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May 2, 2018

West Woodstock to get new restaurant

By Katy Savage

WEST WOODSTOCK—The neighborhood is about to get a new restaurant.

Sleep Woodstock, LLC hotel owner Patrick Fultz bought the former Woodbridge Coffeehouse and Cafe building next door. Fultz plans to reopen the restaurant and call it Eat Woodstock.

Eat Woodstock will be…

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May 2, 2018

Back to Square One in Cavendish principal search

By Stephen Seitz

CAVENDISH — Cavendish Town Elementary School is once again looking for an interim principal.

The position became available with the retirement of current principal George Thomson, who will remain on the job until June 30.

“We went through the search process for…

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May 2, 2018

GMP extends deadline to enter and win Rutland Innovation Home

RUTLAND—Rutland’s Innovation Home, a super-efficient home at 60 Cleveland Avenue to be given away in a contest designed to raise awareness about available jobs, energy innovation and the community, is weeks ahead of schedule – and organizers are extending the deadline to apply to win…

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May 2, 2018

Sawyer released on bail

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger

Jack Sawyer, the 18-year-old accused of plotting to kill students at Fair Haven Union High School, was released into the custody of his father on Friday morning, April 27. He checked into a mental health facility on Friday evening, according to the…

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May 2, 2018

Former Rutland woman sues city, cop for excessive force

By Alan Keays/VTDigger

RUTLAND – A former Rutland woman has filed a lawsuit against the city, its police department and one of its officers, alleging the officer used excessive force in taking her into custody, slamming her to the ground leading to a concussion and…

Killington Resort announces summer event schedule
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May 1, 2018

Killington Resort announces summer event schedule

KILLINGTON—On May 1, Killington Resort announced the 2018 summer event schedule including the Fox US Open of Mountain Biking Aug. 1-5, and the Under Armour Mountain Running Series Aug. 25.

In addition to more than 20 events this summer, Killington’s summer operations continue to expand. A Woodward WreckTangle and…

Spring skiing has arrived!
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April 25, 2018

Spring skiing has arrived!

By Polly Lynn Mikula

With temperatures reaching into the 60s for the first time this spring, skiers and riders flocked to the slopes and Madaila was happy to entertain them. The Burlington band rocked the stage at the base of Superstar April 21, as part…

Library’s Fox Room reopens with champagne gala
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April 25, 2018

Library’s Fox Room reopens with champagne gala

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—After months of closure for repairs and upgrades, the Nella Grimm Fox Room at the Rutland Free Library reopened Thursday, April 19, with speeches, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle, canapés, a champagne toast, and over 200 patrons, staff and well-wishers in…

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April 25, 2018

Kids paint and sip over break

Kids enjoyed April vacation programs at Sherburne Memorial Library last week, like this Paint and Sip, held Tuesday, April 17, when they enjoyed hot cocoa while creating.

Photos by Robin Alberti Photos by Robin Alberti