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Rutland fire chief, city reach “separation agreement”
Local News
June 14, 2017

Rutland fire chief, city reach “separation agreement”

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Rutland City Fire Chief Michael Jones and the mayor reached an agreement that will see the chief depart his post at the end of this month.

Outgoing city Fire Chief Michael Jones will receive more than $35,000 as part of…

Cooler in the Mountains summer series announced
Local News
June 14, 2017

Cooler in the Mountains summer series announced

KILLINGTON—The lineup for the free Cooler in the Mountains summer concert series has been announced. Kicking off July 15 in conjunction with the Killington Wine Festival, the concert series runs for eight consecutive Saturdays and features a variety of national acts that spans diverse musical…

MSJ celebrates 130th commencement
Local News
June 7, 2017

MSJ celebrates 130th commencement

Class of 2017 sets high standards for achievement

RUTLAND—On Friday, June 2, Mount St. Joseph Academy celebrated its 130th commencement exercises at St. Peter Church with the traditional pageantry that accompanies each MSJ graduation.

The opening procession included flags from the various countries whose students attend…

Fifth-graders go to marsh for hands-on education
Local News
June 7, 2017

Fifth-graders go to marsh for hands-on education

WEST RUTLAND—On Thursday morning, June 1, West Rutland’s fifth-graders participated in Rutland County Audubon’s second Marsh Education Day at the West Rutland Marsh. Volunteers from Audubon manned four stations that the students rotated through every 30 minutes. The stations focused on four areas: the marsh…

Hundreds hit the slope June 1

Hundreds hit the slope June 1

Killington Resort finishes out the season with free skiing in June

KILLINGTON—For the first time in 15 years, Killington Resort offered lift serviced skiing and snowboarding in June. And Thursday, June 1, hundreds showed up for lift-serviced skiing and riding offered free to the public….

Local News
June 7, 2017

With second merger vote looming, Royalton asks, “What if?”

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger

Local residents met this week to go over their options under Act 46 in preparation for a June 13 revote on a school district merger with Rochester and Bethel.

In April, Royalton voters overwhelmingly rejected the same proposal, but resident…