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CSJ graduates 72 in Class of 2015
Local News
May 22, 2015

CSJ graduates 72 in Class of 2015

Courtesy of CSJ

Peter Edens, left, and Nolan Emory, right smile in their graduation caps.

RUTLAND — College of St. Joseph was honored to grant degrees to 72 graduates at the College’s 56th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17.

CSJ President Dr….

  • Green Mountain College Holds 178th Commencement
  • Green Mountain College Holds 178th Commencement
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May 22, 2015

Green Mountain College Holds 178th Commencement

By Kevin Coburn, courtesy of Green Mountain College

Photo One: Green Mountain College Graduation Speaker Mindy Lubber

Photo Two: Bagpiper Ian MacDonald leads the procession down Main Street in Poultney. He was followed by international students carrying flags from…

Local News
May 22, 2015

Prom fashion: Slim-fit tuxedos, camo vests, bling and ballet

By Robin Alberti

A slim-fitting tuxedo with a patterned vest is on display at Penguin Jack’s. Purple dresses hang together at Camille’s

Tuxedos come in different fits, ranging from loosest to tightest, boys can choose “relaxed,” “standard,” “fashion,” or “skinny” styles,…

Local News
May 22, 2015

State employees targeted by telemarketing scheme costing thousands

The Vermont Department of Human Resources (DHR) is warning members of the State Employees’ Health Plan about a telemarketing practice promoting compound prescription drugs that can cost thousands of dollars.

The telemarketing calls, apparently similar to those received by consumers in neighboring states,…

Killington wins NSAA Conversion Cup award
Local News
May 14, 2015

Killington wins NSAA Conversion Cup award

Courtesy of SAM

Rob Megnin, Dave Beckwith, Mike Solimano, and NSAA President Michael Berry are shown with the Conversion Cup awarded to Killington Resort.

Recognized for innovative instruction for first-timers

By Karen D. Lorentz

KILLINGTON–The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) presented…

  • Welch recognizes local students at Congressional Art Competition
  • Welch recognizes local students at Congressional Art Competition
  • Welch recognizes local students at Congressional Art Competition
  • Welch recognizes local students at Congressional Art Competition
Local News
May 14, 2015

Welch recognizes local students at Congressional Art Competition

Submitted

Photo one: “The Interior of Dreams” By Martin VanBuren Photo two: “Twenty-Five Shades of Grey” by Allison Naccarato Photo three:”Untitled” by Lydia Queredo Photo four:”Untitled” by Rachel Surrell

Students from Poultney, Springfield, Windsor, Quechee, Weston awarded

Local News
May 14, 2015

Killington moves forward with gunfire ordinance

Selectboard meeting fosters community conversation on useful but not burdensome restrictions

By Cristina Kumka and Polly Lynn

Killington will take steps toward adopting a new ordinance that restricts gunfire along certain town roads. The details, however, are still being ironed out after…

Local News
May 14, 2015

New site for Killington fire department recommended

Fire Department Facilities Review Committee issues status report to the Selectboard

KILLINGTON — The Killington Fire and Rescue Department facilities no longer meet state criteria or the needs of the volunteer fire department. In order for the town of Killington to decide the…