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Rutland Landlord Partners With Artists to Spur Creative Economy

The 77ART Residency was born out of an unusual alliance between Rutland businessman and property owner Mark Foley Jr. and retired Castleton University art professor and artist William Ramage. The residency is only the latest way in which Foley — with Ramage's help — is turning empty commercial spaces into places to create and exhibit contemporary art, at virtually no cost to the artists themselves.

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Friday Night Live: Free music, fun and games on tap

Friday Night Live will see Center Street in the city closed to traffic from 5 to 10 p.m. so people can enjoy music, food and games, said Nikki Hindman, marketing and events coordinator for the Downtown Rutland Partnership.

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New Home, New Patio: Roots Grows in the Marketplace Park

Billings opened Roots in 2011 on Wales Street in downtown Rutland. Roots gained popularity with a farm fresh menu and creative, original entrees, drawing patrons from in-and-out of state. After its move in December, Roots opened with twice the seats in the Center Street Marketplace Park on Washington Street, where Billings describes it as “bigger and better.”

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Building a bridge between art and community

77 Art Center, now located at the Opera House on Merchants Row, will welcome 42 national and international artists to Rutland over the course of three month-long sessions — 14 each in June, August and October — a 600% expansion from its pilot year in 2018.

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Local jewelers share their love story

On April 27th, 2019, Ivan and Sally Rochon celebrated 18 years of marriage. Sally describes their lives together as an “epic love story,” as their relationship started out as a Summer fling that’s continued for over 20 years. Today, the Rutland born-and-raised couple owns and operates “Diamonds and More” at 7 Center Street in Downtown Rutland.

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Basketball and Brews: March Madness in Rutland

March Madness is finally here — selection Sunday is over and the 68 team single-elimination tournament is under way. Whether you're watching casually to spend time with friends or betting on your bracket, here’s a guide to some great locations to catch the tournament in downtown Rutland.

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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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