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Killington Wine Festival a financial success
Local News
July 26, 2017

Killington Wine Festival a financial success

The Killington Wine Festival, a fundraiser for the Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA), was held July 14-16. The weekend began with an estate Tasting at the Peak with over 200 guests sampling wine from 20 various wineries and distilleries. The event also was the public debut…

Letter
July 12, 2017

Scholarship golf tourney was a success

Dear Editor,

The Ted Bridges Scholarship Hospitality Golf Tournament was held in June under sunny skies.

Chris Karr, owner of The Foundry on the Killington Access Road, and his crew once again organized the event. Bobby Peterson was his usual jovial self in bringing it…

Letter
June 14, 2017

Semi-annual rummage sale was a success

Dear Editor,

The staff, clients and board of Black River Good Neighbor Services offer their sincere thanks to the donors, customers and volunteers who made our semi-annual rummage sale a great success. We held the sale on May 19-21 at Fletcher Farm on Route 103…

Letter
June 7, 2017

53rd Loyalty Day Parade a success

Dear Editor,

Many thanks to the parade committee of the 53rd Loyalty Day parade: Sam Gorruso, Gerry Garrow, Dick Blongy, Bruce Baccei, Mark and Jean Prouty, Bill Flory, Don Choiniere, Jim Mills, Sharon Corey, Bonnie Burke, Suzanne Houston, Shella Mills, Tony and Donna Manfredi, Ron…

Letter
May 18, 2017

Letter Carriers’ Food Drive was a success

Dear Editor,

The United Way of Rutland County is thankful to the many Rutland County residents who contributed non-perishable food items in support of the 25th Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive on May 13. The event was a great success this year, with more than…

Letter
May 3, 2017

Pawlet second community clean up a success

Dear Editor,

On April 29, the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union’s Currier Memorial School in Danby, Vt., and the Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet, Vt.,  held their 2nd Annual “Community Clean Up.” Thanks to Casella Waste Management and ACE Carting Services for the generous donations of…

Letter
March 22, 2017

First Annual Killington Irish Festival a success

Dear editor,

If you were to ask a dozen people who attended the first annual Killington Irish Festival to sum up their experience at the event I would bet the stock reply would be, “It was Grand.” But of course, I’m a little biased. Under…

Op - Ed
March 8, 2017

Success of rural economies

By Adam Grinold, Lyle Jepson, William Colvin

There is a scene from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” set in days of the Black Plague. Eric Idle moves through a village, calling “Bring out your dead!” John Cleese appears, a body slung over his shoulder. As…

Letter
January 26, 2017

A better way to build on the resort’s success

Dear editor,

I am not on board with designating $100,000 for support of Killington Resort’s efforts to bring back the World Cup. First of all, there are no guarantees that Killington will even be considered by the FIS (International Ski Federation, the World Cup governing…

Letter
January 11, 2017

Killington Resort: Building on our success

Dear Editor,

In late 2015, I received an email informing me that Killington, my home mountain – the place where I invest my time and energy and where I’m raising my family to appreciate and love winter sports – was added to the 2016 Women’s…