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Local News
October 4, 2017

Local pros named “Vermont’s rising stars”

By Steve Costello

The Rutland Region has once again been well-represented with nine young professionals being recognized by Vermont Business magazine as Vermont’s rising stars.

The local winners – Andy Paluch from Come Alive Outside, the husband and wife team of Dan and Leslie Doenges…

Op - Ed
June 21, 2017

Downtown Rutland continues to evolve, adapt

By Steve Costello

As regular readers may recall, I am a lover of  fables, stories that for generations have carried a message. With the recent news about the purchase of two key downtown buildings by MKF Properties and plans in the work for a variety…

Chaffee pop-up exhibit features Steve Costello
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 21, 2016

Chaffee pop-up exhibit features Steve Costello

Friday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m.—RUTLAND—The Chaffee Art Center is pleased to share “Eye on Nature: Photographs by Steve Costello” on Friday, Sept. 23 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and again on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The public is welcome to visit the Chaffee Art Center…

Letter
June 15, 2016

Rutland blossoms with collaboration

By Steve Costello

When the idea for Rutland Blooms first blossomed, we never could have dreamed of what it would become or the impact it would have in the City of Rutland. Its success is emblematic of the larger story of Rutland’s rebirth, born of…

Community leaders proclaim: “I Love RutlandVT”
Local News
April 7, 2016

Community leaders proclaim: “I Love RutlandVT”

RUTLAND—On March 30, a group of community leaders formally kicked off “I Love Rutland”—a campaign to celebrate and engender love for the city and region.

“As a third-generation Rutland resident who has married, raised a family and run a small business here, I love my…

Op - Ed
April 7, 2016

“I Love Rutland” struck a chord

By Steve Costello

In the two weeks since the “ I Love Rutland ” campaign started via a quick email exchange between a couple of friends, it’s clear it struck a chord.

Born from an idea by Mike Napolitano and quickly nurtured by more than…

Local News
March 30, 2016

The Rutland Chamber board chooses interim executive director

RUTLAND–Mary Cohen, a longtime NeighborWorks and community leader, was appointed Wednesday, March 23, to be interim executive director of the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce, effective April 1. She fills the position left vacant by the resignation of Tom Donahue.

“Mary will provide…

Local News
March 2, 2016

Castleton University to house students in downtown Rutland

RUTLAND–Already with a strong presence in the Opera House in the heart of downtown Rutland, Castleton University is planning a two-floor, efficient living space nearby that could become a model for others. In collaboration with Mark Foley, Jr., Castleton and Green Mountain Power will…

Op - Ed
February 9, 2016

60 reasons I love Rutland

By Steve Costello

I’ve long believed that one of Rutland’s greatest problems is a tendency toward overly negative self criticism, so when I heard about McNeil and Reedy’s contest celebrating its 60th anniversary, I was thrilled. The contest is simple: List 60 things you love…