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Friday Sep 12 | The Bennington Banner

Vermont State Fair reduced to 6 days

Don Chioffi, president of the Rutland County Agricultural Society, says the board of trustees voted unanimously this week for the change. Chioffi told the Rutland Herald that the fair has been too long.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Rutland County Council's five-year plan to save thousands

Councillors have signed off a five-year plan to reshape a range of services in an attempt to cope with further cuts and an ageing population. Among the changes proposed in a 100-plus-page document are: a county-wide review of transport; the introduction of "community agents" to work with the most vulnerable people; developing a health and social care hub at Rutland Memorial Hospital; charging for some care services; phasing out the current meals on wheels service; and creating a "citizens' charter" to cover all council activity.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Lewis Moody opens new Oakham rugby clubhouse

Former England Rugby Union captain and local Oakham lad Lewis Moody officially opened the brand new Oakham Rugby Club on Friday. The move follows the sale of the Rutland Agriculture Showground, where the club, formed in 1923, had been based since the 1950s.

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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Warning signs placed in Oakham park after needles found

Signs warning people what to do if they find a sharp object have been put up around Welland Way playground in Oakham to improve safety for parents and children.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Sunday things to do

The Open Farm Day and tomato/garlic tasting goes from 1 to 4 p.m. at Peace of Earth Farm in Albany, Vermont. You can find around 12 varieties of tomatoes and six varieties of garlic for sampling.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Sunday things to do

Vampires won't be hanging around Albany, Vermont, where they are having a garlic/tomato tasting today. Maybe you would like to help raise money for homeless animals and keep your fresh breath instead? WPTZ's Tom Messner talks all about those events and more in your things to do today.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Councillors step down from Rutland County Council and Oakham Town Council

Joanna Figgis has resigned from Rutland County Council, while Peter Lockett has stepped down from Oakham Town Council.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Sunday things to do

DON'T HAVE A FURRY FRIEND? A BRASS GROUP BOASTS BIG NAME CLIENTS. WPTZ'S TOM MESSNER HAS MORE IN YOUR THINGS TO DO TODAY.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Sunday things to do

Inorabrass is performing a concert of diverse brass music at 3 p.m. at the St. John the Baptist Church in Plattsburgh.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Vermont Standard

James Merrill 'Jim' Jeffords, 80

James M. Jeffords was born in Rutland, the son of Marion and the Hon. Olin Merrill Jeffords, who served as chief justice of the Vermont Supreme Court.

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