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Diary: Dying inmate denied care

MONTPELIER — A Vermont inmate who died of cancer at a Pennsylvania prison wrote in a diary that he repeatedly...

WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY

Nikki Hindman and Steve Peters of the Downtown Rutland Partnership decorate the Mead Building for Christmas on Tuesday afternoon at...

Contractors, beware overpayment scam

Ann Reynolds said she knew something was wrong. Reynolds, a Castletonbased contractor who does house painting and cleaning, had just...

‘Real Rutland’ effort seeking a cash infusion

Officials who promote the Rutland area told the city’s Board of Aldermen this week they were requesting $16,000 to continue...

Busy holiday weekend in Rutland

A series of events is planned for the first Downtown Rutland Holiday Stroll on Saturday, culminating in the tree-lighting in...

Area skiers drink in Cup lessons

There will be thousands of spectators at the Audi FIS Women’s World Cup when the tour hits Killington, Nov. 24-26...

Buley takes a bite from the Big Apple

Kassidy Buley has wanted to perform as a cheerleader in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade since she was in grade...

Front Page

Fake fundraising reported

Secretary of State James Condos said he is not raising money for a sick 3-yearold named Linda. Condos and Attorney...

STICK ’EM UP

Franklin Pierce’s Marissa Massaro, left, and Castleton’s Samantha Munroe battle for position in front of the CU goal during Tuesday’s...

Pair of towns vote to merge school districts

Voters in Pawlet and Rupert narrowly approved a school district merger Tuesday. The towns voted to create the Mettawee School...

Advocates hope national attention helps

While the effects of a national wave of accusations of sexual harassment and assault has not been seen locally, those...

Local & State

Massager theft results in probation

A Rutland man will spend six months on probation over a personal massager stolen from Walgreen’s. Christopher A. Coccia, 41, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Rutland criminal court to a single...

Police to step up holiday patrols

Vermont State Police have planned a seat-belt enforcement campaign for the highly traveled Thanksgiving weekend to ensure Vermont’s roads are safe. Vermont has experienced 63 traffic fatalities in 2017 as...

Two towns veto MAU district merger

BENNINGTON — Recounts in two southern Vermont towns have confirmed that voters narrowly blocked a proposal to merge several school districts into one. The Bennington Banner reports Pownal’s vote Monday...

Roads OK’d for snowmobile use

WILMINGTON — Town officials here say they want people to stay safe and for snowmobiles to stick to approved roads as snow begins to fall. The Wilmington Select Board approved...

Police: Man clubbed mother over deer meat

A Pittsford man is charged with clubbing his mother with a rifle for taking his deer meat. Zachary C. Merriam, 21, pleaded not guilty Monday in Rutland criminal court to...

Sports

CU skaters suffer bitter loss to Franklin Pierce

Marissa Massaro’s first career goal sent Castleton University’s women’s hockey team into a the holiday...

NASCAR finale a respite from exodus of stars

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — As Kyle Busch walked off the stage following the final race of...

Irving’s 47 powers Celtics

DALLAS — Double-digit deficits are becoming just a minor annoyance to the Boston Celtics as...

Morgan: Keep steroid users out of Hall

Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep “known steroid users”...

Braves lose prospects, executive banned for life

ATLANTA — The Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned...

Nation/World

Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67

NEW YORK — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family” and...

Charlie Rose fired over allegations

NEW YORK — CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women...

After denial, lawmakers admits to settlement

DETROIT — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledged Tuesday that his office settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer...