Tag Archives: Rutland Vermont

Robotics team headed to world championships
Featured
December 21, 2017

Robotics team headed to world championships

The Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) 2017 Young Entrepreneurs of the Year, the Robo-Rattlers, won their second State Championship Title. The team’s win secures its invitation to the World Finals.

The Rutland Robo-Rattlers, a FIRST Lego League (FLL) robotics team featuring area students from ages…

REDC secures $500,000 for business loans
Featured
December 21, 2017

REDC secures $500,000 for business loans

RUTLAND—Through a combination of state grants and federal loans, Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) has secured $500,000 this year to be made available to Rutland County businesses. REDC is a non-profit, community-based organization whose mission is to encourage and enhance business success in Rutland County.

Local News
December 21, 2017

Judge invalidates sex offender “nuisance” ordinance

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

A judge has struck down an ordinance in Rutland that limited where convicted sex offenders can live in the community.

“The case hinges on the question whether the City of Rutland has the power to declare people nuisances,” Rutland Superior Court…

Candlelight Vigil to be held in Depot Park
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
December 20, 2017

Candlelight Vigil to be held in Depot Park

Thursday, Dec. 21, 5 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Homeless Prevention Center is sponsoring its 18th annual Candlelight Vigil in Depot Park on Thursday, Dec. 21 at 5 p.m.

This event is to bring attention to the tragedy of homelessness that many Vermont families and individuals endure. It’s also…

SunCommon invites community to Solstice Party
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
December 20, 2017

SunCommon invites community to Solstice Party

Thursday, Dec. 21, 5 p.m.—RUTLAND—The SunCommon Solar Gallery invites the public to join them on Thursday, Dec. 21 — the Winter Solstice — for a Solstice Party from 5-8 p.m.

Celebrate the darkest day of the year with some solar-themed fun. The Suncommon Gallery welcomes Suncommon…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
December 20, 2017

Skate with Santa!

Thursday, Dec. 21, 10 a.m.-12 noon—RUTLAND—Rutland Recreation & Parks Department offers a chance to skate with the season’s hero — Santa! Head to the ice at Giorgetti Park for a skate with Santa on Thursday, Dec. 21. Jolly Ol’ St. Nick will be in the arena…

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…