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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…

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September 7, 2016

Lakes Region

By: Lani Duke

Applause and commendations are due Fair Haven Fitness Powerlifting Team competed at Cummington Fair in Cummington, Mass. Jamie and Meghan Matta were honored with the Richard Gould Memorial Sportsmanship Award after he won first place in the men’s underhand chop, she came…

Sports
July 7, 2016

Suicide Six ski area to install new chairlift

WOODSTOCK–Gary S. Thulander, president and general manager of the Woodstock Inn & Resort, announced Friday, July 1, that Chair #1 at the Suicide Six Ski Area will be completely replaced, with installation scheduled for completion in time for a mid-December opening. The new quad chairlift…

Op - Ed
June 23, 2016

Editorial: Clinton + Bernie’s revolution

By Angelo S. Lynn The die has been cast: Clinton will be the Democrat nominee. She has won the majority of the pledged delegates, she has won more states and contests, her steadfast support is across more demographic sectors of the population and far stronger…

Local News
June 16, 2016

State police kick off Operation S.T.R.I.V.E.

Starting June 7 and running through Labor Day, the Vermont State Police will be increasing enforcement efforts focusing on speed and aggressive driving on all state roadways. Called Operation S.T.R.I.V.E. (Safe Travel on Roads In Vermont Everyday), the goal is to deter and identify hazardous…

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June 1, 2016

GMP rates among lowest for New England utilities

Green Mountain Power rates continue to rank among the lowest of New England’s largest utilities, according to the most recent data compiled by the Edison Electric Institute and released May 25. Overall, GMP’s rates are the second lowest and 17 percent lower than the regional…