• Barnard school will merge »

    By Curt Peterson

    After 1 ½ years of fighting  and pondering an independent school, the Barnard School Board agreed on Dec.17 to pursue a voluntary merger with the Windsor Central Modified Unified Union School District.

    “I move that the WCMUUSD Board not…

  • Mondo terminates contract Regional marketing initiative seeks new vendor »

    By Katy Savage

    Mondo Mediaworks is pulling out of a one-year $150,000 contract to market Rutland County three months early.

    Mondo, the Brattleboro-based digital marketing company, was hired by the Rutland Regional Chamber of commerce and Rutland Economic Development Corporation…

  • New restaurant, deli set to open »

    Staff report

    A new restaurant and deli are opening in  Killington.

    Don Billings, who owns The Bakery on West Street and Roots the Restaurant on Washington Street in Rutland, recently purchased the former Phat Italian and On the Rocs in…

  • Killington, six decades in From a shoestring beginning to a worldclass resort »

    By Karen D. Lorentz

    When Killington Basin Ski Area opened for skiing on Dec. 13, 1958, it was a momentous occasion that went largely unnoticed.

    Founder Pres Smith attended a sub-zero “Access Road” ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. along…

  • New bubble chairlift open for season »

    The new Snowdon Six Express chairlift is open.

    Killington President and CEO Mike Solimano cut the ribbon and the new lifts started spinning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

    The new high-speed lift seats six people.  It’s manufactured by Leitner-Poma and…

Local News

Barnard school will merge

Barnard school will merge

18 December, 2018

By Curt Peterson

After 1 ½ years of fighting  and pondering an independent school, the Barnard School Board agreed on Dec.17 to pursue a voluntary merger with the Windsor Central Modified Unified Union School District.

“I move that the WCMUUSD Board not...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Live Nativity, holiday music delight Brownsville

18 December, 2018

Saturday, Dec. 22, 5 p.m.—BROWNSVILLE—On Saturday, Dec. 22, from 5-7 p.m.,

youth and adult members of the Brownsville Community Church will stage for the community the church’s first live Nativity. This will take place outside of the church in Tribute Park. Beginning at...

Sports

Green Mountain College named bicycle-friendly university

Green Mountain College named bicycle-friendly university

11 December, 2018

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Green Mountain College as a 2018 Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) .

This award recognizes 45 colleges and universities for their outstanding support of bicycling to ensure healthy, accessible and eco-friendly transportation and recreation for...

State News

Vermont ranks No. 2 per capita for Peace Corps’ volunteers in 2018

18 December, 2018

Vermont ranks No. 2 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita, according to a recent announcement.  There are 43 volunteers from Vermont currently serving worldwide and 1,622 Vermonters have served in the Peace Corps since the agency’s founding in...