Document: Mix of drugs led to Fair Haven woman’s death

Alexandra Rooker, whose body was found at a Poultney man’s home in March, died accidentally as a result of substance abuse, according to her death certificate.

Court OKs proposed $150M settlement with Raymond James

Miami federal court Judge Darrin Gayles gave preliminary approval to the settlement. If no one objects to the terms, the agreement will move forward.

Newport, Derby residents bring Welch wish list

Infrastructure, ‘hole’ in the ground top priorities for federal support.

Rutland City denies police bias claims

The city has asked a federal judge to throw out a nightclub lawsuit. The owner alleges that police targeted African American patrons.

Rutland challenged to include women on city marketing panel

The committee is made up of three men. “It seems to me that you would want someone to represent the 51 percent of society,” argued a former member of the Board of Aldermen.

Rutland theater offers reward after laptops, Ortiz-signed ball stolen

RUTLAND — Officials with the Paramount Theatre are offering a $1,000 reward for four staff laptops stolen during a weekend burglary. In addition to the laptops, $300 in cash was taken, as well as a baseball belonging to a staff member that was signed by former Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz. It’s the […]

On filing deadline day, Welch talks tax reform, Trump’s returns

“We do need tax reform, but part of the tax reform is that you shouldn’t be able to avoid taxes by legal loopholes,” Welch said in reference to the president’s taxes.

Rutland’s College of St. Joseph names new president

Larry Jensen has been chosen as its sixth president. He has been serving in an interim capacity since last year.

Police: Passed-out man left 9-year-old alone in movie theater

Lawrence F. Jacques did not remember being at the theater with the boy or realize the youngster was gone, according to police. Officers said they found heroin and a syringe on Jacques.

Fraud case leaves heartache, and ‘hole,’ in Newport year later

“I think what happened in having the bubble burst was good in some way,” said one resident. “It made people realize they need to pull together as a community.”

Vermont Supreme Court calls for new sentence in Rutland hit-and-run fatality case

The high court says a former Rutland attorney who was driving drunk when his car hit and killed Jane Outslay in April 2013 should have allowed the defendant to present expert testimony.

UPDATED: Raymond James agrees to pay $150 million in EB-5 fraud settlement

The money from Raymond James and Associates Inc. will go to contractors who are still owed for work on Northeast Kingdom projects and investors who poured in millions.

More Syrian refugee families to come to Rutland

Four refugee families that have been cleared by federal officials will be resettling in Rutland before the end of the federal fiscal year, Sept. 30.

Tinmouth residents voice frustration, anger to prosecutors

The hit-and-run death of a local farmer, in which the defendant is a man with more than three dozen previous convictions, has been a flashpoint.