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Official 2017 Killington IDF World Cup & Freeride
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August 18, 2017

Official 2017 Killington IDF World Cup & Freeride

The IDF World Cup tour returns to Killington Sept. 8-10, 2017 for an exciting, high-speed showdown on this renowned track. From this year forward, it will be organized by #EmgeeEvents, to whom Dean Events passed the torch. The Killington World Cup is the final event…

Preston’s takes crown in Rutland competition
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August 16, 2017

Preston’s takes crown in Rutland competition

RUTLAND—The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the awards for Best Taste, Best Display and People’s Choice at the 36th annual Chamber Winter in August event, Aug. 8. The event, which moved back outside to Merchants Row in downtown…

Can-do spirit rescues Northwood Park trail loop
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August 16, 2017

Can-do spirit rescues Northwood Park trail loop

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Local park-goers succeeded in rerouting a popular walking loop at Northwood Park. A work party took place this past weekend to improve the trail.

But public access to the loop was nearly lost. On July 1, the city of Rutland officially closed…

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August 16, 2017

Store closing at mall may delay impact fees to Rutland

By Alan J. Keays

RUTLAND — The closing of a store that occupies a large space at the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland Town will likely delay when Rutland City receives impact fees from the shopping center it believes it is owed.

LaFlamme’s Furniture Mall has…

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August 16, 2017

New merger plans in the works for area towns

By Evan Johnson

After multiple failed votes and revotes, school officials in four central Vermont towns are exploring or putting forward new consolidation plans for their area schools.  Royalton and Bethel are now moving forward on a possible partnership, as are Rochester and Stockbridge.

In…

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August 16, 2017

Rutland Regional receives national ranking

RUTLAND—U.S. News & World Report has named Rutland Regional Medical Center (RRMC) a “Best Regional Hospital” for 2017-2018. Out of 4,500 hospitals evaluated nationwide, only 545 achieved that status, and Rutland Regional was the only “Best Regional” in the state of Vermont. Additionally, Rutland Regional…

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August 10, 2017

Green Mountain College to leave NCAA

POULTNEY— Green Mountain College President Bob Allen announced on Wednesday that the college’s athletic affiliation with the North Atlantic Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will end after the 2017-18 academic year.

Green Mountain is currently pursuing admittance into the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics…