Tag Archives: karen d. lorentz

Local News
November 22, 2016

Computer, phone are scam tools

The best weapon to stop fraud is you By Karen D. Lorentz Here’s a sample of a recent email (exactly as it appeared, with off-spacing), just one of several received that threatened something unless I responded: Dear Client, This is formal notice to you that…

Scam Jam an eye-opener, attendees report
Local News
November 22, 2016

Scam Jam an eye-opener, attendees report

By Karen D. Lorentz The well-attended AARP Scam Jam was held at the Rutland Country Club, Nov. 15. Attendees said the event was informative, tremendously educational, and even shocking at times. Fraud is a huge multi-billion-dollar per year crime with seniors the most targeted cohort,…

Local News
October 12, 2016

Area real estate sales are strong

Best values, rates as selection tightens, brokers say By Karen D. Lorentz The prices are good, interest rates are low, and the inventory selection is good but beginning to decrease, according to real estate brokers in the Killington area, who are very busy. Many credit…

AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
October 12, 2016

Community supports World Cup

“It takes a village” to pull off an event of this caliber, organizers say By Karen D. Lorentz Editor’s Note: This is part five in a series on Killington hosting the Audi FIS World Cup Women’s Giant Slalom and Slalom races on Nov. 26-27, 2016….

Killington’s first village plans: progress and challenges
Sports
October 12, 2016

Killington’s first village plans: progress and challenges

By Karen D. Lorentz Editor’s Note: This is Part Two of a series addressing the long road to a village at Killington Resort. Aware of trends elsewhere in the ski world and impressed with the concept of cluster development as exemplified by condominiums in Europe,…

AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
October 5, 2016

World Cup A to Z

By Karen D. Lorentz Editor’s Note: This is part four in a series on Killington hosting the Audi FIS World Cup Women’s Giant Slalom and Slalom races on November 26-27, 2016. With less than two months to the first World Cup to be held in…

Sports
September 21, 2016

VARA gala to celebrate dedication to ski racing

Preston and Scott Smith, Reese Brown among honorees By Karen D. Lorentz KILLINGTON—On Oct. 29, the Vermont Alpine Racing Association will hold its annual Celebration of Vermont Ski Racing gala at 6:30 p.m. at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel. “This event celebrates Vermont ski racing…

World Cup snowmaking team is confident
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
September 14, 2016

World Cup snowmaking team is confident

Planning for FIS World Cup entails experience, expertise, commitment By Karen D. Lorentz Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on Killington hosting the World Cup races on November 26-27, 2016. It’s the first World Cup event to be held in…