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Apartments now heat with wood

Other affordable housing developments in central Vermont that have already been outfitted with wood heat include Downstreet Housing and Development in Barre, South Main Street Apartments in Waterbury, and Colonial Village in Bradford. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Eileen Peltier, executive


Plea deal pressed in sexual assault case

BARRE - Citing the media coverage the case has received, an attorney is imploring a judge to accept a plea in a case involving a former dance instructor who is accused of having sex with his teenage students. Ernest Phillips, 30, of Essex Junction, is facing four counts of sexual assault on a victim


Opinion: Take-a-knee and U.S. civil religion

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Some players and coaches on the St. Michael's College men's basketball team kneel during the national anthem before the game against University of Vermont on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at UVM's Patrick Gym in Burlington. COURTESY JAMES BUCK As fall Sundays fade towa


Stellar Julie Boulianne reprises 'Cenerentola' role

MONTREAL - Rossini's "La Cenerentola," or "Cinderella," isn't quite the same but the Opera de Montreal production has as much magic as the Walt Disney version we loved. In Jacopo Ferretti's libretto for the Rossini opera, it's a wicked stepfather instead of mother, a fairy godfather instead of godmo

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-18 02:55:00

School mergers seen as barrier in rural economy

Jeb Spaulding, chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges, speaks about the state's rural economy and the importance of education at a hearing Nov. 7 at the State House in Montpelier. PHOTO BY PETER COBB MONTPELIER - According to the nearly three dozen witnesses who testified at a Nov. 7 hearing of th

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-18 02:55:00

The arts are taking responsibility

From left, Paul Costello (executive director, Council on Rural Development), Wendy Knight (commissioner, Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing), Abbey Willard (local foods administrator, Vermont Agency of Agriculture), and Ted Brady (deputy secretary, Agency of Commerce and Community Developme

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-18 01:45:00

Capital police reach contract deal

MONTPELIER - The Capital City has reached agreement on a new two-year contract with the Montpelier Police Department. At a meeting Wednesday, City Council approved a draft agreement over three fiscal years through June 2020 that calls for a total of 5 percent pay increases for police union members,

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-18 02:55:00

VCFA program leaves borders behind

MONTPELIER - Literature will not get lost in translation if the people at the Vermont College of Fine Arts have anything to say about it, thanks to a new program being billed as the first of its kind in the world. The mostly online master's degree program in creative writing and literary translation

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-18 02:55:00

Madras Connector Phase II coming first

Coweta County This map shows the overall master plan for the Madras Connector, related roads and a proposed new interchange on Interstate 85. No map of the master plan was available at Thursday's information meeting. Phase II of the Madras Connector will likely be the first section of the multi-

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-19 00:47:00

Former bus driver said he can't stop thinking about touching kids, Columbus police say

A former elementary school bus driver charged in a multi-jurisdictional operation targeting online sex predators allegedly told detectives he can't stop thinking about touching children, according to testimony Friday in Columbus Recorder's Court. William Pruitt, 48, of Franklin, N.C., pleaded not g

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-18 02:41:00

Some Alabama pastors stand behind Roy Moore, cite "war on men"

Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Senate candidate Roy Moore, many pastors in Alabama and other states in the Southeast are sticking by the twice-removed Chief Justice. "This attack on Judge Moore is an attempt by the Democrats to sway voters in Alabama," said Pastor David Floyd of M

AL.COM - 2017-11-18 13:06:24

Auburn United Methodist Church brightens the holidays for hundreds of Lee County residents

AUBURN, Ala.- When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of family gathered around the table passing around the turkey and cranberry sauce. For some, the closest they get to a Thanksgiving meal is dreaming about it or hearing others talk about it. The Auburn United Methodist Church made sure that those

WRBL.COM - 2017-11-18 05:25:18

Saturday marks last day for Opelika's Christmas Village Market

Today is the last day for the Christmas Village Market, which is collecting donations for a local charity. A $3 entry fee collected at the door will go toward BigHouse Foundation, a non-profit organization located in Opelika. The market, located inside the Village Event Center in Opelika, will be op

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-18 12:50:00

1 injured in Saturday shooting at Ballard Way Apartments

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Police are investigating a shooting Saturday night at a Columbus apartment complex. According to police reports, the shooting happened Saturday night around 7 at the Ballard Way Apartment at 5600 Hunter Road. A male victim was shot, but we do not know his condition at this time

WTVM - 2017-11-19 20:04:03

Nearly 500,000 pounds of food donated in Beat 'Bama Food Drive

After a total of more than 490,000 pounds of food was counted, it was clear who the real winners of this year's Beat Bama Food Drive were: the people for whom the drive has helped for more than two decades. But a contest is a contest and while Auburn, represented by the East Alabama Food Bank, colle

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Remembering Barbara Tucker ... the right way

The Newnan Times-Herald When democracy works, it's a beautiful thing. This past week, the Grantville City Council made a decision on how to honor Barbara Tucker. Barbara Tucker was one of those people who make themselves the glue that holds their town together. I think of Bill and Miriam Miller

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-19 01:45:00

Update: Officer's name released in fatal shooting

A two-vehicle collision closed the 6800 block of Moulstown Road in Heidelberg Township Saturday morning. According to police, a Honda CRV tried to follow a right hand curve in the road when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Honda Civic. Three adults were hospitalized, and a th

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 14:35:23

Police seek hit-and-run driver in Heidelberg Township

Police are seeking the driver a vehicle, believed to be a white Subaru, that crashed into a utility pole in Heidelberg Township before driving away on Friday morning. The accident occurred at 7:23 a.m. Friday on Michters Road, south of Donahue Lane. For unknown reasons, the driver left the roadway a

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 17:44:14

Gettysburg Remembrance Parade steps off without a hitch

Security at the parade had increased after police say someone sent a 'credible threat' to the Gettysburg Times newspaper. The event is held every November to commemorate the establishment of the Soldier's National Cemetery on Remembrance Day, following the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. People from

LOCAL21NEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 11:16:11

Man arrested for using stolen credit card to withdraw cash

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (WHTM) - A Middletown man is facing charges, after police say he stole a woman's credit card earlier this year. Daniel Hafer, 37, is accused of taking a credit card out of a woman's purse back in March. Police say Hafer then used that card to withdraw money from a local ATM. Hafer ha

ABC27.COM - 2017-11-19 22:13:22