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Carpenter gives barns new life
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February 1, 2018

Carpenter gives barns new life

Courtesy of Dane Stillson

A barn built in the early 1800s and was recently dismantled in Tunbridge. It yielded some of the best and most valuable materials to date, according to Dane Stillson, owner of First Class Custom Carpentry….

Local News
February 1, 2018

Killington joins ski industry for new “Ikon” Pass

By Evan Johnson

Killington Resort’s parent company, Powdr Corp., has joined forces with other ski industry giants to offer a new pass valid across 23 destinations in nine U.S. states and three Canadian provinces.

The new Ikon Pass is a collaboration of seven ski industry…

Castleton cyclist makes national debut
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January 24, 2018

Castleton cyclist makes national debut

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…

Local News
January 24, 2018

Legislators give updates on bills

By Evan Johnson

Local business and community leaders came out early Monday morning for a legislative breakfast that featured updates and discussion on bills progressing through the state legislature in Montpelier. Rep. Butch Shaw (R – Rutland 6) said recent bills concerning paid family leave,…

Adult Learning volunteer reflects on service
Local News
January 17, 2018

Adult Learning volunteer reflects on service

By Evan Johnson

When Nancy Mark retired from a career in education, she wasn’t ready to walk away from the classroom.

After retiring from her role as principal at the Mettawee Community School in Pawlet, she took an online English as a Second Language (ESL)…

Residential care coming to Cortina
Local News
January 17, 2018

Residential care coming to Cortina

By Evan Johnson

The owners of the Cortina Inn in Killington have a plan to breathe new life into the space. This spring, the Cortina will close operations in early April as it begins work to become residential care facility with specialized units for memory…

Bonfire to raise funds for Special Olympics, Rotary
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January 10, 2018

Bonfire to raise funds for Special Olympics, Rotary

(Editor’s Note: The Mountain Times mistakenly had this listed as Saturday in the print edition; the correct date is Sunday, Jan. 14.)

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—The snow gods demand sacrifice and Vince Chiarella has a way to appease them while supporting local philanthropy: This Sunday evening,…

Local cooking workshops to return
Local News
January 4, 2018

Local cooking workshops to return

By Evan Johnson

Linda and Ted Fondulas, former owners of Hemingway’s, the once celebrated restaurant in Killington, are reviving their Food Odysseys for Vermont.

The couple’s concept of a “food odyssey” encompasses a variety of food and beverage related activities, including cooking classes, visits to…

Local News
December 21, 2017

Budgets in progress for Killington

By Evan Johnson KILLINGTON—Killington’s various town departments have been busy creating drafts of their budgets for the coming fiscal year. At a Select Board meeting Tuesday, Dec. 5, draft budgets were presented for the town clerk/treasurer, lister, highways, Killington Fire and Rescue, and capital budget.

Rails 2 Riches results are in
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December 14, 2017

Rails 2 Riches results are in

By Evan Johnson

Skiers and snowboarders from around the country gathered under the evening lights at Killington Resort for the annual Rails 2 Riches competition.

In the men’s snowboard division, California’s Nate Haust took first, followed by Storm Rowe and Max Lyons of Vermont. Lyons…