Tag Archives: Rutland Vermont

Local News
May 16, 2018

Plea deal allows ex-Rutland firefighter to avoid jail term

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—A city firefighter who was fired late last year following his arrest while off-duty on charges of impersonating a police officer and later for crashing into a parked car while driving drunk has reached a plea deal that will allow…

Local News
May 9, 2018

Kitchens ready for community use

RUTLAND – Now that spring has sprung, the gardening and gleaning seasons are right around the corner. As Vermonters in Rutland County consider donating extra vegetables to local food shelves, they can now take advantage of new Community Kitchen locations to lightly process excess fruits…

Combination Pond fishing derby lands good catches
Featured
May 9, 2018

Combination Pond fishing derby lands good catches

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Combination Pond, a former farm pond on Moon Brook nestled within a labyrinthine suburban neighborhood on the eastern edge of Rutland City, was the lively scene of the annual fishing derby Saturday, May 5, which draws families and anglers from all over…

Local News
February 21, 2018

Rutland to debut school-to-job pilot program

RUTLAND—The Rutland Region Workforce Investment Board (RRWIB) in collaboration with the Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) recently announced Real Careers @ Rutland County, a pilot program funded through the Vermont Department of Labor.

The program will engage high school seniors and recent graduates in training…

Local News
January 24, 2018

MSJ reinstates varsity football, taps Peterson as head coach

RUTLAND—Based on an increase in numbers, Mount Saint Joseph Academy has decided to reinstate varsity football, as the two-year cooperative agreement with Poultney has now expired. The Vermont Principals’ Association has officially granted MSJ release from the cooperative. MSJ now awaits a Division III football…

Local News
January 17, 2018

Volunteers assist offenders reentering communities

By Evan Johnson

RUTLAND—After serving a lengthy jail sentence, reentering a community and adjusting to an unstructured life can be a daunting task. Thanks to a group of volunteers in Rutland, that obstacle becomes easier for offenders to overcome.

Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA),…