News Briefs

News Briefs: Rutland Region, June 1

By Lani Duke Irish contributions to Vermont recognized RUTLAND COUNTY—Events in Rutland City, Rutland Town, and West Rutland the weekend of May 20-22 celebrated the role of people from Ireland in shaping Vermont’s history. The event, under the title of […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region May 26

Neighbors helping neighbors RUTLAND CITY—Major thank yous are due to Alderman Dave Allaire and his wife Audrey for stepping up to aid Bardwell House residents evacuated as a result of the May 7 fire. The couple spent the day keeping […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke RUTLAND CITY Loyalty Day parade postponed Officials are attempting to reschedule the community’s 53rd Loyalty Day parade, initially scheduled for Sunday, May 1. More than 1,000 individuals and 130 vehicles in 85 “units” were signed up to […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Downtown economic picture is encouraging Foot traffic is up in downtown Rutland, according to the Rutland Regional Planning Commission, 73 percent higher during a week in November 2014 than it had been two years before — 8,765 […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Louras nixes “wet” shelter downtown The aldermen concurred with mayor Chris Louras in objecting to the installation of a “wet” shelter downtown. BROC-Community Action in Southwest Vermont had proposed opening a “low-barrier” shelter in that crucial corner […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

Rutland Free skills training offered The Rutland campus of the Community College of Vermont is one of five centers offering free job training workshops and courses. Beginning in October, they will offer courses leading to industry-recognized certification in high-demand, high-wage […]

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Rutland deemed Solar Capital of NE

Congressman Peter Welch, Governor Peter Shumlin, Rutland Mayor Chris Louras, Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell, Raw Honey and Fruition Owner Rebecca Bounadonna, and homeowner Karen Correll spoke at a press conference Tuesday morning after Rutland was deemed the Solar […]

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