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MANCHESTER — About a dozen high-ranking state officials came to Manchester on Monday morning with a message: We have millions of federal dollars to help improve housing, infrastructure and climate resiliency, and we want you to have it.

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Mist rests on the surface of Lake Shaftsbury at Shaftsbury State Park during a rainy day across the region Wednesday.

ARLINGTON — A talk on “Healing the Emotional Heart and Soul” will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Watkins House at the Arlington Common, 3939 Route 7A. It will be an ongoing exploration, through winter, into the many ways people can heal themselves on deep levels. The event will…

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For many of us, the chill of fall and the yellows, reds and oranges of foliage signal the upcoming holidays and the feelings of joy that coincide with family, friends and traditions. It is a time to reflect, give thanks and gather with loved ones.

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SOUTH ROYALTON — Vermont Law School, now named Vermont Law and Graduate School, celebrated its 50th year on Monday. The school was incorporated in 1972, and the first classes were held in summer 1973 in the old South Royalton schoolhouse that would become the iconic Debevoise Hall, the cente…

BENNINGTON — Police have been called to Bennington Elementary School on numerous occasions to deal with “juveniles that are out of control” at a rate higher than seen in other local schools and districts.

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency.

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KILLINGTON – Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Eastern North America and part of POWDR – an adventure lifestyle company – hosted the women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup for the sixth time over Thanksgiving Weekend with a record turnout. Switzerland’s Lara Gut-Behrami won …

BENNINGTON — Ivette Guttmann, MD, a sports medicine physician with SVMC Orthopedics, part of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) and Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), has something in common with the best athletes in the world; she has a dream to make it to the Olympic Games. H…

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first male player to score at five World Cups with a goal for Portugal against Ghana. The 37-year-old striker converted a penalty in the 65th minute to give Portugal a 1-0 lead. He has now scored in every World Cup since his first in 2006. He scored one goal at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, another at the 2014 tournament in Brazil and four in Russia in 2018. Ronaldo extended his men’s record tally of international goals to 118. Brazil forward Marta has scored in five Women’s World Cups.

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Eric Metaxas, author of Seven Women and the Secret of Their Greatness, in 2015, said, “Each era has the fatal hubris to believe that it has once and for all climbed to the top of the mountain and can see everything as it is, from the highest and most objective vantage point possible.” We hav…


Once again, Vermont Rail is renting out our backyards as a cheap parking lot for dangerous oil trains. For the past five years, autumn has brought an unwelcome gift: a long string of liquefied petroleum gas tankers parked on neglected rail lines snaking through residential neighborhoods.

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