Tag Archives: Rutland Regional Planning Commission

March 30, 2016

Rutland hosts statewide Vermont Walk/Bike Summit

RUTLAND—VTrans, the Rutland Regional Planning Commission and the Rutland Area Physical Activity Coalition will host the 2016 statewide Vermont Walk/Bike Summit on April 1-2 in Rutland at the Paramount Theatre.

The summit offers indoor and outdoor workshops. Friday features four themes: Built Environment,…

News Briefs
January 15, 2016

Two young professionals appointed assistant directors of REDC

RUTLAND—Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) Executive Director Lyle Jepson announced Dec. 29 the appointments of Sara Gilbert and Tyler Richardson as assistant directors of REDC.

Gilbert was most recently the director of business development at NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, a homeownership nonprofit and community lender,…

Local News
December 29, 2015

RRPC water quality outreach project is underway

RUTLAND — Through a grant provided by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the Rutland Regional Planning Commission (RRPC) has launched a multi-pronged outreach effort focused on improving water quality in compliance with the Vermont Clean Water Act (VCWA) which was made law this…

News Briefs
October 30, 2015

RRPC begins work on at-risk infrastructure map

RUTLAND—The Rutland Regional Planning Commission (RRPC) is developing a regional map of the public infrastructure most at risk for flood and erosion. Public infrastructure of interest includes: transfer stations, former landfill sites, water treatment facilities, town halls, and fire stations, as well as sections of…

News Briefs
April 30, 2015

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Center Street Marketplace plans move forward

RUTLAND—Plans continue for developing the Center Street Marketplace as the Rutland Regional Planning Commission (RRPC) gathers lease agreements with the surrounding property owners. One holdup had been that the federal government required longer-term…

News Briefs
April 1, 2015

Coming events to promote Rutland rail revival

By Lani Duke

In the 1880s, trains played a critical role in the development of local industry as well as tourism. Central Vermont’s economic prosperity relied on trains, which carried the state’s maple products, apples, other goods, marble and slate to New York…