UPDATED: First Syrian refugee family arrives in Rutland

Another family is on the way, officials said. The mayor said he had met and talked with the first arrivals.

Uber comes to Killington

On Friday, in partnership with Killington Resort, Uber will offer a series of events and giveaways to mark the beginning of service in the area.

Rutland area NAACP makes supporting students a priority

One founder said there’s been an outpouring of community interest in the group, which has more than enough members to be chartered as a regional chapter.

Rutland Area Medical Community Announces New Scholarship

News Release — Rutland Regional Medical Center January 17, 2017 Media Contact: Peg Bolgioni, Marketing & Public Relations 802.772.2843 or [email protected] Rutland, VT- A new scholarship program, Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship, has been created for qualified candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. This scholarship is possible due to the generosity […]

Rutland film on racism has yet to receive local showing

Even in the month of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the maker of “Divided by Diversity” can’t find a city location willing to screen it.

Regional Prevention Partnerships of Rutland joins with Mentor Connector to Celebrate 15 Years of National Mentoring Month

News Release — Rutland Regional Medical Center January 13, 2017 Media Contact: Peg Bolgioni, Marketing & Public Relations 802.772.2843 or [email protected] The Mentor – Mentee Relationship: Empowering Rutland County Youth to Make Wise Life Decisions Rutland, VT– January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Mentor Connector and the Regional Prevention Partnerships (RPP) of Rutland are […]

Rutland firefighter summit may spark budget breakthrough

The chief will try to persuade the union Friday to accept a proposed restructuring plan. The issue has led to a stalemate over the city budget.

Fell’s defense wins access to files it hopes will shift blame

A judge found that Fell’s interests outweigh the attorney-client privilege of his former murder co-defendant, whom the defense is seeking to paint as the ringleader.

Veterans for Peace Chapter Supports Rutland’s Refugee Resettlement

News Release — Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans for Peace Jan. 4, 2017 Contact: Bud Haas 802-439-5397 The Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans for Peace, Chapter 57 of Veterans For Peace (VFP), at its last monthly meeting voted to support the City of Rutland’s invitation to host one hundred middle eastern war refugees. The national […]

Part of former prosecutor’s wage bias lawsuit dismissed

However, the federal judge said some claims can go forward. At issue was whether state’s attorneys offices are municipal or state entities.

Rutland mayor vetoes aldermen’s rejection of fire budget

Not only are the mayor and Board of Aldermen at odds over planned staffing changes in the Fire Department, but they don’t agree on whether the veto is even valid.

Refugee resettlement office set to open in Rutland

It will be fully staffed with three full-time workers later this month, say officials, who expect the first refugee families to arrive in January.

Judge denies change of venue for Fell trial

The defense said publicity about the case had made it impossible to get a fair trial in Rutland or elsewhere in Vermont. But the judge pointed to a survey showing impartial jurors can be found.

Alderman cites refugees, finances in run against Rutland mayor

This is the third time David Allaire has sought to unseat Chris Louras.