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  • News briefs from the Rutland Region

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    Schools for sale A price has been placed on the former Dana School on East Street. The proposed price tag is $290,000. The century-old building needs major repairs. It had been home to the Rutland Recreation and Parks Depart ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region 5.31

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    Congratulations St. Joe grads The College of St. Joseph graduated nearly 100 students this spring, awarding Associate in Arts and Associate in Science, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administra ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region 5.24

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    Farm and market news The Downtown Farmers Market has blossomed again at Depot Park in Rutland. Tuesday evening market on the same site is also open, so you can shop on your way home from work and freshen up the stock in yo ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region

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    New Sheriff office The Rutland County sheriff's office hopes to move into its new home, 88 Grove St., by this fall. Before the office can move in, the 4,800-square-foot storefront site requires substantial remodeling. Buyi ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region

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    Planning Commission authority questioned? How much control a town has over its own development compared to that exercised by the state and/or regional planning units is a struggle in most, if not all states. The town of Wa ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region

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    Vermont in transition talks Osher Lifelong Learning Institute considers Vermont in Transition during April. Roger Albee talks about Tipping Points in the History of Vermont's Agriculture on April 13, describing how Vermont ...

  • News breifs from the Rutland Region 4.5

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    All four RCSU pricipals IN JOB DISPUTES Rutland Central Supervisory Union's four principals seem to all have had disputes with their employers. Rutland Town principal Patty Beaumont was first to resign in late February, fol ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region

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    VA clinic expands Health care for veterans is expanding in Rutland with the opening of a larger outpatient clinic at 232 West St., the former Coast to Coast Screen Printing site. Officials estimate it will be ready to open ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region 3.22

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    School news Stafford Technical Center student George Barry recently received statewide recognition for his poster on Entrepreneurship. The Rutland High junior took part in an annual poster competition that recognizes Entrep ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland region

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    DOWNTOWN WATER SAGA No one ever said Rutland was a dry town, but the city came close when water began gushing from the corner of Wales and Center streets on a recent Saturday evening. Faucet pressure dropped all over town a ...

  • News Briefs from the Rutland Region

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    Friday Night Live getting input The Downtown Rutland Partnership and Creative Economy are gathering ideas for Friday Night Live's sixth season this summer. One of the goals is developing activities that appeal to young atte ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region

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    Kudos to City Treasurer For the first time in 32 years, Rutland City received an "unqualified" opinion - like a gold star - on its financial statements from an independent auditor, When Wendy Wilton campaigned for city trea ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region

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    STOP SEWAGE ESCAPE Rutland City has four years to keep its sewage from getting away, even in a storm. Like many older sewer systems, Rutland City's stormwater and sewage mix and are pumped through the city's treatment plant ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland region

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    Growing budget an irritant Rutland voters have a promise from Chris Louras, mayor of the city, that a NO vote for the city's 2012-2013 budget will lead him to "start with" trimming City Hall's planned disbursements. Those d ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland region 2.16

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    Growing budget an irritant Rutland voters have a promise from Chris Louras, mayor of the city, that a NO vote for the city's 2012-2013 budget will lead him to "start with" trimming City Hall's planned disbursements. Those d ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region 2.9

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    Local Mickey D's manager honored Congratulations to Carlo Falco, South Main Street McDonald's manager, who won the National Ray Kroc Award. Falco can look forward to a cash award, a trophy, a ring, a pin, and a trip to an a ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region 2.2

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    CITY SUPPORTS UTILITY MERGER Rutland's aldermanic board recently gave formal approval to the proposed merger of Central Vermont Public Service and Green Mountain Power. In return for that support, both the Downtown Rutland ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region 1.19

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    On the job Shane Sweet recently joined Keyser Energy as its Operations Manager; he is responsible for the coordination of the day-to-day operations and Keyser Energy. Retired Vermont State Police Col. James Baker recentl ...

  • News Briefs from the Rutland region 1.19

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    Troublesome issues resurface Community dissension always seems to bubble to the surface when the aldermen begin discussing the City budget and items that may appear on the ballot. A number of locals fear pressure to pass a ...

