• Chet Hagenbarth named Killington town manager »

    KILLINGTON—The Select Board has appointed a new town manager with a familiar face.

    Chet Hagenbarth, who has been an interim town manager since April, was appointed to the town manager position in a meeting Monday, Sept. 16.

    Hagenbarth has worked in the…

  • IDF World Cup tour returns to Killington  »

    High-speed showdown

    Staff report

    Sept. 21-23—KILLINGTON—Skateboard and luge racers will bring top talent to the region for the Killington IDF World Cup, Friday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Sept. 23.

    The track down East Mountain Road in Killington is the fastest race course in…

  • Killington cracks down on VRBO ‘hotel’ »

    By Katy Savage

    KILLINGTON— The town of Killington is cracking down on at least one short-term rental.

    Town Planning and Zoning Administrator Dick Horner sent a letter to the owner of a property listed on website, Vacation Rentals by Owner (VRBO), Aug….

  • $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…

Local News

Area schools get safety grants

19 September, 2018

By Stephen Seitz

BRANDON — Late in August, Gov. Phil Scott announced $4 million in grants so that Vermont schools could upgrade their security.

Among them was the Otter Valley Middle and High School in Brandon. Principal Jim Avery said the school...

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...

Sports

Golf for a cause

Golf for a cause

30 August, 2018

Submitted

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

Sanders announces $3 million for affordable housing in Vermont

19 September, 2018

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced Thursday, Sept. 13, that Vermont will receive $3 million from the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) to build, preserve and rehabilitate affordable rental housing for extremely low-income families. This is the third year in a row that Vermont...