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Killington Forward initiative progresses

October 28, 2022
Signed development agreement paves way for town plan to meet target dates On Oct. 28, the town of Killington took the next critical step in the Killington Forward project by signing a development agreement with Toronto-based Great Gulf, a residential and commercial real estate developer. While negotiations were time-consuming, the town was able to submit…

Killington announces World Cup entertainers

October 26, 2022
2022 Killington Cup lineup features Michael Franti, Noah Kahan, Stephen Kellogg and DJ Angie Vee  KILLINGTON—Killington Resort announced the entertainment lineup for the 2022 Killington Cup on Oct. 25 in a news release. Taking place Nov. 25-27, the return of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup will bring together the fastest female technical alpine skiers in…

Nearly $6M awarded to Killington for water quality

October 20, 2022
The town of Killington recently received official word of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds and grant subsidy designated for clean water and drinking water infrastructure. The Agency of Natural Resources reviewed applications from around the state and responded with an allocation commitment of a $2.3 million ARPA grant and a $3.6 million fully forgivable…

Pinnacle condos signs an exclusive rental agreement with The Killington Group

October 5, 2022
By Polly Mikula “There’s a lot to managing a rental property,” said Ryan Flynn, a Pinnacle homeowner and member of the rental committee. “Ultimately we want to ensure that we we are providing our owners and our guests with the very best experience when they come to Killington.” Unlike other condo associations in Killington, Pinnacle…

Killington Cup tickets go on sale Oct. 6

September 28, 2022
Tickets to the 6th FIS Ski World Cup at Killington benefit the Killington World Cup Foundation   KILLINGTON—Killington Resort announced last Thursday, Sept. 22 that tickets for the 2022 Killington Cup will be available for purchase starting Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at killington.com. Taking place Nov. 25-27, the Audi FIS Ski World Cup will…

Killington and Nokian launch buy a pass, plant a tree initiative

September 14, 2022
Killington Resort and official tire partner, Nokian Tyres, reintroduce Buy a pass. Plant a tree. Play Forever., an invitation to take environmental action to address the output of carbon emissions. For every season pass sold until Oct. 22, Nokian Tyres and Killington are teaming up to plant a tree. Trees will be planted to help…

Killington increases short-term rental permit fees

August 31, 2022
By Curt Peterson According to Killington Select Board member Jim Haff, there are more than 600 short-term rental properties (STRs) in Killington. Many of those owners have recently spoken out against the town's proposal to increase fees for registering the properties. Proposed increases were significant, adding $250 to each of three categories: one and two…

Killington raises short-term rental permit fees

August 10, 2022
By Curt Peterson At its regular meeting, Aug. 8, the Killington Select Board proposed to increase the fees for the required annual registration of short-term rentals for the next program term — Nov. 1, 2022 through Oct. 31, 2023. The registration fee for each category will increase over this year’s fee by $250, Select Board…

Killington Resort provides produce to staff through CSA

August 10, 2022
By Brooke Geery This summer, Killington Resort and the Play Forever fund are proud to invest in our community by participating in a Community Support Agriculture (CSA) program. Through this partnership, in-season produce items are supplied by local farms and distributed for free on a first-come, first served basis to active Killington team members monthly…

Killington gets Master TIF district designation

July 6, 2022
Public infrastructure paves the way for Village development By Polly Mikula Killington Forward achieved its first major milestone on Thursday, June 30, when Vermont Economic Progress Council (VEPC) approved its application for a master tax increment financing (TIF) district. The VEPC board voted unanimously to approve Killington’s application, which grants the town a financing mechanism…

Killington TIF District application approved

June 30, 2022
Town plan includes water system and roadway infrastructure improvements The Vermont Economic Progress Council (VEPC) has approved Killington's application for a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District for Killington Road and the Killington Village area. The VEPC board voted on Thursday to approve Killington’s application, which will allow the town to install new water infrastructure, resolve…

Killington Resort purchases 90-room Hillside Inn for employee housing

June 22, 2022
Killington Resort has purchased the Hillside Inn as a second employee housing location after renting it for the 2021-22 winter season. In 2018, Killington Resort purchased the Mendon Mountain View Lodge to begin offering housing to employees. This lodge consists of 39 rooms, a full kitchen, a lounge and community space. Due to the increased…

Still open! Ski or ride Killington, June 4-5

June 1, 2022
Resort is gunning for latest closure in 25 years Killington Resort’s last weekend of winter skiing and riding will be the first weekend in June, marking the latest skiing and riding date at the resort in 25 years. The longest season on record was 1996-1997, which lasted until June 22. The Killington snowmaking team began…

Size of proposed TIF district in Killington reduced

May 4, 2022
Town brands ‘Killington Forward’ as overarching plan to accomplish water, road and affordable housing — $62.3 million of infrastructure financed by a combo of sources By Polly Mikula On Monday night, May 2, the town of Killington held its third public hearing for its proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district and financing plan. The hearing…

Study: TIF programs increases Ed Fund and economic opportunity 

May 4, 2022
The Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT) released an independent analysis of Vermont’s Tax Increment Financing (TIF) program Tuesday, April 19, that concluded that TIF helps Vermont meet its smart growth goals, promotes long-term planning, and contributes to net-growth in the Education Fund. The report comes as the Vermont Legislature considers expanding TIF to…