Tag Archives: Stephen Seitz

Local News
March 1, 2017

Roundup: Town Meetings 2017

By Stephen Seitz

With Town Meeting Tuesday, March 7, for most area towns, here is a round up of some of the questions voters in the area will be asked to decide.

Killington: Killington voters will be asked to approve a $4.5 million budget. Also…

Local News
February 22, 2017

Snow crews undaunted

By Stephen Seitz

Some may have been lulled by the mild winter last year, but when winter returned with a vengeance this year, Vermont’s towns were ready for it. “I think we’re on track,” said Killington Town Manager Deborah Schwartz. “We were prepared in terms…

Local News
February 8, 2017

A look at Town Meeting races around the region

By Stephen Seitz and Evan Johnson

Area voters seem happy with their town governments this year. Most races around the region remain uncontested, and there are few articles beyond the normal. In Killington, former Selectman Jim Haff is challenging incumbent Selectman Ken Lee for a…

News Briefs
January 25, 2017

Killington requests new trial

By Stephen Seitz

KILLINGTON—Nadine Price’s ordeal may not be over yet. Though Price won a $750,000 personal injury verdict against Killington Resort as a result of her being trapped aboard a Killington gondola for several hours, Killington has asked Superior Court Judge Helen M. Toor for…

State News
December 7, 2016

Price “vindicated,” appeals unknown

By Stephen Seitz KILLINGTON—Though a Rutland County jury awarded Nadine Price $750,000 in damages in her lawsuit against Killington Mountain Resort last week, there are still a few loose ends. Price herself was not available for comment, but both her attorney and longtime partner used…

News Briefs
December 1, 2016

Price asking $300K in injury suit

By Stephen Seitz RUTLAND – Attorneys for Pittsfield resident Nadine Price are asking for $300,000 in damages from Killington Mountain Resort after Price spent several hours trapped in a cold and dark gondola which had stopped running unexpectedly on Oct. 1, 2011. Price has alleged…

Local News
November 9, 2016

Carnage comes to Killington

By Stephen Seitz KILLINGTON—Once again, the gaming event Carnage Con came to Killington Mountain Resort  the first weekend in November. “We’ve been coming here for four years now,” said Robert Rousse of Springfield, one of the convention’s organizers. “We were at the Lake Morey Resort…

News Briefs
October 12, 2016

Amy Morrison reflects on her years in Killington

By Stephen Seitz KILLINGTON—As reported last week in The Mountain Times, Amy Morrison, executive director of the Killington Pico Area Association, is stepping down to take over as the new head of the Stowe Area Association. Her last day at KPAA is  Friday, Oct. 14….

Ludlow teacher wins presidential honor
Local News
September 14, 2016

Ludlow teacher wins presidential honor

By Stephen Seitz LUDLOW — Ludlow Elementary School science teacher Lisa Marks returned home from Washington, D.C., last week as one of four Vermont teachers to have received an award for excellence in teaching from President Obama. The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and…

Local News
July 28, 2016

Killington adopts new tax sale policy

By Stephen Seitz

KILLINGTON — At a special meeting held  July 19, the Board of Selectmen adopted a new policy on when to initiate tax sales of delinquent properties.

Under the previous rules, a property owner would get a year before the property went to…