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New playground to be built at Northwood Park
News Briefs
October 12, 2016

New playground to be built at Northwood Park

By Patricia Minichiello A new playground is coming to Rutland Town in the next few months, town officials said recently. “We have just received a grant to build a playground at Northwood Park,” said Mike Rowe, recreation director for the town. He spoke briefly about…

News Briefs
October 5, 2016

Alderman voices his concerns about city’s Marketing Committee

Request for $100,000 receives support from all other Alderman to proceed to committee By Patricia Minichiello RUTLAND CITY—Speaking frankly Monday night, Oct. 3, during the Board of Aldermen’s meeting, Alderman Gary Donahue said he doesn’t understand the purpose of the board’s Marketing Committee. “Everything ……

Kerosene can found in basement of home destroyed by fire
Local News
September 28, 2016

Kerosene can found in basement of home destroyed by fire

By Patricia Minichiello RUTLAND CITY— A fire that destroyed a home on Forest Street Sept. 19 has been ruled suspicious by arson investigators. A kerosene can found in the basement of the home was collected for evidence, police said. A fire was lit on each…

Local News
September 28, 2016

Response filed in gender bias, unequal pay case

By Patricia Minichiello A woman who said she wasn’t paid the same as a man, is fighting a bid to have the case thrown out. In the case of former Rutland County Deputy State’s Attorney Jane O’Neill claiming gender bias and unequal pay, a 25-page…

Local News
September 28, 2016

Wilton to RHS teacher: This is not your town, you don’t live here

By Patricia Minichiello RUTLAND CITY—Wendy Wilton engaged in a terse exchange with a Rutland City High School English teacher and resident of Shrewsbury outside the rail Monday night. The city treasurer, speaking as a citizen during the Board of Aldermen meeting, made a passionate plea…

BJ’s withdraws Act 250 permit from Rutland Town location
Local News
September 21, 2016

BJ’s withdraws Act 250 permit from Rutland Town location

By Patricia Minichiello The developer looking to put a BJ’s Wholesale Club in Rutland Town, next to the Holiday Inn off Route 7 South, has withdrawn his Act 250 permit appeal. Developer Gene Beaudoin, with Saxon Partners, said Friday Sept. 16, it didn’t make sense…

Local News
September 16, 2016

Judgement favors city in federal drug forfeiture lawsuit

By Patricia Minichiello RUTLAND CITY — Three properties rampant with drug activity in Rutland have been seized by the federal government as a result of the first federal drug forfeiture lawsuit in the city’s recent history. A forfeiture lawsuit was filed against the owner of…

Witnesses watch bridge ignite; colony of bats feared dead
Featured
September 14, 2016

Witnesses watch bridge ignite; colony of bats feared dead

By Patricia Minichiello CORNWALL – Isabel Lower pulled over at the sight of smoke coming from the other end of an historic covered bridge on the Cornwall-Salisbury town line Saturday, Sept. 10. She decided to call 911 rather than risk driving over it, even though…