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Rutland farmer wants to send Vermont products out of state
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December 5, 2018

Rutland farmer wants to send Vermont products out of state

By Katy Savage

Greg Cox wants to increase availability of fresh produce across the country right from the “heart of Vermont.”

Cox, who is co-founder and president of the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) in Rutland, received a $105,000 United States Department…

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December 5, 2018

Rainbow Playschool is expanding

By Polly Mikula

WOODSTOCK—The 4 STARS accredited preschool and daycare program, purchased what used to be known as the old Mt. Tom School, located at 281 North Barnard Road, on Oct. 29. It plans to transfer to the new location from…

Margaret Moore, 89
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December 5, 2018

Margaret Moore, 89

Former owner of Quail Hollow loved good conversation

Margaret Eileen (Gill) Moore passed away peacefully at home in Woodstock, with her children by her side on Oct. 9, 2018. She was 89 years old.

Moore  was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on Sept….

R. Scott Giguere, 54
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December 5, 2018

R. Scott Giguere, 54

Loving son, brother and partner, devoted father

R. Scott Giguere died peacefully at his home in Killington on Nov. 22, surrounded with love, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Since the inception of Killington as a ski area, Giguere…

Bred for parades, Spooner to lead 34th Wassail Parade
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December 5, 2018

Bred for parades, Spooner to lead 34th Wassail Parade

By Katy Savage

Spooner has been in more than 200 parades in his lifetime.

Spooner, a 16-year-old paint cross, attended his first parade in Dorchester, New Hampshire, when he was 5 years old. Since then, he’s been to July…

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December 4, 2018

Council on aging serves 208,000 meals in 2018

RUTLAND—The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging has announced its 2018 service results in conjunction with the release of its 2018 annual report.

“Our fiscal year wrapped up earlier this fall and we’re now able and excited to share some of the…

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December 4, 2018

Killington World Cup crowd breaks records

The Killington Cup set American attendance records with an estimated 39,000 spectators across Thanksgiving Weekend (5,500 Friday night for opening ceremonies; 18,500 for Saturday’s Giant Slalom and 15,000 for Sunday’s Slalom) beating last year’s attendance by 5,000 spectators.

“Showcasing Killington and the state…