• Killington Wine Festival uncorks »

    Tasting wine on the mountain

    July 14-16 — KILLINGTON — This year’s wine festival toasts 16 years of tasting events in the heart of the Green Mountains July 14-16, 2017.

    Throughout the weekend, representatives from dozens of wineries and distributors pour hundreds of wines and spirits from around…

  • Cooler in the Mountains Summer Series kicks off »

    Saturday, July 15, 3:30 p.m.—KILLINGTON—The free Cooler in the Mountains summer concert series kicks off Saturday, July 15, in conjunction with the Killington Wine Festival. The concert series runs for eight consecutive Saturdays, July 15 to Sept. 2, and features a variety of national acts that spans…

  • Happy Independence Day! »

    Fireworks can be seen on July 2 at Vt. State Fairgrounds; and July 4 in Killington on River Road and at the Foundry; at Woodstock U.H.S.; as well as at most town celebrations. See calendar of events and A.D.E. pages for details.


  • Killington’s 4th of July activities include fireman’s picnic and raffle »

    Tuesday, July 4—KILLINGTON—The Fourth of July celebration and fireman’s barbecue is one of Killington’s most popular events of the summer, held each year on July 4. This year, events begin at 10 a.m. at the Johnson Recreation Center on River Road. Enjoy food cooked by the…

  • VSO announces Summer Festival Tour »

    July 2-9—The Vermont Symphony Orchestra announced its seven-concert 2017 Summer Festival Tour running July 2-9. While covering every corner of the state, the program will highlight America’s musical melting pot, featuring music written by immigrant composers across the globe, around the theme of this year’s…

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Local News

Hundreds taste wine varietals at annual festival

Hundreds taste wine varietals at annual festival

20 July, 2017

By Jerry LeBlond

The annual three-day Killington Wine Festival took place Friday-Sunday, July 14-16, at Killington Resort.

The event kicked off with an Estate Wine Tasting Friday night at the Peak Lodge. Saturday was the Grand Tasting event under tents at the K-1 base area....

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VINS explores mammals

19 July, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE—Join VINS to celebrate Magnificent Mammals Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The day will feature a variety of fascinating mammals introduced by wildlife presenters from around the region.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will present New England Wildlife at 11 a.m....

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Killington to host High Fives Foundation golf tourney

20 July, 2017

KILLINGTON—The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation has announced its plans to host the 5th annual charity golf tournament in Vermont on Sunday, Aug. 13. The event, sponsored by GoPro, Vermont North Ski Shop and Kingsbury Companies, will take place at the Killington Golf Course. All proceeds...

State News

Settlement over $650,000 site cleanup falls through

19 July, 2017

By Alan Keays/VTDigger

An attorney for the state says a Rutland businessman hasn’t lived up to a pledge to provide needed documents to finalize a settlement over the $650,000 environmental cleanup of his property.

Assistant Attorney General Justin Kolber has now asked Judge Helen Toor...