• Killington resort hosted Community Appreciation Day »

    By Robin Alberti

    KILLINGTON — Wednesday, Aug. 19, Killington Resort hosted an appreciation day for the community at Snowshed Adventure Center, 3-7 p.m.

    The resort’s new Adventure Center includes eight new attractions including: the Beast Coaster, SkyeRide, Skye Ropes Course, Terra-Maze, Mountain Biking, Scenic Lift Rides, ATV and…

  • Reflections on a summer night »

    Sunday night, Aug. 16, a lone fly-fisherman casts a line on Colton Pond in Killington. His red pontoon fishing boat casts a bright reflection on the dark water. Lakes across the region were popular this past week as temperatures rose into the 80s and 90s with…

  • The Piazzolla Project explores “Nuevo Tango” in Brandon  »

    PIAZZOLLA PROJECT

    Saturday, Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. — BRANDON — The Piazzolla Project brings together the talents of four unique musicians to explore the diverse sounds of Argentinean composer Astor Piazzolla’s “Nuevo Tango.” At Brandon Music on Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m., tango fans…

  • Valley Jam Vermont: three day festival kicks off Friday, Aug. 21  »

    Friday-Sunday, Aug. 21 – 23 — STOCKBRIDGE — This Friday, participants will enjoy the start of three days of music, camping , jamming, and festivities. The events begin Friday, Aug. 21 and jam on through Sunday evening, Aug. 23. The venue is located on the beautiful Tweed…

  • Inaugural Open Farm Week opens doors to nearly 100 farms »

    A girls holds up a chicken at Green Mountain Girls Farm in Northfield, Vt.

    Vermont’s Open Farm Week ended Sunday, Aug. 9 after a week of mostly sunny skies and a break from the heat with temperatures in the 70s. Participants were invited…

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Local News

Revvin’ those engines

Revvin’ those engines

28 August, 2015

Courtesy of the Downtown Rutland Partnership

Motorcycles line the streets of downtown Rutland during a past year’s Downtown Rutland Block Party event.

The Annual Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally will throttle through the Green Mountains Aug. 27-30

The Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Brandon gets funky with the John Funkhouser Trio

Brandon gets funky with the John Funkhouser Trio

26 August, 2015

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JOHN FUNKHOUSER TRIO

Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. — BRANDON — John Funkhouser returns to Brandon Music with his trio, playing an energetic, accessible blend of modern jazz, funk, blues, 20th century classical, Indian classical, and European and American folk...

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Sports

Quenneville tightens Devil’s Bowl standings with third Modified win

Quenneville tightens Devil’s Bowl standings with third Modified win

27 August, 2015

Courtesy of MemorEvents

Young race fans present Modified driver Jimmy Ryan with a cake during the Thomas Dairy Kids Club “Bake a Cake” event at Devil’s Bowl. Quenneville tightens Devil’s Bowl standings with third Modified win

WEST HAVEN – Vince Quenneville...

State News

Homicide suspect turns himself in

Homicide suspect turns himself in

28 August, 2015

On Sunday, Aug. 23, at approximately 8:33 p.m., Hardwick Police Department responded to a residence on The Bend Road in Greensboro, Vt., to a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they discovered Lou Ron Schneider, age 68, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Schneider was transported...