Tag Archives: NeighborWorks

Local News
January 3, 2018

RAFFL programs to continue with new sponsors

By Evan Johnson

The board of directors of the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) announced last week that all of its existing programs will continue operating into the future, despite RAFFL’s impending closure. The RAFFL board announced in October that it would cease…

State News
August 23, 2017

HEAT Squad receives $250,000 grant to expand to Northeast Kingdom

HEAT Squad, an energy efficiency service developed by NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, is expanding to the Northeast Kingdom with the help of a $250,000 Northern Border Regional Commission grant. The strategy of HEAT Squad focuses on educating homeowners about energy efficiency; offering low-cost energy audits…

News Briefs
May 6, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

CITY NEWS

Refugees to arrive this year

Rutland will begin receiving as many as 100 refugees from Syria and Iraq starting in October and throughout the ensuing year. Mayor Christopher Louras announced that the city is working with the Vermont…

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…

State-local investment initiative to benefit Rutland County
Featured
November 5, 2015

State-local investment initiative to benefit Rutland County

Mayor Louras and NeighborWorks announced $1.75 million in lending capital.

RUTLAND — On Monday, Nov. 2, state and local leaders announced a major financial boost to improve housing stock in Rutland County. State Treasurer Beth Pearce was joined by Rutland Mayor Chris Louras…

News Briefs
November 4, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Reimagining Depot Park

Calls continue to come in to the aldermen from residents worried about the fate of Depot Park. The city’s Community and Economic Development Committee voted to pursue a Community Development Block Grant for studying the feasibility and cost to…

Local News
October 8, 2015

Rutland City announces Northwest Neighborhood revitalization progress

RUTLAND–A collaboration of the City of Rutland, Rutland Redevelopment Authority, NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, and Project VISION on Sept. 30 announced a number of recently completed action steps representing significant progress towards the revitalization of a section of the city’s Northwest Neighborhood.

In July, 2014…

New city park kicks off fundraising effort
News Briefs
August 27, 2015

New city park kicks off fundraising effort

Courtesy of Sara Gilbert, business development director for NeighborWorks of Western Vermont

NeighborWorks is taking down this house to make room for the park.

RUTLAND — The Rutland City Recreation and Parks Department and NeighborWorks of Western Vermont are creating a…