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Teen golfers take on AJGA challenge, heat
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July 11, 2018

Teen golfers take on AJGA challenge, heat

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON—More than 140 golfers, ages 12-19, braved the heat wave for the American Junior Golf Association championship at Green Mountain National Golf Course (GMNGC), July 2-5.

The championship brings the best junior golfers in the world to Killington once a year. Players…

Local News
July 11, 2018

Pittsfield youth learn about town businesses

By Katy Savage

PITTSFIELD—As Vermont’s youth flee, the Roger Clark Memorial Library has a new program to get Pittsfield children interested in the area’s businesses.

About 30 students are participating in the All About Pittsfield program. Children take passports to different

business owners and ask…

Local News
July 4, 2018

Lyft comes to Rutland

By Katy Savage

After navigating roadblocks preventing Lyft’s expansion in Vermont, a bill signed by the governor June 19 has made it possible for the ride hailing company to expand statewide.

The popular transportation service available through an app went live in Rutland and Barre…

Bear enters car, destroys it
Local News
June 20, 2018

Bear enters car, destroys it

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON­—Stephen Klepner’s parents jumped out of bed around 1 a.m. Sunday, June 17 to the sound of their car horn honking and dogs barking.

A bear had locked itself inside their 2010 Subaru Forester on Coffeehouse Road in Killington. It was leaning…

Sister cowgirls prepare for national competitions
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June 20, 2018

Sister cowgirls prepare for national competitions

By Katy Savage

WEST RUTLAND—Haley Bania and her sister Michaela couldn’t be more different. Haley is reserved; Michaela is outgoing. Michaela is competitive; Haley is laid back. Michaela is athletic; Haley is artsy.

But Haley, 17, and Michaela, 14, are both ranked top in the…

Longtime Ludlow Select Board chair dies
Local News
June 13, 2018

Longtime Ludlow Select Board chair dies

By Katy Savage

LUDLOW— Howard Barton Jr., an active community member who always put his family first, died June 2. He was 55.

Barton was chair of the Ludlow Select Board, a position he held for 15 years. He previously served as captain on the…

Pittsfield names new clerk
Local News
June 13, 2018

Pittsfield names new clerk

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Trish Fryer

By Katy Savage

PITTSFIELD— After 27 years, there’s a new face in the town office.

Trish Fryer started training to be the new town clerk and treasurer about three weeks ago. She will be taking over…

Local News
June 6, 2018

Vermont-based remote workers will get subsidy

By Katy Savage

QUECHEE — Joel Parker and his family lived near Boston but they drove two hours to Vermont every weekend. They skied in the winter and cycled in the summer.

“Then we got the idea of why don’t we just…