Propane Tanker Crash Triggers Fire, Road Closures, and Evacuations in VermontTV News Briefing6 HOURS AGO
Vermont Child Care Provider Convicted of Manslaughter in Infant's DeathGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Rutland man faces federal indictment for illegal gun possession after domestic violence convictionThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
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Conn. man charged in connection with fatal shooting in Vt.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A Connecticut man faces federal charges in connection with a fatal shooting in Vermont. Investigators say Bayohan Mangual, 38, of New Britain, Connecticut, possessed the ammunition used in the shootings that left one man dead and another injured at an apartment in Rutland City on Sept. 2.
Rutland jury finds former child care provider guilty of fatally medicating infant
Stacey Vaillancourt was convicted of manslaughter and child cruelty at the end of a five-day trial in the 2019 case. Read the story on VTDigger here: Rutland jury finds former child care provider guilty of fatally medicating infant.
Self-checkout arrives at hardware stores
Scan ’n go becomes a viable customer option when hardware store checkout lines get long. Are you ready for the “tap-’n-go” world of self-checkout at your own retail hardware store?. Can you visualize it?. Customers stepping up to your self-checkout station. By themselves. No cashier. Just...
Weekly Safety Report: Two-Vehicle Crash and Assault Charges in Orwell, Vermont
Two incidents occurred in Orwell, Vermont this week. The first incident involved a head-on collision between two vehicles on VT Route 22A, resulting in three people being injured and taken to the hospital. The second incident involved a New Haven man turning himself in on assault charges and probation violation.
Christmas magic illuminates Castleton
The spirit of Christmas came to life in a family fun display of celebrations that got adults and kids ready for the holiday season. On Saturday, Dec. 3, downtown Castleton was transformed into an illuminated display of lights, laughing, and joyful celebration as everyone joined together for an amazing event.
Skunks are a new addition to Castleton campus
Over the past couple weeks, skunks have taken over the Castleton campus. Some students say they have seen up to three different skunks circulating throughout the campus and assume they are a family with one fully grown skunk and two much smaller ones. Students around campus have mixed emotions about...
Fair Haven boys basketball welcomes first-year head coach into state championship push
FAIR HAVEN, Vt. — Fair Haven Union has become known as somewhat of a staple in the Vermont basketball world thanks to legendary head coach Bob Prenevost. The longtime Slaters coach racked up over 500 career wins and became a state champion at Fair Haven including in 2020. Better...
Pet series features Carlo and BeeBee
I think we can all agree that pets play a very vital role in people’s lives, which is one reason why I created the Pet Series for this newspaper. I wanted to highlight amazing people and the unique connection they have with their loyal animal companions. In today’s article, I was fortunate enough to have some amazing stories from a faculty member and a student at Vermont State University at Castleton.
Weekly Safety Report: Rutland, Vermont Faces Serious Crash and Child Care Provider Trial
Two incidents occurred in Rutland, Vermont this week. In the first incident, a Rutland driver suffered life-threatening injuries after colliding with a tractor-trailer unit. The driver was airlifted to receive medical treatment. In the second incident, a former Rutland child care provider is on trial for the alleged fatal medication of an infant at her day care in 2019. The defense claims that there is no evidence linking the provider to the drug that caused the infant's death.
Genesis hosts the “Essex Experience”
A few guys got together in 2022 for a show and have been on a steady rise ever since. Will Buck, Adam Osha, Hunter Smith, tyler serrani (he uses lowercase letter for his name) and Obi the Voicegod had the idea that they should put on a show for all their friends.
Experience Culinary Delights: The Trio of Must-Try Delis in Rutland
This article presents an exploration of three exceptional delis located in Rutland. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below:
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in pittsford, VT?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around pittsford..
Family Effort to Restore Community Confidence in Castleton Trail Following Tragic Incident
Discover how a Castleton family is striving to restore faith in a beloved community trail after a tragic incident. Learn about their daily walks aimed at encouraging community members to reclaim their peace and security on the once vibrant and popular path.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.35 and $3.39 in Middlebury as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
See a local film on how it feels to have Alzheimer’s
MIDDLEBURY — Everyone is invited to come see the debut of a locally produced film on Alzheimer’s disease followed by a panel discussion this Thursday at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury. The event is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The film. “What it feels like to have Alzheimer’s, was...
Spartan staff helps make a brighter Christmas
Since 2016, the Castleton Spartan has raised thousands of dollars to brighten the Christmas’ of local children and families in need. “It’s easy to get wrapped up in our own lives and stressing about our Christmas, but it’s important to give back to our community in any way we can,” said former editor, Lily Doton, about the Help Us Help Them fundraiser, which this year aims to raise $1,200.
Recruits honor Jessica Ebbighausen during graduation from the Vermont Police Academy
PITTSFORD, Vt. (WCAX) - The Vermont Criminal Justice Council graduated 39 police professionals from the Vermont Police Academy. For the past 17 weeks, the recruits have been away from their families, dedicating themselves to their training. At the ceremony, they left a seat open for fallen officer Jessica Ebbighausen. Officer...
Panther men’s hockey is 1 for 2 in weekend NESCAC play
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s hockey team split a pair of hard-fought games in Kenyon Arena this past weekend, claiming their home opener on Friday night by coming back to defeat Connecticut College before Tufts pulled away late on Saturday to prevail, 4-1. The Panthers are 1-3-2, 1-2-1 in NESCAC play, heading into their final two first-semester games this weekend, both at home vs. league foes. Hamilton will visit at 7 p.m. on Friday and Amherst on Saturday at 3 p.m.
Man with prior domestic violence conviction arrested again
Burlington, VT – A 40-year-old Rutland man was indicted Wednesday for allegedly possessing a firearm while on probation for domestic violence. John Ryea was arrested on November 28, nearly a year to the day after his conviction for punching his then-live-in girlfriend in the jaw and possessing a stolen gun. If convicted, Ryea faces a […]
Former Vt. lawmaker dies after colliding with bus in Killington
Police say Mark Candon, 71, of Rutland, crossed the center line on Route 4 and hit a Marble Valley Transit bus.