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RUTLAND—The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging has received a $1,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program. Funding will be used to provide food, supplies and care for area clients with pets — all of which can be financially…
Tuesday, May 25, 6 p.m.—RUTLAND—Communities across the state have been facing the challenge of opiate addiction. Faith Stone, director of the West Ridge Center, will present an overview on this important issue Tuesday, May 25, 6- p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Rutland.
Among the topics…
Please call the governor at 802-828-3333 and ask him not to support H-218—a pro-puppy mill bill. Dogs and cats forced to live their lives under the conditions in this bill will suffer greatly being confined to a space that is only big enough for…
By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger
At a panel discussion Thursday, April 6, Vermont officials discussed how different economic approaches could help address poverty in the state.
The panel, hosted by Capstone Community Action and the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity, featured Treasurer Beth Pearce and…
By Alan Keays, VTDigger
A long-delayed project aimed at bringing people, business and activities to a now-empty downtown alley got a big boost Thursday, April 6, when a city panel gave organizers more money than they were seeking.
Rutland Mayor David Allaire said the project…
KILLINGTON—Burlington-based nonprofit Puppets in Education (PiE) received funding from National Life Group Foundation to support a morning of bully prevention and empathy-building programs for Killington Elementary School Monday, March 13. Students shared their experiences and learned tips and tools to keep themselves and others safe…
Saturday, March 18, 8:30 a.m.—NORTH SPRINGFIELD—The travel industry saw close to one billion international travelers in the first nine months of 2016 according to the World Tourism Organization—that’s 34 million more than the same period the prior year—and the U.S. Postal Service is ready to…
By Evan Johnson
KILLINGTON—Killington Resort got a big start to the 2016-2017 winter with some of the skiing world’s top skiers crashing the gates on Superstar in front of thousands of screaming fans. The races drew crowds numbering approximately 30,000, earned over 100 million media…
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Local News 21 September, 2018