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Arcade art exhibit to pop up on West Street

Nick Grandchamp is hoping to recapture a piece of his childhood, and he wants to bring Rutland with him.

Grandchamp, 31, took a break from work Tuesday to play a game of Asteroids. The game is one of several featured in an exhibit he is setting up at the former Stoplight Bar space on West Street — a six-week event opening Sunday and organized by Art Is Vital.

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Pip's Barber Shop - Still Sharp after 80 Years

In a time where kids chose to go to high school or work, Joseph “Pip” Muscatello chose work. Pip started out in the barber industry when he was only 13 years old as a “lather and shave” employee when downtown Rutland had 17 barber shops — with red and white barber poles lining every corner.

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National Touring Band Twiddle Sells Out the Paramount

Headlining the stage at the Paramount Theatre for the first time, the band Twiddle visits Rutland for a two-night concert event this Thursday and Friday. The highly-anticipated event — which benefits a university scholarship program — sold out weeks ago.

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Students show love for Downtown with Valentines to Rutland

Second grade students from Northeast and Northwest Primary Schools visited local businesses with handmade valentines in Downtown Rutland on Thursday morning. Working with the Downtown Rutland Partnership, teachers led students to The Bookmobile, Kelvans, Ruff Life Coffee and the Rutland Area Food Co-op.

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Ready, Set, Go: Race, Parade and Pop-Up Park

Center Street will once again be home to the Vermont Great 2,4,6,8K Run Walk and Green Street Challenge on September 15th along with a whole weekend of activities in Downtown Rutland, Vermont.

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A Rutland Sculpture Trail Celebrates the Area's History

The Downtown Rutland Sculpture Trail hopes to celebrate this history with a series of about ten sculptures which will be created over the next 4-5 years. Organized by Rutland Blooms, the works are being carved in marble by artists at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland.

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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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