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The Movie Diary
July 5, 2018

‘Jurassic World’ falls short

By Dom Cioffi

 My wife and I took our son to summer camp this past weekend for a four-week program meant to build character and enrich young lives. Our son, however, would have preferred to stay home to play video games for the…

Rockin’ The Region with Brothers Flynn
Rockin' The Region
July 5, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Brothers Flynn

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

Red, white, blue, orange and green. Happy Fourth of July, everyone. If you’re looking for something to do the coming weekend, head to McGrath’s Irish Pub in Killington, and see the great Irish duo, Brothers Flynn. They’ll be playing July 6-7,…

Killington is back on top
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June 29, 2018

Killington is back on top

By Dave Hoffenberg

It took a little while, but Killington Resort has made it back to where they were all of last season – in first place. To get there they had to fight two teams on the Bridgewater battle field: McGrath’s Sushi and…

Rockin’ The Region with Gypsy Reel
Rockin' The Region
June 28, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Gypsy Reel

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

For the past 36 years, Gypsy Reel has been Celtic rockin’ around Vermont. I’ve seen them a few times and it’s a show not to be missed. Gypsy Reel’s line-up includes hot banjoist Claudine Langille, formerly of Touchstone, the sensational…

Mountain Meditation
June 28, 2018

On which side of history do you stand?

By Marguerite Jill Dye Butterflies danced among blackberry bushes, reminding me of the butterfly effect used by shamans worldwide to transport themselves to other places as a healing tool. Robins passed by with nest-building materials and a hummingbird perched above my head. Then the…

The Movie Diary
June 28, 2018

Armed and dangerous

By Dom Cioffi

I realized the other day that my son is roughly the same age that I was when I first started mowing lawns. That thought frightened me. I would no sooner let my son grab ahold of a running lawn mower…

The Movie Diary
June 27, 2018

You’re ‘It’

By Dom Cioffi

Now that the school year is officially over, I’m determined to make sure my son is going to be suitably active for the summer break. Left to his own devices, I’m quite sure he would quarantine himself in our den,…

Mountain Meditation
June 24, 2018

Follow your bliss

By Marguerite Jill Dye

Living life’s passions brings such joy. Sharing them is even better. It deepens relationships and expands our hearts. My husband Duane has a passion for trains, which helps compensate for a childhood lack, but some passions are passed down for…