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April 18, 2018

Killington Resort’s longest standing employee retires

KILLINGTON— On April 13, Killington Resort announced the retirement of Reservations Manager Jane Bird after 41 years of service.

Bird graduated from Boston University with a master’s in public relations and started at Killington in 1975 season as a reservations agent. She has led the…

KES sixth graders give new spin to Greek tragedy
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April 12, 2018

KES sixth graders give new spin to Greek tragedy

By Robin Alberti

Killington Elementary School students, Jacob Roth, front, and Zev Wysocki, back, don togas.

By Robin Alberti

KILLINGTON— Every year the sixth graders at Killington Elementary School perform a Greek play in the spring. This year’s play…

Deb Burke inaugurated into 100 Day Ski Club
Local News
April 12, 2018

Deb Burke inaugurated into 100 Day Ski Club

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Pictured (l-r): John (unknown last name), 100 day club member; Don McNeill, 100 day club member, Deb Burke, 100 day club honoree, and Katie McFadden, Killington Resort.

By Rob Kovalesky, 100 Club Brand Ambassador

KILLINGTON— March sure came in…

Rescuing Rutland neighborhoods, one city-owned house at a time
Local News
April 12, 2018

Rescuing Rutland neighborhoods, one city-owned house at a time

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—All real estate speculation isn’t bad. In Rutland’s case, the city sees it as an avenue toward the revitalization of in-town neighborhoods and a way to get tax sale properties – typically distressed and an invitation to trouble – off its books…

Brightly-colored crowds gather for Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge
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April 11, 2018

Brightly-colored crowds gather for Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge

Part of Killington Resort’s Nor’Beaster, its annual spring celebration, the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge was held this past Saturday, April 7. Participants and spectators wore brightly colored apparel, many in retro or just plain old fun costumes – there was even a unicorn – to…

Rutland Regional Medical Center receives 2018 Workplace of the Year Award
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April 11, 2018

Rutland Regional Medical Center receives 2018 Workplace of the Year Award

RUTLAND—Rutland Regional Medical Center has been awarded the Advisory Board 2018 Workplace of the Year Award. The annual award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement, according to the April 4 news release.

Lesley Classen, Rutland Regional’s Manager of…

Woodstock Union High School Middle School opens new Innovation Lab
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April 11, 2018

Woodstock Union High School Middle School opens new Innovation Lab

WOODSTOCK—Innovation is in the air at Woodstock Union High School/Middle School (WUHSMS) with the completion of the new 2,000-square foot state-of-the-art Innovation Lab, a modern natural light-filled space, which officially opened this month within a former woodshop/classroom at the school.

While the school operated a…