Tag Archives: Green Mountain Power

News Briefs
June 9, 2015

New public electric vehicle charging station opens in Rutland

First “Freedom Station” debuted Tuesday, part of EV charging network to help drivers reduce fossil fuel and save money

RUTLAND — On Tuesday, June 9, Green Mountain Power & NRG, a Fortune 250 company, opened a new public electric vehicle charging station in Rutland to…

Letter
June 4, 2015

Volunteers, donors help Rutland blooms

Dear Editor,

With Rutland Blooms’ biggest project to date now complete, thanks to the support of dozens of businesses, organizations and individuals, more than 200 trees have been added to the cityscape, improving it for generations.  Flowering crabapples now dot streets throughout the…

News Briefs
May 14, 2015

Castleton, GMP expand collaborative efforts

RUTLAND — Green Mountain Power and Castleton College, which recently opened Castleton Downtown directly across Merchants Row from the GMP Energy Innovation Center, are expanding their collaboration on community and economic development.

“Since we’ve had office space adjacent to each other, the opportunities…

News Briefs
May 7, 2015

News Briefs: Lakes Region

Purchase of Village School: let the voters decide

CASTLETON—Castleton voters will cast ballots May 26 on whether the town should buy the Village School from the Castleton-Hubbardton Union School District, a petition-driven issue.

Moving the students to Castleton Elementary and closing the…

Opinion
April 30, 2015

A timely welcome from Rutland booklovers

Dear Editor,

After several decades in business and more than 20 years in retail bookselling, it’s fair to say I have never been more surprised than I have been by the City of Rutland.

I’ve been familiar with Rutland for years, having…

News Briefs
April 22, 2015

Phoenix Books signs lease downtown Rutland

RUTLAND — The next chapter in Rutland’s story of revitalization will include an independent downtown bookstore, as Phoenix Books has signed a five-year lease on a portion of the former Lake Sunapee Bank building, owned by MKF Properties.

“I could not be more…

Local News
April 8, 2015

NextSun adds to Solar Capital initiative

RUTLAND–A Boston solar developer is putting down roots in Rutland, adding to Green Mountain Power’s Solar Capital initiative and the increasing occupancy rate of Downtown Rutland.

NextSun Energy, which began developing solar in Massachusetts in 2010 and has built four projects in Vermont…