Tag Archives: Jim Haff

Local News
August 29, 2018

Killington turns down solar power agreement

By Julia Purdy

KILLINGTON—The long-awaited power purchase agreement with AllEarth Solar of Williston was scuttled on a 2-1 vote at the Killington Select Board meeting Aug. 20. Board members Steve Finneron and Jim Haff voted against; Patty McGrath voted for. Finneron said he thinks there…

Local News
August 15, 2018

Killington Select Board hesitates on solar

By Julia Purdy

KILLINGTON—Obstacles are multiplying for the town’s installation of 15 solar trackers.

The Killington Select Board discussed the actual cost per kilowatt-hour; the wisdom of taking on long-term debt in which the savings in electric bills would not be felt for some time;…

Killington to get more solar panels
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July 25, 2018

Killington to get more solar panels

By Julia Purdy

KILLINGTON—Much of the regular July 16 Select Board meeting concerned the impending contract with AllEarth Solar of Williston for installation of a net-metering system to serve the town offices’ power needs. Bob Vittingl, a consultant for Apex Solar, the installer,…

Local News
May 9, 2018

Killington Select Board gets house in order

By Julia Purdy

The Killington Select Board has begun the process of unraveling several financial knots. Unlike the Gordian Knot, which Alexander the Great simply cut through with his saber, thus astonishing the world, Killington’s financial knots must be analyzed, untied and backed out, one…

Plymouth, Bridgewater ticket the most in the state
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May 2, 2018

Plymouth, Bridgewater ticket the most in the state

2017 traffic tickets in central Vermont

By Katy Savage

Locals aren’t surprised that Vermont Public Radio recently found both Bridgewater and Plymouth had the highest traffic ticket counts in the state last year.

Jim Haff got a ticket for going 10 miles over the limit…

Letter
April 12, 2018

Green Mountain National deserves fair hearing

Dear Editor,

As many have heard recently, the town of Killington via the Select Board is entertaining bringing in an out-of-state management company to take over operations at Green Mountain National Golf Club. It’s no secret the town owned golf course has had financial challenges…

Local News
March 28, 2018

Town Report needs work, Killington officials say

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON—In the first Select Board meeting since voters narrowly approved a $4.4 million budget on Town Meeting Day, board members expressed concerns about errors and omissions in the town report—continuing conversation from an informational meeting prior to the vote earlier this month.

“I…

Editors Picks
February 28, 2018

Killington Select Board candidates answer questions

Jay Hickory

Kelly Lange 

Jim Haff

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON— On Monday, Feb. 26, about 30 people attended the Select Board candidates’ forum at the Killington Welcome Center hosted by the Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA). After brief opening remarks by the three candidates—Kelly…

Local News
February 21, 2018

Select Board candidates focus on the budget

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON—On Town Meeting Day, March 6, voters in Killington will be asked to approve general fund expenditures of $4.4 million, of which $3.17 million will be raised by property taxes. This represents a tax rate of $0.41— a 4.4-cent increase per…