• Killington Wine Festival uncorks »

    Tasting wine on the mountain

    July 14-16 — KILLINGTON — This year’s wine festival toasts 16 years of tasting events in the heart of the Green Mountains July 14-16, 2017.

    Throughout the weekend, representatives from dozens of wineries and distributors pour hundreds of wines and spirits from around…

  • Cooler in the Mountains Summer Series kicks off »

    Saturday, July 15, 3:30 p.m.—KILLINGTON—The free Cooler in the Mountains summer concert series kicks off Saturday, July 15, in conjunction with the Killington Wine Festival. The concert series runs for eight consecutive Saturdays, July 15 to Sept. 2, and features a variety of national acts that spans…

  • Happy Independence Day! »

    Fireworks can be seen on July 2 at Vt. State Fairgrounds; and July 4 in Killington on River Road and at the Foundry; at Woodstock U.H.S.; as well as at most town celebrations. See calendar of events and A.D.E. pages for details.

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  • Killington’s 4th of July activities include fireman’s picnic and raffle »

    Tuesday, July 4—KILLINGTON—The Fourth of July celebration and fireman’s barbecue is one of Killington’s most popular events of the summer, held each year on July 4. This year, events begin at 10 a.m. at the Johnson Recreation Center on River Road. Enjoy food cooked by the…

  • VSO announces Summer Festival Tour »

    July 2-9—The Vermont Symphony Orchestra announced its seven-concert 2017 Summer Festival Tour running July 2-9. While covering every corner of the state, the program will highlight America’s musical melting pot, featuring music written by immigrant composers across the globe, around the theme of this year’s…

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Local News

Marty Illick, water quality group honored with annual GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award

Marty Illick, water quality group honored with annual GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award

26 July, 2017

Marty Illick and the Lewis Creek Association, a leading Vermont water quality and conservation organization, have been honored with the 18th annual GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award.

The award, named for famed osprey advocate Meeri Zetterstrom of Milton, was presented to the awardees for more than 25 years of...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Killington Music Festival performs season finale at 4,241-feet

Killington Music Festival performs season finale at 4,241-feet

26 July, 2017

Saturday, July 29, 7 p.m.—KILLINGTON—The Killington Music Festival’s Music in the Mountains special season finale performance will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 29 at Killington’s Peak Lodge. A festival favorite, this program will impress with the likes of quartets by Haydn, Puccini and...

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Sports

Killington welcomes mountain biking “divas”

Killington welcomes mountain biking “divas”

27 July, 2017

Vermont’s Killington Resort, a four season destination and home of the Killington Bike Park, announces the return of Killington Divas of Dirt, an initiative led by Pro Downhill/Enduro Racer Amy Alton and the Killington Bike Park to foster the community of passionate female mountain bikers.

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State News

Grassland bird populations decline in Vermont

Grassland bird populations decline in Vermont

26 July, 2017

Grassland-nesting bird populations continue to decline in numbers in Vermont, according to recent surveys conducted by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department (VTF&W) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Bird species that nest in grasslands include vesper sparrows, grasshopper sparrows, bobolinks, and eastern meadowlarks,...