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Local News
January 24, 2018

Legislators give updates on bills

By Evan Johnson

Local business and community leaders came out early Monday morning for a legislative breakfast that featured updates and discussion on bills progressing through the state legislature in Montpelier. Rep. Butch Shaw (R – Rutland 6) said recent bills concerning paid family leave,…

Local News
December 21, 2017

Drug sweep nets a dozen arrests

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

A dozen people are facing a host of drug-related charges following a two-county police investigation that spanned four months.

The Southern Vermont Drug Task Force announced Friday the arrests of the suspects stemming from investigations in Rutland and Bennington counties. Police…

Region boasts summer of bikes
Local News
September 6, 2017

Region boasts summer of bikes

Photo by Alex Klein A rider navigates the Pro GTS course July 30 at  Killington Resort.

By Evan Johnson

RUTLAND COUNTY—From elite-level races high on Killington Resort to neighborhood trails, it’s been a big summer for mountain biking in Killington and the surrounding…

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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