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Amy Thebault Joins the Exclusive Haute Design Network - Amy Thebault of Amy Thebault Design has joined the Haute Design Network as the exclusive member for Rutland, VT. (PRWeb April 18, 2014) Read the full story at - Fri, 18 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 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

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.         - Wed, 02 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

Man gets 15 years in prison in child porn case - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge in Vermont has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.         - Wed, 02 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

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

Southern Champlain water quality in spotlight - RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Water quality in the southern Lake Champlain basin will be the focus of upcoming public hearings in Pawlet and Orwell.         - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

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Leahy report from field hearing in Rutland on heroin and opioid addiction - - 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 ...VT senator says he supports fighting addiction - - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

Vt.. board allows nuke plant operation through '14 - Rutland Herald - MONTPELIER - The utility-regulating Vermont Public Service Board says the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant can continue to produce electricity through the end of the year when the plant is scheduled to close. In a Friday ruling, the Public Service Board ... - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Vt. unemployment 2nd lowest in US - Rutland Herald - The Vermont Department of Labor announced Friday the state's unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percent last month to 3.4 percent. Shumlin said it's the lowest unemployment rate the state has seen since June 2005. The governor's office cites ...State boasts nation's 2nd lowest unemployment rate in March - Bennington Banner - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Senate puts Vt. on verge of nation's first GMO label law - Rutland Herald - Peg Flory, R-Rutland, one of two senators to vote against the bill, noted that several groups, including the World Health Organization and the National Academy of Sciences, have “said that there's no scientific justification for special labels.” Flory ...Vermont prepared to risk $8 million over 'may contain GMO' label - Watchdog.orgVermont senate passes GMO labeling bill, 26-2 - Brattleboro ReformerLabel to Table: An 'Organic' Movement Leads Vermont Senate to Require GMO ... - Seven DaysBennington Banner - - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Driver airlifted to Dartmouth after crash with bus - Rutland Herald - A man was injured and airlifted to a New Hampshire hospital after the truck he was driving crashed into the back of an empty school bus that had stopped for a railroad crossing on Route 3 in Rutland Town, according to Vermont State Police. The crash ...Vermont State Police investigate crash involving empty school bus in town of ... - The RepublicMan trapped when truck hits stopped school bus - - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

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

Grace Vivian Ross Kimmey - The Altamont Enterprise - The Kimmeys moved to Voorheesville, and then to Rutland, Vt., where Mrs. Kimmey lived for the rest of her life. While living in Rutland, she worked with CVPS. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and participated in many church activities, ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

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