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“Local” owner closes tab
Local News
February 1, 2017

“Local” owner closes tab

By Evan Johnson

There’s no such thing as an early bedtime for Charles “Chip” Greeno. That’s because for the past 23 years, he’s worked the door at establishments in Rutland, Killington and as far away as New York, staying from when the doors open to…

Welch applauds energy savings at GE plant
Local News
February 1, 2017

Welch applauds energy savings at GE plant

By Evan Johnson

NORTH CLARENDON—During a visit to Rutland County last week, U.S. Rep. Peter Welch visited General Electric Aviation’s Rutland plant, where he applauded the plant’s collaboration with Efficiency Vermont to reduce energy consumption. “I just came from Washington and we could use a…

Governor addresses Rutland crowd at luncheon
Local News
February 1, 2017

Governor addresses Rutland crowd at luncheon

Immigration, economy, efficiency featured

By Evan Johnson

RUTLAND—In an address that ranged from President Trump’s recent executive orders barring refugees to economic development to education funding, Governor Phil Scott outlined his plans for Vermont Monday afternoon, Jan. 30, at a luncheon for the Rutland Region…

Local News
February 1, 2017

Fire department moves forward on new trucks, fire station

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—At the Killington Select Board meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, the Killington Volunteer Fire Department updated the town on new fire trucks and the opportunity for a new fire station on Killington Road (known locally as the Access Road). Chief Gary Roth said…

Local News
February 1, 2017

Killington Town Meeting warned

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—The Killington Select Board has warned its 2017 town meeting agenda with a number of elected positions to fill, budgets to approve and additional articles. Voters will elect nine town officers, including a Select Board member, moderator, town clerk, lister, grand juror,…

Local News
January 25, 2017

Killington Select Board discusses tax schedule change

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—At the Jan. 17 Select Board meeting, board members weighed the pros and cons of adjusting the number of tax payments to three, to be paid in August, November and February. The new schedule would eliminate the May “mud season” payment. When…

Local News
January 25, 2017

Resort asks town for help to attract World Cup

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Killington Resort got a big start to the 2016-2017 winter with some of the skiing world’s top skiers crashing the gates on Superstar in front of thousands of screaming fans. The races drew crowds numbering approximately 30,000, earned over 100 million media…

Local News
January 11, 2017

Gondola mechanic dies in accident

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—A longtime Killington Resort employee died while on the job Saturday, according to state police. According to a news release, EMS responded to the Killington Ski Resort for an injured employee. The employee, Jeffrey K. Chalk, age 53 of Pittsford, had been…

Ride-share app Uber to debut in Killington
Featured
December 28, 2016

Ride-share app Uber to debut in Killington

By Evan Johnson

Skiers and snowboarders headed out for the night in Killington will be able to leave their keys at home, thanks to the popular application Uber, which will debut in January. The application uses a rider’s location to connect the rider with drivers…

Killington pastor to retire
Local News
December 28, 2016

Killington pastor to retire

By Evan Johnson

After living in the Killington area for over 50 years and ministering to the communities of Killington and Bridgewater, Beverly Anderson said she is ready for a new adventure. “Between the mountains and the ocean I think I can keep myself busy,”…