Tag Archives: News Briefs: Rutland Region

News Briefs
August 3, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

New hires, promotions

RUTLAND—Bernadette Robin begins a new job as business development and marketing director at Visiting Nurse Aassociation and Hospice of the Southwest Region, starting Aug. 8. She spent the previous two years as Rutland Regional Medical Center communications specialist, and…

News Briefs
July 28, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Road work: be patient and courteous

Traffic is running slowly along some of the local roadways as construction crews take advantage of summer weather. The Business Route 4 corridor project has been slowing traffic. Route 4 East is receiving a new drainage…

News Briefs
July 21, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

SVCOA prepares new digs

RUTLAND CITY—The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) recently received a $250,000 grant to renovate the 5,000-square-foot, former Maple Terrace assisted living facility and private home at 143 Maple Street into professional office space to serve its 7,096-person…

News Briefs
July 15, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Solar array comment period resumes

WEST RUTLAND—The Public Service Board ordered the 21-day comment period to be resumed on an application for a Certificate of Public Good on a proposed 500-kw net-metering solar array at 280 Clarendon Ave., West Rutland. The application…

News Briefs
April 27, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

CITY NEWS

Computerizing public works data

Rutland City has spent some $11 million in the past ten years in combined sewer overflow (CSO) projects, Public Works Commissioner Jeff Wennberg told the City Public Works Committee April 5. The most recent project was…

News Briefs
April 6, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

Rutland City

Interim Chamber director announced

The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors has unanimously chosen former NeighborWorks of Western Vermont executive Mary Cohen to take over interim leadership of the Chamber, as of April 4. Longtime Chamber CEO Tom Donahue has left…

News Briefs
February 12, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

Combination Pond ballot item in contention

Yes, no, maybe. That’s the pattern for the appearance of an advisory question on the Rutland City ballot regarding whether “the voters of the city of Rutland [should] reclaim, renew and preserve Combination Pond,…

News Briefs
February 2, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

Combination Pond makes the ballot

City voters will consider a non-binding ballot item on the future of Combination Pond and associated waterways. Alderman Gary Donahue cast the only vote against putting the pond on the March ballot during the Board…

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 18, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

RUTLAND COUNTY

School merger decisions looming ahead at Town Meeting

Town Meeting Day across Vermont gives local communities across the state an opportunity to choose who implements the day-to-day running of towns and school districts. In addition to choosing to fill many…