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Okemo opens for 2016-2017 season

LUDLOW—Okemo Mountain Resort opened for the 2016/2017 winter season on Nov. 23 with top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding on seven trails with three lifts operating, including the Sunburst Six high-speed bubble chair with retractable orange domes and heated seats for six […]

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Cobra Gymnastics starts meet season

As the days get darker and the heater begins to purr, the Cobra Gymnastics Team readies for its the competitive season.  With 58 girls  participating, the team will compete under USA Gymnastics rules in both the Junior Olympic and Xcel […]

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Computer, phone are scam tools

The best weapon to stop fraud is you By Karen D. Lorentz Here’s a sample of a recent email (exactly as it appeared, with off-spacing), just one of several received that threatened something unless I responded: Dear Client, This is […]

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Scam Jam an eye-opener, attendees report

By Karen D. Lorentz The well-attended AARP Scam Jam was held at the Rutland Country Club, Nov. 15. Attendees said the event was informative, tremendously educational, and even shocking at times. Fraud is a huge multi-billion-dollar per year crime with […]

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Inside Rutland’s gig economy

By Julia Purdy “Gig economy” is a term relatively unknown in Rutland. Musicians and performers used the term “gig” to mean engagements from one-night stands in concerts or coffee houses to theater runs that had to be supplemented by the […]

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