• Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day” »

    Called on out-of-state employers to “pardon” employees for a snow day to take advantage of weekend storm, extend their stay in Vermont With Vermont’s biggest snow storm of the year rolling across the region Sunday through Monday morning, Feb. 12-13, Governor Phil Scott declared Monday…

  • Killington 100 Day Club »

    On Saturday, Feb. 11, Killington loyalist Jackie Nimal and Rob Kovalesky (center of photo in red and pink jackets) celebrated their 100th day on the slopes with family and friends. The day marked personal milestones for them  in the Killington Resort’s 100 Ski Day Club…

  • Women’s March overwhelms Montpelier »

    By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

    A sea of homemade political placards and pink knitted hats flooded Montpelier Saturday, Jan. 21, as demonstrators overwhelmed the capital to protest the policies of President Donald Trump. The local Women’s March drew an estimated crowd of between 15,000 and 20,000…

  • Commemorated in bronze »

    Life-size statue underway to honor Killington founder Preston Leete Smith

    By Karen D. Lorentz As the founder of Killington and a ski industry pioneer, Preston Leete Smith has been the recipient of many honors, from inductions into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame…

  • Farm to Ballet Project to host dancer interest session and auditions for 2017 summer season »

    BURLINGTON—Chatch Pregger, director of Vermont’s Farm to Ballet Project, announced that a dancer interest session and audition will be hosted to cast dancers of all levels for the third summer season of Vermont’s Farm to Ballet. Stipends are available to performers cast as soloists and principal…

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Local News

Beverly Anderson to officially retire after upcoming service

15 February, 2017

KILLINGTON—Beverly Anderson is retiring from the Sherburne United Church of Christ on Sunday, Feb. 26. Her final worship service will be at 9 a.m., followed by a coffee/fellowship hour afterwards at the church. An afternoon event to celebrate Beverly’s retirement will also be held Sunday...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

VINS celebrates the Great Backyard Bird Count

VINS celebrates the Great Backyard Bird Count

15 February, 2017

Feb. 18-20—QUECHEE—Join the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) for the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Nature Center campus Saturday, Feb. 18 through Monday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Become a citizen scientist for a day, and help VINS count the wild birds...

Sports

Local swimmers advance in meets

Local swimmers advance in meets

15 February, 2017

Heidi Alf who attends Woodstock Middle School, qualified in all her events, her best event; the 50 and 100 Backstroke; Emma Blodorn, who attends Killington Elementary School, is a first year competitive swimmer qualified in over 5 events. Ethan Courcelle, who attends Christ the King,...

State News

Court reversal means refugee resettlement will resume in Vermont, Rutland unknown

15 February, 2017

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

A ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upholding a Seattle judge’s decision reversing nearly all of the provisions of the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration means that refugee resettlement will continue in Vermont. However, the program is still...