Tag Archives: By Curt Peterson

Local News
February 27, 2019

‘ Same goals, different perspectives ’

Two Killington Select Board candidates vie for seat

By Curt Peterson

KILLINGTON—A dozen hardy souls braved a whiteout snowstorm Monday, Feb. 25, to hear the two candidates for Killington Select Board’s one open seat answer questions.

Mike Coppinger, executive director of the Killington…

Local News
February 20, 2019

Killington town hires Bristow

By Curt Peterson

Preston Bristow of Woodstock was shocked to get a job he never applied for.

“The Town of Killington decided to downsize it’s town planner and zoning administrator to half time and I was available, with the skills to start…

Internet hub opens at Brownsville Butcher
Local News
January 30, 2019

Internet hub opens at Brownsville Butcher

By Curt Peterson

ECFiber and Brownsville Butcher and Pantry jointly hosted an open house on Friday, Jan. 18 that might be called “a match made in heaven.”

The occasion was ECFiber’s introduction of a new “internet café” within the former Brownsville General Store. West Windsor,…

Local News
January 30, 2019

Rutland crime sees drop

By Curt Peterson

Rutland Mayor David Allaire says Rutland has reduced drug-related crime in the last decade, and credits a “hub and spoke” strategy with the success.

“Hubs” are outpatient treatment centers to which drug crime offenders are referred, Allaire said. Rutland Regional Medical Center’s…

Woodstock policeman receives award for rescue at Gorge
Local News
January 23, 2019

Woodstock policeman receives award for rescue at Gorge

By Curt Peterson

Woodstock Chief of Police Robbie Blish gave Corporal Mark Donka a Life Saving Award for rescuing a young New Hampshire man Dec. 7 from atop the new fence meant to dissuade would-be suicides at the Quechee Gorge bridge.

Blish announced the award…

New Yorker cartoonist introduces book to fans in Woodstock
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December 26, 2018

New Yorker cartoonist introduces book to fans in Woodstock

By Curt Peterson

It’s true, a lot of people read the New Yorker, at least in part, for the cartoons, and about 70 of them showed up for Edward Koren’s introduction of his new book, “Koren in the Wild” at the Norman Williams Library in…