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Parent-Child Center head moving on

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Caprice Hover says she is ready for a change of pace. Hover, 49, has announced she will step down next month as the executive director of…

Ground Round seeking bonanza

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Ponderosa is becoming a Ground Round. Ground Round Grill & Bar announced last week it would open a location in Rutland, taking the space on Route…

Rutland library faces $40K gap

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Shorter hours and fewer books could be in the future of Rutland Free Library. The library is trying to figure out how to close a $40,000…

Food out, cash in at annual benefit

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer Pack the Paramount will collect cash instead of canned goods this year. The annual event — at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 — is converting from…

Christmas gifts, one of each

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Leslie Duprey’s best Christmas presents were the ones she didn’t want just yet. Duprey, 29, of Tinmouth, gave birth to twins — a boy named Bryce…

‘Rogue One’ evokes classic war films

Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent When Disney bought Lucasfilm, there was a great deal of hand-wringing from fans who feared the “Star Wars” franchise would be dumbed down and made childish —…

Less building, more pool

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent The Recreation Committee said they want less building and more pool. The committee asked Recreation Superintendent Cindi Wight to take White’s Pool back to the drawing…

Strong arm tactics: Wrestlers face off in Rutland

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Tiffany Briggs and Kayla Jackson eyed each other across the table, clasped hands, and then it was on. The two women were silent except for the…

Tattersall’s Emporium closing down

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent In 21 years, Christine Tattersall has seen downtown Rutland go “up and down and up and down.” “It is on the way up now,” she said…

Police praised for their service

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Deeds from saving an overdose victim to facing down a man with a chainsaw were recognized last week. The Rutland City Police Department held its third…