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  • Killington Chief of Police offers tips to prevent off-season break-ins

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    This is the time of year when we traditionally see an increase in burglaries and break-ins in our community, notes Killington Chief of Police Whit Montgomery. In order to prevent such occurances, he recently released the fo ... full story

  • Town of Killington proposes a mountain bike trail system

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    KILLINGTON - The Town of Killington wants to boost its appeal as an outdoor playground by establishing a mountain bike trail system on National Forest System land in the Green Mountain National Forest. The proposed project, ... full story

  • 4 Paws Academy owner recovers after near-fatal accident

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    RUTLAND - On Thursday, April 10, at approximately 8:42 a.m., members of the Vermont State Police responded to a two vehicle crash, with entrapment, on Vermont Route 3 near the railroad tracks in the Town of Rutland. It was r ... full story

  • Charter Hill Solar Project in Rutland City to begin in May, permits pending

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    RUTLAND - Green Lantern Development, a Waterbury-based alternative energy developer, plans to build a 1-megawatt solar facility at the end of Grandview Terrace. The Charter Hill Solar Project at Grandview Terrace is wit ... full story

  • Rutland High School Principal Bill Olsen named Vermont’s 2014 Principal of the Year

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    RUTLAND -Rutland High School Principal William Olsen, 49, will be honored as Vermont's 2014 Principal of the Year at the Vermont Principals Association luncheon later this month. Bill Olsen became Principal at Rutland High ... full story

  • Memorial Service for Glenn Forest Parker

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    On Saturday, April 12 at 4 p.m. a memorial Service will be held for Glenn Forest Parker at the Church of Our Saviour on Mission Farm Road in Killington, Vt. Cocktails at the "Old Grist Mill" (now The Foundry) will follo ... full story

  • Killington approves Property Assessed Clean Energy district

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    KILLINGTON - On Tuesday, March 4, the voters of Killington approved the town to become a PACE district. The town is currently in the process of formalizing agreements with Efficiency Vermont, and once these are completed hom ... full story

  • Busy construction season ahead

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    Expect slow going in Rutland County and north to Middlebury for the coming construction season. The state Agency for Transportation (VTRANS) has several resurfacing and maintenance projects planned for Rutland, and many are ... full story

  • What does it mean to be a global citizen?

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    RUTLAND - Students from high schools all over the state came to Rutland High School last week to discuss the issues they will be confronting once they take the reins of leadership as adults. "I hope it's the first of many," ... full story

  • Lookout defeats Killer Rabbits in men’s hocky championship, defends title

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    Photo by Polly Lynn The Lookout hockey team celebrates their season at Bentley's following the championship game, Thursday, March 20. Photo submitted Garren Poirier bites the winning trophy. WOODSTOCK - The final game of ... full story

  • Public reaction to school board consolidation mixed

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    Vermonters care deeply about local schools and that passion was on display Tuesday night, March 18, as dozens of people testified in the House Chamber on a proposal that would have a profound effect on their relationship to ... full story

  • Alderman, former mayor resigns

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    RUTLAND - Veteran politician John Cassarino resigned from the Rutland City Board of Aldermen in a letter Friday afternoon, March 21, citing health problems and family commitments. Cassarino, 70, was elected to the Board of A ... full story

  • Obituary: Gerry Lowe, 59

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    KILLINGTON - Gerry Lowe, age 59, of Killington, Vt., and Teaneck, NJ, died Jan. 24, 2014, at Rutland Regional Medical Center due to complications from a blood infection. Lowe was born in Bronx, N.Y., March 31, 1954, son of ... full story

  • Senate kills bill giving towns more input in siting solar projects

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    A bill to give towns more say in where solar projects are located died on the Senate floor Wednesday night after lawmakers and environmental groups cautioned the bill would slow renewable energy growth in Vermont. The Senate ... full story

  • Museum and race provide a blast from the past

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    Photo by Karen D. Lorentz Ben Colona, Jonathan Robinson, Kurt Meyerrose, and Bill Henne, (a.k.a. Brownsville Boys) were the winning team at last weekend's Antique Ski Race. They take a celebratory drink from the "shot-ski." ... full story

  • Investigators canvas, search Proctor area for information related to the disappearance of MaryAnn Foster

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    PROCTOR - On March 11, detectives with the Vermont State Police Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate the disappearance of Maryann Foster, age 59; who went missing on the week of Feb. 24. Information gathere ... full story

  • Town meeting roundup

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    Photo by Rik Champine A Rutland resident stands outside holding a sign  hoping to influence a "no" vote all school budget increases. Below are the results of town meetings around the area last week. Brandon Vot ... full story

  • Obituary: Keith C. Page, age 56

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    Keith C. Page, 56, died March 7, 2014 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born in Montpelier, Vt., Aug. 26, 1957, son of Eliot and Eva (Gendron) Page. Keith was a graduate of Lebanon, N.H. Hig ... full story

  • Literacy celebrated with an All School Read day at Mettawee

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    Photo courtesy of Mettawee Community School Students settle into a good book during Mettawee Community School's All School Read on Tuesday, March 4. WEST PAWLET - On Tuesday, March 4, the entire school read "Tuesday" ... full story

  • Investigations on-going in 2-year-old’s death

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    RUTLAND - The head of the Vermont Department for Children & Families said earlier this week "criminal and internal investigations are underway," in the case of slain Poultney 2-year-old Dezirae Sheldon. On Friday, M ... full story

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