Category Archives: Health

Doctor earns Hall of Fame honor

By Janelle Faignant Correspondent When Dr. Edgar Holmes answers the phone, his affable response to whether he has some time to talk is, “Sure, I’m retired, shoot.” Award recipients are…

Blood drive results please GOLM honcho

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Organizer Steve Costello said he did not hear a goal for the Gift of Life Marathon blood drive until Tuesday, the final day. “Basically, we were…

Vt. part of research: Trading pounds for cash

By Lola Duffort  |  Correspondent. The University of Vermont and the University of South Carolina have been awarded $3.1 million to study whether economic incentives can make online weight loss…

Walking (uncomfortably) to fight domestic violence

By Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli | Correspondent. The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser got the Hollywood red carpet treatment last week with cameras clicking, plenty of laughter and men…

CSJ rolls out sonography program

By Lola Duffort  |  Correspondent. The College of St. Joseph will roll out Vermont’s only accredited sonography program in the fall of 2016. The latest in a series of new…

Komen race for the cure: Hundreds put best foot forward

By Lola Duffort  |  Correspondent. MANCHESTER — Despite dark, gray skies and a drizzle of rain, hundreds gathered to race for the cure Saturday morning at Hunter Park’s Riley Rink….

1,500 step up in Rutland cancer fight

By Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli  |  Correspondent. Touched by cancer in many ways, the employees of Rutland’s Home Service Store joined the Relay for Life journey to end cancer five years…

Crowley racer wins 5k running 10

By Tom Haley  |  Correspondent. Pawlet’s Alicia Clark looked adversity square in the face and then ran with it. Literally. The University of Vermont cross-country and track-and-field athlete did not…

Dirty Girl Mud Run heading to Killington

PHOTO PROVIDED Killington Resort will host the Dirty Girl Mud Run on July 11. By Courtney Parker  |  Correspondent. KILLINGTON — Women across the state are gearing up for a…

Race to celebrate mom’s day, spirit of family

By Patricia Minichiello | Correspondent. Perfect weather accompanied about 30 participants – including moms, dads, kids, babies in strollers and singles – during the 10th annual Mother’s Day 5K Run, Walk…