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  • Active Seniors Lunch Meet

    Every Wednesday the Killington Active Seniors meet for lunch at the Lookout Bar and Grill. Funded by member contributions, our town, the Sherburne Women's Club, the Killington Pico Rotary Club, and the SW Vermont Council on ...

  • Kripalu Yoga

    in the gallery at 1360 US RT 4, Mendon. 8:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. All levels. Call Louise 747-8444 to reserve space.

  • Killington Yoga

    Yoga classes at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500: Monday, 8:30 a.m. killingtonyoga.com. 422-4500.

  • Matinees in Killington

    Sherburne Memorial Library's adult Monday Movie Matinee. Killington. 422-9765.

  • Briefs from the Killington Select board meeting, August 7

    Local News

    Recreation Report on Trail Development and Summer Programs The Parks & Recreation Director Lyndsay Gang reviewed the trail development program. She noted that a Killington Trail Leadership Team was set-up and she reviewe ...

  • Cooler in the Mountains concert series comes to a close

    Cool Things Happening

    It was a gorgeous sunny Saturday for The Dirty Dozen Brass Band last weekend, and the show was really well attended. The Suzie Dundas, director of the EDT estimates a thousand people attended over the course of the concert. ...

  • Local bus schedule

    Cool Things Happening

    Pittsfield/Killington to Woodstock Middle School and High School The bus schedule for Pittsfield/Killington students traveling to Woodstock Middle School and High School this year has been updated. In an effort to make the ...

  • Reflections on Irene: Killington's Resorts

    Important Community Bulletins

    Nearly a year later and to unknowing eyes looking around the Killington area you hear "what storm, there was a tropical storm here that caused how much damage?" The damage our two resorts sustained totaled over $5.5 million ...

  • What we thought would be a meer rainstorm turned out to be a flood; community shined through

    Important Community Bulletins

    It started raining on a Sunday, the day after we had just finished our last "Cooler in the Mountains" concert. Most of us considered the idea of a "Hurricane" coming to be a joke, and in fact considered our 'Hurricane prepar ...

  • Remembering Irene

    Important Community Bulletins

    Before the events of August 28, 2011 the name Irene was mostly associated with the classic blues song "Goodbye Irene" performed by Leadbelly. But alas for those of us who were effected by "the storm of the century" saying go ...

  • Musings on Tropical Storm Irene

    Important Community Bulletins

    Two days after the Tropical Storm Irene did her damage, and at the height of the activity in the "war room" (aka the classroom of the Killington Fire and Rescue department), I was walking from my position in the war room to ...

  • Irene Reflections : Killington

    Important Community Bulletins

    On Aug 27, 2011 I was on my way to Boston. People told me I was crazy because I was driving into the storm. But as we now know, that was not the case. I woke up Sunday morning to a rain storm and parts of Boston without powe ...

  • Boss Office Works opens storefront on Route 4 in Killington

    Important Community Bulletins

    KILLINGTON-Vince and Carla Chiarella, moved to Killington a few years ago but recently decided to open Boss Office Works located at 2046 Rt 4 in Killington, right between the Post Office and the Killington Chamber of Commerc ...

  • News from Killington Resort

    Important Community Bulletins

    The K-1 Express Gondola will not operate Monday-Tuesday, August 20-21.   Due to construction work, only beginner and intermediate mountain bike trails will be open at Snowshed. A Killington shuttle will provide guests w ...

  • Mother Goose Story Time

    Killington - Sherburne Memorial Library Weekly Event. 422-3824.

  • Vt. ski town official proposes free tuition

    Breaking News

    A select board member in Killington, Vt., suggests giving free college tuition to families who move to the ski resort town. Longtime businessman Bernie Rome made his proposal during a recent brainstorming session about how ...

  • Killington selectboard excerpts from meeting July 16

    Breaking News

    KILLINGTON COMPARATIVELY Bob Montgomery said he believes that other Resort communities are outpacing us because they are using bonding to improve tourism infrastructure. He believes the town should use its borrowing power to ...

