Tag Archives: Rutland County Agricultural Society

Chamber fireworks to light up Rutland sky

Chamber fireworks to light up Rutland sky

Courtesy of RRCC

Voted the area’s best fireworks in recent years, the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce continues the tradition at the Vermont State Fairgrounds.

Saturday, July 2 at 9:45 p.m. — RUTLAND — Don’t miss the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Extravaganza, the…

News Briefs
January 5, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Pool approved for March ballot

Rutland’s Aldermen voted unanimously to place a $2.5 million bond to replace the pool in White Park on the March Town Meeting ballot. Voters for a number of years—and ballots—have repeatedly turned down a multi-function recreation center…

News Briefs
December 22, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Pool approved for March ballot

Rutland’s Aldermen voted unanimously to place a $2.5 million bond to replace the pool in White Park on the March Town Meeting ballot. Voters for a number of years—and ballots—have repeatedly turned down a multi-function recreation center…

News Briefs
December 16, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

State Fair makes membership change

The Rutland County Agricultural Society plans to chart the course for potentially significant changes. Under a provision approved in 2014, members will vote on whether to expel one of its members because he is a convicted felon….

News Briefs
September 18, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

Vermont State Fair trimming debt?

There will probably be a sizable time lag before we know how successful the Vermont State Fair was this year. Rutland County Agricultural Society Vice President Don Chioffi told fair-goers they could expect $150,000 of entertainment for $12. Whether they…

News Briefs
August 7, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rent-a-cop

Rutland Town’s Select Board is updating its contract to farm out the town’s police officers on a contracted basis. The officers may work an extra 20 hours a week outside their regular hours; the town receives $62.50 an hour to cover…

News Briefs
July 22, 2015

News Brief: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Changing roles, models

Change is inevitable in organizations. It has come to the Vermont State Fair at a time when fairs themselves are changing. The fair started out as an agricultural exhibition, an annual time for comparing crops and livestock, gathering to…