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Local News
April 12, 2017

With Act 46 votes, deadline looms

By Evan Johnson

Rochester and Wells both have important votes deciding education plans this week. Should they fail, they’ll need to quickly come up with backup plans quickly that satisfy the state’s requirements.

Rochester votes April 11 on a plan to unify with districts in…

Killington Resort unveils vision, bold plans, investments
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April 5, 2017

Killington Resort unveils vision, bold plans, investments

By Evan Johnson

The Killington community got a preview of what the next three years will hold on Monday afternoon, April 3. Highlights of the summer kick-off event included on-slope infrastructure, a revitalized base lodge, mountain biking trails, solar power developments and events. “Hang onto…

Wasps look to sting at hockey nationals
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March 29, 2017

Wasps look to sting at hockey nationals

By Evan Johnson

The Woodstock Wasps youth hockey team has traveled far for their wins this season. Of the 43 games played, the team has established a 31-11-1 record while traveling to faceoff against teams in Northern New York state and Connecticut. The Wasps’ record…

Mendon student wins state math competition
Local News
March 29, 2017

Mendon student wins state math competition

By Evan Johnson

Math and science can be daunting subjects for young students, but for seventh grader Sophia Hussak of Mendon, the world of numbers appears to come quite easily. The 13-year-old at Barstow Memorial School took home first place in her division at the…

Local News
March 29, 2017

Killington Road redevelopment advances

By Evan Johnson

At a planning commission meeting last week, engineers and architects presented a plan for managing traffic in the main commercial center of Killington. Using local traffic data and case studies from other ski areas in Vermont and around the country, the plan…

Local News
March 29, 2017

New dump trucks en route to Killington

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Killington Highways and Facilities Director Chet Hagenbarth said his department has a plan to replace two new dump trucks as planned in the 2018 capital budget. At the March 21 Select Board meeting, Hagenbarth presented his plan to replace a 2011 International…

Local News
March 29, 2017

Rochester weighs costs, benefits of Act 46 plan

Vote scheduled for April 11

By Evan Johnson The future of education in the town of Rochester has been on the minds of its residents lately and last week, community members, including parents teachers and staff, gathered to review a plan they said would change…

Castleton president to leave in December
Local News
March 15, 2017

Castleton president to leave in December

 By Evan Johnson

CASTLETON—Castleton University’s longest-serving president is looking forward to his next venture. Dave Wolk announced at a campus assembly last week that he will step down in December after serving for 16 years.

“I want to go out on a high,” he said…

Winter storm Stella wallops northeast
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March 15, 2017

Winter storm Stella wallops northeast

Ski resorts and snowsport enthusiasts rejoice

By Evan Johnson

Winter storm Stella came down hard on the northeast dumping up to two feet of snow by early Wednesday. The fast-moving storm caused thousands of flights across the northeast to be canceled and closed schools.

The…