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By Karen D. Lorentz
While the stagecoach and boat brought “summer people” to Vermont’s lakes and mineral springs in the late 1700s and early 1800s, the advent of the railroad in 1850 made a “mountain trade” possible. Soon visitors were discovering the delights of sunsets…
LUDLOW—On May 16, Richard Welch, of Poultney had the honor of making the first hole-in-one of the 2017 golf season at Okemo Valley Golf Club. Welch aced the 17th hole from the white tee, using his 9-iron, for a 157-yard hole-in-one. Jeff Grenier witnessed the…
Fisheries staff from Vermont Fish & Wildlife received a pleasant surprise recently while completing survey work on Lake Champlain in the form of a 48-year-old lake sturgeon that biologists first studied and tagged nearly two decades ago.
“We first saw this fish in 1998 when…
By Lee H. Hamilton
I have significant differences with Donald Trump’s political stances, but I want him to enjoy a successful presidency. It’s good for neither the country nor the world when a U.S. president struggles or fails.
Yet I also believe that constructive criticism…
KILLINGTON—With this summer right around the corner, Vermont Adaptive announced its new adaptive mountain bike program, one of the first in New England. The program offers limited adaptive mountain bikes plus special dates for outings in various locations. The program quietly began last summer. This…
By Daryle Thomas
We have now suffered through the first few weeks after daylight saving. Spring ahead, loose an hour. “Don’t worry,” my friend said. “The days are getting longer.” Spring means it won’t be long before the deep woods snows begin to melt, swelling…
By Stephen Seitz
KILLINGTON—The Killington Beer Co. has been issued an Act 250 permit to move into the Terra Median building at The Woods in Killington. The company received its permit on March 9. Attempts to reach the company’s Vince Wynn (who also serves on…
Friday & Saturday March 17-18—KILLINGTON—O’Dwyer’s Public House at the Summit Lodge in Killington will host the first annual Killington Irish Festival (Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend), March 17-18. The Festival kicks off Friday, March 17 at 3 p.m. (and again Saturday, March 18, 10 a.m.) in…
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Local News 21 September, 2018