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Barnard school will merge
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December 18, 2018

Barnard school will merge

By Curt Peterson

After 1 ½ years of fighting  and pondering an independent school, the Barnard School Board agreed on Dec.17 to pursue a voluntary merger with the Windsor Central Modified Unified Union School District.

“I move that the WCMUUSD Board not…

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December 18, 2018

Killington town seeks to limit vacation rentals

By Katy Savage

A Killington vacation homeowner may need an Act 250 permit to continue renting his home.

Act 250 District Coordinator William Burke said the three-bedroom home on Estabrook Road has “potential for significant adverse impacts under Act 250…

New restaurant, deli set to open
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December 18, 2018

New restaurant, deli set to open

Staff report

A new restaurant and deli are opening in  Killington.

Don Billings, who owns The Bakery on West Street and Roots the Restaurant on Washington Street in Rutland, recently purchased the former Phat Italian and On the Rocs in…

One of Killington’s longest employees to retire
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December 18, 2018

One of Killington’s longest employees to retire

By Katy Savage

When Dick Horner came to Killington back in 1989, Killington Road was just one lane in both directions, the Killington Grand Hotel didn’t exist and snowboarding was in its infancy.

In his 30 years as town planning and zoning…

Killington’s hi-tech trail map at a glance
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December 18, 2018

Killington’s hi-tech trail map at a glance

By Karen D. Lorentz

There are many different ways to combine one’s love of skiing and mountains with making a living. For Gary Milliken that means creating trail maps.

First asked to produce a summer map for Killington in late winter 2017,…

Meet Kayla Sarajian,  lift ops supervisor
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December 18, 2018

Meet Kayla Sarajian, lift ops supervisor

By Karen D. Lorentz

Born in Fairfax, Virginia, Kayla Sarajian moved to Medford, New York, a suburb on Long Island, when she was 5 years old and graduated from Patchogue-Medford High School in 2007.

Acknowledging that she didn’t really…

New bubble chairlift open for season
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December 11, 2018

New bubble chairlift open for season

The new Snowdon Six Express chairlift is open.

Killington President and CEO Mike Solimano cut the ribbon and the new lifts started spinning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

The new high-speed lift seats six people.  It’s manufactured by Leitner-Poma and…