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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…

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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
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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…

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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…

Rutland cheerleaders win first national championship
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March 8, 2017

Rutland cheerleaders win first national championship

RUTLAND—History was made for Vermont on Feb. 25 in Ocean City, Md., when the Rutland High School’s Varsity Cheerleaders won Vermont’s very first National Cheer Championship title against teams from across the country at the Reach the Beach National Competition. The day started with one…

February 15, 2017

First tracks

I’ve written here before about the uneasy relationship between my passion for skiing and my longstanding tendency toward early-morning sluggishness. Simply put, skiing is not the sport for lazy people (I think that title may belong to bowling, no offense intended to bowlers)—it is not…