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Police chief pushes federal prosecution in Sawyer case


By Alan J. Keays, Jack Sawyer talks with his defense attorneys during his bail review hearing on April 25. Pool photo by Robert Layman/Rutland Herald Fair Haven Police Chief Bill Humphries says he has tried several avenues to get federal prosecuto... More »

Feds sending $2M more for state addiction programs


By Mike Faher, RICHMOND – Vermont’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic are getting a $2 million boost from the federal government. The additional funding, announced Monday by U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., will expand state programs like drug ... More »

Scott may skip Thunder Road this season


By Anne Galloway, Gov. Phil Scott says he may not race cars at Thunder Road this season because of potential gun rights protests. Scott has taken a lot of heat from his Republican base for signing sweeping gun restrictions into law earlier this mo... More »

Scott administration looks to impose student ratios


By Tiffany Danitz Pache, The Scott administration introduced a new proposal Tuesday that sets a threshold student-to-staff ratio for schools. Schools that fail to meet the target would be fined. The statewide average student-to-staff ratio is 4 to... More »