Tag Archives: Rutland

Letter
February 22, 2017

Allaire best choice for mayor

Dear Editor,

On March 7 Rutland City voters choose our governing body for another two years. This year, especially, I ask everyone to think carefully for a moment before casting their vote. Rutland City needs a change of leadership! We need a leader who will…

Frosty Feet 5K lives up to its name
Local News
February 22, 2017

Frosty Feet 5K lives up to its name

RUTLAND—On President’s Day, Monday, Feb. 20, dozens came out for the Frosty Feet 5K Run/Walk for Autism Awareness, which began at 11 a.m. at the Rutland Country Club. The event was part of Rutland’s 15th annual Winter Fest celebration, Feb. 17-25. Despite the frozen conditions,…

Local News
February 22, 2017

Vermont agency selected for regional rebranding effort

RUTLAND—A Brattleboro-based marketing agency has been selected to spearhead a regional marketing campaign aimed at rebranding the greater Rutland region. Mondo Mediaworks, headed by Luke Stafford, a 2016 Vermont Business Magazine “Rising Star,” was selected from a field of nearly two dozen bidders. “We received…

Local News
February 22, 2017

Large field competes for seat on the Board of Aldermen

Referendum on refugee resettlement?

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Seventeen candidates are vying for just six seats on the board of aldermen in the upcoming election on March 7. That figure is about twice the number of candidates typically in a board election over the last…

Local News
February 22, 2017

Mayor Louras faces three challengers to win sixth term

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND—At the first mayoral debate hosted by PEG-TV two weeks ago, Kam Johnston responded to a question dealing with the city’s infrastructure needs by saying, “Ironically enough it’s gotten a little tense and it’s not me.” The irony was in the…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 22, 2017

Paramount’s big screen sees big use this week

RUTLAND—The Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland has one of the largest projection screens around, measuring 30 feet by 24 feet in diameter. That’s much larger than life, folks! This week, the screen will host screenings of events in a wide variety of powerful genres. Wednesday,…