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Center Street Alley Project Complete

After 10 years, roughly $1.4 million and several redesigns, the Center Street Alley project officially concluded Tuesday with a ribbon cutting on what the city has officially named the Center Street Marketplace Park. The former alley is now a patch of grass surrounded by new sidewalk, lights and a fence, with the “Stone Legacy” marble statue in the corner.

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Kat Wright is next up at Friday Night Live

Catch Kat Wright for free in downtown Rutland on Friday, July 20. It’s the second of three Friday Night Live events, following the opener on July 13, 8084. Activities start at 5 p.m. with a Story Walk, Rutland Youth Theatre mini-performance, live painting demonstration by Peter Huntoon, outdoor dining and more.

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Vermont Galleries Celebrate Open Studio Weekend with Extended Hours, Receptions

Venture downtown this weekend to The Alley Gallery and RUVT Gallery (formerly known as the Opera House Gallery) for the Vermont Crafts' Council Spring Open Studio Weekend, which features 220 artists at 179 sites across Vermont.

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Spring Art Walk: Rutland Celebrates its Art Friday

Art Is Vital, Downtown Rutland is collaborating with local art spaces to increase access to the arts as the city celebrates spring finally arriving with a Spring Art Walk 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 4. Participating are 77 Gallery, Opera House Gallery, City Hall, Castleton University Bank Gallery, the Alley Gallery, TimCo Art Gallery and Chaffee Art Center.

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Earth Day Event Celebrates Completion of Downtown's Largest Solar Array

BROC will be recognizing their partnership with Green Mountain Power, Philip Allen and the team at Same Sun Vermont, and the support from the USDA that led to the completion of the largest solar array in downtown Rutland.

The solar array, which boasts 213 solar panels, will save the non-profit nearly a quarter of a million dollars over their useful life and will offset nearly 56,000 pounds of carbon pollution per year.

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