Tag Archives: Project VISION

Local News
January 25, 2017

Project Vision named semifinalist in prestigious Harvard competition

RUTLAND—The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, has selected Rutland’s Project Vision as a semifinalist among the 100 programs in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition. Project Vision will compete to be…

News Briefs
May 11, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

RUTLAND CITY

Loyalty Day parade postponed

Officials are attempting to reschedule the community’s 53rd Loyalty Day parade, initially scheduled for Sunday, May 1. More than 1,000 individuals and 130 vehicles in 85 “units” were signed up to walk and roll through downtown…

News Briefs
April 20, 2016

Table 24 tees up support for Rutland County Parent Child Center

On Monday, June 6, Table 24 Restaurant in downtown Rutland will proudly host its 8th Anniversary Charity Golf Tournament. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Rutland County Parent Child Center, a community-based, private non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and meeting the needs…

News Briefs
April 13, 2016

Community impact committee repeats survey

RUTLAND — NeighborWorks of Western Vermont will be conducting a residential survey of Northwest Rutland. Volunteers will be going door-to-door, asking residents to participate in a survey about their community. This is the second time NeighborWorks will be administering this survey in the roughly 15-block…

News Briefs
March 23, 2016

News Briefs from the Rutland Region

Rutland City

Two steps forward, one step back

Although the city seemingly gains fiscal ground with every audit, two gargantuan obstacles continue to lie in the path of solvency. Both the city pension fund and the downtown parking garage-transit center are…

Op - Ed
February 9, 2016

60 reasons I love Rutland

By Steve Costello

I’ve long believed that one of Rutland’s greatest problems is a tendency toward overly negative self criticism, so when I heard about McNeil and Reedy’s contest celebrating its 60th anniversary, I was thrilled. The contest is simple: List 60 things you love…

News Briefs
April 1, 2015

Rutland Blooms seeks donors, volunteers

RUTLAND–Organizers of Rutland Blooms are hoping to grow the city beautification effort significantly this year and are looking for civic-minded citizens and businesses to help make it happen.

“Rutland Blooms is already making a big impact on the look and feel of Rutland,…