after the body of a young Fair Haven woman was found wrapped and stuffed in a shed at a Poultney home in March have pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to drugrelated charges. Jason A. Brown, 34,... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Bridger burglary cases back before judgeat $10,000, Bridger, asked if there was “any way to get bail set lower?” Bridg
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 days ago
at $10,000, Bridger, asked if there was “any way to get bail set lower?” Bridger was convicted of 16 burglaries in the Rutland County towns of Clarendon, Tinmouth, Sudbury, Ira, Mendon, Wallingford, Mount Holly, Danby and East Wallingford... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Two important girls soccer games on tapduring a game at Alumni Field in Rutland. PHOTO BY ALBERT J. MARRO Two of the
Rutland Herald / Posted 13 days ago
during a game at Alumni Field in Rutland. PHOTO BY ALBERT J. MARRO Two of the season’s most anticipated games involving Rutland County girls soccer teams take place this week. Can Rutland be the team that finally turns the lights out on Mill... Read more
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Rutland Herald
City will take over vets memorialwhen the memorial was unveiled in 2000, there were 126 names on it but now ther
Rutland Herald / Posted 13 days ago
when the memorial was unveiled in 2000, there were 126 names on it but now there are more than 300 names of people from Rutland County who served in Vietnam. Other names are expected to be added. After the meeting, Megrath said his organization... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vermont outdoor activity to be Rutland forum topicCollaborative, or VOREC, will be the third of seven planned around the state. T
Rutland Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Collaborative, or VOREC, will be the third of seven planned around the state. The meeting Tuesday will be the only one in Rutland County. The forum Rutland is expected to include Wendy Knight, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Tourism and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Knife assault suspect awaits bail decisionCounty case, Waszak said, resulting in warrants that were open for roughly thre
Rutland Herald / Posted 16 days ago
County case, Waszak said, resulting in warrants that were open for roughly three months before he was arrested in Rutland County — a felony obstruction charge for allegedly giving an officer a false name to avoid being arrested on those... Read more
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Rutland Herald
New identity for shelterI am writing to help spread awareness and understanding of the great work one o
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 days ago
I am writing to help spread awareness and understanding of the great work one organization is doing for our community: the Rutland County Women’s Network and Shelter. In fiscal year 2017, more than 900 folks were provided direct services by RCWNS... Read more
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Rutland Herald
'He made the classroom a home'lined the road to cheer them on, and cows came from the pasture to see what it
Rutland Herald / Posted 17 days ago
lined the road to cheer them on, and cows came from the pasture to see what it was all about. The parade was led by a Rutland County Sheriff’s Department escort, followed by a convertible with Barker’s wife, Susan, in the front seat. When... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Talking Pictures: Lisa Ryanand racial justice.” By day, Ryan works for BROC-Community Action in Southweste
Rutland Herald / Posted 18 days ago
and racial justice.” By day, Ryan works for BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont, where she is program manager for Rutland County Community Justice Center. “We work with individuals coming out of incarceration and help them re-integrate... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Help track Vermont's 11 snake specieswatersnakes. Timber rattlesnakes are Vermont’s one venomous species; they are f
The Addison County Independent / Posted 18 days ago
watersnakes. Timber rattlesnakes are Vermont’s one venomous species; they are found only in isolated pockets of western Rutland County, and are generally secretive and docile. “Sadly, many snakes get hit while crossing the road or sunning... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Mill River turns out to remember longtime teacherstudents together for such an event on the weekend would be difficult. Congdon
Rutland Herald / Posted 18 days ago
students together for such an event on the weekend would be difficult. Congdon said she had arranged for a wagon from the Rutland County Agriculture Society to be available so students who had a disability, or an injury, could still... Read more
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Rutland Herald
United Way sets goal of $575,000 for ’17 campaignThe United Way of Rutland County has set a goal of $575,000 to raise for its 75
Rutland Herald / Posted 19 days ago
The United Way of Rutland County has set a goal of $575,000 to raise for its 75th anniversary year. Executive Director Caprice Hover said the goal was announced at a kickoff breakfast last week. Last year’s goal was $530,000, but wasn’t met. Hover... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Too many trials? Opinions differThey are overcharging. If notguilty verdicts are coming back in five or 10 minu
Rutland Herald / Posted 19 days ago
They are overcharging. If notguilty verdicts are coming back in five or 10 minutes, you’re wasting taxpayers’ money.” Rutland County State’s Attorney Rose Kennedy, who was elected in 2014, said she disagreed with Lanthier’s conclusions, though... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Offender charged with raping 13-year-oldbail. The investigation goes back to August 2015, when Rutland Town Police sai
Rutland Herald / Posted 20 days ago
bail. The investigation goes back to August 2015, when Rutland Town Police said an anonymous complaint was made to the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department, and then a few days later the girl’s mother brought her to the Child First Advocacy... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Wal king to rememberMath-Man, Richard A. Barker Jr. Students, faculty, staff and community members
Rutland Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Math-Man, Richard A. Barker Jr. Students, faculty, staff and community members will be accepting donations to benefit the Rutland County Humane Society, Wounded Warriors, Foley Cancer Center and victims of the aftermath of Hurricanes... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Great event in Pittsfordto make this event possible: Island Homemade Ice Cream, Anne Pelkey (Pittsford
Rutland Herald / Posted 24 days ago
to make this event possible: Island Homemade Ice Cream, Anne Pelkey (Pittsford Historical Society), Guy and Kelly Baker, Rutland County Humane Society, Bonnie Stewart (Maclure Library), Olivia Keith, Liz Soulia, Meghan and Gordon Fox, Laurie... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Woman’s death in Shrewsbury investigatedthere is no concern for the public’s safety connected to the incident. State P
Rutland Herald / Posted 24 days ago
there is no concern for the public’s safety connected to the incident. State Police detectives are working closely with Rutland County State’s Attorney Rose Kennedy, the police statement said. Police provided no further information. For more... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Cops, rescue, medical staff to drill in cityof the exercise, including EMS and EMT agencies, the Rutland City Fire Departme
Rutland Herald / Posted 25 days ago
of the exercise, including EMS and EMT agencies, the Rutland City Fire Department, the Rutland City Police Department, the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department and the Vermont State Police. The hospital will accept mock patients brought in to test... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Once upon a time in Vermontcastle to begin their adventure and any kind of canned-good donation suitable f
Rutland Herald / Posted 26 days ago
castle to begin their adventure and any kind of canned-good donation suitable for a food bank or a contribution to the Rutland County Humane Society will be welcome. The event will include a number of tents with storytellers in full costume... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Prosecutor questions hiding convictions from juryA Chittenden County man was convicted this week of his fourth drunkendriving ch
Rutland Herald / Posted 30 days ago
A Chittenden County man was convicted this week of his fourth drunkendriving charge after a daylong trial in Rutland. Rutland County State’s Attorney Rosemary Kennedy said Friday she was issuing a news release about Todd M. Kinneston of South... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Hospitals OK'd for 3% rate hikethe proposals and holding public hearings, the requests were lowered to a syste
Rutland Herald / Posted 30 days ago
the proposals and holding public hearings, the requests were lowered to a system wide increase of 3.01 percent. Mullin, a Rutland County state senator until being appointed to head the GMCB earlier this year, said the board was happy to see most... Read more

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