Tag Archives: Katy Savage

Family celebrates loss, joy on the ski trails
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May 16, 2018

Family celebrates loss, joy on the ski trails

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON—Ray Alba skied down a hill of moguls.

It was April 19, 2015, and the sun was shining on the season’s remaining snow at Jay Peak Resort. Alba was there with his wife and two children, now ages 9 and 14, but…

Plymouth, Bridgewater ticket the most in the state
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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…

Local News
May 2, 2018

Local tries to ski most vertical feet in the world

By Katy Savage

BRIDGEWATER—Scott Howard has skied more than 6 million vertical feet so far, this season alone.

On a good day, he can get 60 runs on Killington every day.

Howard has skied more (unofficially) than anyone else in the world. Howard is trying to make it official…

Local News
May 2, 2018

CSJ’s future in flux; students riled

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND—The news that College of St. Joseph could be closing drew a wave of concern from students, faculty and staff on Monday, April 30.

A trustees, meeting scheduled for Monday afternoon to discuss the college’s future was postponed, but students met anyway…

Local News
May 2, 2018

West Woodstock to get new restaurant

By Katy Savage

WEST WOODSTOCK—The neighborhood is about to get a new restaurant.

Sleep Woodstock, LLC hotel owner Patrick Fultz bought the former Woodbridge Coffeehouse and Cafe building next door. Fultz plans to reopen the restaurant and call it Eat Woodstock.

Eat Woodstock will be…

Renowned author visits KES
Local News
April 25, 2018

Renowned author visits KES

By Katy Savage

Jim Arnosky was being careful as he paddled in a canoe on a river in the Everglades, but his wife was shaking.

A 9-foot crocodile sunbathing in the mud beside them jumped over the top of their canoe and landed in the…

State News
April 4, 2018

Welch hears, echoes frustration with government unpredictability

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND—Congressman Peter Welch said his constituents are frustrated by the lack of progress in Congress and the apparent lack of agreement between legislators. Welch said he’s also frustrated.

Welch, D-Vt., of Norwich, spent Monday, April 2, in Rutland. He took questions from about…

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…