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Touring Casella’s Zero Sort recycling
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April 25, 2018

Touring Casella’s Zero Sort recycling

By Julia Purdy and Polly Lynn Mikula

RUTLAND—Friday, April 20, the Mountain Times staff made a field trip to Casella Recycling in Center Rutland, the heart of the Casella trash collection and recycling empire. The visit was made partly to resolve disagreements in the Mountain…

Renowned author visits KES
Local News
April 25, 2018

Renowned author visits KES

By Katy Savage

Jim Arnosky was being careful as he paddled in a canoe on a river in the Everglades, but his wife was shaking.

A 9-foot crocodile sunbathing in the mud beside them jumped over the top of their canoe and landed in the…

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April 25, 2018

Legislative review: Home stretch?

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington and Mendon

It’s generally about this time of the session with a scheduled two or three weeks remaining, that we wonder how it will get all done. As of last Friday, 136 bills were passed by the House…

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April 25, 2018

Mason Wade begins campaign for Windsor County Senate seat

ROCHESTER—Mason Wade filed with the Vermont Secretary of State, April 23, for Windsor County Senate seat. It was “the first date possible for independent candidates to do so,” he said in a news release that day. Wade, from Rochester, Vt. described himself as “63 years…

GMNGC readies to open
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April 25, 2018

GMNGC readies to open

By Polly Lynn Mikula

Despite new management, Green Mountain National Golf Course is preparing to open nine holes for residents and season pass holders as early as April 27 (if the weather cooperates). Opening for the general public is slated for mid-May.

GMNGC, the town-owned course in…

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April 18, 2018

Fifth Rutland sculpture to honor Andrea Mead Lawrence

RUTLAND— Andrea Mead Lawrence (1932-2009), a Rutland native and America’s only Olympic skier to win two gold medals in the same event, will be the subject of the fifth sculpture in a series highlighting figures of local and regional history.

Andrea Mead Lawrence grew up…

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April 18, 2018

Killington youth winds up stint as State House page

KILLINGTON— Otto Nisimblat, son of Steve Nisimblat and Jennifer Iannantuoni of Killington, has just completed a six-week session as a page in the. He was one of 30 eighth grade students from around the state who served this legislative session. Otto is…