• Hot Day at the Zoo kicks off Killington’s free concert series »

    Photo courtesy of Town of Killington

    Cooler in the Mountains brings popular artists to Killington for six weeks this summer

    Saturday, July 26 at 3:30 p.m. — KILLINGTON — Hot Day at the Zoo brings old time vocals and a mix of “Zoograss” with them as the…

  • Killington Wine Festival »

    Photos by Jerry LeBlond

    Hundreds enjoy Killington Wine Fest Warm summer weather made this year’s wine fest a resounding success. The festival grew by over a hundred tasters, according to the organizers.

  • Life of Ken Budzyna celebrated »

    Photos by Richard Podlesney

    By Karen D. Lorentz

    Stories flowed with love and lots of laughter as family, friends and the greater Killington community gathered to celebrate the life of Ken “KB” Budzyna on Sunday, July 20.

    Many old friends, shared hugs and greetings of…

  • Hot Day at the Zoo kicks off Killington’s free concert series »

    Cooler in the Mountains brings popular artists to Killington for six weeks this summer Saturday, July 26 at 3:30 p.m. — KILLINGTON — Hot Day at the Zoo brings old time vocals and a mix of “Zoograss” with them as the quartet appears in concert at Killington…

  • On Kent Pond »

    Photo by Paul Holmes

    Merisa Sherman paddles across Kent Pond in Killington, her Golden Retriever Vespi along for the ride.

  • Okemo summers are increasingly successful, the resort reports »

    Okemo summers are increasingly successful, the resort reports By Karen D. Lorentz In 1996 when Tim and Diane Mueller were interested in developing Jackson Gore, they cited several reasons for expanding Okemo Mountain Resort. In addition to adding more beginner and expert terrain and improving…

  • 33rd annual Prouty raises $2.6+ million to fight cancer »

    Athletes from Vermont and New Hampshire and beyond raise money for cancer research and care On Saturday, July 12, nearly 6,000 registered cyclists, walkers, rowers, and golfers (and 1,300 volunteers) gathered in Hanover, N.H., for the 33rd Annual Prouty, northern New England’s largest charity fundraiser….

  • The rest of the story »

    “The rest of the story”

    By Angelo S. Lynn

    “There they go again.”

    The Gipper (President Ronald Reagan) said it of Democrats in the 1980s for what he claimed was twisting the truth in congressional battles. The same phrase could be used in Vermont these…

Local News

Local group boycotts Mac’s stores

Local group boycotts Mac’s stores

23 July, 2014

By Robin Alberti

In mid-June Don Pitaniello, 58, of Rutland, thwarted a robbery at Mac’s Convenience Store at 145 North Main Street in Rutland by drawing a gun on a knife-wielding robber Sunday night, June 15. He was subsequently suspended from his job as a...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Rochester Chamber Music Society presents concert of flute, viola, and piano

Rochester Chamber Music Society presents concert of flute, viola, and piano

25 July, 2014

Photo submitted MATT DANE AND CHRISTINA JENNINGS

Sunday, July 27 at 4 p.m. — ROCHESTER — On Sunday, July 27 at 4 p.m. the Rochester Chamber Music Society (RCMS) will present a flute, viola, and piano concert at the Rochester Federated Church. The afternoon program will...

Sports

Killington Softball League: First and last playoff seeds clinched

Killington Softball League: First and last playoff seeds clinched

18 July, 2014

By Dave Hoffenberg Over the years we have seen our fair share of David beating Goliath. Upsets are going to happen and the best part is they happen when you least expect it. Those two lines were almost written about the Heavy Hitters, who recently...

State News

Harpoon Brewery transitioning to employee ownership

23 July, 2014

By Morgan True

Harpoon Brewery recently announced that it would become an employee-owned company starting in August.

The Boston-based craft brew maker was founded in 1986 and now has 187 full-time employees, with 26 at its brewing facility in Windsor, making it the 12th-largest craft...