In Rutland, organizers of the city’s newly expanded winter
farmer’s market say they’re thrilled with the community support they’ve
gotten. The larger location has boosted
attendance and sales for participating vendors.
Organizers of Rutland’s Gift of Life Marathon say appointments for the
upcoming blood drive on December 18th are lower than expected. They say that may be due to
long wait times last year. But
the Red Cross says it’s pulling out all the stops to ensure Rutland has one last shot at setting a national record.
Rutland’s winter farmers’
market will kick off its new season Saturday in a much larger location. Organizers are excited because it means more
vendors can take part. And city
officials are pleased because the market is moving into an old warehouse that’s
been vacant for years.
related crimes have escalated across Vermont
– mostly because of a surge in heroin and prescription drug abuse. In the second part of our series, VPR’s Nina Keck reports for
Rutland it’s the northwest part of the city that’s struggling most with