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Vail reinstates discount at Okemo for low-income kids
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January 1, 2019

Vail reinstates discount at Okemo for low-income kids

By Garren Poirier, courtesy Okemo Kids carry skis to the lift at Okemo’s Jackson Gore while catching snowflakes on their tongues.

By Kit Norton/VTDigger

After a week of public outcry and scrutiny, Vail Resorts has reinstated discounted prices for low-income school children…

Remote worker grant application set to launch Jan. 1
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January 1, 2019

Remote worker grant application set to launch Jan. 1

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development today announced the Remote Worker Grant Program will officially launch on Jan. 1, 2019. The program offers reimbursement grants of up $5,000 per year ($10,000 over two years) to remote workers across the country who move…

New Yorker cartoonist introduces book to fans in Woodstock
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December 26, 2018

New Yorker cartoonist introduces book to fans in Woodstock

By Curt Peterson

It’s true, a lot of people read the New Yorker, at least in part, for the cartoons, and about 70 of them showed up for Edward Koren’s introduction of his new book, “Koren in the Wild” at the Norman Williams Library in…

Roots owner expands to Killington
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December 26, 2018

Roots owner expands to Killington

By Katy Savage

Donald Billings doesn’t like to sit still.

After relocating his Rutland restaurant, Roots, to Washington Street and reopening Dec. 7 with double the seating, Billings, the owner and chef, opened a market and deli in Killington. Now he’s ready to open another…

Barnard school may merge
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December 18, 2018

Barnard school may merge

By Curt Peterson

After 1 ½ years of fighting  and pondering an independent school, the Barnard School Board agreed on Dec.17 to pursue a voluntary merger with the Windsor Central Modified Unified Union School District.

“I move that the WCMUUSD Board not…

New restaurant, deli set to open
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December 18, 2018

New restaurant, deli set to open

Staff report

A new restaurant and deli are opening in  Killington.

Don Billings, who owns The Bakery on West Street and Roots the Restaurant on Washington Street in Rutland, recently purchased the former Phat Italian and On the Rocs in…