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Leprechauns on the run

Leprechauns on the run

Saturday, March 16, 1 p.m.—RUTLAND—Kick off St. Patrick’s Day weekend by running or walking in the sixth annual Shiver Me Shamrocks St. Patty’s Day 5K Run/Walk on March 16, at 1p.m. to benefit Come Alive Outside.

The first 250 registered runners/walkers will receive…

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February 28, 2019

Rutland is 61 lbs overweight

The Center for Disease Control reports that approximately 93.3 million women and men live with obesity and that amount has shown no signs of falling. Closer to home, the United States is rated one of the top 20 “heaviest” states by the World Health Organization.

Obesity…

Five ski 100 days in 100 days
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January 30, 2019

Five ski 100 days in 100 days

Photo by David Young

Killington resort hit its 100th consecutive day open for the 2018-19 season on Saturday, Jan. 26. On that day, five guests were inducted into the 100 Day Club. Inductees were gifted with the coveted 100 Day baseball cap and bumper sticker…

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January 16, 2019

Winter Wildlife Celebration features indoor/outdoor activities

Saturday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE— VINS invites all to the Winter Wildlife Celebration being held Saturday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebrate the wildlife of winter at the VINS Nature Center with a fun-filled day of family activities! All activities are included with general admission.

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January 1, 2019

Thanks for holiday contributions

Dear Editor,

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging would like to thank the many individuals and organizations throughout our service area, who, in recent months, have generously coordinated and contributed to a range of charitable initiatives benefiting the clients of SVCOA.

In…

World Cup crowd breaks records
Sports
December 5, 2018

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…

Rutland farmer wants to send Vermont products out of state
Featured
December 5, 2018

Rutland farmer wants to send Vermont products out of state

By Katy Savage

Greg Cox wants to increase availability of fresh produce across the country right from the “heart of Vermont.”

Cox, who is co-founder and president of the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) in Rutland, received a $105,000 United States Department…

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December 4, 2018

VHC Open Enrollment ends Dec 15.

Vermont Health Connect’s open enrolllmet for health care ends Dec. 15. If you have open enrollment questions or with problems related to health care call 1-800-917-7787 to speak with a health care advocate. Learn more at vtlawhelp.org/health.

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