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January 4, 2017

Governor-elect Scott announces three appointments

Incoming governor Phil Scott today announced the appointments of three extended cabinet members. Bradley Ferland has been named deputy secretary of the Agency of Administration. Ferland has been with the agency — which is responsible for the state budget and provides administrative and support services…

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January 4, 2017

Four foods that can boost energy levels

Diet can go a long way toward increasing or lowering energy levels. No one wants to consume foods that will make it harder for them to get through the day, so the following are a handful of foods that pack an energetic punch. 1. Cashews:…

Hatchimal Christmas craze
Local News
December 28, 2016

Hatchimal Christmas craze

By Polly Lynn

Hatchimals— interactive, furry creature that hatches out of an egg and grow with care—were the must-have item for many this Christmas. Kids must coax the mystery creature out of its shell.  Once out, the Hatchimal must be “raised” through three stages. Since…

Ride-share app Uber to debut in Killington
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December 28, 2016

Ride-share app Uber to debut in Killington

By Evan Johnson

Skiers and snowboarders headed out for the night in Killington will be able to leave their keys at home, thanks to the popular application Uber, which will debut in January. The application uses a rider’s location to connect the rider with drivers…

Killington pastor to retire
Local News
December 28, 2016

Killington pastor to retire

By Evan Johnson

After living in the Killington area for over 50 years and ministering to the communities of Killington and Bridgewater, Beverly Anderson said she is ready for a new adventure. “Between the mountains and the ocean I think I can keep myself busy,”…

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December 28, 2016

Shooting is described as unintended cap to string of crimes

By Adam Federman, VTDigger

The gun used in a fatal shooting in Poultney over the weekend was obtained in an early morning robbery and assault in Fair Haven in November, police said. William Bailey, 19, and Jonathan Testa, 21, have been charged with involuntary manslaughter…

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December 28, 2016

Resolution reached

Killington Village is now able to move ahead with plans By Karen Lorentz

It’s been a super-long haul but thanks to a mediation process, ensuing discussions, and the settlement of some complex issues, including an old lawsuit, the appeals to SP Land Company’s permit for…

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December 28, 2016

VFFC Health Care Share innovates with food Rx

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Wednesday, Dec. 21, was the final day of the 2016 season for eligible households to pick up a hefty shopping tote stuffed with fresh, local farm produce at the Vermont Farmers’ Food Center at 251 West Street in Rutland, site of the…