News Briefs

College of St. Joseph hosts summer athletic camps

RUTLAND—College of St. Joseph (CSJ) is offering summer sports camps for young athletes throughout July. These six-day residential camps are open to athletes in grades 7-12. Camps are led by CSJ’s varsity coaches, their staff and student-athletes, and will include an academic component. The college will offer an […]

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News Briefs

Senior pet owners get grant help

RUTLAND—The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging has received a $1,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program. Funding will be used to provide food, supplies and care for area clients with pets — all […]

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News Briefs

Rutland Region News Briefs

Interim fire chief, search committee chosen Rutland City Deputy Fire Chief William Lovett will formally take on the role of interim chief, once he is confirmed by the aldermen July 3. Mayor David Allaire recommended Lovett for the position when […]

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Letter, Opinion

Eight reasons for veggies

Dear Editor: Here are the eight best reasons for barbecuing veggie burgers and veggie hot dogs at this year’s Independence Day gatherings, rather than ground-up animal body parts: Focusing on traffic and fireworks safety, rather than food safety. Giving your […]

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