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Local News
July 12, 2017

Regional marketing initiative kicks off at estate tasting event, Friday

RUTLAND COUNTY—The Killington Valley Initiative, a part of the Regional Marketing Initiative, which involves Rutland County communities, towns and businesses, is set to release its first promotional video on July 14 at the Killington Wine Fest, at Killington Resort during the estate tasting at the Peak…

VSO musicians to perform in area schools

VSO musicians to perform in area schools

Thursday, May 18—RUTLAND COUNTY—The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Fiddlesticks string trio will present performances at three Rutland County schools on May 18: 9 a.m. at Poultney Elementary School; 10:30 a.m. at Wells Village School; and 1:30 p.m. at Mettawee Community School.

Members of Fiddlesticks are: David…

News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Letter carriers food drive set for May 13

On Saturday, May 13, the National Association of Letter Carriers will host its 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. The National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch #495 will be collecting non-perishable food items for distribution to food shelves in our Rutland County communities.

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Local News
February 15, 2017

H.E.A.T. Squad completes weatherization projects in Rutland County

RUTLAND—The H.E.A.T. Squad, a home health, safety, and energy efficiency program of the non-profit NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, has facilitated energy improvement projects in almost 6 percent of the owner-occupied homes in Rutland County (over 1,000 houses). These weatherization projects save those households almost a…

News Briefs
January 18, 2017

Low-cost spay/neuter clinic offered to Rutland County cats

Monday, Jan. 23—PITTSFORD—The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is working with VT-CAN (a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Vermont) to host a low cost spay/neuter clinic for Rutland County cats on Monday, Jan. 23, in Pittsford. Prior registration is required. Female cat spays and male…

Local News
January 11, 2017

Sick moose sighted in Rutland County

VTF&W is monitoring the animal for possible brainworm disease RUTLAND—A moose that is suspected to have a fatal disease is being monitored in Rutland County. The moose has remained near a road for several weeks and biologists and wardens are checking on the animal for…

Local News
November 9, 2016

Rutland, Windsor County voters stick with incumbents for Senate seats

By Polly Lynn Rutland County county voters re-elected three republican incumbents for the state Senate seats: Kevin Mullin, Peg Flory and Brian Collamore will all return to Montpelier. Mullin received the highest vote totals with 14,553, followed by Flory with 13,984 and Collamore with 13,482….