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April 12, 2018

Banking and passwords

By Mary Ellen Shaw

Back “in the day” if you wanted to deposit a check or get some cash, you went to the bank, saw a teller, and left with your deposit receipt and cash in your wallet.

You couldn’t accomplish either of those tasks…

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March 28, 2018

Town Report needs work, Killington officials say

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON—In the first Select Board meeting since voters narrowly approved a $4.4 million budget on Town Meeting Day, board members expressed concerns about errors and omissions in the town report—continuing conversation from an informational meeting prior to the vote earlier this month.

“I…

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March 28, 2018

United Way praises community for $640,000 “windfall”

RUTLAND—At the end of February, the United Way of Rutland County concluded its 2017-2018 campaign. This was the organization’s 75th year of supporting the Rutland County community.

Caprice Hover, executive director of the United Way of Rutland County, explained the successful effort in a news…

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March 28, 2018

New three-day music festival coming to Okemo

LUDLOW—With spring on its way, now is the time to mark the calendar with all the best summer events to attend. A new three-day music festival, Okemo’s All Come Home Music Festival scheduled for July 12-14 at Okemo Jackson Gore base area, is sure to…

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February 7, 2018

Voters react to OVUU budget

By Lee J. Kahrs, The Reporter BRANDON— There are as many opinions as taxpayers regarding a proposed Otter Valley Unified Union School [OVUU] budget that offers the consolidation of schools and programs to save $500,000. The budget After several weeks of ideas, forums and fact…

Audubon society joins bird monitoring group
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February 7, 2018

Audubon society joins bird monitoring group

By Roy Pilcher

This American tree sparrow is quite puffed up as it sits perched on a piece of weathered wood.

Saturday, Feb. 10, 8 a.m. — WEST RUTLAND — Rutland County Audubon Society hosts its monthly bird monitoring walk, Saturday, Feb. 10….

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February 7, 2018

BarnArts begins Feb. 9 with “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

BARNARD— BarnArts Center for the Arts announces a full 2018 calendar to celebrate seven years of community-based arts programming. BarnArts will stage a series of musical and community events including four theater productions, two of which will be in new venues for the organization: The…

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January 24, 2018

Healthcare speakers discuss options for care, with aging

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1:15 p.m.—CASTLETON—As we get older our needs change and we are faced with making some difficult decisions for ourselves or for our loved ones. For most of us, we are not fully aware of what is available to help with those ever-changing…