The issue of refugee resettlement divided the small city. Meanwhile, the Rutland Herald ran into financial difficulty, and a judge weighed the constitutionality of the death penalty.
A journalist who quit his job with a New Hampshire newspaper in September will become night editor. He said his resignation came after his publisher requested he remove information from an article about the company.
The Rutland Herald is restoring two weekdays to its print publication schedule, the first of several changes under new ownership. On Saturday Editor-in Chief Rob Mitchell announced that the Herald and its sister publication the Times Argus would publish a print edition Tuesday through Saturday beginning in mid-November. The paper is currently printed Thursday through […]
The sale is to a longtime publisher from Maine and the co-founder of Upper Valley Press in New Hampshire.
With the sale of the paper said to be imminent, a security company based in Rutland has put a lien on the newspaper’s property for what it says is an overdue account.
The move comes in the middle of negotiations to sell the company.
Valerie Broughton said she was terminated after she asked about the status of her paycheck. Herald officials said clients had complained about her.
Carlene Kenney discovered that her commissions were being incorrectly calculated and that she was owed back wages.
The agreement to sell the paper came as a surprise to newsroom staff who had been told at a meeting on Monday that the paper was not for sale.
The gathering with top managers had been repeatedly delayed in recent days as concerns about the company’s finances and ability to pay its reporters, delivery drivers and freelancers rippled through the Herald and Times Argus newsrooms.
Several full-time employees have had their checks bounce and have not received a clear explanation from Mitchell.
Even though I rarely pick up a paper paper anymore, they’ve been an important part of my life and I miss them in the way you miss things dismantled by irrevocable change, even though the change was for the better.
The newspapers will publish four print editions a week and post news online seven days a week.
Catherine Nelson was charged Saturday night, according to Rutland City Police. She was named publisher of the Rutland Herald and Times Argus Tuesday morning.