Tag Archives: first

Column
July 27, 2017

Remembering Rutland’s first pool

By Mary Ellen Shaw

In the heat of summer I can’t help but think of the many days back in the 50s and 60s that I spent at the Rutland City pool.

It was located on the west side on North Main Street where there…

Killington Peak’s first mountain houses
News Briefs
July 27, 2017

Killington Peak’s first mountain houses

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…

Column
July 20, 2017

Remembering Rutland’s first pool

By Mary Ellen Shaw

In the heat of summer, I can’t help but think of the many days back in the 50s and 60s that I spent at the Rutland City pool.

It was located on the west side on North Main Street where there…

Sports
June 14, 2017

Okemo Valley Golf Club records first hole-in-one of the season

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…

Op - Ed
May 3, 2017

First 100 days: A president struggling to get on track

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…

Fiddleheads, the first true sign of spring
Local News
April 5, 2017

Fiddleheads, the first true sign of spring

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…

Local News
March 29, 2017

First Killington brewery receives Act 250 permit

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…