Tag Archives: Rutland Vermont

Local News
November 7, 2018

Danielle Beckett selected for Habitat home

RUTLAND—After an extensive search, Danielle Beckett and her two children will soon be living in the home Habitat for Humanity is building on Griswold Drive at Stone Gate in Rutland. 

Jessica Cecot, chair of the Home Buyer Selection Committee, announced that the board…

City’s third sculpture honors woman Revolutionary hero
October 24, 2018

City’s third sculpture honors woman Revolutionary hero

RUTLAND—The city enhanced its downtown sculpture trail Oct. 19 with the unveiling of a seven-foot-tall marble sculpture of Revolutionary War hero Ann Story. The work of art stands near the intersection of West Street and Cottage Street.

Ann Story, with help from her…

Looking Back
September 13, 2018

The days of cows and horses

By Mary Ellen Shaw

When you have lived long enough in the City of Rutland to remember the days of cows and horses then you know that you have been around for awhile!

Back in the 50s there was still some farmland…

Punk in the Park rocked downtown
Local News
September 12, 2018

Punk in the Park rocked downtown

RUTLAND—On Saturday, Sept. 8, Punk in the Park celebrated its 13th year with live music from a dozen bands starting at noon at the gazebo in Main Street Park. Time Out Timmy (pictured above) was joined by Jonee Earthquake Band, Augrah, Steel Sorrow, The Tommy…

Local News
August 29, 2018

Ruff Life adds to downtown café choices

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Curtis Bourque, born and raised in Rutland and a server/bartender by trade, stood at the counter of the Ruff Life Café, 46 Center Street, waiting for his takeout order of coffee drinks. He missed the old Coffee Exchange down the street, and…

Local News
August 15, 2018

City ash trees to come down

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND—Back in the mid-1900s, when Dutch Elm Disease wiped out about 77 million elm trees, Vermont towns started replacing the canopy-like trees that lined streets and public parks with something similar—ash trees.

Now, towns are contemplating how to cut down ash trees…

Local News
August 8, 2018

Starbucks, Five Guys could soon be coming to Rutland

By Curt Peterson

RUTLAND—Two international brands have found Rutland an interesting site for their franchises.

Both Starbucks and Five Guys Burgers have approached officials with proposals to open a new location in town.

With a population of 16,595 and ranked the third largest municipality in…

Local News
August 1, 2018

Water treatment system overflows

By Lani Duke

RUTLAND—Heavy rains caused East Creek and, to a lesser extent, Otter Creek, to receive an unexpected addition of nearly 9.7 million gallons of partially treated wastewater and stormwater July 23. A report of the overflow became public July 25, delayed because the…