Tag Archives: help

How to help kids get into golf
Sports
July 12, 2017

How to help kids get into golf

Golf is a game of skill that can take years, if not decades, to master. Many golfers find their time on the golf course both rewarding and relaxing, even on those days when the fairways seem impossible to find.

Though many players never swing a…

News Briefs
June 29, 2017

Senior pet owners get grant help

RUTLAND—The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging has received a $1,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program. Funding will be used to provide food, supplies and care for area clients with pets — all of which can be financially…

Letter
May 11, 2017

Help needed to stop bill

Dear Editor,

Please call the governor at 802-828-3333 and ask him not to support H-218—a pro-puppy mill bill. Dogs and cats forced to live their lives under the conditions in this bill will suffer greatly being confined to a space that is only big enough for…

Rutland panel backs $200K to help turn alley into marketplace
Local News
April 12, 2017

Rutland panel backs $200K to help turn alley into marketplace

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

A long-delayed project aimed at bringing people, business and activities to a now-empty downtown alley got a big boost Thursday, April 6, when a city panel gave organizers more money than they were seeking.

Rutland Mayor David Allaire said the project…

Puppets help Killington students fight bullying
News Briefs
March 29, 2017

Puppets help Killington students fight bullying

KILLINGTON—Burlington-based nonprofit Puppets in Education (PiE) received funding from National Life Group Foundation to support a morning of bully prevention and empathy-building programs for Killington Elementary School Monday, March 13. Students shared their experiences and learned tips and tools to keep themselves and others safe…

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…