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Killington Town Manager fired without cause
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March 28, 2018

Killington Town Manager fired without cause

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON—At 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, the Killington Select Board came out of executive session to announce the termination of Deborah Schwartz from the position of Town Manager without cause. The board unanimously approved the motion.

There…

2,500 march on Montpelier for “commonsense gun laws”
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March 28, 2018

2,500 march on Montpelier for “commonsense gun laws”

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

A group of Vermont students walk by the Capitol in D.C. during March for Our Lives.

By Kelsey Neubauer, VTDigger

Led by young Vermonters, thousands of protestors marched on the Statehouse in Montpelier on Saturday, March…

Maple is star ingredient at Open House Weekend

Maple is star ingredient at Open House Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, March 24-25—Maple Open House Weekend, March 24-25, is Vermont’s most anticipated spring event, bringing an estimated 30,000 visitors to tour the sugar houses and meet the sugar makers responsible for leading the nation in maple syrup production (nearly 1.8 million gallons averaged…

Sculpture to honor 20 Rutland African-American Civil War veterans
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March 21, 2018

Sculpture to honor 20 Rutland African-American Civil War veterans

Twenty Rutland-area African-American Civil War veterans will be honored through a new downtown Rutland sculpture commissioned by Rutland Regional Medical Center.

The sculpture, part of a series planned by the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, MKF Properties, Vermont Quarries, and Green Mountain Power’s Rutland Blooms,…

Next generation takes over sugaring opperation
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March 21, 2018

Next generation takes over sugaring opperation

Chittenden family farm plans for its second century

By Julia Purdy

CHITTENDEN—Jenna Baird and Jacob Powsner live in a modest house on land belonging to Baird’s parents, steps away from the large, traditional farmhouse where Bonnie and Bob Baird live. It’s a common arrangement among…

Interview with Laurie Canterbury and Hairball
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March 14, 2018

Interview with Laurie Canterbury and Hairball

Laurie Canterbury and how Hairball came to be

By Karen D. Lorentz Laurie Canterbury volunteers with the mountain ambassador team at Killington Resort. She was born in Palmer, Mass., and lives on the same small lake where she grew up. She loves the peacefulness and…

Ian Ethan Case brings his trio to Brandon Music

Ian Ethan Case brings his trio to Brandon Music

Saturday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.—BRANDON—Acoustic double-neck guitarist and Candyrat recording artist Ian Ethan Case is quickly becoming recognized as “one of the most creative and engaging fingerstyle guitarists in the world,” according to the International Center for Creativity. He has wowed audiences and packed the…