Tag Archives: Christopher Biddle

Matt Baatz: dirt poet, pizza oven engineer
Local News
March 30, 2016

Matt Baatz: dirt poet, pizza oven engineer

By Christopher Biddle

Matt Baatz

By Christopher Biddle

PITTSFIELD—Matt Baatz estimates that in the past year, he’s logged around 600 hours working on a fully stocked pizza oven made entirely from found and donated materials—in the middle of the woods.

“Puddy’s,”…

Local News
February 17, 2016

Mount Holly to update town plan

By Christopher Biddle

MOUNT HOLLY — At a public meeting on Monday, Feb. 8, Ed Bove, executive director of the Rutland Regional Planning Commission, met with members of the Mount Holly Planning Commission, Select Board Chair Ted Crawford, and about 15 Mount Holly…

Local News
February 11, 2016

RSSU, Shrewsbury forego tax incentives for local control over schools

By Christopher Biddle

SHREWSBURY — The Shrewsbury School Board and members of the community gathered at the Shrewsbury Mountain School on Thursday, Feb. 4, for an informational presentation by Rutland South Supervisory Union (RSSU) Superintendent David Younce regarding Act 46. Younce told the…

Local News
February 9, 2016

VCRD Community Visit reviews successes, sets priorities for 2020

By Christopher Biddle

KILLINGTON—The town of Killington celebrated its achievements and looked to the future on Tuesday, Jan. 27, as town officials, business owners, members of the community and representatives from local and state organizations met for a followup Community Visit by the Vermont Council…

Local News
January 18, 2016

Jim Breuer keeps the crowd laughing

By Christopher Biddle

RUTLAND — After years of working the road comic circuit, a celebrated stint on Saturday Night Live, and a quoteable Hollywood filmography, Jim Breuer says he loves performing in Rutland, and a packed house at the Paramount theatre Saturday night showed that…