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Local News
January 24, 2018

Rutland Town hires administrative assistant

RUTLAND TOWN—The Rutland Town Select Board has voted 4-1 to hire William Sweet to fill the vacant position of administrative assistant to the board. The sole dissenting vote came from board member Chris Kiefer-Cioffi.

Mr. Bill Sweet is a lifelong Rutland Town resident who has…

Rutland Town celebrates at Northwood Park

Saturday, July 1, 9 a.m.—RUTLAND TOWN—Rutland Town would like to formally announce its first annual Rutland Town Celebration Day, Saturday, July 1 at Northwood Park. Rain date will be Sunday, July 2.

The celebration will feature activities throughout the day, with a special focus on…

Ancient site found near proposed solar development in Rutland Town
Local News
May 31, 2017

Ancient site found near proposed solar development in Rutland Town

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND  TOWN—Vermont has dozens of explored ancient sites that date as far back as 10,000-13,000 years and feature cookfires, refuse dumps, implements and workshops, points, pottery, charcoal and bones, shells, petroglyphs and even burials. Many more lie undisturbed beneath the surface on…

BJ’s withdraws Act 250 permit from Rutland Town location
Local News
September 21, 2016

BJ’s withdraws Act 250 permit from Rutland Town location

By Patricia Minichiello The developer looking to put a BJ’s Wholesale Club in Rutland Town, next to the Holiday Inn off Route 7 South, has withdrawn his Act 250 permit appeal. Developer Gene Beaudoin, with Saxon Partners, said Friday Sept. 16, it didn’t make sense…

News Briefs
September 14, 2016

Proctor woman dies after crashing into garage

RUTLAND TOWN—On Sept. 3, at approximately 11:03 p.m. member of the Vermont State Police-Rutland Barracks, Rutland County Sheriff’s Department, Rutland Town Fire Department and Regional Ambulance Service responded to a single vehicle crash on West Proctor Road in Rutland Town. Preliminary investigation revealed that Kathy…

News Briefs
September 7, 2016

Route 4 road work—just a bit longer

By Julia Purdy MENDON—Work continues along sections of US Route 4 in Mendon and Rutland Town as VTrans crews and contractors repair and replace features of the Route 4 corridor in two spots: the ravine on the west side of Route 4 between Meadow Lake…

Local News
August 31, 2016

Obituary: Tina M. Poppleton, age 55

RUTLAND TOWN—Tina M. Poppleton, 55, of Rutland Town passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Malone, N.Y., June 21, 1961, the daughter of Peter and Jean (Provost) Johnson. Tina Poppleton was a graduate of Grand…

RCHS hosts “Dog Days of Summer” pool party
Featured
August 24, 2016

RCHS hosts “Dog Days of Summer” pool party

Sunday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m.—RUTLAND TOWN— Let your favorite pooch enjoy the end of summer with a dip in the pool from 10 a.m. to noon, Sunday, Aug. 28 at North Wood Pool, Post Road in Rutland Town! There will be a free swim…

Sports
August 24, 2016

Ladies! Women’s ice hockey team wants you

Sunday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m.—RUTLAND TOWN— The Rutland Cutting Edge women’s ice hockey team will hold its annual preseason meeting at 5 p.m., Sunday Aug. 28 at Spartan Arena, located behind the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland Town. Whether you have never played before…

State Fair begins Aug. 16

Earlier and shorter than dates of past years By Lani Duke Aug. 16-20—RUTLAND TOWN—The Vermont State Fair, once a 10-and-a-half-day blend of competitions, livestock, exhibits, carnival rides, “fair food,” 4-H, and concerts, opens its gates for a much-condensed four-and-a-half-day run Aug. 16-20. Organizers have packed…