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RUTLAND | Celebrating a largely unknown piece of important local history, a new sculpture honoring 20 men who joined the first African-American Civil War regiment in the north was added last month to the Rutland Sculpture Trail. Read more

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RUTLAND | Don Chioffi, a retired Vermont state legislator, educator and Vietnam veteran, has been named “Citizen Activist of the Year” by Washington, D.C.-based ACT! for America. Read more

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RUTLAND | A regional business magazine has singled out nine young professionals from Rutland County as Vermont Rising Stars. Read more

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RUTLAND — At Town Voting Day last week in Rutland, residents made their voices heard and voted David Allaire into office, bumping Chris Louras from the seat after ten years. Read more

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RUTLAND — The first Syrian refugee families have arrived in Rutland, one arriving Wednesday, and the second on Thursday. Read more

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RUTLAND — After months of withholding information about a refugee plan he devised in secret, Rutland Mayor Christopher Louras (D) last week tried to pressure the Board of Aldermen to release a report believed to support his action on resettlement. Read more

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RUTLAND — A secret plan to make Rutland a permanent refugee resettlement community has divided residents and put the mayor’s political future in doubt. Read more

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