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Rutland man charged with child sex assault

Rutland Police say they received a complaint earlier this month related to Eric Hugerth. They say the detectives, in cooperation with the Child First Advocacy Center, investigated the allegations.

WCAX - 2018-06-22 11:06:00

'I've been to heaven' — Lenny Burke, MSJ star, TBI victim, dies at 56 | Rutland Herald

WALLINGFORD — Just a week ago, as Lenny Burke sat watching a Red Sox game, fully involved and enjoying some vanilla pudding his sister Kathy had brought him, he said he was not afraid to die.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-22 17:15:20

173rd Vt. State Fair sets lineup | Rutland Herald

In the old days, you could hear the horses hauling wagons laden with tents and good-smelling foods, carrying artisans, performers and animals to the long-awaited exhibition of everything the Green Mountain State had to offer.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-21 21:28:27

Man accused for second time of sex with a young teen | Rutland Herald

Joseph S. Lizotte, 18, of Rutland, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Rutland criminal court to the charge. He was released without bail.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-21 18:03:58

Hospice breaks ground on Rutland expansion | Rutland Herald

Ron Cioffi, center, CEO of VNAHSR, poses for a photo Thursday an event announcing the organization’s upcoming expansion project, “The Bannerman Family Hospice & Palliative Care Center.” (Robert Layman / Staff Photo)

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-21 19:00:31

Vermonters look at clearing marijuana-related criminal records as legalization nears

Despite its name, hippie reputation and liberal spirit, Vermont hasn’t always been kind to pot smokers. Now, as the state moves to legalize weed beyond medical use, those punished in the past for marijuana misdemeanors are seeking forgiveness.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-06-22 16:36:00

REDC puts Richardson in charge | Rutland Herald

Tyler Richardson, newly appointed executive director of the Rutland Economic Development Corporation, stands outside the organization’s office on Merchants Row. (Robert Layman / Staff File Photo)

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-22 18:57:05

Woman charged in city pub burglary | Rutland Herald

Michele Ann Higgins, 32, of Pittsford, pleaded not guilty in Rutland criminal court on June 6 to a felony count of burglary and misdemeanor counts of unlawful mischief resulting in more than $250 in damage and unlawful trespass into a building. Higgins was released without bail.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-21 18:29:17

Cosmetology school planned in city | Rutland Herald

Paige Carrara is working to open what she plans to call the Paige Elizabeth Academy of Cosmetology. The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Monday to give Carrara a $10,000 loan from the Business Incentive Assistance Program and to recommend she receive another $50,000 from the city’s revolving loan

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-22 18:01:42

Rutlander spurns superheroes and self-publishes | Rutland Herald

Publishers told her she was “just a nobody from Rutland, Vermont,” and that she’d never publish her book unless she added the sex, violence and superheroes the market demanded.


Flory Plaza demolition begins | Rutland Herald

The demolition of the buildings at Flory Plaza, on Route 4A in Center Rutland, began this week and should be significantly completed by next week.


Granville lawyer suspended from law practice for a year

A state appeals court on Thursday suspended the law license of a Granville lawyer for a year after finding he took money from an estate to which he wasn't entitled.The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court suspended Ronald Daigle Jr.'s law license for a year, effective July 23. Daigle though, sa

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 22:00:00

Pittsford moving toward Dollar General decision | Rutland Herald

According to town Zoning Administrator Jeff Biasuzzi, a resolution could not be reached at the end of the board’s last meeting on June 4. He said that meeting officially closed the matter to additional testimony from residents, so now it’s up to the board to decide whether Pittsford Retail BTS can b


White Memorial Pool Park opens for business

Rutland, Vt. - White Memorial Pool Park is now open and ready for business.After 3 long years of looking at an old vacant pool lot, Rutland residents are now excited to enjoy the newly renovated pool and pump house.

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-06-22 03:56:35

Mother of Denise Hart seeks closure in homicide investigation

RUTLAND, Vt. - As a Vermont woman drove through a remote section of the state, her thoughts turned to the unsolved homicide of a young woman.


Man pleads guilty for crash that seriously injured daughter

The girl was not secured with a seat belt, and she hit the seat belt and steering wheel, causing serious injuries that included a broken rib, possible punctured lung and other internal injuries. Reynolds dropped her at a home and fled instead of seeking medical care.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 16:15:00

Granville man sentenced in burglary case

BALLSTON SPA -- A Granville man was put on probation for 5 years Wednesday for burglarizing a home in Saratoga Springs.Michael A. Coonradt, 21, pleaded guilty in April to third-degree burglary, a felony.


White River Junction Fire Investigation Continues

Richard Brown, who ran the furniture store for decades, and his partner, Ann Hayden, who opened Mainly Vintage in the building in 2003, picked through what remained on Wednesday.


Cops: Mother was DUI with child in car | Rutland Herald

Samantha Tyminski, 28, of Wallingford, pleaded not guilty on June 4 in Rutland court to a felony count of endangering a child younger than 2, two misdemeanor charges related to driving while under the influence of alcohol with a prior conviction for the same charge and a misdemeanor charge of cruelt


Commissioner of labor hosts Rutland community roundtable - VTDigger

RUTLAND, VT – On Tuesday Department of Labor Commissioner Lindsay Kurrle, along with Governor Phil Scott, Human Services Secretary Al Gobeille, Commerce Secretary Michael Schirling and Acting Education Secretary Heather Bouchey, hosted a community roundtable discussion in Rutland with businesses, se