Rutland welcomes the return of Winterfest

After a two-year hiatus, Winterfest returns in full Feb. 17-25, with events for all ages and abilities.

Tiger football falls just short vs. Ravens

The Ravens scored the decisive touchdown with 1:14 left in the game on a fourth-and-11 play from the Tiger 19.

Jo-Ann Turner Farrell, 69, of Rutland

RUTLAND — Jo-Ann Turner Farrell, 69, died June 11, 2021, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. She was born in Rutland, April 8, 1952, the daughter of Leon and Marion (Mayo) Turner.Jo-Ann was a 1966 graduate of Immaculate Heart of Mary School and a 1970 gra … (read more)

Rubright hired by Rutland Chamber

RUTLAND — Salisbury native Brooke Rubright recently began work at the Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region (CEDRR) as the organization’s outreach coordinator.Rubright joined CEDRR (formerly as Rutland Economic Development Corporation prior … (read more)

Dismas of Vermont to open house for women in Rutland

RUTLAND — Dismas of Vermont will open a “dismas house” in Rutland this March. The organization has dedicated the house entirely to formerly incarcerated women. The new residence will be the fifth Dismas House in Vermont working to effect lasting reconcili … (read more)

Free showing of ‘Selma’ at Paramount drive-in

The powerful historical drama “Selma” chronicles the Montgomery voting rights marches with Dr. Martin Luther King, John Lewis and other important leaders of the 1960s Civil Rights movement. This film will be screened Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Paramount T … (read more)

Paramount Theatre’s leadership team evolves

The Paramount Theatre in Rutland late last week announced that it is repositioning its seasoned management team. Commencing July 1, long-time Programming Director Eric Mallette will be promoted to the position of interim executive director. Bruce Bouchard … (read more)

MUHS boys’ hockey tops Rutland

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team on Tuesday defeated visiting Rutland, 4-1, in a Division I matchup. The Tigers improved to 7-5, good for sixth-place in the 10-team league, just behind Stowe (6-4) as of early on Wednesday. R … (read more)

Boys’ hockey wins at Rutland, 4-1

RUTLAND — The Middlebury Union High School boys’ hockey team broke through for its first win on Saturday, 4-1 over host Rutland. Devon Kearns scored twice to pace the Tigers, including a clinching empty-net strike in the final minute. Robbie Bicknell’s un … (read more)

Tiger football crunches Raiders to reach 7-0

RUTLAND — The Middlebury Union High School football team took a major and decisive step toward an undefeated regular season and the No. 2 seed for the Division I playoffs on Friday, when the Tigers ran over host Rutland, 42-7. The Tigers improved to 7-0 h … (read more)

Police ID man killed in Salisbury as cousin of Rutland police shooting victim

SALISBURY — Vermont State Police on Thursday provided the name of the man whose body was found dead in Salisbury on Tuesday morning. The body of 34-year-old Nicholas Louras of Rutland was found off Route 53/Lake Dunmore Road in Salisbury on the morning of … (read more)

Police say Salisbury death tied to Rutland case

SALISBURY — Vermont State Police said they suspect a connection between the dead body of a man was found off Route 53/Lake Dunmore Road in Salisbury on Tuesday, and the police shooting of Christopher G. Louras in Rutland that mourning. But as of press tim … (read more)

Eagle girls’ soccer winning streak ends

RUTLAND — Host Division I Rutland defeated the Mount Abraham Union High School girls’ soccer team on Monday, 3-2, in a rain-swept game played on the Raiders’ artificial turf field. The setback dropped the 8-2 Eagles into third place in a crowded D-II race … (read more)

Local 4-Hers do well in Rutland

RUTLAND — Two Ferrisburgh 4-H’ers received awards at the Vermont State Fair in Rutland in August. In the Dairy Competition Jonathan Flores-Torres took home the Rita Tracey Award. Averi Salley garnered an Outstanding Dairy Breed Exhibitor for her Brown Swi … (read more)

Lee D. Jones celebration of life

RUTLAND — A celebration of life for Lee D. Jones, who died May 15, 2019, will take place on Friday, Aug. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Southside, 170 South Main Street, Rutland, VT.