Taxes emerge as big issue in Rutland mayoral race

Two years ago City officials in Rutland were trying to sort out embarrassing accounting problems and the mayor’s race was wide open with six candidates. This year’s race is noticeably quieter with just two men vying for the city’s top job. But as VPR’s Nina Keck reports, the stakes remain high. 

A year ago, wind storm wreaked havoc in Rutland

In Rutland, tomorrow marks the anniversary of a day many people would rather forget. One year ago, a ferocious wind storm blew through the city, felling about 2,000 trees with winds of more than 60 miles per hour.