Tag Archives: Jim Haff

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
Featured
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…

Local News
February 14, 2018

Killington Select Board candidates outline platforms

By Polly Lynn Mikula KILLINGTON— Three candidates will face off for the open seat on Killington’s three-person Select Board. Jay Hickory, Kelly Lange and Jim Haff are all running to replace Chris Bianchi, who is not seeking re-election. Chuck Claffey, had originally submitted a petition…

Local News
February 1, 2018

Four vie for Killington Select Board seat

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON— Four candidates will vie for the one open seat on Killington’s three-person Select Board. Jim Haff, Jay Hickory, Kelly Lange and Chuck Claffey submitted petitions  with at least 10 signatures to the town by the filing deadline, Monday, Jan. 29…

Amazing
Commentary
March 29, 2017

Amazing

By Jim Haff

I stopped by the Mountain Times on March 22 and asked them to go up to the hill and take a picture. It was an amazing sight! Any of you folks that are doubting Powdr and Killington Resort’s commitment to our ski…