News Briefs

Rutland Region

Wallingford crossing repairs WALLINGFORD—The town of Wallingford has received official notice from the state Secretary of Transportation Chris Cole, that the railroad crossing on Route 140 (Depot Street) is scheduled to be reconstructed next year. The project is complicated by […]

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Rutland Region

Student housing awarded tax credits RUTLAND—The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development awarded Castleton University’s downtown Rutland student housing $170,000 in tax credits on Sept. 22. The second and third floors of the Clement Building now house dorm suites […]

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Rutland Region

Club owner files suit against city RUTLAND—September 12, Charles Greeno, owner of Rutland dance club The Local, filed a federal lawsuit against the Rutland City Police Department for discrimination and unequal enforcement. Greeno complains that police situating their cruisers outside […]

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Rutland Region

By: Lani Duke Property taxes decrease as a result of Act 46 WALLINGFORD—Wallingford property owners received reduced tax bills in mid-August as a result of a lowered education tax, down from last year’s mil rate of $1.429 to $1.3675. That […]

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Rutland Region

RUTLAND—Over the past four months, the College of St. Joseph “found” an additional academic building by transforming the 200-year-old wood-framed carriage house for academic use. Green Mountain Power worked with the school’s maintenance director Tom Beland to gut the building, […]

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Rutland Region

By: Lani Duke School districts consider Act 46 by deadlines School classrooms are filling up soon, and boards are returning to tackle discussions of how to meet the state-mandated merger requirements of Act 46. If these school districts combine, which […]

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Rutland Region

Downtown gets two new stores By Lani Duke RUTLAND—Black Moon Games has opened at 9 Evelyn St. in downtown Rutland, specializing in tabletop board and card games, role-playing games and miniatures. It also has a large gaming space in which […]

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News Briefs: Rutland Region , 6-22-2016

By Lani Duke 2016 Dancing with the Rutland Stars cast announced RUTLAND CITY—The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice (RAVNAH) will get another “shot in the arm” from the upcoming Dancing with the Rutland Stars fundraiser scheduled for October […]

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State election races warm up

Petitions to run for Vermont state offices were due in town and city clerks’ offices May 26. Democrat Herb Russell, Representative from Rutland-5-3 (the Southwest neighborhood), is the only sitting member from Rutland that will not run again. He has served three […]

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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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