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Local News
May 3, 2017

Green Up Day set for May 6

Always the first Saturday in May, Green Up Day this year is May 6. Volunteers come together to clean up litter from roadsides and public spaces to help keep Vermont green and clean.

Vermont’s interstates and state highways, totaling some 2,707 miles, are cleaned each…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

One lucky dog—after nine-day romp, Tucker found

By Sue Skaskiw

Imagine the sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach if you’ve just rescued two dogs in need of a home, only to have them jump out of your car window three days later.

This is a true story.

Neither dog, Molson…

Beer and snow makes for a great day at Okemo

Beer and snow makes for a great day at Okemo

Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m.—LUDLOW—It’s no April Fools’ joke—Okemo Mountain Resort has scheduled an on-the-snow beer festival April 1. Based on the overwhelming success of its three-day summer beer festival called Hops in the Hills, Okemo introduced a one-day winter beer celebration called Hops on…

Did someone say free ice cream?

Did someone say free ice cream?

Tuesday, April 4, 12 p.m.—RUTLAND—The annual event that has customers lined up for hours is here: Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day is Tuesday, April 4, from 12-8 p.m. at Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops around the world. The closest one to our readers is…

Local News
March 15, 2017

Act 46 votes yield mixed results for Rutland County

By Evan Johnson 

On Town Meeting Day last week, voters in Rutland County passed successful merger votes for the Addison Rutland district, while voting down mergers in Rutland Central and Rutland Southwest. Of the 10 school district merger votes around the state, six were approved.

Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day”
February 15, 2017

Gov. Scott proclaims “Powder Day”

Called on out-of-state employers to “pardon” employees for a snow day to take advantage of weekend storm, extend their stay in Vermont With Vermont’s biggest snow storm of the year rolling across the region Sunday through Monday morning, Feb. 12-13, Governor Phil Scott declared Monday…