• Pets and their owners welcome at Wonderpaws Festival in Rutland »

    Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.—RUTLAND—Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum will be holding the 2nd annual Wonderpaws Festival and Paw Parade on Center Street in downtown Rutland on Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wonderpaws Festival is a community event that provides an opportunity for kids, families…

  • Chaffee pop-up exhibit features Steve Costello »

    Friday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m.—RUTLAND—The Chaffee Art Center is pleased to share “Eye on Nature: Photographs by Steve Costello” on Friday, Sept. 23 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and again on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The public is welcome to visit the Chaffee Art Center…

  • Spartans descend on Killington »

    Ascending Killington mountain many times in the Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast, and Sprint races, Sept. 17-18 KILLINGTON—This weekend, Sept. 17-18, Killington Resort will  host Spartan racers, who will embark on a unique and fun obstacle course. Killington, the birthplace of the Spartan Beast, hosted the…

  • Witnesses watch bridge ignite; colony of bats feared dead »

    By Patricia Minichiello CORNWALL – Isabel Lower pulled over at the sight of smoke coming from the other end of an historic covered bridge on the Cornwall-Salisbury town line Saturday, Sept. 10. She decided to call 911 rather than risk driving over it, even though…

  • World’s Fair begins Thursday »

    Sept. 15-18—TUNBRIDGE—The 145th Tunbridge World’s Fair returns to the Tunbridge Fairgrounds Thursday, Sept. through Sunday, Sept. 18. The Tunbridge World’s Fair has run continuously since 1867 except in 1918, due to the great flu epidemic, and during World War II. Top events include harness racing,…

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Local News

O.A.R. to headline entertainment during the World Cup at Killington

21 September, 2016

Free admission to alpine ski racing and live music when Audi FIS Ski World Cup comes to Vermont, Nov. 26-27 KILLINGTON—Killington Resort announced Sept. 21 that the rock band O.A.R. will headline a robust music and entertainment lineup when the Audi FIS Ski World Cup...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Pets and their owners welcome at Wonderpaws Festival in Rutland

Pets and their owners welcome at Wonderpaws Festival in Rutland

21 September, 2016

Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.—RUTLAND—Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum will be holding the 2nd annual Wonderpaws Festival and Paw Parade on Center Street in downtown Rutland on Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wonderpaws Festival is a community event that provides an opportunity for kids, families...

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Sports

Vt. grouse, woodcock seasons start

Vt. grouse, woodcock seasons start

21 September, 2016

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department issued a reminder that upland game bird hunting seasons are coming up soon and that learning to identify suitable habitat for ruffed grouse and woodcock is the most important key to hunting success. Vermont’s hunting season for ruffed grouse...

State News

PSB finalizes new net metering rules

PSB finalizes new net metering rules

07 September, 2016

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger.org The Public Service Board has finalized new rules that it says are meant in part to slow the pace of solar development under the popular electricity net metering program. The changes could make the program less lucrative for small-scale producers and may...