• Paramount Theatre offers wide variety of performance genres »

    RUTLAND—The Paramount Theatre has a busy week with a variety of acts in genres of all types. Running Jan. 19-21 is the No Strings Marionette Company with its popular puppet show, “Nick of Time” being performed at the Paramount Theatre’s sibling mini-theatre, the Brick Box….

  • Proctorsville resident talks about photographing local wildlife »

    Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m.—CAVENDISH—On Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m., noted photographer and Proctorsville resident Tim O’Donoghue will present a slideshow and talk about his wildlife photos. The presentation will take place at the Cavendish town office meeting room, 37 High Street in…

  • Clergy take to pulpits to decry religious and racial hate »

    By Kevin O’Connor, VTDigger

    Churches, synagogues and mosques usually focus on love. But recently, many are fending off hate. “Some people are using the current political climate to justify anti-Semitic or Islamophobic beliefs or degrade human beings,” Vermont Episcopal Bishop Thomas Ely said. “That’s not…

  • Mini Shred Madness open to groms »

    Saturday, Jan. 14 at 9 a.m.—KILLINGTON— Killington Resort welcomes back the rail jam for the groms—Mini Shred Madness—on Saturday, Jan. 14 in Easy Street Terrain Park. Join them in the park as the next generation competes for prizes in a friendly and fun environment. Grom…

  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife initiates moose study »

    Moose will be collared by wildlife capture experts The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is initiating a multi-year study to better understand the state’s moose herd. Moose across the Northeast are increasingly under stress from a parasite known as winter ticks. The ticks are becoming…

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Christmas tree bonfire aims to appease “snow gods”

Christmas tree bonfire aims to appease “snow gods”

19 January, 2017

KILLINGTON— The second annual bonfire to benefit the Killington-Pico Rotary Club was held Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Pasta Pot on Route 4 in Killington. The blazes rose high into the sky as the needles of the trees cracked and sparked. Attendees could “make a...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Calendar of Events – 1/18-1/24

19 January, 2017

Wednesday Jan. 18

Bikram Yoga ** 6 a.m. Bikram Yoga holds classes Wednesdays: 6 a.m. & 12 p.m. 1 hour Bikram hot; 4 p.m. hot power flow; 5:30 p.m. 1.5 hour Bikram hot. 1360 US-4, Mendon. Info, 802-747-6300. RAVNAH Clinics ** 8:30 a.m. RAVNAH blood...

Sports

Killington Aquatic Club excels in 2016-17 season

Killington Aquatic Club excels in 2016-17 season

11 January, 2017

KILLINGTON—The Killington Aquatic Club (KAC) has been participating in swim meets October through December 2016 with 16 competitive athletes and 60 members. As KAC enters 2017, they rang the New Year with our Bluefish Trials/Finals at Boston University this past weekend, Jan. 6-8. In total, 596...

State News

Report: Pre-k access has improved, but access to childcare is limited

19 January, 2017

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger

More children in Vermont have access to prekindergarten programs through a new law that gives families 10 hours of free instruction a week. Families, however, continue to struggle to find good quality child care, according to an advocacy group. Act...