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First-class career comes to an end

By Gordon Dritschilo PROCTOR — Kevin Rooney delivered his last letter last Wednesday. The longtime Proctor mail carrier is retiring, an event that resulted in signs wishing him well appearing…

Home cooking: Shiffrin captures another slalom title in Vermont

The Associated Press KILLINGTON — Mikaela Shiffrin had one of those days on Sunday, the kind her competitors on the World Cup have come to dread. On a day when…

Area skiers drink in Cup lessons

By Tom Haley Correspondent There were thousands of spectators at the Audi FIS Women’s World Cup when the tour hit Killington last weekend, for the second year in a row….

Ellis Music still resonates in schools

By Briana Bocelli Correspondent The man remembers standing as a young boy in a crowd of people in a dimly lit music hall, patiently awaiting the main event. A familiar…

Donovan, RHS class keep it civil

By Patrick McArdle A group of Rutland High School freshmen got a practical lesson last week in the importance of civility and good communication during a visit by Attorney General…

New sculpture now an open ‘Book’

By Patrick McArdle In contradiction of the old saying, something is now written in stone, with the unveiling of “The Jungle Book” in downtown Rutland. The book, written by Rudyard…

58th Annual Rutland Halloween Parade results

Rob Mitchell Co-editor On a warm, clear night in Downtown Rutland, the 58th Halloween Parade route was packed with spectators, and the floats and performances did not disappoint. It opened…

Family tree: Orchard owners’ roots get deeper

By Julia Purdy Correspondent MENDON — The Mendon Mountain Orchards family is going on four generations this year with the arrival of Amelia Charles. The apple orchards crown the hillside…

Haunted House Promises Local Thrills

This year’s Pittsford Fire Department Haunted House will run nightly October 20-21 and October 27-28 from 6-9 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

Women’s shelter begins NewStory

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter is telling a new story with the organization’s updated name, unveiled at an event last week at College of St….