• Deep March snow; Three feet of snow piles up across central Vermont »

    By Julia Purdy and Polly Lynn Mikula

    With 32 inches of new snow in the past week at Killington and a possibility of 8-12 more inches by Wednesday, March 14, the old weather proverb seems to be proved true: March has come in like a…

  • Interview with Laurie Canterbury and Hairball »

    Laurie Canterbury and how Hairball came to be

    By Karen D. Lorentz Laurie Canterbury volunteers with the mountain ambassador team at Killington Resort. She was born in Palmer, Mass., and lives on the same small lake where she grew up. She loves the peacefulness and…

  • Ian Ethan Case brings his trio to Brandon Music »

    Saturday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.—BRANDON—Acoustic double-neck guitarist and Candyrat recording artist Ian Ethan Case is quickly becoming recognized as “one of the most creative and engaging fingerstyle guitarists in the world,” according to the International Center for Creativity. He has wowed audiences and packed the…

  • David takes on Goliath in the cheese arena »

    Vermont cheesemakers took home 15 top awards in the 2018 World Championship Cheese Contest held in Madison, Wis., the first week in March. The contest drew 3,402 entries from 26 nations, including cheeses, cheese foods and cheese spreads from the old favorites to the exotic,…

  • Change is afoot at Prestige Real Estate; Kaitlyn Hummel new co-owner as Ted Crawford retires »

    It seems like all good things must come to an end at some point. Fortunately, in this case, it is for a good reason. Ted Crawford, one of the owners of Prestige Real Estate, has decided to retire to spend more time with his growing…

Local News

Safety discussions at Two Rivers

21 March, 2018

By Stephen Seitz

LUDLOW—A recent school shooting in Florida and a close call in Fair Haven, where a student plot was foiled in time, have school systems everywhere pondering their safety measures, and the Two Rivers Supervisory Union is one of them.

“School safety is...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Encore welcomes “The Stallion Howl”

21 March, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—Rutland High School’s Encore Theatre presents “The Stallion Howl” by Dale Wasserman on March 21, 29, 30, and 31 in the Rutland High School Theater at 7 p.m. each night.

What does it mean to have faith in someone? Can faith...


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.


State News

Castleton closes Polling Institute, eliminates two dean positions

21 March, 2018

By Kelsey Neubauer, VTDigger

The state’s only polling institute is among the casualties as Castleton University seeks to address a $1.5 million budget gap. Two dean positions have also been eliminated.

Castleton spokesperson Jeff Weld said Tuesday, March 13, that the university had cut the positions...