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January 24, 2018

Healthcare speakers discuss options for care, with aging

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1:15 p.m.—CASTLETON—As we get older our needs change and we are faced with making some difficult decisions for ourselves or for our loved ones. For most of us, we are not fully aware of what is available to help with those ever-changing…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 11, 2018

Local TV to host producers’ group

RUTLAND—PEGTV is inviting the community to join its new monthly group called The Producers’ Group. The goal of the group is to inspire, train, and connect longtime and aspiring producers alike in a fun, encouraging atmosphere. It’s an opportunity for locals to share their work,…

State News
January 4, 2018

Gov. Scott calls for anti-harassment training

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

The state has investigated 52 claims of sexual harassment reported by state employees since 2014, according to the Vermont Department of Human Resources.

Disciplinary action was taken in two cases in 2016 and two cases in 2017. (Penalties can range from…

Local News
January 3, 2018

Panel creates “roadmap” to combat opioid abuse

By Alan J. Keays, VT Digger

A panel charged with coming up with ways to combat the opioid crisis in Vermont has developed recommendations it will now work with others to help turn into reality.

The Governor’s Opioid Coordination Council has compiled a draft document which…

Local News
December 6, 2017

Annual Gift-of-Life Marathon helps keep the blood supply strong

New Community Challenge will award winner with sweet treats (maple creemees!) and bragging rights

RUTLAND—Planners of the 2017 Gift-of-Life Marathon blood drive are appealing to the competitive nature of the greater Rutland area with the addition of a Community Challenge that will help…

News Briefs
October 11, 2017

Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

National Night Out

More than 1,000 people came to the Giorgetti Athletic Complex to celebrate National Night Out, NeighborWorks of Western Vermont announced in its recent newsletter. More than 35 organizations came to inform the community about their services and take part…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
October 11, 2017

“Quilters” tells of struggles of pioneer women

Saturday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—“Quilters, the Musical” is being presented by a consortium of Rutland Area women who have been involved in all aspects of local school and/or community theater for decades. Director Jennifer Bagley and Music Director Rita Lane have assembled a cast of…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
October 11, 2017

Learn to Curl Clinic offered in WRJ

Saturday, Oct. 14, 5:45 p.m.—WHITE RIVER JUNCTION—Ever wanted to learn to curl? Experience the sport with a Learn to Curl clinic Saturday, Oct. 14 at 5:45 p.m. The Upper Valley Curling Club plays at Barwood Arena on Highland Avenue in White River Junction.

The club…

Local News
October 11, 2017

Resort, KPAA look ahead to new projects

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Seated in the Peak Lodge at the summit of Killington Mountain, resort officials and members of the Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA) set their sights on the coming winter season and the events and developments slated to come with it.

KPAA news…