• Bluegrass and Latin music up next in Chandler’s “Live & Upstairs“ series »

    Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.—RANDOLPH—Che Apalache, a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will combine the sounds of bluegrass and jazz-inflected Latin American acoustic music in concert at Chandler Center for the Arts on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. The performance is the concluding…

  • Spring skiing has arrived! »

    By Polly Lynn Mikula

    With temperatures reaching into the 60s for the first time this spring, skiers and riders flocked to the slopes and Madaila was happy to entertain them. The Burlington band rocked the stage at the base of Superstar April 21, as part…

  • Library’s Fox Room reopens with champagne gala »

    By Julia Purdy

    RUTLAND—After months of closure for repairs and upgrades, the Nella Grimm Fox Room at the Rutland Free Library reopened Thursday, April 19, with speeches, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle, canapés, a champagne toast, and over 200 patrons, staff and well-wishers in…

  • Touring Casella’s Zero Sort recycling »

    By Julia Purdy and Polly Lynn Mikula

    RUTLAND—Friday, April 20, the Mountain Times staff made a field trip to Casella Recycling in Center Rutland, the heart of the Casella trash collection and recycling empire. The visit was made partly to resolve disagreements in the Mountain…

  • GMNGC readies to open »

    By Polly Lynn Mikula

    Despite new management, Green Mountain National Golf Course is preparing to open nine holes for residents and season pass holders as early as April 27 (if the weather cooperates). Opening for the general public is slated for mid-May.

    GMNGC, the town-owned course in…

Local News

Spring skiing has arrived!

Spring skiing has arrived!

25 April, 2018

By Polly Lynn Mikula

With temperatures reaching into the 60s for the first time this spring, skiers and riders flocked to the slopes and Madaila was happy to entertain them. The Burlington band rocked the stage at the base of Superstar April 21, as part...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Bluegrass and Latin music up next in Chandler’s “Live & Upstairs“ series

Bluegrass and Latin music up next in Chandler’s “Live & Upstairs“ series

25 April, 2018

Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.—RANDOLPH—Che Apalache, a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will combine the sounds of bluegrass and jazz-inflected Latin American acoustic music in concert at Chandler Center for the Arts on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. The performance is the concluding...

Sports

Castleton cyclist makes national debut

Castleton cyclist makes national debut

24 January, 2018

By Evan Johnson

Castleton University’s cycling club rode into the national collegiate cycling scene earlier this month in Reno, Nev. At the 2018 Cyclocross National Championships, the club’s president, Andrew Borden, placed tenth in the collegiate division and 21st in the Under-23 men’s division.

“That’s...

State News

Winners by a whisker; Vermont beats Montana in beard contest to benefit Make-A-Wish

25 April, 2018

In a razor-thin finish, Vermont has beaten out Montana in a beard competition to benefit the Make-A-Wish chapters of their respective states.

After learning of the annual Vermont Beardies, a competition to find the best beard in Vermont, Make-A-Wish Montana’s CEO challenged Vermont that Montanans...