August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Randolph Man Killed on I-89 As Trailer Flips

A 64-year-old Randolph man died Monday afternoon in a rollover crash on I-89 in Brookfield that occurred after the 28-foot camper he was hauling started to fishtail. More...

Parking Lot Heroes

Soon-to-be 11th-graders Spencer Taylor and Elijah Ransom play a close game of basketball in the Whitcomb High School parking lot Monday afternoon, just two days left of summer vacation. (Herald / Tim Calabro) More...

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People

“I’m One”

Hi! My name is Damian Christopher Hicks and I turned one year old on August 25, 2014. I live in Randolph with my mommy, Anne; my daddy, Jason Hicks Sr.; and my doggie, Napoleon. More...

Opinion

A ‘Non-Election’

There are several words to describe the turnout of voters on Primary Day in Vermont this week. “Shocking” would be one. Just 7.3% of eligible voters turned out in Randolph. In Royalton it was 3%. More...

Vermont’s Roman Catholics Seek New Leadership

A couple of years ago, the Pew Research Center told us that Vermont was the second most secular state in the Union. More...

Why Can’t We Be More Like Randolph?

LoweDown on the Arts

(That was the headline in the arts section of both the Rutland Herald and Times Argus this last Sunday. The article is reproduced in part with the permission of the author, who is the arts critic for the two newspapers. More...

Sports

Mtn. League ‘Stella’s’ Are Repeat Champs

Another year has passed and the local men’s and women’s Mountain League teams have finished their seasons, completed their tournaments, and (maybe) put away their cleats, gloves, Icy Hot, knee braces, splints, and ice packs. More...

Montgomery And Hammond Are Ringers

Cody Montgomery and Alvin Hammond won this years 2014 Braintree Horseshoe Tournament. Barry and Brandon Keyes hold the second place title and Terry Keyes and Dale Spaulding came in third place. More...

Two Killington Men Cited for Shooting Bears Illegally

Two Killington men have been cited by Vermont state game wardens for illegally shooting bears. In early August, State Game Warden Timothy Carey responded to a report of a dead bear found in the back yard of a Killington residence. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Frank P. Kulig Jr.

Leicester— Frank. P. Kulig Jr., 71, of Leicester, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born April 28, 1943 in Ludlow, Mass., the son of Frank P. Kulig Sr., and Bess (Ellis) Kulig. More...

Gary P. Whitney

Kalispell, Mont.— Gary Whitney, 62, fell asleep in death with his devoted wife and family by his side on August 18, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. More...

Robert Nutting

Strafford, Vt.—Robert D. “Bob” Nutting, 69, died August 22, 2014 at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt., after a courageous battle with cancer. More...

New Approach Tried at RUHS

‘Project-Based’ Classes Give Students a Role

For many students and in many subjects, the traditional “3-R’s” of learning – “Reading, Writing, & ‘Rithmatic” – are the basis of a solid education. More...

Randolph Must Pay $56K for Pollution

Sewage Flowed Into Third Branch

Per order of the State Environmental Court, the Town of Randolph will pay a penalty of $56,350 for a series of malfunctions at the sewage treatment plant in November of 2012. More...

Selex Okay Stable Tax Rate for 2014

Town and Police Rates Will Stay Same as Last Year

The Randolph Selectboard Tuesday evening approved a tax rate this year that is just 1% higher than last year’s for local homeowners and businesses. More...

A Life-Long Love of Art & Mathematics

Vermont Tech Exhibits Work Of Paul Calter

The results of an entire career of exploring the interface between art and mathematics will be on display—indoors and outdoors—for the next two months at Vermont Technical College. More...

Communities

Ed. Secy to WNWSU: Teachers Are Key

Forty-five states have received waivers from the U.S. government allowing them to opt out of the—basically unachievable—requirements of the far-reaching 2001 federal education law known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB). More...

‘Enticement’ Sex Case: State Charges Dropped

A 28-year-old Randolph man facing federal charges for allegedly “enticing” a Randolph teen via Facebook messages and then sexually assaulting her in October 2013, remains in custody as the case works its way through federal court in Burli More...

Former FBI Director Hurt In Accident In Barnard

White River Valley residents learned that a former FBI director has a summer home in Barnard on Monday, when state police reported that Louis Freeh, 64, of Wilmington, Del., was injured in a 12:16 p.m. crash on Route 12 in Barnard. More...

Arts

Public Art Project at BALE: ‘What Is Important to You?’

A global, interactive, public art project comes to the BALE space in South Royalton starting September 4—and it is looking for your great desires. More...

Sable Project To Host Showcase

This Labor Day weekend, August 30-31, the Sable Project will host a showcase, during which a dozen visual and performing artists of various backgrounds will exhibit their work from the past three months of living and working on the Sable land in Stoc More...

FESTIVAL FINALE

Marjorie Drysdale performed Respighi with the Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph last Sunday, Aug. 24. (Herald / Bob Eddy) More...

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Thursday, Aug. 28 Healthier Living Workshop. More...

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