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Chet Hagenbarth named Killington town manager
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September 19, 2018

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 
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September 19, 2018

IDF World Cup tour returns to Killington 

High-speed showdown

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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’
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September 19, 2018

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
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September 12, 2018

$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
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September 12, 2018

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…

Developers of Starbucks seek DRB approval
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September 12, 2018

Developers of Starbucks seek DRB approval

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—The developers of the proposed Starbucks restaurant on North Main Street appeared before the Rutland Development Review Board (DRB) and observers Wednesday to present updates to the project and request a conditional use permit to operate a retail store in…

New Italian restaurant opens in Ludlow
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September 11, 2018

New Italian restaurant opens in Ludlow

Vail purchase creates buzz in business industry

By Katy Savage

LUDLOW—A new Italian eatery is set to open next week.

La Tavola Ristorante  will be open on Route 100 with an extensive wine list, full bar, authentic Italian menu and lounge.

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September 5, 2018

Retreat opens with tribute to family

By Katy Savage

WOODSTOCK—Over a bridge and up a long, private driveway, a 1700s farmhouse sits alone among hills of green grass. There are private mountain biking and hiking trails out the front door and a private swimming pond with beach to the side.

This…

Working to renew foundations in Killington
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September 5, 2018

Working to renew foundations in Killington

By Sue Durant

KILLINGTON—On the “flats” of Killington, a small gray granite church and a couple of old red buildings nestle between the Ottauquechee River and a tree-filled mountainside. The scene looks like a postcard of an era gone by.

On Mission Farm Road in…