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VIDEO: Spartan World Championships 2014
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September 30, 2014

VIDEO: Spartan World Championships 2014

The sights and sounds of the 2014 Spartan World Championships. Featuring clips from the elite press conference, interviews with spartans  and obstacles from around the course. Video by Bobby Lanctot Music by Pink Floyd, One Slip

  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
  • Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain
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September 25, 2014

Spartans battled it out up and down Killington mountain

It was a brutal course by all estimations. Those who finished the fastest ran up some of Killington Resort’s steepest peaks and didn’t stop until they got to the finish line.

A helicopter and drones scanned across more than 16 miles of rugged trails cut…

Fall foliage brilliant on area peaks
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September 25, 2014

Fall foliage brilliant on area peaks

What affects leaf color?

New England, and Vermont in particular, is known for its vibrant displays of fall foliage colors. While, in one sense, it seems odd that we get such joy from the annual death of leaves off deciduous trees, in another, it show…

  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
  • Rutland rugby team wins at home
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September 25, 2014

Rutland rugby team wins at home

By Maxx Steinmetz

Rutland Rugby hosted a home game, on Sept. 20, against Berkshire, last year’s division 4 champions. The week prior, the Rutland Roosters suffered their first defeat of the season to Mad River in Stowe. Meanwhile, Berkshire put up an impressive 132-15 display…

  • From forest to table
  • From forest to table
  • From forest to table
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 24, 2014

From forest to table

Saturday – Sunday, Sept. 27-28 — WOODSTOCK — In today’s world, the connection made to the farmer when eating local fruits, vegetables, dairy, and meats is clearly made, but what about the connection to the wood dining table your family gathers around each night? There are hundreds…

  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
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September 17, 2014

Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont

Four years ago, obstacle racing as we know it began on the verdant hillsides of Central Vermont when ultra racer Joe De Sena and his friends dreamed up a series of challenges and built them.  They sought to discover what they were capable of achieving….

  • Spoken from the heart
  • Spoken from the heart
  • Spoken from the heart
  • Spoken from the heart
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September 11, 2014

Spoken from the heart

Governor Shumlin, musicians and recovering addicts shared their stories from the heart at the Vermonters for Vermonters benefit concert

RUTLAND —  On Sunday, Sept. 7, community organizations, musicians, recovering addicts, Governor Shumlin and community members gathered at the Grand Stand of the Vermont…

  • Vt. sunflowers to provide power
  • Vt. sunflowers to provide power
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September 11, 2014

Vt. sunflowers to provide power

Collaboration leads to innovative farm-to-energy biodiesel. Two fields of sunflowers growing in Vermont will have an unusual future: the flowers’ seeds will be converted to biodiesel and livestock feed. The fuel will be used in Green Mountain Power’s fleet of vehicles and for building…

  • The Vermont State Fair concludes
  • The Vermont State Fair concludes
  • The Vermont State Fair concludes
  • The Vermont State Fair concludes
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September 11, 2014

The Vermont State Fair concludes

Two cows poke their heads out of a barn Sunday afternoon at the Vermont State Fair in Rutland. The 10-day fair saw many ups and downs with opening day being the best since 2009, but with Fair attendance lacking overall as the books closed…