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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…

News Briefs
November 30, 2016

Experts explain the why, how and psychology of fraud

Tips to heed to stay safe

By Karen D. Lorentz

“Computers are commodity items. They are inexpensive and it’s easy to use them to commit cyber fraud,” noted Elliott Greenblott, Vermont’s AARP Fraud Coordinator and Volunteer at a recent presentation in Rutland.

What makes cyber…

Killington and Okemo in spotlight at Boston Expo Events
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

Killington and Okemo in spotlight at Boston Expo Events

Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Killington featured, Betsy McGeever, Bernie Weichsel recognized By Karen D. Lorentz Killington and Okemo Mountain Resorts received a wealth of publicity at two media receptions and at the award luncheon, in addition to the attention their respective booths received…