Local News

Two killed in Rutland flames

By Katy Savage Two people died at a fire on 41 Baxter Street Saturday evening, police said. Police and fire officials were called to fire in the wood frame building around 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27. The 41 Baxter Street is […]

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Local News

Police investigate Rutland fire

RUTLAND—Police are investigating a structure fire that occured at 90 Strongs Avenue July 10, resulting in a complete loss. Police said in a press release that the vacant home, belonging to Paul Arnado, was emitting flames around 2:30 a.m. July […]

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Local News

Former high school teacher dies in lake

Staff report POULTNEY—A former high school teacher, known for cracking jokes and caring for his students far beyond school, died in a boating accident on Lake St. Catherine last week. State police pronounced Thomas Flood, 61, of Schenectady, N.Y., drowned […]

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Letter

Marijuana legalization will affect road safety

Dear Editor, Drivers impaired by opioids, cocaine, marijuana and other drugs pose a threat to every Vermonter and visitor that drive our highways. On July 1, Vermont will become the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana. Even proponents of legalization […]

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Local News

Suspect in standoff had a BB gun

By Alan J. Keays/VTDigger MONTPELIER—State police say that a pistol a man displayed during a standoff, Jan. 16, on a field at Montpelier High School, prompting nine officers to open fire and kill him, was a BB gun. A day […]

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