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New lift starts spinning at Suicide Six
Local News
December 21, 2016

New lift starts spinning at Suicide Six

By Evan Johnson

POMFRET — As skiers return to Suicide Six for the 2016-2017 ski season, they’ll be riding a newly installed Leitner-Poma chairlift to the top. On Monday, Dec. 19, longtime skiers and resort management gathered to cut a ribbon on the new lift…

RRMC donates land for Rutland dog parks
Local News
December 14, 2016

RRMC donates land for Rutland dog parks

By Evan Johnson and Lani Duke

RUTLAND—Dogs in the Rutland area will have two spaces all their own to sniff, play and romp in this spring. A new nonprofit comprised of Rutland residents plans to open two parks. One will be adjacent to the West…

Local News
December 14, 2016

Town and golf course finances create auditing headache

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Killington and the Green Mountain National Golf Course have found a way to report their financial standings to the public: keep the details separate. Last week, the Select Board heard from Bill Hall, principal and audit director with R.H.R. Smith & Co.,…

Local News
December 7, 2016

Killington budgets make further progress

By Evan Johnson

The various town departments of Killington are hammering out the details of budgets for fiscal year 2018. At the Nov. 29 Select Board meeting, heads of the roads and maintenance, police, fire, events and marketing departments presented budgets for the coming year,…

News Briefs
December 7, 2016

Rutland Fire Department responds to smoke on Center Street downtown

By Evan Johnson RUTLAND — Firefighters with the Rutland Fire Department responded to smoke in downtown Rutland Sunday afternoon, which closed a portion of Center Street. After investigation, the smoke was determined to have been caused by an improperly functioning woodstove in a restaurant. Rutland…

Local News
December 1, 2016

World Cup brings local traffic

By Evan Johnson KILLINGTON — You would’ve been hard-pressed to find a seat at the hibachi table at Sushi Yoshi this weekend, the line for beer and groceries at the Killington Deli was long and foreign languages could be heard up and down the hallways of…

Local News
December 1, 2016

Killington dept. present 2017 budgets progress

By Evan Johnson KILLINGTON—The Killington Select Board has asked town departments to present budget proposals for fiscal year 2018 and departments are busy crunching the numbers. At a Nov. 15 meeting, board members heard budgets from the library, planning, recreation and roads departments. All of…