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Rutland Beer Works to open in Killington
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December 11, 2018

Rutland Beer Works to open in Killington

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON—A new restaurant and tasting room is coming to town.

Dale Patterson, the owner of Hop’n Moose and Rutland Beer Works, LLC, is opening a tasting room in the Mountain Green condominiums across from the Killington Grand Hotel this…

Friendly’s sells a month before closure
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December 11, 2018

Friendly’s sells a month before closure

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND TOWN—About a month before Friendly’s abruptly closed its doors in Rutland Dec. 2, the building and property was purchased by the Friendly’s parent corporation.

According to Rutland Town records, the 1.27-acre property sold to SIC Property ,LLC in…

Killington chef steals the show, wins $20K on Food Network
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December 11, 2018

Killington chef steals the show, wins $20K on Food Network

Staff report

Mason Zeglen had 30 minutes to purchase his ingredients and cook the meal.

Zeglen, of Killington, competing on the Food Network Show, Guy’s Grocery Games,  ran through the grocery store, in competition with three other chefs.

The…

Okemo to benefit from Vail’s $180 million investment
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December 11, 2018

Okemo to benefit from Vail’s $180 million investment

Staff report

Vail Resorts plans to invest about $180 million in the next two years to improve the guest experience across its 18 resorts.

Vail is making a two-year $35 million commitment to investments across its recent acquisitions, including Okemo Mountain Resort,…

Rutland farmer wants to send Vermont products out of state
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December 5, 2018

Rutland farmer wants to send Vermont products out of state

By Katy Savage

Greg Cox wants to increase availability of fresh produce across the country right from the “heart of Vermont.”

Cox, who is co-founder and president of the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) in Rutland, received a $105,000 United States Department…

Bred for parades, Spooner to lead 34th Wassail Parade
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December 5, 2018

Bred for parades, Spooner to lead 34th Wassail Parade

By Katy Savage

Spooner has been in more than 200 parades in his lifetime.

Spooner, a 16-year-old paint cross, attended his first parade in Dorchester, New Hampshire, when he was 5 years old. Since then, he’s been to July…

The bridge is open
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December 4, 2018

The bridge is open

After about five weeks of closure, the River Road bridge is back open.

The 1939 bridge, which is the second oldest in town,  opened Nov. 29—nine days later than scheduled due to early season snowfall.

The deck was replaced and a new…