Ruth Hare

Ruth Hare

Ruth Hare has filled a variety of newspaper editing roles over the past 25-plus years. From 1992 to 2015, she worked for The Times Argus and the Rutland Herald in jobs that included news editor and assistant Sunday editor.Her published writing includes travel and feature stories, personal essays and book reviews. She is an avid hiker, skier and bicyclist. She has backpacked Vermont's 272-mile Long Trail from end to end and ridden her bike across the country in a 4,200-mile journey from Oregon to Virginia.

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    Essex police trying to find missing teen and her mother

    Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teenager and her mother. The Essex Police Department said it was notified Friday that Trinity Welkar, 15, had left her grandparents’ residence on Park Street in Essex. The teen is believed to be with her mother, Rebecca Phipps. Attempts to contact Phipps have been […]

    UPDATED: One person injured in Essex car-train crash

    (This story was updated Nov. 10 at 4:45 p.m.) ESSEX — A driver was injured late Thursday morning after pulling in front of a train, which struck the car, police said. Jane Rowe, 54, of Essex Junction, was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries, according to Essex police. Rowe was the only person in […]

    State halts Jay Peak tram until repairs costing $4.9M completed

    The tram is “crucial” to the resort’s operations, but it will likely be a year before repairs are completed.