If the new hot dog stand on West Street looks familiar, there’s a reason.
Jim O’Gorman is starting over.
Some came for the nostalgia, others came to discover new tools for studying the past.
In a time of increasing political tensions and extreme world views, one Democrat and one Republican from Rutland County are trying to unite their communities in the spirit of respectful conversation.
A new collaboration between Project VISION, Mentor Connector and Vermont Youth Project stands to enrich the future of Rutland County by analyzing its youth and implementing development models created in Finland and Iceland called “Planet Youth.”
When Emmit Ackerman left Castleton University in December 2016 armed with a degree in sports administration, he faced that uncertainty of the “real world” that accompanies every graduation. What is the relevance of my degree?
FAIR HAVEN — After a month’s hiatus due to understaffing and lack of a field supervisor, the Fair Haven Rescue Squad is back up and running with a new supervisor and several new staff members.
With blacklights, disco streams, foam darts and live DJ-music on Labor Day, one local couple opened their latest venture: Blacklight Nerf Wars at Diamond Run Mall.
CLARENDON — Work on refurbishing the North Clarendon Chapel is moving along, while its caretakers continue to seek funding.
Backpacks filled and whiteboards gleamed last Wednesday as troops of eager students began their first day of school, and for Rutland High School Howe Center Campus’s 41 students, their classrooms have moved across town to the new Grove Street Campus at 77 Grove Street.
A Ludlow bookseller is poised to hit the restart button on Rutland’s game shop.
CASTLETON — Castleton University is still growing in body and spirit, now with one of Green Mountain College’s hands at the wheel.
Art Crowley held multiple city offices, designed the police commission and named the Stafford Technical Center.
BRANDON — Art Doty spent the last six years of his life crafting the “Otter Valley Rail Road.” Part history lesson, part communal art project, Doty’s family and friends are now looking for people to take up pencils, paint and tools to carry on the work.
KILLINGTON — With a new recreation director has come an expansion of the job’s responsibilities.
It was the first year Jeff Sanborn didn’t have to put the roof on his tent
The rain stopped just in time.
Graphic Edge, the company that bought Keith’s II, has itself been bought by a larger firm.
Hear, hear: Thanks to a new certificate program at Castleton University, students will be able to take courses to qualify for a master’s degree in speech and language pathology.
About 50 people attended a public meeting last Wednesday to hear about potential future plans for the use of College of St. Joseph as a “center for innovation and excellence.”
The newest addition to the Rutland Sculpture Trail will be, like its subject, the first of its kind.
PITTSFORD — The New England Maple Museum has new owners.
Several weeks ago, Habitat for Humanity was still $35,000 away from building a house for Hussam Alhallak his wife Hazar Mansour and their three children on Crescent Street.
It seemed like a dream, but Andrew Skarzynski finally found a way to gradually move his family to the quiet countryside of Vermont, by accepting the role as Rutland Intermediate School’s new principal.
Rutland will be in the spotlight this year at the Rutland Area NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner next month, as one of the three big awards will go to the city’s former mayor and another will go to students at Rutland High School.
CASTLETON — As a part of Castleton’s new Content Lab, students are helping Green Mountain Water Environment Association (GMWEA) design a series of helpful pamphlets teaching Vermonters about how everything they touch, eventually, ends up in the water.
Long before he was Rutland County’s senior senator, Brian Collamore was a mainstay on the local airwaves.
In Ellie Shemtov’s previous life, before she was ordained, she was the head of film cataloging at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. She was an active member of her synagogue there, and she frequently led services and chanted Torah.
Now that former Christ the King School and Mount St. Joseph Academy principal Sarah Fortier has spread her wings and flown to the sunshine state, former Christ the King School vice principal Lila Millard and recently appointed MSJ vice principal Mike Alexander are stepping up to be the new a…
Stopping a nuclear disaster has been added to the list of things to do in downtown Rutland.
Nora Moulton has been an honorary Cub Scout since she was 4 years old. That is because her mother, Angela Moulton, is her older brother’s troop leader, and used to bring Nora along to meetings and events.
FAIR HAVEN — Having just downed an ice-cream refresher after their morning workshops and exercises, students scattered to various starting lines on the Fair Haven Union High School campus for the long-awaited start of the annual Amazing Race last Thursday morning as a part of the Fair Haven …
Those eager to start their own business can now apply for some added help from Rutland’s “makerspace.”
The United Way is looking to make sure local children are covered from head to toe.
From bright candy red to sleek, foamy green, hard tops and convertibles and beyond — the R.A.V.E car show returned for its 40th event in Rutland last weekend, to a wave of gear heads and car buffs from across New England who gathered at the Vermont State Fair Grounds to see the hot wheels glisten.
Ocean State Job Lots opened quietly and is already doing strong business.
Checkered flag waving, an airhorn pierced the dust as dozens of brightly colored customized cars, part of the 2019 Rutland Summer Smash demolition derby, lined up, bumper to bumper, before the mud-covered battle ring.
Sitting on Stefanie Schaffer’s kitchen counter are two small feet with model prosthetic legs attached, each about 2 inches tall.
Applicants for the position of state trooper in Vermont will no longer need to have bare arms in order to qualify to bear arms.
POULTNEY — Four friends, one mission: to organically grow as much hemp on their farm as they can.
EAST DORSET — The Vermont Summer Festival horse show received 1,500 bales of hay and 1,000 bags of grain to feed the many horses that will travel here to compete this summer, and Lindsay Brock said that is only the beginning. More food will be delivered throughout the festival, which runs th…
The results of a 14-month upgrade at The Pines at Rutland were unveiled Thursday during a reception and ribbon-cutting at the nursing and rehabilitation center.
When officers at the Rutland City Police Department find a stray animal in the evening, outside the hours of the animal control officer, they have two choices. They can either drop the dog or cat off at the humane society to stay overnight, or they can keep it at the station and hope the own…
Rutland Free Library can’t take local kids to the moon, but it can bring the moon to them.
Cutting away tree branches with chain saws, picking up old beer cans and clearing off trails with rakes, members of two local Rotary Clubs, Rutland City and Rutland South, spent Saturday morning at Beaver Pond in Proctor, assisting with local efforts to restore the site to active use.
As the only woman currently serving in the Rutland City Fire Department, Jenna Elliott, 22, of Rutland, stays true to her own beauty pageant platform.
David Sagi was credited with helping the city win an award for disability access.
The Creek Path is up to three segments.
School may be out for summer, but lunch is still served: At nine locations around Rutland City, anyone between the ages of 5 and 18 is eligible for a free meal.
CLARENDON — Wearing head scarves, sweaters and shawls, Clarendon Elementary School’s third-grade class sang valiantly from their stage June 11 in honor of immigrants who made the long journey to find their new home in America.