On screen, Rocket makes quick friends with all he meets. Off screen, he’s sometimes found himself in hot water.
Author: Ethan Weinstein
Man who sustained life-threatening injuries in December prison altercation dies
Jeffrey Hall, 55, had been hospitalized since the Dec. 22 incident. His cellmate at Northwest State Correctional Facility, Mbyayenge Mafuta, was later charged with attempted murder.
Randolph votes down plan to reestablish police department
The budget proposed a steep cost increase over the town’s previous policing services, which were provided by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
Killington voters give TIF thumbs up at the polls
Voters gave the town approval to take on up to $47 million in debt, which will help pay for water and road upgrades. Town officials hope those upgrades will allow the town to grow and welcome residents at all income levels.
In Pomfret, a ski hill’s name change fuels conversation about a changing state
Saskadena Six is the new name for the ski area formerly known as Suicide Six. Not everyone’s happy about it.
‘Dead on arrival’: New Orange County sheriff bemoans department’s woeful finances
George Contois, the newly elected Orange County sheriff, warned of his department’s failing health. What happens if a sheriff’s department goes belly-up?
Woodstock Inn alleges ‘highly questionable’ payments to whistleblower
A message to the staff of the Woodstock Inn and Resort and Billings Farm, and counterclaims filed on Monday, sought to pick apart a lawsuit filed last month against the inn’s leadership.
Dogged by on-duty and off-duty complaints, Northfield police chief to retire
John Helfant has publicly sparred with his local school district over its policies concerning transgender students’ rights. His police work was repeatedly called into question by a former state’s attorney.
Former Winooski, Manchester police officers decertified by criminal justice council
Christopher Matott, a former Winooski Police Department officer, was decertified after being convicted of domestic assault. Christopher Mason, a former Manchester officer, was decertified after multiple incidents in which he physically harmed a child.
Bus carrying Springfield High girls basketball team collides with car on icy highway
The crash occurred Tuesday night. No students were taken to the hospital.