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The bridge is open
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December 4, 2018

The bridge is open

After about five weeks of closure, the River Road bridge is back open.

The 1939 bridge, which is the second oldest in town,  opened Nov. 29—nine days later than scheduled due to early season snowfall.

The deck was replaced and a new…

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December 4, 2018

Killington to give free helmets in awareness event

Kilington Resort is holding an event, Lids on Kids at the Killington Elementary School at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.

The resort partnered with Smith Inc. and the High Fives Foundation to donate 40 helmets to the elementary school during their…

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December 4, 2018

Vermont has new partnership for organic waste removal

Grow Compost of Vermont has a new partnership with the Maine-based company, Agri-Cycle, New England’s largest organic waste hauler servicing New England and New York.

The partnership will provide feed for animals, healthy soils, and energy creation through anaerobic digestion, and…

Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports honors volunteers of the year
News Briefs
December 4, 2018

Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports honors volunteers of the year

More than 400 highly-trained volunteer instructors make Killington’s Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports’ mission of empowering individuals with disabilities possible. Out of a dedicated pool of volunteers, Vermont Adaptive program coordinators recognized this year’s four Volunteers of the Year at off-snow trainings this fall….

Local News
December 4, 2018

Council on aging serves 208,000 meals in 2018

RUTLAND—The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging has announced its 2018 service results in conjunction with the release of its 2018 annual report.

“Our fiscal year wrapped up earlier this fall and we’re now able and excited to share some of the…

Local News
December 4, 2018

Killington World Cup crowd breaks records

The Killington Cup set American attendance records with an estimated 39,000 spectators across Thanksgiving Weekend (5,500 Friday night for opening ceremonies; 18,500 for Saturday’s Giant Slalom and 15,000 for Sunday’s Slalom) beating last year’s attendance by 5,000 spectators.

“Showcasing Killington and the state…

News Briefs
November 9, 2018

Lakes Region News Briefs – Nov. 8

By Lani Duke

CU presents ‘As You Like It’

Castleton University students are presenting Shakespeare’s comedy, “As You Like It.” According to a wikipedia entry, the plot is built on “chance encounters in the forest and several entangled love affairs in a serene pastoral setting.”…

News Briefs
November 9, 2018

Rutland Region news briefs – Nov. 8

By Lani Duke

Wallingford statue is in for the winter

The “Boy with the Boot” statue in Wallingford was taken indoors Oct. 30 by town road employees Charlie Woods and Kyle Eastman. Town Administrator Sandi Switzer said the statue will move back to its Route…