Downtown Rutland Partnership has a new Executive Director

Board Chair, Glenda Hawley says “We are thrilled to hire Steve Peters as the New Executive Director of the Downtown Rutland Partnership.  Steve comes to us from working in the Downtown for the past five years, attending countless Downtown Rutland … Continued


Published on VTDigger, 12/6/16, by Adam Federman A $30,000 grant will help explore the feasibility of building a 128-room hotel, conference center and pedestrian shopping plaza along the Evelyn Street corridor in downtown Rutland. Read more…

How to use the new parking kiosks in downtown Rutland

NEW PARKING KIOSKS IN DOWNTOWN NOW IN EFFECT! New parking kiosks have been installed on Center St. (section between Merchants and Wales) and Merchants Row (section between West and Center) and are now in effect. Signage will direct people to the new kiosks and provide instructions.   … Continued

Downtown Rutland hotel development moves forward

An initiative of the Rutland Redevelopment Authority (RRA) and the City of Rutland took a big step forward recently with the City and a local private developer agreeing to a lease option, which could lead to the eventual development of … Continued

Home furnishings store opens in Rutland

By Gareth Henderson, Published on on July 2, 2016 RUTLAND — A husband-and-wife team, drawn to the downtown by Rutland’s revitalization, recently opened a home furnishings store on Merchants Row. Stephen and Allison Willoughby opened Kindred Spirit last month … Continued

City stops for Hops on Top

Published on June 24, 2016 in the Rutland Herald By Gordon Dritschilo When Josh Brown arrived atop the city parking deck Thursday afternoon to set up for Hops on Top, he wasn’t sure what to expect. “I thought, ‘Jeez — … Continued