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Local makes camping a luxury with Tentrr
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September 12, 2018

Local makes camping a luxury with Tentrr

By Katy Savage

HUBBARDTON—Kurt Schneider calls his campsite Restoration at Cattail Cove. It sits on an edge of his lakeside property in Hubbardton, surrounded by trees and occasional blue herons at the edge of the water.

It features a queen-size, extra thick…

Developers of Starbucks seek DRB approval
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September 12, 2018

Developers of Starbucks seek DRB approval

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—The developers of the proposed Starbucks restaurant on North Main Street appeared before the Rutland Development Review Board (DRB) and observers Wednesday to present updates to the project and request a conditional use permit to operate a retail store in…

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September 12, 2018

Bernie rallies in Middlebury

By Marguerite Jill Dye

MIDDLEBURY—About 500 crowded onto the Middlebury Green to hear Senator Bernie Sanders and friends speak about labor issues, education, health and child care, discrimination, and the importance of the upcoming elections in Vermont and the nation.

The annual Labor Day Rally…

Punk in the Park rocked downtown
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September 12, 2018

Punk in the Park rocked downtown

RUTLAND—On Saturday, Sept. 8, Punk in the Park celebrated its 13th year with live music from a dozen bands starting at noon at the gazebo in Main Street Park. Time Out Timmy (pictured above) was joined by Jonee Earthquake Band, Augrah, Steel Sorrow, The Tommy…

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September 12, 2018

Survey gives three-month bridge project high marks

By Curt Peterson

WOODSTOCK—Replacement of Bridge No. 51 over Kedron Brook on Route 4 in Woodstock began in April and was completed on June 7, five days ahead of schedule, according to an email from Communications and Public Involvement Coordinator Megan Savage for…

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September 12, 2018

WUHS receives threatening message from student on Sept. 11

About a week after school started, Woodstock Union High School was put into a lockdown Tuesday morning after a student posted a perceived threat on Snapchat.

Woodstock Police Chief Robbie Blish declined to give more details regarding the threat, pending investigation.

“In…

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September 12, 2018

Reading parents protest over potential loss of school

By Curt Peterson

READING—The Windsor Central Modified Unified Union School District Board (WCMUUSD) voted to remove one full-time teacher from Reading’s faculty, necessitating grade reconfiguration and inspiring several teachers and parents to protest at the board’s August meeting.

Reading voters, notoriously…

New Italian restaurant opens in Ludlow
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September 11, 2018

New Italian restaurant opens in Ludlow

Vail purchase creates buzz in business industry

By Katy Savage

LUDLOW—A new Italian eatery is set to open next week.

La Tavola Ristorante  will be open on Route 100 with an extensive wine list, full bar, authentic Italian menu and lounge.

This weekend’s top events
Local News
September 6, 2018

This weekend’s top events

School is officially back in session and fall is here but there are still tons of great things happening this weekend. Here are some of our favorites:

Harvest Fair

Sept. 8 

All day

Rochester’s annual Harvest Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on…

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September 5, 2018

Retreat opens with tribute to family

By Katy Savage

WOODSTOCK—Over a bridge and up a long, private driveway, a 1700s farmhouse sits alone among hills of green grass. There are private mountain biking and hiking trails out the front door and a private swimming pond with beach to the side.

This…