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New owners to take reins at Rutland fitness club

By Bruce Edwards Correspondent When Dan Doenges graduated from Assumption College with a degree in marketing, his first job was at a bank. But it didn’t take him long to…

Foxcroft Farm helps kids learn outside the traditional classroom

By Bruce Edwards Correspondent LEICESTER — It’s a safe place where kids can learn life skills, feel a sense of accomplishment and give back to the community. The place is…

Comfort food: Meals on Wheels delivers food and friendship to seniors

By BRUCE EDWARDS Correspondent It’s a nutritional lifeline for many seniors — a healthy meal delivered to the home or to one of a number of meal sites around Rutland…

Second chances: Rutland’s Dismas House provides a sense of community for former inmates

By BRUCE EDWARDS Correspondent The two-story house with the pitched roof at 103 Park Avenue looks like any other in this middle-class neighborhood. But what sets this house apart is…

A part of the whole: For nearly 60 years, ARC has worked to integrate people with developmental disabilities into the community

By Bruce Edwards Correspondent There was a time not so long ago when those with developmental disabilities were segregated from society and often shunned. Since 1958, ARC (Advocacy Resources Community)…

‘Big Lenny’ takes business inside for winter months

By Bruce Edward Correspondent One sure sign of spring is when you see Lenny Montuori’s hot dog cart parked at its familiar spot on Route 7 near the Post Road….

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Credit Union Pioneer Ron Hance: ‘He never stopped grinding’

By Bruce Edwards Correspondent Ron Hance, who transformed a one-office credit union with $2 million in assets into one with nine branches and nearly $400 million in assets, was remembered…

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Preston’s opens after $1.2 million renovation

By Bruce Edwards Correspondent KILLINGTON — There’s no ski trail or base lodge named after him, but as of last week the founder of the largest ski resort in the…

Go Grinch: Grow your heart three sizes as Rutland becomes Who-ville for a day

COVER STORY By Bruce Edwards What could be a better way to start off the holidays then taking the kids to see the Grinch when the Dr. Seuss character pays…

Walk a Mile

    COVER STORY By BRUCE EDWARDS   Regina Kohlhepp and Emme O’Rourke are inviting you to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” or more to the point, in the…