Category Archives: Front page

National magazine honors RRMC

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent Rutland Regional Medical Center was the only Vermont hospital named last week by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Regional Hospital.” Rutland Regional was…

Catching on early

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent Unlike many anglers, Brooke Flewelling seems to appreciate fishing more than bragging about the big ones she landed, but at 7, maybe she’s just learning some…

Summer blues for all: It’s blueberry picking season in the Green Mountains

By Susan Smallheer Correspondent GOSHEN — The usually spectacular view from Hogback Mountain of Romance Mountain, Mount Horrid, Pico and Killington was shrouded in mist and fog last week, where…

Queens of the hill: Women-only mountain biking group takes to the heights

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent For the next few weeks, Friday is ladies night at the Killington Bike Park. The Divas of Dirt — an all-female mountain biking group organized by…

A good dog: State Police lose K-9 partner:

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent On June 23, Joseph Duca got the news every animal owner dreads: Buck, a Belgian Malinois who was only about 5, was sick and unlikely to…

Getting dirty for a cause

By Gordon Dritschilo Pink tutus and giant grins adorned numerous women as they slid into a puddle of mud Saturday. They arrived in the puddle via an inflatable slide, the…

Interim Rutland Fire Chief William Lovett

By Courtney Widli Correspondent Born and raised in Rutland, it was following in his family’s footsteps that led Interim Rutland City Fire Chief William Lovett into the fire-fighting profession. When…

City resumes bench program to honor Ferro

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer A new series of purple benches has been installed in the city in memory of a teenager who was killed by an impaired driver on…

Jimy Graham: The Siddhartha of the Blues

By George V. Nostrand Musician Jimy Graham’s been around the block, and around the world, playing everything from rock and blues to R & B and soul. Last time he…

Stars Converge: Seventh “Dancing with the Rutland Stars” has begun

By Courtney Widli Correspondent The room was filled with warm welcomes, excitement and a sense of fun, light-hearted competition as members of the season 7 “Dancing with the Rutland Stars”…