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Friday Night Live returns to Rutland

Friday Night Live returns to Rutland

Friday, July 13, 5 p.m.—Downtown Rutland’s Friday Night Live is a free concert series featuring live music, outdoor dining, children’s activities and more. Headliners perform in the “Pit” parking lot, which is transformed into a unique, amphitheater-like concert venue. Merchants and vendors set up along…

Local News
June 10, 2016

Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series lineup released

RUTLAND — The Downtown Rutland Partnership recently announced its 2016 Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series lineup, this year expanding 25 percent from three headlining artists to four. Featured on the stage this year is “American Idol” winner Taylor Hicks on July 8; lead singer…

Local News
April 7, 2016

Baxter Street park officially breaks ground

Photos courtesy of Robin Alberti

Despite the pouring rain on Saturday, community members, representatives of the city and Downtown Rutland Partnership gathered at the corner of Baxter Street and Library Avenue to celebrate the ground-breaking of Northwest Rutland’s first community park. The park…

Local News
March 17, 2016

Vermont Butcher Shop plans to open Rutland location

RUTLAND – The Vermont Butcher Shop, the leading proprietor of  “honest” meats and victuals from the Green Mountain State and surrounding area, will soon provide the newest ingredient in Rutland’s ongoing revitalization.

Nick DeLauri, co-owner as well as native son of Rutland, said The Vermont…

Local News
March 2, 2016

Castleton University to house students in downtown Rutland

RUTLAND–Already with a strong presence in the Opera House in the heart of downtown Rutland, Castleton University is planning a two-floor, efficient living space nearby that could become a model for others. In collaboration with Mark Foley, Jr., Castleton and Green Mountain Power will…

News Briefs
February 12, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

Combination Pond ballot item in contention

Yes, no, maybe. That’s the pattern for the appearance of an advisory question on the Rutland City ballot regarding whether “the voters of the city of Rutland [should] reclaim, renew and preserve Combination Pond,…

News Briefs
December 4, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

Where does the water go?

About half the water the Rutland city water plant treats seems to disappear. Of the average 2 million gallons of drinking water the city processes every day, only about half appears on billing statements, Public…

Revvin’ those engines
Local News
August 28, 2015

Revvin’ those engines

Courtesy of the Downtown Rutland Partnership

Motorcycles line the streets of downtown Rutland during a past year’s Downtown Rutland Block Party event.

The Annual Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally will throttle through the Green Mountains Aug. 27-30

The Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally…

  • Downtown Rutland brims with activities
  • Downtown Rutland brims with activities

Downtown Rutland brims with activities

Courtesy of Downtown Rutland Partnership

The Little Circus sets up a tall apparatus, with performers flying high above the street on Merchants Row.

Local merchants set out sidewalk sale tents along the closed streets of Merchants Row and Center…