Tag Archives: Rutland City

Local News
August 22, 2018

Help wanted: Teachers, principals in demand in many districts

By Lola Duffort/ VTDigger

In Rutland City, school administrators searched high and low for a qualified higher-level math teacher this spring.

Coming up empty, they asked their counterparts in neighboring towns if they could recommend anyone on the market. Basically everyone responded the same way…

Local News
October 18, 2017

Longtime Rutland City school leader to retire

Alan Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Longtime Rutland Schools Superintendent Mary Moran said her passion for education and the outdoors made Vermont a perfect location for a high school administrator from Massachusetts to live and build on a career. After more than two decades working for the Rutland…

Allaire defeats Louras, becomes new city mayor
Local News
March 8, 2017

Allaire defeats Louras, becomes new city mayor

By Evan Johnson RUTLAND CITY—The third third time was the charm for David Allaire. The 19-year veteran of the Rutland City Board of Aldermen successfully unseated sitting Mayor Chris Louras by a wide margin. Initial results on Tuesday evening showed Allaire taking 2,196 votes to…

Local News
December 1, 2016

Rutland City aims to be most business-friendly in Vt.

RUTLAND—The city of Rutland launched its new business web portal Tuesday, Nov. 22. Rutland City is one of 27 municipalities nationwide to receive a $50,000 award from the U.S. Small Business Administration, an independent federal agency established to assist small businesses. The city’s business web…

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…

Grace Church: Feeding the city, transforming lives
News Briefs
September 28, 2016

Grace Church: Feeding the city, transforming lives

By Karrie Etzler Residents of Rutland City and its environs were graciously fêted at a three-course culinary soiree, hosted by the Grace Congregational United Church of Christ (Grace Church), under its community outreach program on Sunday evening, Sept. 25. The complimentary affair dubbed Welcome Table…

News Briefs
August 10, 2016

Alderman Board: Bloomer resigns, Gides replaces

RUTLAND CITY—A new baby and a new job won’t leave Alderman Matt Bloomer enough time to fill the requirements of his city position, Bloomer announced July 28. He intends to resign Tuesday, Sept. 6. Bloomer’s first child is scheduled to arrive in October. His new…

Letter
July 21, 2016

Rutland First is pro-democracy, pro-transparency

Dear Editor,

I am a Rutland City resident, registered voter and taxpayer. Kudos to Rutland First for standing up for everyday citizens like me, and to the Board of Aldermen for asserting their authority as our representatives by sending the letter.

Rutland First is concerned…

News Briefs
June 30, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region 6-29-16

Creek Path, Ripley Bridge projects continue

RUTLAND CITY—Assistant City Engineer Nate Stansberry recently gave the Board of Aldermen a plan to put solar-powered flashing beacons where the Creek Path crosses Crescent, State, and West streets. Using solar power fits the city’s “Solar City” thrust, he…