• Champlain Philharmonic to perform two concerts in fall series »

    Saturday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.—POULTNEY—The Champlain Philharmonic will return to Ackley Hall at Green Mountain College in Poultney on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and will also be at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society Sanctuary, 2 Duane Court, Middlebury, on Sunday, Oct. 22…

  • World Cup weekend entertainment announced »

    KILLINGTON—Killington Resort announced Thursday, Oct. 12, that the band Dispatch will headline a robust music and entertainment lineup to celebrate the return of the Audi FIS World Cup.

    “Combining top-notch entertainment with one of the world’s most premier ski racing events makes for an amazing,…

  • Killington fires up snowmaking »

    While there is no confirmed window for opening day at this time, snowmaking lit up on Killington and Skye peaks just before 11 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, for testing prior to the season and the approaching Audi Ski World Cup races.

    Killington typically begins the longest season in…

  • Tom Huebner named Chamber Business Leader of the Year 2017 »

    RUTLAND—The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Tom Huebner, president & CEO of the Rutland Regional Medical Center, has been chosen the “Business Leader of the Year 2017.” The award will be presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19…

  • Rutland County antiques and vintage shops better than ever »

    Photo by Julia Purdy Mary Ann Stickney Miano and husband Ed Miano stand in front of The Antique Shop, Rutland.

    By Julia Purdy Rutland County has traditionally been fertile ground for visitors and locals alike who are looking for “finds.” Even though the…

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Local News

World Cup weekend entertainment announced

World Cup weekend entertainment announced

18 October, 2017

KILLINGTON—Killington Resort announced Thursday, Oct. 12, that the band Dispatch will headline a robust music and entertainment lineup to celebrate the return of the Audi FIS World Cup.

“Combining top-notch entertainment with one of the world’s most premier ski racing events makes for an amazing,...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Champlain Philharmonic to perform two concerts in fall series

Champlain Philharmonic to perform two concerts in fall series

18 October, 2017

Saturday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.—POULTNEY—The Champlain Philharmonic will return to Ackley Hall at Green Mountain College in Poultney on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and will also be at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society Sanctuary, 2 Duane Court, Middlebury, on Sunday, Oct. 22...

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Sports

Spartans best Beast in Sprint, Beast and Ultra events Sept. 16-17

Spartans best Beast in Sprint, Beast and Ultra events Sept. 16-17

20 September, 2017

By Polly Lynn Mikula

This years Spartan Beast at The Beast (a.k.a. Killington Mountain) boasted a 14 mile course with 32 obstacles. The Ultra was two laps of that course, whereas the Sprint was a shortened experience of about 5 miles.

Over 10,000 athletes...

State News

Hemp–not marijuana–comes to rural Vermont

Hemp–not marijuana–comes to rural Vermont

18 October, 2017

By Gaen Murphree

MIDDLEBURY—While lawmakers in Montpelier argue over marijuana legalization, Middlebury dairy farmers Joel Pomainville and Sam Berthiaume are readying a harvest of a cousin of marijuana — hemp — that promoters hope could be a new cash crop for Vermont farmers. “The potential...