Tag Archives: Katy Savage

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’
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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…

Local News
May 23, 2018

Mountain bike enthusiasts begin talks of statewide trail

By Katy Savage

While mountain biking trails are expanding throughout the region, a small committee is meeting once a month to plan the biggest connection yet—one that would go from one side of the state to the other.

The trail, called the Velomont Trail, would…

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…