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Star-struck in Rutland
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October 11, 2017

Star-struck in Rutland

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND – The Paramount Theatre stage sizzled with dazzling dance routines Saturday, Oct. 7 as seven local contestant teams competed in the seventh annual, sold-out Dancing With The Rutland Stars.

The event, which has become a highlight of Rutland’s entertainment scene, benefits…

Locals recognized at harvest festival
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October 11, 2017

Locals recognized at harvest festival

By Evan Johnson

Two long-time supporters of the Vermont Farmers Food Center received recognition at the organization’s annual Harvest Festival, Sunday, Oct. 1.

Royal and Zip Barnard jointly received the 2017 Person of the Year Award. Bill Clark was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award. Barnard…

Killington Mountain School news: A soft place to land
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October 11, 2017

Killington Mountain School news: A soft place to land

By Amy Allen

Drivers heading to the base of Killington’s Superstar trail will catch sight of Killington Mountain School’s four-season airbag venue, a project located at the base of the trail on skier’s left, and one that’s in the final phases of construction. All that…

World Cup updates announced
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October 11, 2017

World Cup updates announced

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Speaking at the annual Killington Pico Area Association, Killington Resort president and general manager Mike Solimano outlined some updates to the schedule for the Audi FIS World Cup in November.

“By all accounts it was a pretty amazing event,” Solimano said, referring…

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October 11, 2017

Neal’s Restaurant and Bar moves in

By Stephen Seitz

PROCTORSVILLE—Since Sept. 22, a new restaurant has appeared on Route 106 in Proctorsville: Neal’s Restaurant and Bar has opened. Neal’s takes over from what had been Table 19.

“We decided to go for a soft opening,” said proprietor and Perkinsville resident Neal…

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October 11, 2017

Rutland group seeks “NewStory” against violence

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

The Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter has changed its name as it moves to the next chapter in its history of supporting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, Avaloy Lanning, the organization’s executive director, said Thursday night.

“We recognize…

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October 11, 2017

Rutland City, Vietnam veterans form trust for memorial upkeep

RUTLAND—The City of Rutland and Chapter 1 of the Vietnam Veterans of America have established a memorial trust fund to provide perpetual care and upkeep of the Rutland County Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Chapter 1, the first VVA chapter in the nation and located in Rutland,…