Local News

City ash trees to come down

By Katy Savage RUTLAND—Back in the mid-1900s, when Dutch Elm Disease wiped out about 77 million elm trees, Vermont towns started replacing the canopy-like trees that lined streets and public parks with something similar—ash trees. Now, towns are contemplating how […]

Read More

News Briefs

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 […]

Read More

News Briefs

News Briefs: Rutland Region

by Lani Duke Alderman contestants Alderman candidate George Gides describes himself as an analyst with strong negotiation skills. At age 49, he is relatively new to Rutland, having moved to the city from Bristol in 2005. His private sector work […]

Read More

News Briefs

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke Rutland City On the ballot Rutland City voters will see an added pair of bonds on their March 1 ballot. The Aldermen had already approved a $2.5 million bond to replace White Pool and a $19 million […]

Read More

News Briefs

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 […]

Read More

Mountain Times Newsletter

Sign up below to receive the weekly newsletter, which also includes top trending stories and what all the locals are talking about!