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The Movie Diary
April 18, 2018

Starry, starry night

By Dom Cioffi

My wife and I were out to dinner this past weekend when a flash of bright red from the corner of the restaurant caught my eye. In an instant, I knew what it meant: prom night.

A slew of eight beautifully dressed…

Rockin' The Region
April 18, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Dazed and Defrosted

By DJ Dave

Fresh off an incredible pond skimming event, Killington Resort has another big party this weekend combined with an awesome concert. This Saturday, April 21, the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar will be hosting the season pass holder party with a free barbecue from…

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April 12, 2018

Three overlooked keys to successful investing

By Kevin Theissen

Does investing strike fear in you? We once heard somebody say the word “fear” stands for “False Evidence Appearing Real.” That seems to apply to investing. Here’s why.

The stock market makes some people nervous. This can be especially true for young…

The Movie Diary
April 12, 2018

The silence is deafening

By Dom Cioffi

I spent this past weekend in relative silence. This wasn’t because I was on a meditation retreat or happened to be alone. No, I barely spoke this weekend because the final two rounds of The Masters golf tournament were on, and when The…

The Outside Story
April 12, 2018

Porcupine salt cravings

By Susan Shea

When I was growing up, my family rented a vacation home on a mountain in southern Vermont. One night we were awakened by our dogs barking. Soon we heard a persistent gnawing on the outside of the house. My dad went to…

Rockin’ the Region with Bud Johnson
Rockin' The Region
April 11, 2018

Rockin’ the Region with Bud Johnson

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

Spring is in the air and that means a pond will be in the snow. This Saturday, April 14 marks the annual Killington Resort Pond Skimming event when 100 competitors will try to make their way across the pond or crash and…

The Movie Diary
April 4, 2018

A world away

By Dom Cioffi

My son has enjoyed the last week off due to spring break. During the last seven days, he has successfully accomplished nothing. At least I thought he accomplished nothing, until he came to me with a strange problem.

“Dad?” he queried while…

Mountain Meditation
April 4, 2018

Acute stress disorder

By Marguerite Jill Dye

The other night, I couldn’t sleep. I was worrying and my husband was snoring. I crept downstairs and caught Stephen Colbert’s interview with Sean Penn. His face was drawn and his hair was disheveled. He’d taken an Ambien after a red-eye…

Rockin’ The Region with Cry Cry Cry
Rockin' The Region
March 30, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Cry Cry Cry

The Paramount Theatre is the place to be on Friday night, March 30, at 8 p.m. for the reunion performance of Cry Cry Cry — a folk supergroup consisting of acclaimed singer-songwriters Richard Shindell, Lucy Kaplansky, and Dar Williams. All three of them play guitar…