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Local loyalists are first inductees to 2017-18 100 Day Club
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February 21, 2018

Local loyalists are first inductees to 2017-18 100 Day Club

KILLINGTON—Thursday, Feb. 15 marked 100 consecutive days of skiing for the 2017-18 season. And Jackie and Jim Nimal from Killington skied all of them—perfect attendance. That includes the Saturday in January when Killington was unfortunately closed due to severe cold and wind conditions. That day…

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February 21, 2018

Celebration of life for Michael Botti, March 3

Michael Botti

KILLINGTON—Come gather to celebrate and share the life and times of Michael Botti, a.k.a. “Mikey.” All are welcome to join. The celebration will be held at the Lookout Tavern in Killington, Mikey’s favorite spot. Lookout owners Joy and Phil Black have generously…

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February 21, 2018

Kristel Fillmore: living her dream at Killington

By Karen D. Lorentz

KILLINGTON—With parents who were avid skiers, Kristel Fillmore was one of the lucky kids who skied from an early age. Although she was born in Somers Point, N.J., her parents took the family

to Pico Mountain where Fillmore learned to ski…

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February 21, 2018

Select Board candidates focus on the budget

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON—On Town Meeting Day, March 6, voters in Killington will be asked to approve general fund expenditures of $4.4 million, of which $3.17 million will be raised by property taxes. This represents a tax rate of $0.41— a 4.4-cent increase per…

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February 21, 2018

WCSU offers intra-district elementary school choice

Students in Bridgewater, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock can attend any of the four elementary schools

Students and families in the new Windsor Central Unified District (WCUD), which consists of the towns of Bridgewater, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock) can now choose which…

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February 21, 2018

Rutland to debut school-to-job pilot program

RUTLAND—The Rutland Region Workforce Investment Board (RRWIB) in collaboration with the Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) recently announced Real Careers @ Rutland County, a pilot program funded through the Vermont Department of Labor.

The program will engage high school seniors and recent graduates in training…

The Pines at Rutland receives National Customer Service Cup
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February 14, 2018

The Pines at Rutland receives National Customer Service Cup

RUTLAND—The Pines at Rutland Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation was recently awarded National Health Care Associates’ Customer Service Cup for 2017. This award is a culmination of consistently high customer service scores throughout 2017 from families and patients at the 99 Allen Street center.

Since…

Report: efforts to restore clean water are paying off
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February 14, 2018

Report: efforts to restore clean water are paying off

A powerful report showcasing the results of public investment in clean water projects during 2017, titled “The Vermont Clean Water Initiative 2017 Investment Report,” was released by the Secretary of Administration. According to a Feb. 6 news release, it shows how public funds are being applied…