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  • Autumn Art in the Park Festival wows crowds in Rutland’s Main Street Park
  • Autumn Art in the Park Festival wows crowds in Rutland’s Main Street Park
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October 15, 2014

Autumn Art in the Park Festival wows crowds in Rutland’s Main Street Park

RUTLAND — This past weekend, Oct. 11 and 12, the Chaffee Art Center hosted its bi-annual fundraiser, Art in the Park at the corners of Routes 4 and 7 in Main Street Park.

The festival featured 80 juried artisans and crafters of wood, metal, pottery, jewelry, fine…

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October 15, 2014

Killington Resort and Chamber forecast growth at annual meeting

By Polly Lynn

KILLINGTON — On Wednesday, Oct. 8, the Killington Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting and reception, featuring an update and outlook report from Killington Resort. About 200 people attended the event held at the Killington Grand Hotel.

Chamber President Howard Smith welcomed…

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October 15, 2014

GMP hosts national solar test center

RUTLAND—Green Mountain Power’s efforts to capture energy from the sun could get a boost thanks to a state-of-the-art research station installed at the Green Mountain Power Renewable Education Center in Rutland Town.

The mobile station is designed to provide among the most accurate solar measuring…

  • Two charged with homicide of disabled child
  • Two charged with homicide of disabled child
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October 15, 2014

Two charged with homicide of disabled child

HARDWICK—A Hardwick mother and her boyfriend are in custody, facing charges of second- degree murder after state police said the two put alcohol in the I.V. bag of the woman’s disabled son.

Walter Richters and Melissa Robitille, both 38, were charged in the Aug. 22…

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October 15, 2014

Gov. Shumlin appoints Holmes to Green Mountain Care board

Gov. Peter Shumlin appointed Jessica Holmes, a Middlebury College professor of economics, to serve on the five-member Green Mountain Care board. She will serve a six-year term, replacing outgoing member Karen Hein of Jacksonville, Vt., whose term expired.

“Jessica has extensive academic and professional experience…

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October 15, 2014

Maya Papaya coming to Killington

By Stephen Seitz

KILLINGTON – Good news for local foodies: Maya Papaya CSA and Chef Brad Pirkey will be opening a store for the coming ski season.

The Maya Papaya Store and Chef Brad’s kitchen will open up in the Mountain Green sometime after Thanksgiving,…

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October 15, 2014

Farm to Family coupons expire soon

Last farmers markets are typically Oct. 25-26

Attention “Farm To Family” coupon holders — the 2014 program ends Oct. 31. Remember to use them by then, or they will expire.

These coupons can only be used at farmers’ markets. Please note that the last farmers’…

Slightly Off Center opens in downtown Rutland
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October 15, 2014

Slightly Off Center opens in downtown Rutland

RUTLAND–Slightly Off Center is a cozy, intimate and inviting boutique selling women’s jewelry and home accessories, and gifts made locally and from around the world.

Slightly off Center is located 146 West St., in downtown Rutland (across from the Post Office).

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The ribbon…