  • Hydroplaning truck causes two car crash

    Important Community Bulletins

    On August 4, at approximately 3:13 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on US Route 4 near Winterberry Road Extrance in Killington, Vt.   Upon the arrival of State Police, operator #1, Neil ...

  • Killington Planning Commission excerpts from meeting July 25

    Breaking News

    SPRINKLERS REQUESTED Horner distributed a draft letter to Act 250 from the Planning Commission stating its position on the Fire Department's request to requiring single family dwellings in the village development be sprinkle ...

  • Rev. Diane Root says goodbye after 14 years

    Features

    KILLINGTON-After 14 years as the Canon Missioner for the Church of Our Saviour at Mission Farm, the Rev. Diane Root is retiring. She began her life in Killington August 1998. A lot has changed since then, she says, particul ...

  • A new farm stand opens in Killington

    Columns  > Opinion

    Portion of proceeds to support local athletes The recently opened Vermont Farm Stand is dedicated to supporting local athletes, farmers, artists and craft makers in the greater Killington area. Located along Route 4 between ...

  • Burglary in Killington

    Columns  > Opinion

    On July 28, at approximately 2:07 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a report of a burglary at a residence on East Lane in Killington, Vt. A Remington 870 shotgun, a Skil Chainsaw, a pair of K2 skis and ski boo ...

  • Killington softball league: Playoffs!

    Breaking News

    They say "The third times the charm" and that was true for two teams this week in the playoffs. After getting swept by their prospective opponents in the regular season, Moguls and the Vermonsters got pay back when it matter ...

  • Once upon a time in history: Of dreams and a woman’s perspective

    Features

    After their marriage in 1955, Pres and Sue Smith honeymooned at Stowe. The experience reinforced the dream of developing a ski area... Another expedition to Killington in mid-May 1955 finally convinced them that this was the ...

  • Killington softball league: rumblin’, bumblin’ and stumblin’ to the playoffs

    Columns  > Opinion

    The Clear Cottage ended the regular season with a battle from Slips, Trips and Falls. For the second game in a row, the Clear was taken to the seventh inning. The Clear got on the board first with 2 runs in the first. They h ...

  • 2012 Killington Wine festival grows 20 percent

    Features

    KILLINGTON-Attendees at Saturdays Grand Tasting, had their choice of over 350 different wines to sample. No wonder the Killington Wine Festival is a popular event- and growing. This year, saw 20 percent growth over last yea ...

  • Once upon a time in history: Early Killington and tourism

    Features

    Killington was originally settled by families from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. They came to Vermont looking for good, cheap land to farm - largely because their farming methods had depleted soils (due to lac ...

  • Killington softball league: errors lead to runs, one more shut out and a first win!

    Columns  > Opinion

    The highly anticipated rematch of last year's championship between the Clear Cottage and Moguls was not as tight as fans expected. The Clear stayed hot and Moguls did not as they were blanked 10-0. Moguls technically scored ...

  • Asia Hickory awarded Felton Scholarship

    Columns  > Opinion

    This year's recipient of the James Felton Memorial Fund Scholarship has been awarded to Killington resident Asia Hickory. Asia is a 2012 graduate of Woodstock Union High School and the Allied Medical Service Program at ...

  • U.S. Assistant Secretary Posny spoke on education reform at the 2012 Best Summer Institute

    Breaking News

    KILLINGTON-Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny delivered a keynote address to the 2012 BEST Summer Institute Thursday, June 28 at the Killington Grand Hotel.  Posny focused on how to promote best practices, reform, and exce ...

  • Killington summer projects, New Peak Lodge underway

    Cool Things Happening

    Killington Resort is taking a big step forward with foundation work for the new Killington Peak Lodge and a related sewer line this summer. Last year the former peak lodge was removed, but before the site work could be comp ...

  • Once Upon A Time in History: Killington’s summit inspires Vermont’s name

    Cool Things Happening

    Long before skiing became a popular winter pastime, the Green Mountains formed a dominant and challenging presence on the Vermont landscape, dividing the state and presenting a major obstacle to commerce and communication. B ...

