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Mountain Times takes home newspaper awards
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March 1, 2017

Mountain Times takes home newspaper awards

The staff of the Mountain Times had a busy and successful weekend at the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s annual convention in Boston, Feb. 24 -25. In awards for advertising, circulation and marketing, the Mountain Times took home first place in the categories of…

100 days for 81 years
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March 1, 2017

100 days for 81 years

Killington—Monday, Feb. 27, marked a very special day for Paul Giblin at Killington Resort. A Killington enthusiast for over 30 years and second home owner who didn’t start skiing until age 40 at Gray Rocks Canadian Ski Resort,  Paul celebrated his 81st birthday skiing with…

Vermont Flurry snow sculptures wow crowds
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February 22, 2017

Vermont Flurry snow sculptures wow crowds

WOODSTOCK—On Saturday, Feb. 18 artists were putting final touches on their sculptures carved out of ice blocks on the Woodstock Green as part of the Vermont Flurry Snow Sculpture Contest. The winter festivities on the Green took place over President’s Day weekend, Feb. 17-19, and…

Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day”
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February 15, 2017

Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day”

Called on out-of-state employers to “pardon” employees for a snow day to take advantage of weekend storm, extend their stay in Vermont With Vermont’s biggest snow storm of the year rolling across the region Sunday through Monday morning, Feb. 12-13, Governor Phil Scott declared Monday…

Killington 100 Day Club
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February 15, 2017

Killington 100 Day Club

On Saturday, Feb. 11, Killington loyalist Jackie Nimal and Rob Kovalesky (center of photo in red and pink jackets) celebrated their 100th day on the slopes with family and friends. The day marked personal milestones for them  in the Killington Resort’s 100 Ski Day Club…

Women’s March overwhelms Montpelier
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January 25, 2017

Women’s March overwhelms Montpelier

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

A sea of homemade political placards and pink knitted hats flooded Montpelier Saturday, Jan. 21, as demonstrators overwhelmed the capital to protest the policies of President Donald Trump. The local Women’s March drew an estimated crowd of between 15,000 and 20,000…

Commemorated in bronze
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January 25, 2017

Commemorated in bronze

Life-size statue underway to honor Killington founder Preston Leete Smith

By Karen D. Lorentz As the founder of Killington and a ski industry pioneer, Preston Leete Smith has been the recipient of many honors, from inductions into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame…