Tag Archives: downtown

Men’s hair salon opens downtown
Local News
May 16, 2018

Men’s hair salon opens downtown

RUTLAND—Downtown Gentlemen’s Salon has opened on 32 Merchants Row. Owner Lori LePenna opened the salon March 19. She has 25 years of experience cutting hair in Vermont and South Carolina. She welcomes clients from 2 to 90 years old.

The salon specializes in a full…

Local News
March 7, 2018

Castleton U ends partnership with REDC downtown

RUTLAND—In response to recent restructuring at Castleton University, Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) announced March 1 that the university will end the current colocation of services with REDC in downtown Rutland.

The agreement between REDC and CU calls for a 90-day written notice between parties,…

News Briefs
January 3, 2018

Rutland Region News Briefs

Lender shoots self in foot CLARENDON—Mortgage lender Provident Funding Associates is trying to foreclose on the house at 266 Creek Rd., Clarendon. The action is the fourth time Provident has attempted to foreclose on what the real estate website Zillow describes as a 3,750-square-foot, three-bedroom,…

Rutland Herald to move out of Wales Street building downtown
Local News
July 26, 2017

Rutland Herald to move out of Wales Street building downtown

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — The Rutland Herald offices are getting ready to leave their longtime home on Wales Street in downtown Rutland.

The newspaper, operating under the corporate name Vermont Community Media, reached an agreement to move in November into a building…

Op - Ed
June 21, 2017

Downtown Rutland continues to evolve, adapt

By Steve Costello

As regular readers may recall, I am a lover of  fables, stories that for generations have carried a message. With the recent news about the purchase of two key downtown buildings by MKF Properties and plans in the work for a variety…

Local News
June 7, 2017

MKF Properties purchases two downtown Rutland properties

RUTLAND —MKF has purchased 72 Merchants Row, adjacent to the Green Mountain Power (GMP) Energy Innovation Center, and MKF and GMP plan to connect the two buildings to share amenities including conference rooms and the EIC’s rooftop terrace. MKF has also purchased parking lots at…

Local News
May 31, 2017

Jungle Book coming to downtown Rutland

Phoenix Books funds sculpture, honoring Vt. author Rudyard Kipling

RUTLAND—Work on the first carving announced in a planned series of historical stone sculptures in downtown Rutland will begin in August—but organizers say the “second” sculpture will be completed before the first.

The second planned project,…

Local News
April 26, 2017

Downtown pop-up gallery to debut May 19

RUTLAND—A group of Rutland boosters is hoping to use a pop-up gallery to raise local artists’ profiles and add to the growing art scene that will include galleries, murals and a planned series of sculptures in downtown Rutland.

Organizers this week issued a call for…

Local News
April 19, 2017

Kindred Spirit to triple in size downtown

RUTLAND—Kindred Spirit, Rutland’s unique downtown furniture and home goods store, is moving around the corner and tripling in size, owners Stephen Willoughby and Allison Thompson announced Thursday, April 13. The store, located at 53 Merchants Row, will move to 116 West Street (former home to…