Tag Archives: Katy Savage

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…

Local News
June 6, 2018

Rutland man dies after boat overturns on Lake Bomoseen

By Katy Savage

CASTLETON—A man was pronounced dead after he was found submerged in 5 feet of water in Lake Bomoseen last weekend.

Richard Grimly,  73, of Rutland was pronounced dead around 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27.  Police said Grimly was found…

Local News
May 30, 2018

Chef Fondulas’ cooking classes are now global

By Katy Savage

Ted Fondulas has been teaching cooking classes locally for the past 30 years. Now he’s teaching around the globe—through Skype.

Fondulas, the former owner of Hemingway’s Restaurant in Killington, recently became part of The Chef & The Dish, joining…

Local News
May 30, 2018

Okemo Chamber’s CEO Marji Graf steps down, moves to Md.

By Katy Savage

While many celebrated Memorial Day weekend with barbecues and plant sales, Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO Marji Graf flew to Maryland to meet her new employers.

Graf resigned from her role in Vermont to take a position as president and…

New restaurant owners ‘elated’
Featured
May 30, 2018

New restaurant owners ‘elated’

By Katy Savage

WOODSTOCK—Brandon Sharkey was hustling about the kitchen of his new restaurant, Eat Woodstock – making eggs and muffins, opening and closing the refrigerator while the other kitchen employees were doing the same.

“It’s hectic,” said Sharkey, the chef and…

Local News
May 23, 2018

Jepson departs REDC for VTC position

By Katy Savage

Rutland Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Lyle Jepson is stepping down at the end of this month. Tyler Richardson will take up those reigns as interim executive director.

Jepson has been with the organization over two years. He’s leaving at the end of…