• Rutland Winter Fest to span nine days of outdoor activities »

    Feb. 16-24—RUTLAND—Rutland Winter Fest returns this year, featuring a week-and-a-half of activities to get the community involved in indoor and outdoor fun in the snow, and out of the winter blues. Events will span nearly every day, Feb. 16-24.

    The fun kicks off Friday, Feb….

  • Richard James’ Krewe Orleans brings a slice of Mardi Gras to Killington »

    Thursday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m.—KILLINGTON—On Thursday, Feb. 15, Killington gets a big taste of New Orleans, as Richard James’ Krewe Orleans: A Mardi Gras Experience fills the Pickle Barrel Nightclub with the music and the spirit of The Big Easy. The show is open to anyone 21 years of…

  • The Pines at Rutland receives National Customer Service Cup »

    RUTLAND—The Pines at Rutland Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation was recently awarded National Health Care Associates’ Customer Service Cup for 2017. This award is a culmination of consistently high customer service scores throughout 2017 from families and patients at the 99 Allen Street center.

    Since…

  • Vermont Beardies seeks magnificent scruff; Contest seeks to find the best beard in Vermont »

    Make-A-Wish Vermont and ArtsRiot in Burlington have teamed up for a truly Vermont-style fundraiser with the Second Annual Vermont Beardies: the Contest To Find the Best Beard in Vermont.

    Bearded Vermonters are invited to enter their magnificent scruff and encourage their friends to support Make-A-Wish…

  • Value-added dairy products earn more green by going green »

    A typical tourist trip to Vermont might include hiking on the Long Trail, skiing at one of our many resorts, fishing for wild brook trout, visiting a farm, and sampling some of the finest cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. People come to Vermont because it…

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The Pines at Rutland receives National Customer Service Cup

The Pines at Rutland receives National Customer Service Cup

14 February, 2018

RUTLAND—The Pines at Rutland Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation was recently awarded National Health Care Associates’ Customer Service Cup for 2017. This award is a culmination of consistently high customer service scores throughout 2017 from families and patients at the 99 Allen Street center.

Since...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Vermont Flurry on schedule to begin carving, Feb. 16

Vermont Flurry on schedule to begin carving, Feb. 16

15 February, 2018

Friday-Sunday, Feb. 16-18—WOODSTOCK— Pentangle Arts and ArtisTree Community Arts Center jointly present the Vermont Flurry: Woodstock Snow Sculpture Festival currently scheduled for President’s Day weekend, Feb. 16-18. The sculptures will come to life on the Village Green in Woodstock. Please note: This event is weather-dependent and...

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Sports

Castleton cyclist makes national debut

Castleton cyclist makes national debut

24 January, 2018

By Evan Johnson

Castleton University’s cycling club rode into the national collegiate cycling scene earlier this month in Reno, Nev. At the 2018 Cyclocross National Championships, the club’s president, Andrew Borden, placed tenth in the collegiate division and 21st in the Under-23 men’s division.

“That’s...

State News

Health Care advocate releases affordability report

Health Care advocate releases affordability report

14 February, 2018

On Feb. 7, the Office of the Health Care Advocate (HCA) released a report demonstrating the affordability crisis that Vermonters face when purchasing health insurance and health care. In the report, “The Cost of Health Insurance: Quantifying the Vermont Affordability Crisis,” the HCA assesses the affordability of...