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Rutland Region News Briefs

Rutland city voters face a jam-packed ballot Voters at Rutland polling places will view a broad range of city government candidates, four for mayor and 17 for alderman, as well as other positions. Running for a sixth two-year term as […]

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Rutland Region News Briefs

VEDA approves Rutland Mental Health bonds The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) recently approved up to $3 million in tax-exempt bonds to refinance Rutland Mental Health Services’ debt from the organization’s South Main Street construction project in 2008. In addition, […]

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Retired fireman’s perspective sheds light on dispute Retired Rutland City Fire Department Lieutenant Raymond Mooney recently recounted a brief history of the department and its staffing, Jan. 6. He noted that city records show a staff of 12 firemen on […]

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By Lani Duke Town weighs meeting venues, spruces up town hall The Rutland Town Select Board finalized its meeting room policy Jan. 6. Meeting room use throughout the town is limited to town or regional government groups or non-profit groups […]

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By Lani Duke   Rutland Free Library improvements, accomplishments RUTLAND—As the year closed, the Rutland Free Library totaled up a list of its accomplishments for 2016. They are impressive. Direct support by voters in all five supporting towns enabled the […]

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Rutland Region News Briefs

City budget omits fire department; Louras leaves meeting RUTLAND—When Rutland City voters mark their ballots in March, their city budget will not include funding for the fire department. The Board of Aldermen voted to remove that $3.5 million sector of […]

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Nissan relocation is back under consideration RUTLAND—Early in 2016, Garvey Nissan filed an Act 250 application to build a new auto dealership on 16.5 acres at the border of Rutland Town and North Clarendon. The dealership had requested the application […]

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Rutland City makes a new green move The lighting of this year’s decorated Christmas tree in Depot Park marks what may be an ecologically significant change to the community’s holiday traditions. In previous years, the city searched for a large […]

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Look up! Downtown murals brighten workaday Rutland RUTLAND—If you’ve enjoyed the butterflies in flight, goldfish streaming through a wall, flowers planted on the side of a building side, Batman contending with a griffon, rural Vermont being depicted by a pair […]

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Streetscape changes RUTLAND—The 18th century house at the corner of West and Court streets, said to be the oldest structure remaining in the city, is no more. Once home to the Good Cents thrift store but owned by Grace Congregational […]

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