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Trophy at stake in 2017 blood drive

The Gift-of-Life Marathon, an annual blood drive, is back. And this time, it’s personal. In past years, the marathon had...

Man sentenced to prison for assault

A Poultney man will spend at least a year in prison for menacing a woman with a broken bottle and...

PUPPY’S NEW ELEMENT

Jax, a shiba inu puppy, plays in the snow for the first time at the West Rutland Dog Park Wednesday...

Being Tom Brennan

BURLINGTON — When Tom Brennan jokes that he hasn’t had to buy a drink in Burlington since 2005, he probably...

Courting new referees

Basketball coaches study video and so do basketball referees … of themselves. “If you want to get better, you need...

BBA proves too much for young Raiders

They were two young teams, but Burr and Burton was also too big and too many for Rutland High School....

Health exchange enrolls over 27K in Vt.

MONTPELIER — Nearly 27,000 Vermonters so far have confirmed they’ve obtained insurance plans through Vermont Health Connect during the open...

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Health exchange enrolls over 27K in Vt.

MONTPELIER — Nearly 27,000 Vermonters so far have confirmed they’ve obtained insurance plans through Vermont Health Connect during the open...

GOP: Shaken but unbowed

WASHINGTON— Weary national Republicans breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday, a day after voters knocked out their own...

Ex-principal’s severance deal detailed

FAIR HAVEN — The school district will pay former Principal Brett Blanchard $46,508 through the end of the fiscal year....

SNOWBANK CRASH

Paramedics from Rutland Regional Medical Center arrive after the crash of a Buick sedan as it sits against a tree...

Local & State

A new place to sweat it off

Modern health and fitness has a new home in Castleton now that Hydeville native Sean Manoville has come home. Manoville opened his third Club Fitness location Monday inside the Sunset...

Day care closes after sex charges

ST. JOHNSBURY — The Vermont home day care facility where a worker was charged with lewd and lascivious conduct with a child has closed. The St. Johnsbury business closed after...

Woman charged with kicking officer

A Rutland woman is charged with kicking a police officer after trying to kiss his dog. Victoria Lundquist, 25, pleaded not guilty Monday in Rutland criminal court to a single...

Drug conspiracy conviction nets 15 years

A Guatemalan man arrested after federal authorities seized more than 90 pounds of heroin in October 2015, an amount described at the time as worth more than $5 million, was...

Otter Valley runner makes great strides

In the final stretch of the race the long-distance runner glanced at the finish line. She looked to her left, then to her right, then suddenly was surrounded by her...

Sports

MSJ girls hoopsters wear down Proctor in opener

The Mount St. Joseph girls basketball team opened its defense of the Division IV title...

Raiders pass early test, edge Cougars down stretch

JERICHO CENTER — Jared Nelson’s three-point play snapped a 50-50 tie and Rutland High School...

FOOTBALL

Balch to guide Vt. in Shrine Game Windsor High School football coach Greg Balch will...

MEN’S HOCKEY

Castleton 3, Plymouth 1 Ryan Mulder had 16 saves and Castleton scored twice in the...

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Pine Manor 75, Castleton 63 CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Five players reached double figures in...

Nation/World

Lt. Gov. picked to fill Franken seat

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to fill fellow Democrat Al...

House, Senate leaders say they’ve reached tax deal

WASHINGTON — House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws,...

Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74

ATLANTA — Tommy Nobis, the first player drafted by the expansion Atlanta Falcons and a hardhitting middle linebacker who was...