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June 14, 2018

City Creek Path advances

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND— Plans to complete the City Creek Path are underway.

The City Creek Path has been 10 years in the making. Once completed, it will be a paved, handicapped-accessible path that connects Giorgetti Park to the College of Saint Joseph.

A new…

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June 14, 2018

Killington-to-Rutland bike trail envisioned

By Julia Purdy

The Mendon Economic Development Committee met in a public meeting Wednesday, June 6, to continue discussing ways to improve Mendon’s economic picture.

Bryan Sell, a board member of the Pine Hill Partnership, shared with the committee a preliminary plan for an east-west…

Obituaries
June 13, 2018

Celebration of life planned for Diane Rosenblum

Diane S. Rosenblum, 71, died June 9, 2018, at her home as a result of cardiac amyloidosis associated with multiple myeloma.

She was the wife of David A. Rosenblum of Killington. Also surviving are a sister, Karen Scappaticci, and her husband Howard Steinberg of Wilton,…

Longtime Ludlow Select Board chair dies
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June 13, 2018

Longtime Ludlow Select Board chair dies

By Katy Savage

LUDLOW— Howard Barton Jr., an active community member who always put his family first, died June 2. He was 55.

Barton was chair of the Ludlow Select Board, a position he held for 15 years. He previously served as captain on the…

Pittsfield names new clerk
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June 13, 2018

Pittsfield names new clerk

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Trish Fryer

By Katy Savage

PITTSFIELD— After 27 years, there’s a new face in the town office.

Trish Fryer started training to be the new town clerk and treasurer about three weeks ago. She will be taking over…

Local News
June 13, 2018

Failing drinking water system costs condo association $19.5K in fines

KILLINGTON— The Agency of Natural Resources’ Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that the Hemlock Ridge at Killington Owners Association, Inc., a condominium complex in Killington, was fined $19,500 for many years of failing to properly manage and maintain the public drinking water system…

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June 13, 2018

John Cumming steps down as CEO of Powdr

On Thursday, June 7, Powdr announced key changes to its executive team, including that John Cumming, founder and chairman, will step down as CEO. Powdr is Killington Resort and Pico Mountain’s parent company.

Stepping up are Wade Martin, who has served as president of Powdr…

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June 13, 2018

Vermont officials fret as Trump feuds with Trudeau

By Colin Meyn, VTDigger

WASHINGTON — Tensions between the United States and key allies reached new heights over the weekend as President Donald Trump attacked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for retaliating against a new set of tariffs.

After leaving the G-7 conference with world leaders in a…

Billings Farm and Museum welcomes Milligan as associate director
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June 6, 2018

Billings Farm and Museum welcomes Milligan as associate director

WOODSTOCK—Billings Farm and Museum has a new associate director.

Barbara Milligan, formerly the president and CEO of the Cape and Islands United Way, brings with her a strong combination of marketing, development and leadership experience.

In her former role, she managed…