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Killington zip code offers a buyer’s market
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September 27, 2017

Killington zip code offers a buyer’s market

By Karen D. Lorentz

It’s been a busy year for the Killington real estate market, and while prices are moving up slightly for some properties, they still represent good values, real estate agents report.

They note that Killington has…

Local News
August 31, 2017

Historical perspective on promoting Vermont

By Karen D. Lorentz

The years 1879, 1891, 1916, 1931, the 1960s, 1970 and 2017 have much in common. Do you know why?

Here’s a clue: “Midway of the southern range of the Green Mountains… and close to the banks of the historic…

Killington Peak’s first mountain houses
News Briefs
July 27, 2017

Killington Peak’s first mountain houses

By Karen D. Lorentz

While the stagecoach and boat brought “summer people” to Vermont’s lakes and mineral springs in the late 1700s and early 1800s, the advent of the railroad in 1850 made a “mountain trade” possible. Soon visitors were discovering the delights of sunsets…

News Briefs
December 28, 2016

Investigate before you invest

By Karen D. Lorentz

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation Securities Division has oversight of 104,00 registered investment broker/dealer agents in Vermont. Those agents don’t have to live here, noted William “Bill” Carrigan, deputy commissioner of the Securities Division. In addition to registering broker-dealers, investment…

Winter memories are made of this
News Briefs
December 21, 2016

Winter memories are made of this

By Karen D. Lorentz

If there is any ski topic that perplexes me, it is the issue of comparing skiing today to the “good old days.” Most folks who skied in the 1950s and 1960s will tell you the “good old days” were not so…