Tag Archives: Pittsfield

News Briefs
December 7, 2016

Accident closes Route 100, wires down no injury

PITTSFIELD—On Friday, Dec. 2, at 4:44 p.m. Vermont State Police Troopers from the Rutland Station responded to a one vehicle traffic crash located on Vermont Route 100 at the South Hill Road intersection located in Pittsfield. Through investigation it was determined Susan April, age 67…

Pittsfield​’s Picnic​ raises money for town’s basketball court
News Briefs
September 21, 2016

Pittsfield​’s Picnic​ raises money for town’s basketball court

PITTSFIELD—Pittsfield ​hosted the 5th annual Pittsfield Picnic​ on Aug. 28, 2016. Participants enjoyed the potluck, music by The Detours, field games, a spirited horseshoe tournament, and over 100 silent auction items to bid on. The event raised nearly $2,700 which will be put towards continued…

Sports
September 14, 2016

GMT hosts two rides Sunday

PITTSFIELD—The Green Mountain Trails (GMT) will host two mountain bike races this Sunday: GMT Gnarly Adventure and the 6-hour Challenge. Both races take place on Sunday, Sept. 18, on the Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield and include a barbecue free for registered racers ($15 for…

Pittsfield celebrates fifth community picnic

Sunday, Aug. 28 at 12:30 p.m.—PITTSFIELD— The Pittsfield Picnic will celebrate the fifth anniversary of the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene, Sunday, Aug. 28 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. This year, the town will celebrate more than just community.

In 2011, Tropical Storm…

Two teens complete the Long Trail
Featured
August 11, 2016

Two teens complete the Long Trail

By Amy McClure PITTSFIELD—Two 14-year-old boys—Jackson Ziegler (Pittsfield, Vt.) and Wright Frost (Tunbridge, VT)—recently hiked the entirety of the Long Trail in just 19 days. The Long Trail stretches 272 miles, the length of Vermont, and it merges with the Appalachian Trail for 100 rigorous…

Local News
August 10, 2016

The Mountain Times ceases direct-mail to Pittsfield rural route

Change due to new postal regulations Staff report PITTSFIELD—Due to postal regulations, The Mountain Times can no longer be direct-mailed to Pittsfield residents on the rural route. The change is effective immediately. There is a distribution box in the vestibule at the Pittsfield post office,…

Switching Gears
August 10, 2016

I did not build the Green Mountain Trails

By Matt Baatz PITTSFIELD—I did not build the Green Mountain Trails. For the longest time I wanted to go on public record with that statement dispelling this absurd rumor. I’m not sure when or how it started, but I know it’s out there and I’m…

Everyone’s invited enjoy Vt’s Farm to Fork Fondo
Sports
July 15, 2016

Everyone’s invited enjoy Vt’s Farm to Fork Fondo

Courtesy of Farm to Fork Fondo

Riders line up at the start of a past year’s Farm to Fork Fondo ride. The 2016 event is this weekend in Pittsfield.

PITTSFIELD — Ride through Vermont’s Green Mountains and quaint villages on quiet meandering roads,…