• $22,000 raised at fifth annual Pie in the Face for Chase »

    By Polly Lynn Mikula

    KILLINGTON— This past Sunday, Sept. 9, 33 local celebrities took hundreds of pies in the face and raised $22,000 for Chase William Kuehl and the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation (PMSF), a new record for the event. Last year, the event raised $15,000.

  • Local makes camping a luxury with Tentrr »

    By Katy Savage

    HUBBARDTON—Kurt Schneider calls his campsite Restoration at Cattail Cove. It sits on an edge of his lakeside property in Hubbardton, surrounded by trees and occasional blue herons at the edge of the water.

    It features a queen-size, extra thick…

  • Developers of Starbucks seek DRB approval »

    By Julia Purdy

    RUTLAND—The developers of the proposed Starbucks restaurant on North Main Street appeared before the Rutland Development Review Board (DRB) and observers Wednesday to present updates to the project and request a conditional use permit to operate a retail store in…

  • New Italian restaurant opens in Ludlow »

    Vail purchase creates buzz in business industry

    By Katy Savage

    LUDLOW—A new Italian eatery is set to open next week.

    La Tavola Ristorante  will be open on Route 100 with an extensive wine list, full bar, authentic Italian menu and lounge.

  • ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival continues with ‘The Fantasticks’ »

    Sept. 13-29—SO. POMFRET—The ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival continues with its second show of the season, “The Fantasticks,” the longest running musical in history! Performances will be held Sept. 14-29 (with a special preview performance on Thursday, Sept. 13) at the Grange Theatre on Stage…

Local News

Obituary – Janis Albrecht

13 September, 2018

GAYSVILLE— Janis Albrecht, 60, a long time resident of Gaysville, passed away peacefully May 10th 2018. She was born December 22, 1957, raised in Fairfield CT and graduated from Andrew Warde High School in 1975. Janis moved to Vermont shortly thereafter. A Nationally Registered EMT...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

The Last Word with Michael McDonald

The Last Word with Michael McDonald

14 September, 2018

By Alan Sculley

Grammy Award-winning musician Michael McDonald will make an appearance at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland, Monday, Sept. 17 for a 7:30 p.m. show. As McDonald tours this summer to promote the recent release of “Wide Open,” his first album of...


Golf for a cause

Golf for a cause

30 August, 2018


Players ready for a golf tournament at Lake St. Catherine Country Club, which will host the 14th annual Castleton Community Center Golf Outing, Sept. 14.

CASTLETON— The 14th Annual Castleton Community Center Golf Outing at Lake St. Catherine Country Club...

State News

Deadline for antlerless deer application nears

30 August, 2018

The deadline to apply for an antlerless deer permit to be used during Vermont’s December 1-9 muzzleloader deer season is Thursday, Aug. 29.

Antlerless deer hunting permit applications are on Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website ( vtfishandwildlife.com ), and printed applications are available from license agents...