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Local News
August 15, 2018

City ash trees to come down

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND—Back in the mid-1900s, when Dutch Elm Disease wiped out about 77 million elm trees, Vermont towns started replacing the canopy-like trees that lined streets and public parks with something similar—ash trees.

Now, towns are contemplating how to cut down ash trees…

AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
September 27, 2017

Rutland seeks to cash in on World Cup crowds

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Rutland city officials and business leaders are looking at ways to get money flowing downhill from the tens of thousands of people attending World Cup ski racing events at Killington Ski Resort this fall.

“I think it’s important that we do…

News Briefs
June 1, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region, June 1

By Lani Duke

Irish contributions to Vermont recognized

RUTLAND COUNTY—Events in Rutland City, Rutland Town, and West Rutland the weekend of May 20-22 celebrated the role of people from Ireland in shaping Vermont’s history. The event, under the title of Vermont’s Irish Rebels, commemorated the…

News Briefs
February 24, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

by Lani Duke

Alderman contestants

Alderman candidate George Gides describes himself as an analyst with strong negotiation skills. At age 49, he is relatively new to Rutland, having moved to the city from Bristol in 2005. His private sector work experience has him integrating major…

PEGTV to broadcast live  Aldermanic Forum Feb. 18
News Briefs
February 17, 2016

PEGTV to broadcast live Aldermanic Forum Feb. 18

Courtesy of PEGTV

Candidates will answer questions from moderator Tom Donahue in the live forum.

RUTLAND–PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, will be broadcasting a live forum of candidates running for Rutland City Aldermen on Feb. 18,…

News Briefs
February 8, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

On the ballot

Rutland City voters will see an added pair of bonds on their March 1 ballot. The Aldermen had already approved a $2.5 million bond to replace White Pool and a $19 million budget. One of the added…

News Briefs
January 26, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland County

New PEGTV show tests high school learning with quizshow

A new PEGTV show pits high school teams against each other in a competition covering the entire high school curriculum except math. “Academic Showdown” is scheduled to air once a week…