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Local News
August 31, 2017

Historical perspective on promoting Vermont

By Karen D. Lorentz

The years 1879, 1891, 1916, 1931, the 1960s, 1970 and 2017 have much in common. Do you know why?

Here’s a clue: “Midway of the southern range of the Green Mountains… and close to the banks of the historic…

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Hickory Street affordable housing enters final phase

Rutland City’s Forest Park neighborhood will be no more, once current demolition is complete, Rutland Housing Authority Executive Director Kevin Loso told the Rutland Herald. The demolition signals the beginning of the third and final phase of removing…

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Habitat for Humanity welcomes new board members

RUTLAND—Chris Heintz, president of Habitat for Humanity’s Rutland County affiliate, announced last week that Jenna Watson and John Braun have recently accepted the Rutland board’s invitation to join.

“We look forward to working with Jenna and John and know they will contribute a lot to…

News Briefs
July 26, 2017

Evergreen Substance Abuse Center to relocate

RUTLAND—Rutland Mental Health Services is relocating its Evergreen Substance Abuse Center this fall to unoccupied space in the administration building of BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont, adjacent to downtown Rutland on 45 Union St. Both organizations say the move, in addition to providing Evergreen…

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link faces funding gap
Local News
July 26, 2017

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link faces funding gap

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Rutland Area Farm and Food Link, a nonprofit organization that works to promote local agriculture and educate the public on its value is said to be in limbo.

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link’s last executive director departed…

Rutland Herald to move out of Wales Street building downtown
Local News
July 26, 2017

Rutland Herald to move out of Wales Street building downtown

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — The Rutland Herald offices are getting ready to leave their longtime home on Wales Street in downtown Rutland.

The newspaper, operating under the corporate name Vermont Community Media, reached an agreement to move in November into a building…

Local News
July 26, 2017

Rutland property tax rate dropping slightly

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — The Board of Aldermen made a move that turned a small tax increase into a slight decrease.

The board voted unanimously Tuesday night, July 18, to reduce the amount of money the city sets aside for working capital…

Road Pitch gives presentation in Rutland, Tuesday

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 4:30 p.m.—RUTLAND—REDC Growing Business Series presents Rutland Road Pitch Tuesday, Aug. 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Rutland Free Library. Three Rutland-area entrepreneurs will present ideas for new products and business expansion to an audience of Vermont’s leading venture capitalists and angel investors…

Paramount Theatre to unveil new season

Friday, July 28, 12:15 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Paramount Theatre located at 30 Center Street in downtown Rutland, will unveil its 2017-2018 lineup of entertainment at a special event to be held at the historic hall on Friday, July 28 at 12:15 p.m. Theatre supporters including members and sponsors, along with…