Tag Archives: Lyle Jepson

Local News
October 18, 2017

Vermont Butcher Shop opens in Rutland

The Vermont Butcher Shop celebrated the grand opening of its newest store, located at 180 South Main St., Friday, Oct. 13 with a ribbon cutting and open house.

“Healthy, locally raised meats will be our focus,” co-owner Nick DeLauri, a Rutland native, said. “Quality and value…

Op - Ed
February 15, 2017

Regional marketing plan solicits county-wide support

By Lyle Jepson and Mary Cohen

Imagine a future for Rutland County in which young families move into efficient new homes close to high-paying advanced manufacturing jobs … recent college graduates shop downtown for “first day of work” wardrobes before starting jobs with local companies…

Op - Ed
February 8, 2017

Attitude counts

By Lyle Jepson

Vermonters can no longer ask their economic development organizations to work in isolation and still expect success for our communities and our businesses.

Over the last year, the Rutland region has proved that a common vision and a common direction – forged…

Local News
March 30, 2016

The Rutland Chamber board chooses interim executive director

RUTLAND–Mary Cohen, a longtime NeighborWorks and community leader, was appointed Wednesday, March 23, to be interim executive director of the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce, effective April 1. She fills the position left vacant by the resignation of Tom Donahue.

“Mary will provide…

Local News
February 17, 2016

Group seeks to create Rutland-area makerspace

Public asked to participate in the planning process

A group of Rutland area residents and local organizations, led by Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) and Castleton University, are working to start a makerspace in Rutland. They are looking for public comment on the…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 17, 2016

Rutland Young Professionals hold February mixer

Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. — RUTLAND — It’s entrepreneurial night with the Rutland Young Professionals on Thursday, Feb. 18. Join them at Castleton Downtown, 67 Merchants Row in the Opera House, Rutland, from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn about the opportunities and assistance in the community…

News Briefs
February 8, 2016

REDC adds three to board of directors

RUTLAND—Continuing the reorganization and refocusing of the Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC), the REDC Board of Directors has elected new members from three of the region’s leading companies.

John Casella II, 31, of Casella Construction; Shana Louiselle, 30, of Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO); and…

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…

News Briefs
January 15, 2016

Two young professionals appointed assistant directors of REDC

RUTLAND—Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) Executive Director Lyle Jepson announced Dec. 29 the appointments of Sara Gilbert and Tyler Richardson as assistant directors of REDC.

Gilbert was most recently the director of business development at NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, a homeownership nonprofit and community lender,…