• Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk »

    CASTLETON—The Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) Board of Trustees announced Friday, Dec. 1, that Castleton University’s Spartan Stadium will be renamed Dave Wolk Stadium in honor of his 16 years of visionary service as University President.

    Governor Phil Scott was on hand to read the official VSCS…

  • Wassail Weekend to fill Woodstock with holiday spirit »

    WOODSTOCK—Woodstock’s 33rd annual Wassail Weekend takes place Dec. 8-10. The weekend is filled with twinkling lights, historic decorated homes, breakfast with Santa, holiday spirit, and highlighted with sleigh bells and the clip-clop of hooves as riders dressed in Victorian-era costumes ride through and around the…

  • Karen Scolforo assumes presidency at Castleton University »

    CASTLETON—Karen M. Scolforo, Ed.D., has began her tenure as President of Castleton University. Officially, her first day at the helm was Dec. 4.

    Scolforo is the fourth woman to lead the University since its founding in 1787, and the tenth president of the modern era….

  • Vienna Boys’ Choir to play Rutland’s Paramount Theatre »

    Thursday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Vienna Boys’ Choir (VBC), a beloved exponent of the choral repertoire for more than 500 years, plays the Paramount Theatre in Rutland, on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The evening’s program will include favorites such as “Stille Nacht” (“Silent Night”), “Sleigh…

  • Chandler celebrates “The Turning of the Year” with holiday mini-fest »

    Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.—RANDOLPH—Seven-time, All-Ireland accordion champion John Whelan teams up with American roots band Low Lily and Scottish-style fiddler Katie McNally for a spectacular holiday mini-fest of Celtic and Americana music at Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph on Friday, Dec. 8 at…

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Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk

Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk

07 December, 2017

CASTLETON—The Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) Board of Trustees announced Friday, Dec. 1, that Castleton University’s Spartan Stadium will be renamed Dave Wolk Stadium in honor of his 16 years of visionary service as University President.

Governor Phil Scott was on hand to read the official VSCS...

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Wassail Weekend to fill Woodstock with holiday spirit

Wassail Weekend to fill Woodstock with holiday spirit

07 December, 2017

WOODSTOCK—Woodstock’s 33rd annual Wassail Weekend takes place Dec. 8-10. The weekend is filled with twinkling lights, historic decorated homes, breakfast with Santa, holiday spirit, and highlighted with sleigh bells and the clip-clop of hooves as riders dressed in Victorian-era costumes ride through and around the...

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Leahy secures $1.3 million for police heroin task force

06 December, 2017

Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy announced a grant of more than $1.3 million for the Vermont State Police to continue its aggressive work fighting the opioid epidemic in Vermont on Wednesday, Nov. 29.

This was the second-largest of only eight grants awarded nationwide...