Tag Archives: Rutland

Local News
January 18, 2017

Rutland Fire Chief seeks budget breakthrough

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Fire Chief Michael Jones had another shot to convince rank and file firefighters that a proposed restructuring of the department will not lead to the reduction of active duty staff. Jones met with the union’s executive board Friday, Jan. 13,…

News Briefs
January 18, 2017

Police investigate burglaries at Rutland car dealerships

Police are looking for information concerning two burglaries that occurred this weekend at two car dealerships in Rutland. According to a press release from the Vermont State Police, on Monday morning, troopers from the Rutland Barrack’s responded to Brileya’s Chrystler-Jeep on Route 7 for a…

News Briefs
January 18, 2017

Hunger Free Vermont sets local goals for 2017

RUTLAND—The charitable and emergency food system plays an important role in the safety net for Vermonters struggling to put enough food on their tables. On Jan. 9 Hunger Free Vermont’s Hunger Council of Rutland County met for the fourth time since its inaugural meeting in…

Local News
January 11, 2017

Local “newly” weds to compete for charity

Pack The Paramount food drive reorganizes RUTLAND—Pack the Paramount, which has annually filled seats at the Paramount Theatre with tons of food for the Rutland Community Cupboard, BROC Community Food Shelf and Salvation Army, is changing names and focus. It will now be known as…

Op - Ed
January 11, 2017

Can Rutland have it all?

By Gail Johnson

The question “Can Rutland have it all?”—an expanding commerce base, increased employment, new residents—isn’t rhetorical any more. The three issues are easily combined in conversations, editorials, and now in a story that made front page of The New York Times on Jan….

Sports
January 11, 2017

CSJ weekly athletics roundup

RUTLAND—College of St. Joseph Basketball was back in action this past week after a full month off from competition due to winter break. Men’s and Women’s basketball each played against the SUNY Canton Kangaroos on Sunday, Jan. 8. The Lady Saints were able to edge…

News Briefs
January 11, 2017

CCV to launch certified bookkeeping credential

New program debuts Jan. 23 in Rutland RUTLAND—This spring, Community College of Vermont (CCV) will expand workforce opportunities with its new Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB) program, which provides a nationally-recognized credential in the field of accounting, according to a Jan. 6 news release. The CPB…