Featured

Man gets 19 years for crash killing farmer
Featured
August 1, 2018

Man gets 19 years for crash killing farmer

By Alan J. Keays/ VTDigger

RUTLAND – Tami Carboni-Branchaud spent much of Thursday, July 26 inside a Rutland courtroom where she watched the man who admitted driving over and killing her husband get sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison.

When the proceeding was over…

Riders to compete for speed and style

Riders to compete for speed and style

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON — “The US Open is more than just a race, it’s a big mountain bike party for the whole family featuring vendors, live music, a bonfire and races for all levels,” said Justin Pill, events and sponsorships manager at Killington…

Who’s got the tastiest chili in Killington?
Featured
August 1, 2018

Who’s got the tastiest chili in Killington?

Winners of the cook-off announced

By Emery Mikula

On Thursday, July 26, the Killington Parks and Recreation Department hosted the 6th Annual Chili Cook-Off in the Snowshed Lodge at Killington Resort. The Cook-Off took place in conjunction with the River Road Summer Concert Series featuring…

Locally-made cookie cutters head to White House
Featured
July 26, 2018

Locally-made cookie cutters head to White House

RUTLAND— Ann Clark Cookie Cutters has been selected to represent Vermont at this year’s “Made in America Product Showcase,” hosted by The White House on Monday, July 23.  This year’s event will feature manufacturing companies from across the country, with one company representing each…

US open comes to Killington Aug. 1
Featured
July 25, 2018

US open comes to Killington Aug. 1

KILLINGTON—Killington Resort today announced registration is open for the 2018 Fox US Open of Mountain Biking on Aug. 1-5 and spectators are invited to attend for free.

The Fox US Open features a Pro/Am style format and offers the most challenging and competitive…

Killington to get more solar panels
Featured
July 25, 2018

Killington to get more solar panels

By Julia Purdy

KILLINGTON—Much of the regular July 16 Select Board meeting concerned the impending contract with AllEarth Solar of Williston for installation of a net-metering system to serve the town offices’ power needs. Bob Vittingl, a consultant for Apex Solar, the installer,…

Local chef takes tips from Julia Child
Featured
July 25, 2018

Local chef takes tips from Julia Child

By Katy Savage

LUDLOW—Peter Dickinson remembers the time he made Julia Child an omelet.

He was 17 years old and a dishwasher at the Woodstock Inn and she was a guest.

“It was total happenstance,” Dickinson said. “I happened to…

The Paramount Theatre announces 2018-2019 season lineup
Featured
July 25, 2018

The Paramount Theatre announces 2018-2019 season lineup

RUTLAND – The Paramount Theatre unveiled its 2018-2019 season Wednesday, July 25.

“The 2018-2019 season continues to build upon The Paramount Theatre’s legacy of presenting world-class performing arts in downtown Rutland. As is always the case, we strive to present as well-rounded a lineup as we can…