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1,000-plus Vermonters head to New York City for Climate March

Over one thousand Vermonters who are concerned about climate change will attending the People’s Climate March taking place in New York City on Sept. 21.

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Missing teens located

Senior Trooper Cari Crick of the Vermont State Police Troop C at New Haven reported that runaway Addison County juveniles Damon Tower and Wayne Larose have been located.

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Police reveal more details about Bristol shooting

Trooper's name to be revealed today

The investigation into yesterday’s shooting incident continues. Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 8:26 p.m., the Shelburne Dispatch Center received a 911 call from an adult male subject, later identified as Norman Michaud, 56, of Bristol, threatening suicide with a gun in Bristol.

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Monkton teens are missing

The Vermont State Police at New Haven is attempting to locate two missing juveniles, 13-year-old Damon Tower and 14-year-old Wayne Larose. Both boys were last seen at their residence in Monkton last night, Sept. 15. It is believed they ran away from their house on foot last night.

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Health Department cautions Vermonters about Hantavirus

The Health Department is reminding Vermonters to use caution when cleaning up rodent infested areas after an out-of-state resident recently contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome while visiting Vermont.

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Man killed in logging accident

On Sept. 10, at approximately 5:06 p.m., Vermont State Police were notified of a logging accident that occurred on Walker Mountain Road in Clarendon. Personnel from the Clarendon and West Rutland Fire Departments responded along with Regional Ambulance Service.

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National Sept. 11 Memorial remembers horror, victims of 9/11

Never Forget: 9/11

The National Sept. 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.

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Remembering Lola Aiken

102-year-old spouse of GOP U.S. Sen. George Aiken

Lola Pierotti Aiken died Sept. 8, 2014 at the Gary Home in Montpelier where she has been a resident for the past several years.This remarkable and vibrant lady was born more than 102 years ago in Montpelier, Vt.

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Police engage in Bristol shooting incident

On Sept. 4, at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers from the Bristol Police Department and Addison County Sheriffs responded to a residence on Pine Street in Bristol for a report of a male subject who was experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Get Ready for Vermont’s new handheld device law

Put your cell phone down. Oct. 1 will be here before we know it, so it’s not too soon for drivers to learn what Vermont’s new handheld device law means for them.

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Campaign '14: Scott Milne wins GOP governor's primary race

Governor's race: Shumlin vs. Milne in general election

Vermont Primary Election 2014

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Family, VIPs, public say farewell to Senator Jeffords

Despite the sadness of gathering for a church memorial to honor a loved one’s passing, the family and friends of the late U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords were determined to celebrate the man’s life and decades-long accomplishments in the arena of public service.

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Firefighters battle Rutland Plywood blazes

A fire Aug. 20 at the Rutland Plywood Corp. facility, located on Ripley Road in Rutland, kept multiple firefighting crews busy. After the initial fire was extinguised, another blaze broke out and caused extensive damage. According to fire officials on the scene and early news reports, flames were first spotted in a tower situated on the suth end of the plywood manufacturing plant.

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Vermont primary voting takes place Tuesday, Aug. 26

With the Vermont Primary Election a week away, area candidates would like to remind all Vermonters about the importance of voting:

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Remembering Jim Jeffords

Funeral service in Rutland, Aug. 22

James Merrill “Jim” Jeffords (May 11, 1934–Aug. 18, 2014) was a U.S. Senator from Vermont. Sworn in to the Senate in 1989, he served as a Republican until 2001, when he left the party to become an Independent and began caucusing with the Democrats. He retired from the Senate in 2007. Prior to the Senate, he served as the U.S. Representative for Vermont’s at-large congressional district from 1975 to 1989.