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The Bus celebrates 40th anniversary
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September 28, 2016

The Bus celebrates 40th anniversary

By Karen D. Lorentz Marble Valley Regional Transit District (MVRTD), generally known as “The Bus” is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Sept. 30 with give-aways from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Transit Center on West Street in Rutland. During its 40 years, The Bus has…

Rutland accepted for refugee resettlement
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September 28, 2016

Rutland accepted for refugee resettlement

UPDATE: WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 9 a.m.

RUTLAND—The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants proposal to resettle refugees in Rutland, Vermont has been accepted, Amila Merdzannovic, director of the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program announced Wednesday morning, Sept. 28.

 “We look forward to working…

Chaffee pop-up exhibit features Steve Costello
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 21, 2016

Chaffee pop-up exhibit features Steve Costello

Friday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m.—RUTLAND—The Chaffee Art Center is pleased to share “Eye on Nature: Photographs by Steve Costello” on Friday, Sept. 23 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and again on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The public is welcome to visit the Chaffee Art Center…

Spartans descend on Killington
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September 14, 2016

Spartans descend on Killington

Ascending Killington mountain many times in the Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast, and Sprint races, Sept. 17-18 KILLINGTON—This weekend, Sept. 17-18, Killington Resort will  host Spartan racers, who will embark on a unique and fun obstacle course. Killington, the birthplace of the Spartan Beast, hosted the…

Witnesses watch bridge ignite; colony of bats feared dead
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September 14, 2016

Witnesses watch bridge ignite; colony of bats feared dead

By Patricia Minichiello CORNWALL – Isabel Lower pulled over at the sight of smoke coming from the other end of an historic covered bridge on the Cornwall-Salisbury town line Saturday, Sept. 10. She decided to call 911 rather than risk driving over it, even though…

World’s Fair begins Thursday
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 14, 2016

World’s Fair begins Thursday

Sept. 15-18—TUNBRIDGE—The 145th Tunbridge World’s Fair returns to the Tunbridge Fairgrounds Thursday, Sept. through Sunday, Sept. 18. The Tunbridge World’s Fair has run continuously since 1867 except in 1918, due to the great flu epidemic, and during World War II. Top events include harness racing,…

Pie in the Face Challenge raises $9,000 for Chase, PMSF
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September 14, 2016

Pie in the Face Challenge raises $9,000 for Chase, PMSF

By Polly Lynn KILLINGTON— On Sunday, Sept. 11, at Moguls Sports Pub 22 volunteer “local celebrities” lined up and took dozens of pies to the face. Whipped cream as well as peaches, cherries and pumpkin were speared over faces with delight — all for a…

GMHA Distance Days marks 80th anniversary

GMHA Distance Days marks 80th anniversary

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, Sept. 2-4—WOODSTOCK—Home of the longest continuously running 100-mile trail ride in the country, the Green Mountain Horse Association (GMHA) will celebrate its trail heritage with its annual Distance Days on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Sept. 2-4. Trail rides will range from…