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CSJ buildings auctioned to low bidders
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October 31, 2018

CSJ buildings auctioned to low bidders

By Katy Savage

PROCTOR—Two Main Street buildings owned by the College of St Joseph sold to the first and only bidders Friday afternoon.

Fred Watkins, the owner of Watkins Building and Roofing Specialists in North Clarendon, purchased a 30,000 square foot building at 61 Main…

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October 31, 2018

Two killed in Rutland flames

By Katy Savage

Two people died at a fire on 41 Baxter Street Saturday evening, police said.

Police and fire officials were called to fire in the wood frame building around 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27.

The 41 Baxter Street is city-owned. It was purchased out…

‘Day One’ celebration brings over 500 to slopes
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October 24, 2018

‘Day One’ celebration brings over 500 to slopes

By Katy Savage

Killington is open for the season.

The resort opened Friday, Oct. 19 with three trails and about 10 inches of manmade snow covering the base.

More than 500 people attended opening day, which allowed only passholders on the…

Local News
October 24, 2018

Too big to rent? Public hearing on VRBOs postponed

By Katy Savage

A public hearing before the Killington Development Review Board about a Killington rental home was called off moments after it started Oct. 17.

Attorney Pat Burke, who represented several property owners in the Cricket Hill Community at the meeting,…

Local makes camping a luxury with Tentrr
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September 12, 2018

Local makes camping a luxury with Tentrr

By Katy Savage

HUBBARDTON—Kurt Schneider calls his campsite Restoration at Cattail Cove. It sits on an edge of his lakeside property in Hubbardton, surrounded by trees and occasional blue herons at the edge of the water.

It features a queen-size, extra thick…

New Italian restaurant opens in Ludlow
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September 11, 2018

New Italian restaurant opens in Ludlow

Vail purchase creates buzz in business industry

By Katy Savage

LUDLOW—A new Italian eatery is set to open next week.

La Tavola Ristorante  will be open on Route 100 with an extensive wine list, full bar, authentic Italian menu and lounge.

Lightning strikes golf club building
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August 29, 2018

Lightning strikes golf club building

By Katy Savage

CASTLETON—The Bomoseen Golf Club is open despite losing all of its equipment in a fire Aug. 8.

“Basically, we lost everything we needed to run the golf course,” said General Manager Jim Bassett.

Three lawn mowers, weed trimmers, tools and golf carts…

New bakery is a dream come true
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August 29, 2018

New bakery is a dream come true

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON—Megan Wagner has known what she’s wanted to do since she was 9.

“I remember telling my dad when I was a little girl that I was going to own a bakery one day,” she said.

Her father bought her cookbooks and…

Local News
August 22, 2018

For rent: Pico Mountain ski area

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON—Sick of long lines to the chairlift?

For $6,500, you can have the entire base lodge and two lifts to yourself on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Pico Mountain is now available to rent this winter season.

Pico will provide food and an open…

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August 15, 2018

City ash trees to come down

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND—Back in the mid-1900s, when Dutch Elm Disease wiped out about 77 million elm trees, Vermont towns started replacing the canopy-like trees that lined streets and public parks with something similar—ash trees.

Now, towns are contemplating how to cut down ash trees…