Rutland Herald

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Free access to the Rutland Herald web version and e-Edition is available to patrons using library computers.

You need to register with an email (or username) and a password.

The web version is searchable back to 1995, although there is a cost to access the archives. The e-Edition is searchable back to 2010. Facsimile versions of the past week’s paper are available using the e-Edition,  just like reading the paper version online.

The library subscribes to Newsbank, which maintains a text archive of the paper from 9/30/1999:

Rutland Herald (9/30/1999 to current): External use only
Rutland Herald (9/30/1999 to current): For use from in the library only
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of the Rutland Herald. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

If you are looking for older back issues of the Rutland Herald, the library has the Rutland Herald on microfilm from 1835. There is a subject index on microfilm for 1970-1983. An index for years 1984-2009 is available online by selecting the link below:

Rutland Herald & Burlington Free Press Index

Even more information on historical newspapers can be found at UVM’s Vermont Newspaper Project page, including information about other newspapers and ongoing digitization of the Rutland Herald for 1836-1954. A great tool for finding out about other newspapers is the Library of Congress’ U.S. Newspaper Directory.