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  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
  • Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont
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September 17, 2014

Spartan World Championship returns to Central Vermont

Four years ago, obstacle racing as we know it began on the verdant hillsides of Central Vermont when ultra racer Joe De Sena and his friends dreamed up a series of challenges and built them.  They sought to discover what they were capable of achieving….

Breaking News Ticker
September 17, 2014

PCMR sold to Vail Resorts

Business as usual for Killington

The sad saga of two ski-industry titans disputing the future of Park City Mountain Resort is over. 

Powdr, the owner and operator of Killington Resort and Pico Mountain, has agreed to sell its Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) assets, including…

Local News
September 17, 2014

Downtown businesses in Rutland and Brandon to close?

The Inside Scoop to close, building owners hope to keep tradition alive

BRANDON — After 10 years in business, Joel and Janet Mondlak have decided to close the town’s ice cream parlor. The Inside Scoop and Antiques by the Falls is located at 22 Park…

Local News
September 17, 2014

Board mulls solutions to road hazards

By Stephen Seitz

KILLINGTON – Though it wasn’t on the agenda, the Killington Board of Selectmen spent a few minutes at its regular meeting on Sept. 9 discussing what to do about some dangerous road conditions on Killington Road, and the dangers of not replacing…

Froggie’s Fundraiser
Local News
September 17, 2014

Froggie’s Fundraiser

Benefit for Dan Reilly (a.k.a “Frogger”) to be held Sunday at the Summit Lodge

Sunday, Sept. 21 — Killington — This Sunday, the Summit Lodge in Killington is hosting a community benefit for Dan Reilly, a local resident, who is fighting a rare disease.

“I’m…

Local News
September 17, 2014

Falling tree kills logger

CLARENDON—On Wednesday, Sept. 10 at about 5 p.m., state police were notified of a logging accident that occurred on Walker Mountain Road. The Clarendon and West Rutland fire departments responded, along with Regional Ambulance Service.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, Ralph Ruiter, 47, of…

Local News
September 17, 2014

Multiple car break-ins reported at area trail heads

Reports from hiking accesses in Salisbury, Leicester, Ripton, Hancock and Killington

State Police have received multiple reports from victims of car break-ins at local hiking trailheads. Two victims have come forward from the Robert Frost Trailhead on Route 125 in Ripton, Vt., Saturday, Sept. 13, reporting…

Local News
September 17, 2014

Tractor-trailer truck rolls over in Cornwall

CORNWALL—On Sept. 9 at about 5:30 a.m., state police from the New Haven barracks were dispatched to a report of a tractor-trailer rollover on Route 125 at the intersection with West Street. The Department of Motor Vehicles, the Cornwall Fire Department, and Middlebury Rescue also…

Local News
September 17, 2014

Local food is on sale!

The state’s Harvest Health coupon program offers low-income Vermonters a buy-one-get-one-free deal

By Dan Colton

Since summer 2007, there have been concerted efforts throughout Vermont to attract participants of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Plan (SNAP), formerly known as Federal Food Stamps, to spend their electronic…