  • News Briefs from the Rutland Region 1.5.12

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    Salt brine expands to Rutland Vermont's experimentation in pre-storm salt brine road applications appears successful enough that the program will expand into the Rutland area this winter and go statewide eventually. Althoug ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region 12.29

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    BAD ROADS, WEATHER TRIP UP FAIR HOPES In addition to the hardship she inflicted on Vermont as a whole, tropical storm Irene put a crimp in plans for what had promised to be a record year for the Vermont State Fair. Advance ...

  • News briefs from the Rutland Region

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    Recent drug raids could lead to increased theft Local law enforcement officers are warning that property crimes will likely climb rapidly. Recent successful drug raids, pulling some 2,000 bags of heroin or their equivalent ...

  • News briefs from Rutland 12.15

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    SNOW REMOVAL Funds are low in City coffers this year. Please help keep the budget in check by removing as much snow as you can yourself. The city is responsible only for cleaning sidewalks that do not front a store. ARMORY ...

  • by Lani Duke, Rutland

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    Railroad resurgence Some community traditions barely survive, teetering on until there is too little interest in them. Others thrive over time, although they may change their appearance, scheduling and frequency. Taking ...

  • Rutland Report 10.13

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    POWER MERGER Rutland City wants to make sure that the state public service board keeps in mind that the city has a stake in the planned merger of Central Vermont Public Service and Green Mountain Power. Rutland's chief inte ...

  • Rutland Report October 6, 2011

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    UPCOMING EVENTS: Thursday, October 6 - Applications are due to audition for this year's Really Big Show in November. Auditions will be Friday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 11 from 6 - 8:30 p.m. at Rutland Intermediate Sch ...

  • Irene Good for Mushroom Farmers

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    New Orleans-style bluesman Ray Bonneville offers his musical storytelling talents at the Brick Box in the Paramount Theatre, downtown Rutland on Thursday, September 29, at 8:00 p.m. Call 775-0903 for tickets. Hear a world o ...

  • Rutland News 9/20/11

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    Adam Boyce incorporates ten generations of Vermont experience in fiddling, composing, playing piano, and square dance calling in the presentation Sprightly Steps: Vermont's Contra and Square Dancing Tradition. The program be ...

  • Rutland Report

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    Thanks to all who helped their neighbors and the community at large to confront the issues left from tropical storm Irene. Rutland High became a temporary Red Cross shelter. Newly opened Lagasse's Hearthside Grille kept extr ...

  • Foxes in Rutland

    Learn how to make your home more energy efficient regardless of your income at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 18, in the West Rutland Town Hall. Home owners who have gone through the NeighborWorks program save an average $910 ev ...

  • Race Your Matchbox & Hot Wheels Cars!

    The end-of-summer Trash to Art contest and the children's museum exhibits start off the final Friday Night Live August 12 at 6:00 p.m. in downtown Rutland. Cobra Gymnastics demonstrates the skill and talents of its members a ...

  • Bed Race Returns

    Magician Tom Joyce kicks off the August 5 Friday Night Live at 6:00 p.m. in downtown Rutland. The evening marks the return of popular streetside participatory entertainment, the Bed Race, benefitting the WSYB Christmas Fund. ...

  • National Night Out Says No To Drugs

    The Southwest Freedom Riders invite all bikes, new members and guests to their monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 28, in Seward's Family Restaurant and Ice Cream, 224 N. Main St. (Rte. 7), Rutland. Call (888) 299-SW ...

  • Rutland News This Week

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    The King of Silly, Todd Wellington, returns to delight young and old during Rutland's Friday Night Live on Friday, July 22. Later, Dank & The Funksticks deliver their funk/jam music later in the evening. Call the Downtow ...

  • Lock Your Doors, Dorr Drive

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    Mountain Top Inn in Chittenden hosts the Vermont Symphony Orchestra TD Bank Summer Festival Tour with the program "Symphony Royale," Anthony Princiotti conducting, Thursday, July 9, 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. The program includes Sc ...