Tag Archives: mendon

Calendar contest: Votes needed for cutest pet
News Briefs
August 10, 2016

Calendar contest: Votes needed for cutest pet

Top 13 handicap pet photos will be selected of the 136 entries By Polly Lynn Mikula MENDON—Tracey Fowler of Mendon has entered her pets in a calendar contest and is seeking local support. The top 13 most popular photos will earn their place as the…

Saving the planet, one rooftop at a time
Altitude Sickness
April 20, 2016

Saving the planet, one rooftop at a time

I am sitting down to dash this off on day 155 of skiing this year. This has by far been the best worst year of skiing I have ever seen. Cold nights, warm beautiful days and a huge thick slab of blue Vermont ice…

Letter
April 13, 2016

Should we invest in 13 dams, $750 million?

A very unique vote could be looming in the House. Many of you may have heard that the state has formed a working group to look at the purchase of 13 dams on the Connecticut River, an initiative that would require the General Assembly…

News Briefs
March 9, 2016

Vermont Bar Association Board announces new executive director

MENDON—On Feb. 23, the VBA Board of Managers announced that Therese (Teri) Corsones of Mendon will succeed Robert (Bob) Paolini as executive director of the association, effective May 1, 2016.

Teri Corsones has been a VBA member since 1982, following her graduation from…

Letter
February 24, 2016

Tate update: Creating a culture of prosperity

Dear Editor,

Something’s missing.

Your Vermont General Assembly is back in full swing and once again the body is forced into a posture of reaction—reacting to continued drops in student population, the highest health care premiums in the United States, rampant drug use, stagnating wages…

Local News
February 10, 2016

New OVUU district waits out interim

Multiple budgets to appear on ballot

By Lee J. Kahrs

BRANDON — Despite the fact that voters in eight towns have approved the new Otter Valley Unified Union School District under the state Act 46 school consolidation law, there are loose ends that…

Local News
February 3, 2016

Local races shaping up

By Stephen Seitz

Except for Killington, there doesn’t seem to be much excitement in area races for local office on the east side of the Green Mountains this year.

Killington town clerk Lucrecia Wonsor said that former selectman Jim Haff will challenge chairwoman Patty McGrath…

Pico telemark clinic rescheduled for Jan. 24
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 21, 2016

Pico telemark clinic rescheduled for Jan. 24

Sunday, Jan. 24 — MENDON — The Pico Telemark Clinic that was originally scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 10 was rescheduled until Jan. 24, this weekend at Pico Mountain in Mendon.

This course is for skiers looking to tackle more challenging terrain, or those who want to spice…

Letter
January 18, 2016

State spending continues to outpace growth

Dear Editor,

Last Thursday Governor Shumlin delivered his final State of the State address to a chamber full of dignitaries, special guests and a group of legislators who are facing yet another difficult budget crisis. While there was much in the speech I could agree…