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October 25, 2018

Foster T. Chandler, marketing pioneer, guru

Foster T. Chandler Jr., a ski industry legend and marketing icon who helped catapult Killington into one of the nation’s largest and most successful ski areas, will be among honorees inducted into the Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct….

‘Day One’ celebration brings over 500 to slopes
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October 24, 2018

‘Day One’ celebration brings over 500 to slopes

By Katy Savage

Killington is open for the season.

The resort opened Friday, Oct. 19 with three trails and about 10 inches of manmade snow covering the base.

More than 500 people attended opening day, which allowed only passholders on the…

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October 24, 2018

Fire consumes Vermont Country Store warehouse

By Kevin O’Connor/VTDigger

CLARENDON — A late-night weekend blaze consumed a Vermont Country Store backup warehouse that many people, hearing initial police scanner chatter and incomplete press reports, feared was the nearby call and distribution center for the $100 million three-generation family business.

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October 24, 2018

Too big to rent? Public hearing on VRBOs postponed

By Katy Savage

A public hearing before the Killington Development Review Board about a Killington rental home was called off moments after it started Oct. 17.

Attorney Pat Burke, who represented several property owners in the Cricket Hill Community at the meeting,…

City’s third sculpture honors woman Revolutionary hero
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October 24, 2018

City’s third sculpture honors woman Revolutionary hero

RUTLAND—The city enhanced its downtown sculpture trail Oct. 19 with the unveiling of a seven-foot-tall marble sculpture of Revolutionary War hero Ann Story. The work of art stands near the intersection of West Street and Cottage Street.

Ann Story, with help from her…

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October 24, 2018

Mold could cost school $500K

By Curt Peterson

Windsor Central Modified Unified Union School District (WCMUUSD) facilities manager Joe Rigoli told the Board in Reading on Oct. 12  that he learned a lot about the history of The Prosper Valley School from a box of old paperwork tucked…

Killington set to open Friday
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October 18, 2018

Killington set to open Friday

Killington is scheduled to kick off its 2018-19 winter season at 10 a.m on Friday, Oct.19 becoming the first Eastern resort to open for skiing and snowboarding.

The first turns of the season on Friday will be reserved exclusively for Season Pass, Express Card, Beast365 and…

Snow is in the air at Killington
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October 17, 2018

Snow is in the air at Killington

KILLINGTON—Killington Resort has begun snowmaking in advance of the 2018 Audi FIS Ski World Cup on Nov. 23-25, 2018. Killington Resort was the first Eastern American ski mountain to open for the season and the last to close last year, 2017-2018, in part because…

New 160-seat brewery to open next spring
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October 17, 2018

New 160-seat brewery to open next spring

By Katy Savage

PROCTORSVILLE—An 1850s mill building that’s sat vacant about 20 years is about to become a brewery.

Outer Limits Brewing, a 160-seat pub and tasting room offering English beers and wood-fired pizza, is preparing to open next spring.