Tag Archives: Rutland Vermont

Local News
December 6, 2017

Annual Gift-of-Life Marathon helps keep the blood supply strong

New Community Challenge will award winner with sweet treats (maple creemees!) and bragging rights

RUTLAND—Planners of the 2017 Gift-of-Life Marathon blood drive are appealing to the competitive nature of the greater Rutland area with the addition of a Community Challenge that will help…

Local News
October 25, 2017

National Rx take-back day: bring unused in, no questions asked

RUTLAND—On Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department will accept unused, unneeded or expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs with no questions asked. This will be the 14th national Drug Takeback Day facilitated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, occurring…

Local News
October 25, 2017

REDC to celebrate Rutland County successes

RUTLAND—Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) has announced the agenda for its 80th annual meeting, set for Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Casella Theater at Castleton University. Governor Phil Scott will provide the keynote address.

“Through collaboration with many partners, our…

Local News
October 18, 2017

Vermont Butcher Shop opens in Rutland

The Vermont Butcher Shop celebrated the grand opening of its newest store, located at 180 South Main St., Friday, Oct. 13 with a ribbon cutting and open house.

“Healthy, locally raised meats will be our focus,” co-owner Nick DeLauri, a Rutland native, said. “Quality and value…

Tom Huebner named Chamber Business Leader of the Year 2017
Featured
October 18, 2017

Tom Huebner named Chamber Business Leader of the Year 2017

RUTLAND—The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Tom Huebner, president & CEO of the Rutland Regional Medical Center, has been chosen the “Business Leader of the Year 2017.” The award will be presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
October 18, 2017

“Divided by Diversity” to show in Rutland

Saturday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—On Saturday, Oct. 21, “Divided by Diversity” will show at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Rutland, at 7 p.m. The film will be followed with a Q&A panel that will include Director Duane Carleton and several film participants. The showing is…

Local News
October 18, 2017

Fired administrator alleges retaliation

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

The fired town administrator in Rutland Town has sued the municipality, alleging the Select Board’s decision to terminate him was an act of retaliation and violated the town’s personnel policies.

Joseph Zingale, who worked for the town for more than three…

Local News
October 18, 2017

Longtime Rutland City school leader to retire

Alan Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Longtime Rutland Schools Superintendent Mary Moran said her passion for education and the outdoors made Vermont a perfect location for a high school administrator from Massachusetts to live and build on a career. After more than two decades working for the Rutland…

Local News
October 18, 2017

Agency reduces refugee resettlement plans

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Rutland has recently received word that the number of refugees the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program plans to resettle in the city in federal fiscal year 2018 has been reduced from 100 to 75 in a “preliminary revised plan” by the U.S….