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Spartans descend on Killington
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September 14, 2016

Spartans descend on Killington

Ascending Killington mountain many times in the Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast, and Sprint races, Sept. 17-18 KILLINGTON—This weekend, Sept. 17-18, Killington Resort will  host Spartan racers, who will embark on a unique and fun obstacle course. Killington, the birthplace of the Spartan Beast, hosted the…

Witnesses watch bridge ignite; colony of bats feared dead
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September 14, 2016

Witnesses watch bridge ignite; colony of bats feared dead

By Patricia Minichiello CORNWALL – Isabel Lower pulled over at the sight of smoke coming from the other end of an historic covered bridge on the Cornwall-Salisbury town line Saturday, Sept. 10. She decided to call 911 rather than risk driving over it, even though…

World’s Fair begins Thursday
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September 14, 2016

World’s Fair begins Thursday

Sept. 15-18—TUNBRIDGE—The 145th Tunbridge World’s Fair returns to the Tunbridge Fairgrounds Thursday, Sept. through Sunday, Sept. 18. The Tunbridge World’s Fair has run continuously since 1867 except in 1918, due to the great flu epidemic, and during World War II. Top events include harness racing,…

Pie in the Face Challenge raises $9,000 for Chase, PMSF
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September 14, 2016

Pie in the Face Challenge raises $9,000 for Chase, PMSF

By Polly Lynn KILLINGTON— On Sunday, Sept. 11, at Moguls Sports Pub 22 volunteer “local celebrities” lined up and took dozens of pies to the face. Whipped cream as well as peaches, cherries and pumpkin were speared over faces with delight — all for a…

GMHA Distance Days marks 80th anniversary

GMHA Distance Days marks 80th anniversary

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, Sept. 2-4—WOODSTOCK—Home of the longest continuously running 100-mile trail ride in the country, the Green Mountain Horse Association (GMHA) will celebrate its trail heritage with its annual Distance Days on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Sept. 2-4. Trail rides will range from…

170 years at the Vermont State Fairgrounds
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August 24, 2016

170 years at the Vermont State Fairgrounds

Fairgoers adapt to changes, enjoy perennial favorites By Jimmy Britt In 1846  the Liberty Bell cracked when it was rung on George Washington’s birthday, the Mexican American War began and Iowa became the 29th state in America. That same year Vermont held its first State…