Tag Archives: january 18th

Letter
January 26, 2017

Resort’s request supported

Dear Editor,

I want to applaud Mike Solimano and his team for the terrific job that the Resort did with the World Cup. The combined efforts of the town and the resort prove that both are in this together. The positive impacts are sure to…

News Briefs
January 18, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

Town weighs meeting venues, spruces up town hall The Rutland Town Select Board finalized its meeting room policy Jan. 6. Meeting room use throughout the town is limited to town or regional government groups or non-profit groups with a local connection. Public meeting…

News Briefs
January 18, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Duke

GMC ranks among “best college farms” along with Middlebury College and UVM in Vermont POULTNEY—Green Mountain College’s organic Cerridwen Farm recently placed 12th in the OnlineCollegePlan.com rankings for the best college farms in the U.S. The 11th spot went to Sterling College Farm…

Boisterous Blue Jays flock in winter
Column
January 18, 2017

Boisterous Blue Jays flock in winter

By Susan Shea

“Jay, jay, jay!” Every morning last winter I awoke to the loud cries of a flock of 17 blue jays dancing around my feeder. They gorged on sunflower seeds and suet, scaring away smaller birds, then left, only to return in the…

Everything happens for a reason
Column
January 18, 2017

Everything happens for a reason

By Marguerite Jill Dye

If you’ve followed “Mountain Meditation” for a while then you know how I feel about our political situation. My spiritual friends say: “Stay positive to help raise the vibration.” “Don’t worry. All is in divine order.” “There is a reason for what…

Column
January 18, 2017

Skiing with a rope tow at the country club

When I was growing up in Rutland during the 50s and 60s you didn’t have to leave the city to experience downhill skiing. You simply headed to the Rutland Country Club on Grove Street.  There was a rope tow that brought you to the top…

Altitude Sickness
January 18, 2017

Healthy choices: fitness, food discipline, and sleep!

Things have been alright. My back has been alright, weightlifting has been alright, work has been alright, the skiing has been alright (we keep getting these little surprise powder days, nothing on Killington Road, but really nice turns up on the mountain). Things have been…

Column
January 18, 2017

The queen is dead

TV catchphrases aren’t meant to live forever. Even the most successful character slogans like “Dy-no-mite!” and “Don’t have a cow, man!”—which made the jump from in-series use to real-world use—gradually faded from the American lexicon except as fond memories of our pop-culture past.

Of all…