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News Briefs
August 16, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs 8/16

By Lani Duke New fire chief sought

The seven-member committee searching for a new Rutland City fire chief met for the first time Aug. 3. Its goal is to hire the new department head by the first of the year, VTDigger reported.

Search committee members…

News Briefs
August 2, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Proposed pavilion to add new amenities for community

WEST RUTLAND— West Rutland is applying for a $25,000 facilities grant to add a pavilion on its recreation area that would require a match from the town. The cost of the 48-foot by 70-foot pavilion…

News Briefs
January 4, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Are snowplows outgrowing narrow roads? WALLINGFORD—At its Dec. 19 meeting, the Wallingford Select Board heard Road Commissioner Phil Baker’s report on plowing Rogers Farm Road. Road crews stop plowing before coming even with the loop to Stan Taylor’s property because there is no place wide…

News Briefs
December 21, 2016

Rutland Region News Briefs

Board of Alderman contest gets early start RUTLAND—Although petitions to run for the Board of Aldermen are due in late January, Alderman Christopher Ettori has already announced his intent to run for reelection. Alderman Tom DePoy has also confirmed he intends to run for reelection,…

News Briefs
November 22, 2016

Rutland Region – News Briefs

CSJ hires, promotes administrators RUTLAND—The College of St. Joseph has hired Nanci Gordon as director of development and alumni relations. Both an alumna and a dedicated advocate for the school, she will oversee the annual fund, the college’s efforts to seek grant funding, and its…

News Briefs
April 20, 2016

Rutland Region News Briefs

by Lani Duke

RUTLAND CITY NEWS

Dorr Drive bridge name change considered

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars have asked the Rutland Aldermen to consider renaming the new bridge on River Street in honor of Aldo Manfredi. Although the…

Local News
October 22, 2014

Rutland Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Pool possibilities

RUTLAND—Maybe it’s the time of the year. Do Rutland folks get more interested in replacing White Pool, maybe with a year-round one, each autumn when the all-too-brief community pool season closes for the winter?

When Rutland…

Local News
October 15, 2014

Rutland Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Musical chairs at City Hall

Former Rutland City Public Works commissioner Alan Shelvey is taking over the position as interim zoning administrator from Robert Barrett. Barrett had filled the position since the August retirement of former zoning administrator James Simonds, but wanted…

Local News
October 8, 2014

Rutland Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

New addiction treatment center?

Dartmouth College medical student Jeff DeFlavio recently announced his plans to open a opiate addiction treatment alternative on Baxter Street in Rutland. He had opened a similar clinic in Claremont, N.H., in March, and has since opened another…

Local News
October 1, 2014

Rutland Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Furloughed convicts move uphill from city offices

New residents may move into 30 Washington St., the former McGee House, through an agreement between the Recovery House network of treatment facilities and the Vermont Achievement Center, which is in a “feasibility grant process”…