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Miracle escape from train-car collision
Local News
December 18, 2014

Miracle escape from train-car collision

SOUTH ROYALTON—On Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. a car driven by Allyssa Ashline, 27, of Randolph, Vt., got stuck on the tracks of an ungated railroad crossing on North Windsor Street in South Royalton, directly in the path of a northbound AMTRAK passenger…

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December 22, 2014

Actress needed!

BarnArts Center for the Arts is seeking female actor to join our 9-cast ensemble for “Death and Taxes.” We lost a female actor unexpectedly and need some ASAP.  Rehearsals now in progress.  Performances Jan. 30-Feb. 2.

Please contact director Jo Oliver-Yeager at jooliveryeager@gmail.com

Local News
December 18, 2014

Vermont Foodbank holds Pack to Give Back event in Rutland

RUTLAND — Monday, Dec. 15, the Vermont Foodbank held its first event at its new Park Street location in Rutland. Pack to Give Back brought together business leaders, school children, elected officials, and concerned citizens to pack holiday food boxes for 500 Rutland area…

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December 18, 2014

Vermont Adaptive announces 2014 Volunteer of the Year award winners

KILLINGTON—Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports recently announced that Laura Schutz of Burlington and Frank Kelley of Chester are the 2014 recipients of the organization’s annual Jim Hutchinson Volunteer of the Year Award.

“These two volunteers exemplify what Jim Hutchinson stood for when it…

Gift-of-Life Marathon honors Bobby Poquette
Local News
December 4, 2014

Gift-of-Life Marathon honors Bobby Poquette

The Gift-of-Life Marathon—12 Days of Giving began Dec. 2 and will run through Dec. 16 at locations throughout Rutland County. But before it even began, one local volunteer had was up and running in order ot help ensure its success. Bobby Poquette, a longtime…

5K Turkey Trot brings Killington community together
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December 4, 2014

5K Turkey Trot brings Killington community together

Photos and story by Robin Alberti

KILLINGTON — The fourth annual Killington 5K Turkey Trot was a great success, said event organizers Kasie and Jamie Munson. “Our goal is to bring the community and out-of-towners together,” said Kasie Munson. Last year, she heard…

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December 4, 2014

Killington to discuss sidewalk to Resort

KILLINGTON – Residents, business owners and local stakeholders of the Town of Killington are invited to attend the Planning Commission Meeting to discuss pedestrian connections and improvements between the existing Killington Road sidewalk and the Killington Ski Resort.  The purpose of this initial local…

Local News
December 4, 2014

Vermont State Police report on Holiday safety campaigns

Two fatalities reported

The Vermont State Police participated in the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign as well as Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend from Nov. 26 through Nov. 30, 2014.

Sadly, there were two fatalities…