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Woodstock mulls local options tax

By Stephen Seitz WOODSTOCK–When Woodstock voters assemble for Town Meeting, one thing they’ll be asked to consider is a one-percent local options tax on rooms, meals, and alcohol. Charles Kimbell, head of Woodstock’s Economic Development Commission, said the tax would […]

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Gov. Shumlin announces over $2 million in transportation grants

City of Rutland awarded top allocation of $300,000; Town of Killington, $227,174 On Feb. 5 Governor Peter Shumlin and Transportation Secretary Sue Minter announced the recipients of $2.1 million in federal funds for municipal grant projects under the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). The funding will be used for construction projects in […]

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RAVNAH offers hospice training

MARCH — Rutland Area VNA & Hospice (RAVNAH) will offer a free eight-week hospice volunteer training course for individuals who wish to become hospice and palliative care volunteers in the Rutland County, Dorset and Rupert areas. There will be eight three-hour […]

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