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Star-struck in Rutland
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October 11, 2017

Star-struck in Rutland

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND – The Paramount Theatre stage sizzled with dazzling dance routines Saturday, Oct. 7 as seven local contestant teams competed in the seventh annual, sold-out Dancing With The Rutland Stars.

The event, which has become a highlight of Rutland’s entertainment scene, benefits…

Locals recognized at harvest festival
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October 11, 2017

Locals recognized at harvest festival

By Evan Johnson

Two long-time supporters of the Vermont Farmers Food Center received recognition at the organization’s annual Harvest Festival, Sunday, Oct. 1.

Royal and Zip Barnard jointly received the 2017 Person of the Year Award. Bill Clark was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award. Barnard…

World Cup updates announced
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October 11, 2017

World Cup updates announced

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Speaking at the annual Killington Pico Area Association, Killington Resort president and general manager Mike Solimano outlined some updates to the schedule for the Audi FIS World Cup in November.

“By all accounts it was a pretty amazing event,” Solimano said, referring…

VT Ski + Ride Expo back with new site in Burlington
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October 4, 2017

VT Ski + Ride Expo back with new site in Burlington

BURLINGTON—Vermont’s first winter sports show, the VT Ski + Ride Expo, is coming back to Burlington this year, Oct. 7-8, with a new location: the downtown Hilton.

Vermont’s premiere winter sports show, VT Ski + Ride Expo is being put on by the Rotary Club of…

Vermont native among Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting victims
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October 4, 2017

Vermont native among Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting victims

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

A Vermont native who earned high school and college degrees in the state before becoming a middle school special education teacher in California is among those killed in the worst mass shooting in the nation’s history Sunday night in Las Vegas.

Killington zip code offers a buyer’s market
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September 27, 2017

Killington zip code offers a buyer’s market

By Karen D. Lorentz

It’s been a busy year for the Killington real estate market, and while prices are moving up slightly for some properties, they still represent good values, real estate agents report.

They note that Killington has…

Woodworking & Forest Festival returns to Woodstock for 14th year, named top event
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September 20, 2017

Woodworking & Forest Festival returns to Woodstock for 14th year, named top event

WOODSTOCK—Lovers of farms, forests, and fine woodworking— those great aspects of Vermont— will be on display at the  Vermont Woodworking & Forest Festival held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24 at Billings Farm & Museum and the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association…