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Rutland Area Farm and Food Link faces funding gap
Local News
July 26, 2017

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link faces funding gap

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Rutland Area Farm and Food Link, a nonprofit organization that works to promote local agriculture and educate the public on its value is said to be in limbo.

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link’s last executive director departed…

VSO musicians to perform in area schools

VSO musicians to perform in area schools

Thursday, May 18—RUTLAND COUNTY—The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Fiddlesticks string trio will present performances at three Rutland County schools on May 18: 9 a.m. at Poultney Elementary School; 10:30 a.m. at Wells Village School; and 1:30 p.m. at Mettawee Community School.

Members of Fiddlesticks are: David…

Area organizations get kids ready to ride

Area organizations get kids ready to ride

Sunday, May 21, 1 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Rutland Kiwanis Club, Killington/Pico Cycling Club and the Rutland Recreation & Parks Department will be hosting a free bike safety day for children up to age 13 Sunday, May 21, 1-4 p.m. at Giorgetti Park, 2 Oak St. Ext., Rutland….

Birdseye Wildlife Management Area christened at gathering
Local News
May 10, 2017

Birdseye Wildlife Management Area christened at gathering

By Julia Purdy

CASTLETON—The Vermont Fish & Wildlife program to introduce the new Birdseye Wildlife Management Area was well attended despite the fierce windstorm the night before, Friday, May 5, that knocked out power from Clarendon to Pittsford and caused extensive tree damage throughout the…

VINS showcases research of area middle schoolers

VINS showcases research of area middle schoolers

Monday, May 15, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE—The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is hosting an exciting research symposium Monday, May 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The science symposium is designed for students, peers, teachers, parents, and other community members as well as representatives from various local and state…

State News
March 22, 2017

Rutland area gymnasts win nine individual golds

RUTLAND—Over the weekend of March 18-19, the Cobra Gymnastics Team participated in the superhero-themed Vermont State Gymnastics Championships at Bellows Falls High School. A cosmic team banner depicted the gymnasts as their own kind of superheros. Their motto of the day was a quote from…

Area high school students win big at robotics competition
News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Area high school students win big at robotics competition

Area high school students from Rutland captured a win this past weekend at the FIRST Robotics District Event at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. There were 40 teams from all over New England competing in this year’s challenge, including FIRST Team 2370, the IBOTS…

Poultney Area St. David’s Society hosts dinner
News Briefs
March 1, 2017

Poultney Area St. David’s Society hosts dinner

Poultney Area St. David’s Society held its 29th annual St. David’s Day dinner Feb. 26 in the Slate Valley in Granville, N.Y. It was an enjoyable, waited dinner and fellowship gathering which was followed by the society’s program, “Bring Something Welsh” show and tell. The show…

Letter
December 14, 2016

Chocolate Fest funds aid 13 area charities

Dear Editor,

The Rutland United Methodist Church held a luncheon in the Church Fellowship hall on Dec. 6 to distribute funds raised at the October Chocolate Festival and Silent Auction. It is fitting that this can be part of our Christmas spirit to the community….