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Rutland budget showdown is underway
Local News
December 28, 2017

Rutland budget showdown is underway

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

The city’s Board of Aldermen cut a bit deeper but big-ticket items survived a marathon budget session.

The board Wednesday night adopted a proposed spending plan for the next fiscal year totaling $21,393,763, a figure that will now go on the…

Local News
October 18, 2017

Agency reduces refugee resettlement plans

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Rutland has recently received word that the number of refugees the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program plans to resettle in the city in federal fiscal year 2018 has been reduced from 100 to 75 in a “preliminary revised plan” by the U.S….

Local News
September 27, 2017

Event encourages Vermonters to “donate life”

By Evan Johnson

RUTLAND — At a small event in Rutland City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 21, members of Donate Life Vermont demonstrated how a small decision could have life saving consequences for others.

In November of 2011, Penny and Jeff Sirjane received news that…

News Briefs
February 24, 2016

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 experience has him integrating major…

News Briefs
February 8, 2016

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 budget. One of the added…

News Briefs
January 26, 2016

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 to air once a week…