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Forest Services plans fires in Vermont - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Green Mountain National Forest is planning fires this spring to treat about 300 to 400 acres of national forest land in Vermont. The Forest Service says the prescribed fire will be used to reduce heavy accumulations of brush to restore critical wildlife habit, regenerate ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences - RUTLAND, Vt. -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. , a regional solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company, announced today that the company's management will be presenting at the Wunderlich ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Man gets 15 years for making child pornography - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 46-year-old Vermont man is going to prison for 15 years after being convicted of making child pornography. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Rutland business, child advocacy group partner to prevent child abuse - Some high profile cases have put the problem under the microscope recently and with April being child abuse awareness month a Rutland group is trying to prevent another child from being hurt. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Suspect absent from court after shootings - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man charged with shooting and wounding two state police troopers and a disabled neighbor in his bed refused to appear in court Monday to answer four attempted murder charges, but his attorney entered a not guilty plea on his behalf. - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Vermont awards millions to health care providers - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Vermont awarded more than $2.6 million in grants to health care providers Wednesday in a push to cut costs and promote health care innovation across the state. Gov. Peter Shumlin and Vermont Health Care Innovation Project leaders announced the eight grants in Rutland. The ... - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Rutland has a new commercial to promote downtown businesses - A new commercial seeks to quash Rutland's negative reputation. The goal is to brand the city as a shopping and dining destination. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Man trapped when truck hits stopped school bus - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A man has been taken to the hospital after he became trapped in his pickup truck that hit the back of an empty Vermont school bus that had stopped at a railroad crossing in the town of Rutland. - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Police say drugs smuggled into prison on baby - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a couple attempted to smuggle drugs into the Marble Valley Correctional Facility by attaching them to a baby.         - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

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Woodstock Avenue changes are good idea - Rutland Herald - For most of Woodstock Avenue in Rutland City, the average daily traffic is 12,000 vehicles/day. This may sound like a lot of vehicles, but in reality two travel lanes and a center turn lane should easily be able to accommodate these volumes. A Federal ... - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Vermont awards millions to health care providers - SFGate - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Vermont awarded more than $2.6 million in grants to health care providers Wednesday in a push to cut costs and promote health care innovation across the state. Gov. Peter Shumlin and Vermont Health Care Innovation Project leaders ... - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Leahy report from field hearing in Rutland on heroin and opioid addiction - vtdigger.org - Last week I had the privilege of chairing a field hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Rutland, Vermont. The Committee received powerful testimony about community solutions to breaking the cycle of addiction to heroin and other opioids. The ...Leahy says he supports fighting addiction - WCAX - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

Rutland pharmacist charged with obtaining regulated drugs by fraud or deceit - vtdigger.org - Brandon Cigana, age 32, of Whitehall, New York, was arraigned on April 21, 2014, in Vermont Superior Court for Rutland County, on one felony charge of obtaining a regulated drug by fraud or deceit. The charge stems from Mr. Cigana's employment as a ...Police: Rutland pharmacist diverted drugs - BurlingtonFreePress.com - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

50+ Expo brings Vt. boomers together - Barre Montpelier Times Argus - The free event at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Rutland Town is designed to offer useful information to local residents 50 and older, but all are welcome to attend. More than 40 exhibitors will give workshop demonstrations and speeches stressing ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Vt firefighters say brush fire scorches 9 acres - Rutland Herald - ... by embers from a scrap wood burn at a residence. Ruggles said the owner had extinguished the burn pile but suspects the wind might have stirred up hot embers. Firefighters and a total of 17 firetrucks from Vermont and Littleton, N.H., responded to ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Vermont sex abuse judgment: $35 million - Rutland Herald - The jury concluded Friday that Scott Isaacson abused the now-24-year-old woman during ski trips to Vermont when she was between the ages of 3 and 9 and lived in Massachusetts. He maintains his innocence. The Associated Press generally does not ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

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