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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…

Local News
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…

Local News
August 8, 2018

‘The entire house was shaking’

By Katy Savage

LUDLOW—It felt like an earthquake or a hurricane and sounded like dominoes falling down on top of each other. All they could see was a cloud of dust.

“The entire house was shaking, the walls and ceiling were caving in,” said Leone…

Local News
August 8, 2018

Colleges count gaming as a sport

By Katy Savage

CASTLETON—Sitting before a screen may not seem like a sport, but colleges and universities are starting to offer gaming at the varsity level.

The College of St. Joseph added esports to its list of varsity sports last year while Castleton University announced

Local News
August 1, 2018

City could see first downtown hotel in decades

By Lani Duke and Katy Savage

RUTLAND—The former Rutland Herald building in downtown Rutland could become the city’s first downtown hotel.

DEW Construction, of Williston, has an option to purchase the building for $620,000.

“That’s considered to be a depressed area,” said DEW Vice President…

Local chef takes tips from Julia Child
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July 25, 2018

Local chef takes tips from Julia Child

By Katy Savage

LUDLOW—Peter Dickinson remembers the time he made Julia Child an omelet.

He was 17 years old and a dishwasher at the Woodstock Inn and she was a guest.

“It was total happenstance,” Dickinson said. “I happened to…