Category Archives: Downtown Rutland

Rutland’s young professionals band together

COURTNEY PARKER CORRESPONDENT RUTLAND — Transformation is on the horizon for the Rutland region as a group of ambitious young community members known as Rutland Young Professionals work to bring…

Rutland Plaza: Take a second look

By PATRICK GRIFFIN RUT YOU SEE It’s easy to talk about the special places, the beautiful, the unique. Places that are universally despised are also easy to pile onto —…

Utility player: Steve Costello is Rutland’s #1 fan

By STEVE PETERS CORRESPONDENT Stop for just a moment and take a step back. Do so and you might see things a bit more like Steve Costello, one of the…

Check out this old-school Kong Chow business card we found

By JIM SABATASO STAFF WRITER Recently, the Rutland Herald (our parent publication) has been doing some spring — err, late-summer — cleaning. Most of the finds have been pretty mundane: old…

Rutland SummerFest underway in the DTR

STAFF REPORT The Downtown Rutland Partnership’s SummerFest event kicked off at noon today. The usual expanded outdoor seating for downtown bars and restaurants will be accompanied by booths for Vermont-made products…

Rutland’s Grand Theater

By RICHARD BROWN RUTLAND: THEN & NOW Aldo Merusi photographed the Grand Theater on West Street in 1951. Built in 1910 with expressive Classical Revival details and a huge arched…

Castleton Downtown Gallery: A new perspective on art — and Rutland

By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Talking with Professor Emeritus William Ramage is, like his art, an invitation to see things differently. Sitting on his comfortably shaded porch in…

Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum marches into Rutland

By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG CORRESPONDENT In March 2010, the Rutland Creative Economy hosted a forum at The Paramount Theatre to ask the community what new projects the group should undertake….

Caitlin Canty, Barnaby Bright to play Merchants Hall in Rutland

STAFF REPORT Proctor’s Caitlin Canty is coming back to town for a show at Merchants Hall in Rutland Thursday, June 27, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. Indie-pop duo Barnaby Bright will share…

Joan Baez: Live at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland

By JIM SABATASO STAFF WRITER With more than 50 years as a professional musician behind her, one might wonder why Joan Baez still tours. “Because I can,” says the folk…