• Rutland farmer wants to send Vermont products out of state »

    By Katy Savage

    Greg Cox wants to increase availability of fresh produce across the country right from the “heart of Vermont.”

    Cox, who is co-founder and president of the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) in Rutland, received a $105,000 United States Department…

  • Designs for a new Killington Public Safety Building are nearly finalized »

    Plans await cost estimates in advance of a Town Meeting Day vote

    By Polly Mikula

    The town of Killington has preliminary designs for a new public safety building. Plans call for a multipurpose 15,260-square-foot building to house the volunteer fire…

  • Bred for parades, Spooner to lead 34th Wassail Parade »

    By Katy Savage

    Spooner has been in more than 200 parades in his lifetime.

    Spooner, a 16-year-old paint cross, attended his first parade in Dorchester, New Hampshire, when he was 5 years old. Since then, he’s been to July…

  • Rutland children, families move to temporary schools after pipes break »

    By Katy Savage

    About 53 children were displaced after the pipes of the Rutland Parent Child Center on Chaplin Avenue broke  Sunday, Nov. 25.

    There were at least 3 inches of water on both floors of the two-story building when…

  • The bridge is open »

    After about five weeks of closure, the River Road bridge is back open.

    The 1939 bridge, which is the second oldest in town,  opened Nov. 29—nine days later than scheduled due to early season snowfall.

    The deck was replaced and a new…

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Local News

New Snowdon lift, Bear Mountain to open this weekend

New Snowdon lift, Bear Mountain to open this weekend

07 December, 2018

The new  Snowdon Six Express  is opening this weekend at Killington.

The new lift, part of Killington’s  $25 million, single-year capital improvement project , starts spinning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. There will be a Grand Opening Celebration and ribbon cutting.

In addition to the grand opening of the Snowdon Six Express, this weekend...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

VT F&W has online license gift certificates

VT F&W has online license gift certificates

04 December, 2018

Finding a gift that will continue to give for a full year is a challenge, but the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says it has a solution.  Fish & Wildlife now has a license gift certificate for annual licenses on its website.

Sports

World Cup crowd breaks records

World Cup crowd breaks records

05 December, 2018

The Killington Cup set American attendance records with an estimated 39,000 spectators across Thanksgiving Weekend (5,500 Friday night for opening ceremonies; 18,500 for Saturday’s Giant Slalom and 15,000 for Sunday’s Slalom) beating last year’s attendance by 5,000 spectators.

“Showcasing Killington...

State News

Learn bird feeding basics

Learn bird feeding basics

05 December, 2018

Winter is when birds seek feeders most, here’s how to help

With winter weather now taking hold, Vermonters are readying their bird feeders.

“Birds of all species have very interesting behaviors, shapes, and plumage and have captured the...