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December 6, 2017

Annual Gift-of-Life Marathon helps keep the blood supply strong

New Community Challenge will award winner with sweet treats (maple creemees!) and bragging rights

RUTLAND—Planners of the 2017 Gift-of-Life Marathon blood drive are appealing to the competitive nature of the greater Rutland area with the addition of a Community Challenge that will help…

News Briefs
October 11, 2017

Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

National Night Out

More than 1,000 people came to the Giorgetti Athletic Complex to celebrate National Night Out, NeighborWorks of Western Vermont announced in its recent newsletter. More than 35 organizations came to inform the community about their services and take part…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
October 11, 2017

“Quilters” tells of struggles of pioneer women

Saturday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—“Quilters, the Musical” is being presented by a consortium of Rutland Area women who have been involved in all aspects of local school and/or community theater for decades. Director Jennifer Bagley and Music Director Rita Lane have assembled a cast of…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
October 11, 2017

Learn to Curl Clinic offered in WRJ

Saturday, Oct. 14, 5:45 p.m.—WHITE RIVER JUNCTION—Ever wanted to learn to curl? Experience the sport with a Learn to Curl clinic Saturday, Oct. 14 at 5:45 p.m. The Upper Valley Curling Club plays at Barwood Arena on Highland Avenue in White River Junction.

The club…

Local News
October 11, 2017

Resort, KPAA look ahead to new projects

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Seated in the Peak Lodge at the summit of Killington Mountain, resort officials and members of the Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA) set their sights on the coming winter season and the events and developments slated to come with it.

KPAA news…

Happy Independence Day!
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June 29, 2017

Happy Independence Day!

Fireworks can be seen on July 2 at Vt. State Fairgrounds; and July 4 in Killington on River Road and at the Foundry; at Woodstock U.H.S.; as well as at most town celebrations. See calendar of events and A.D.E. pages for details.

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June 22, 2017

Rochester revotes

Tuesday, June 20, Rochester revoted on whether or not to join the proposed Act 46 school merger. In the initial vote, April 11, Rochester and Bethel voted for the merger by wide margins, but the revote Tuesday reversed Rochester’s stance. Residents voted 236 against the…

Route 100 bike trails to grow with new funds
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May 18, 2017

Route 100 bike trails to grow with new funds

KILLINGTON—Killington’s Parks and Recreation Department has a received $45,000 grant from the the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Trail Program (RTP) 2017 grant will aid in the construction of 5.3 miles of mountain bike trails located on Route 100. Additionally, the…