News Briefs

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke New hires, promotions RUTLAND—Bernadette Robin begins a new job as business development and marketing director at Visiting Nurse Aassociation and Hospice of the Southwest Region, starting Aug. 8. She spent the previous two years as Rutland Regional […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Road work: be patient and courteous Traffic is running slowly along some of the local roadways as construction crews take advantage of summer weather. The Business Route 4 corridor project has been slowing traffic. Route 4 East […]

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News Briefs

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke SVCOA prepares new digs RUTLAND CITY—The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) recently received a $250,000 grant to renovate the 5,000-square-foot, former Maple Terrace assisted living facility and private home at 143 Maple Street into professional office […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Solar array comment period resumes WEST RUTLAND—The Public Service Board ordered the 21-day comment period to be resumed on an application for a Certificate of Public Good on a proposed 500-kw net-metering solar array at 280 Clarendon […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke CITY NEWS Computerizing public works data Rutland City has spent some $11 million in the past ten years in combined sewer overflow (CSO) projects, Public Works Commissioner Jeff Wennberg told the City Public Works Committee April 5. […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

Rutland City Interim Chamber director announced The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors has unanimously chosen former NeighborWorks of Western Vermont executive Mary Cohen to take over interim leadership of the Chamber, as of April 4. Longtime Chamber […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Rutland City Combination Pond ballot item in contention Yes, no, maybe. That’s the pattern for the appearance of an advisory question on the Rutland City ballot regarding whether “the voters of the city of Rutland [should] reclaim, […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Rutland City Combination Pond makes the ballot City voters will consider a non-binding ballot item on the future of Combination Pond and associated waterways. Alderman Gary Donahue cast the only vote against putting the pond on the […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Rutland County New PEGTV show tests high school learning with quizshow A new PEGTV show pits high school teams against each other in a competition covering the entire high school curriculum except math. “Academic Showdown” is scheduled […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke RUTLAND COUNTY School merger decisions looming ahead at Town Meeting Town Meeting Day across Vermont gives local communities across the state an opportunity to choose who implements the day-to-day running of towns and school districts. In addition […]

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