Tag Archives: 2017

Altitude Sickness
January 4, 2017

Goodbye, 2016!

As you read this, 2016 is over. 2016 is roaring to a close, taking nearly every talented person with it, Pat Harrington, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Dan Haggerty, Glen Frey, Abe Vigota, George Gaynes, Tony Burton, George Kennedy, Nancy Reagan, Robert Horton, Joe Santos, Joe…

Column
January 4, 2017

The end of sarcasm

Hey guys, do you remember the 90s? I sure do: the Pogs, the Beanie Babies, the Reebok Pumps, that Sears commercial where the deadbeat suburban husband finally submits to his wife’s entreaties to order a new air conditioner for their home, vowing to “call now”—and,…

Be tobacco-free in 2017

RUTLAND—When the new year approaches many folks hurriedly make those well intentioned resolutions like banning sweets from their diet or exercising more than once a week. Quitting tobacco is also a very popular and common New Year’s resolution, but can be difficult to do. The…

Calling all college students

Jan. 2-13—KILLINGTON—Calling all college students! Killington College is filled with loads of activities both on and off the hill. The events officially started Jan. 2, and continue through Jan. 13 with parties on and off the hill. In addition, college students will receive discounts at…

News Briefs
December 14, 2016

FOLA plans to introduce live streaming in 2017

LUDLOW—As it plans its programming schedule for 2017, Friends of Ludlow Auditorium (FOLA) has decided it will introduce the ability to stream live programming for the benefit of its audiences. Streaming is essentially the process of presenting live events, such as Broadway musicals, sporting events,…

Sports
December 14, 2016

2017 Vermont hunting, fishing, trapping licenses available Dec. 12

Vermont hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for 2017 will be available on Dec. 12. “Vermonters really enjoy hunting and fishing,” said Vermont Fish & Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter. “Many people like to purchase their new licenses before Jan. 1 so they will be ready to…

State News
December 7, 2016

“Energy revolution” to continue in 2017 under Scott

On Nov. 21, Gov. Peter Shumlin highlighted the success of an energy loan program that helps Vermonters retrofit their homes, reduce fossil fuel consumption, and save money. The governor pointed to the program as an example of what is to come under a new law set to…