Adam Federman

Adam Federman

Adam Federman covers Rutland County for VTDigger. He is a former contributing editor of Earth Island Journal and the recipient of a Polk Grant for Investigative Reporting. He has written for The Guardian, The Nation, Columbia Journalism Review and other publications. His biography of British food writer Patience Gray is forthcoming from Chelsea Green in 2017.

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    Investigators probe mystery of young Korean woman’s suicide

    Experts say it is very unusual for someone to come to Vermont with the explicit intention of taking their own life.

    UPDATED: First Syrian refugee family arrives in Rutland

    Another family is on the way, officials said. The mayor said he had met and talked with the first arrivals.

    Uber comes to Killington

    On Friday, in partnership with Killington Resort, Uber will offer a series of events and giveaways to mark the beginning of service in the area.

    Rutland area NAACP makes supporting students a priority

    One founder said there’s been an outpouring of community interest in the group, which has more than enough members to be chartered as a regional chapter.

    Rutland firefighter summit may spark budget breakthrough

    The chief will try to persuade the union Friday to accept a proposed restructuring plan. The issue has led to a stalemate over the city budget.

    Fell’s defense wins access to files it hopes will shift blame

    A judge found that Fell’s interests outweigh the attorney-client privilege of his former murder co-defendant, whom the defense is seeking to paint as the ringleader.

    Connor Homes founder hopes to reacquire company

    Connor Homes, a Middlebury custom home builder, furloughed 65 workers last week when financial backers pulled out.

    Part of former prosecutor’s wage bias lawsuit dismissed

    However, the federal judge said some claims can go forward. At issue was whether state’s attorneys offices are municipal or state entities.

    Rutland mayor vetoes aldermen’s rejection of fire budget

    Not only are the mayor and Board of Aldermen at odds over planned staffing changes in the Fire Department, but they don’t agree on whether the veto is even valid.

    Refugee resettlement office set to open in Rutland

    It will be fully staffed with three full-time workers later this month, say officials, who expect the first refugee families to arrive in January.

    Judge denies change of venue for Fell trial

    The defense said publicity about the case had made it impossible to get a fair trial in Rutland or elsewhere in Vermont. But the judge pointed to a survey showing impartial jurors can be found.

    Alderman cites refugees, finances in run against Rutland mayor

    This is the third time David Allaire has sought to unseat Chris Louras.

    Jury draw set as Fell continues fight on death penalty

    The defense wants to appeal a judge’s ruling letting the death penalty stand as constitutional in advance of Donald Fell’s retrial.

    Rutland drug kingpin convicted

    Joell Joyce, or “Prince,” a 27-year-old African American from Brooklyn, was found guilty on charges of conspiracy to distribute more than 28 grams of cocaine base and heroin.