  • Once upon a time in history: Of patience and progress

    Features

    "There would need to be an amenity plan, too... another step is to consider what we need to offer guests," Selbo noted. He envisions a sports center with spa, pool, et-cetera in the vicinity of the golf course clubhouse. And ...

  • Killington names new director of recreation

    Important Community Bulletins

    The Town of Killington announced June 18 the appointment of Lyndsay Gang as the new Director of Recreation. Lyndsay was selected from a pool of applicants who applied over the last few months. Killington Town Manager Seth We ...

  • Once upon a time in history: New beginnings for the Village

    Cool Things Happening

    Editor's note: This is part 4 in a series that provides an historical perspective on the Killington Village and progress over a 44-year period. The stockholders of S-K-I Ltd., Killington's founding/parent company, approved ...

  • Killington Softball League: If you can’t get runs, at least don’t make errors

    Columns  > Opinion

    McMoguls is the last of the unbeaten and did so with a quick forfeit win against Slopeside Bar & Grill, keeping their shutout streak alive. A win is a win and this one was still earned as Coach Pryor took a ball off the ...

  • Once upon a time in history: The sale of Killington

    Important Community Bulletins

    Editor's note: This is part three in a four-part series that provides an historical perspective on the Killington Village and lack of its completion over a 44-year period. One of the ironies of history is "live long enough" ...

  • Killington on the rise as New England’s cycling destination

    Local News

    Summer 2012 brings three top-level cycling events to the Killington region KILLINGTON-Killington may be known throughout New England for being in the heart of the stunning green mountains, but it's the roads through those m ...

  • Single vehicle crash in Killington

    Local News

    On May 1 at approximately 1:08 a.m. Troopers from the State Police Barracks in Rutland along with Killington Fire Department and Rutland Regional Ambulance Service responded to a single vehicle crash on Roaring Brook Road ne ...

  • Motorcycle moose collision in Killington

    Local News

    On April 25, at approximately 9:25 p.m., Vermont State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on VT RT 100, in Killington, Vt. The operator, Mathew J. Quinlan, age 42 from Pittfield, was riding a motorcycle when he struc ...

  • Relief Efforts 24/7 at Killington

    Columns  > Opinion

    Denise Coriell and Rutland CIty Fire Chief Bob Schlachter in the Incident Command Center at the Killington Road Firehouse.   Seth Webb and Kathleen Ramsay hard at work in the Incident Command Center at the Killing ...

  • Route 4 to Open Shortly Photos 9/13 3pm

    Breaking News

    With luck, by the time you read this article US Route 4 in Mendon may be open for two way traffic. As of this report, it's predicted that the roadway should be open by Friday. However, please check latest public service anno ...

  • Killington Resort Unveils Plans To Replace Superstar Pub

    Cool Things Happening

    Architectural rendering of the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar. Vermont's Killington Resort will replace K-1 Lodge's Superstar Pub with a new deck and Meissl Umbrella Bar, named the "Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar." Due to tropi ...

  • Buyers’ market continues uptick in Killington real estate

    Features

    Photos by Steve & Susan Pearson (Above) Before photo: This chalet built by Killington sold for a package price of $20,000 including foundation and furniture, in the 1960s. With low interest rates and prices still belo ...

  • Killington Selectboard appoints Seth Webb as town manager

    Features

    KILLINGTON- After serving as interim town manager since his appointment in August of 2011, Seth Webb, former economic development and tourism director, was appointed town manager by the Selectboard Tuesday, March 13. Hi ...

  • Painting Workshop

    Killington Arts Guild painting/acrylics workshop meets every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at Sherburne Library in Killington. Free. For reservations call 422-3824. 

  • Killington Mountain School's takes multiple podiums in Alpine and Freestyle competition

    Local News

    KILLINGTON-Jonathan Schwartz, a ninth-grade student-athlete at Killington Mountain School (KMS), led the J3 team during the March 3-4 State Championships at Sugarbush, taking third place overall in slalom competition with a ...

  • Record number of voters cast ballots in Killington

    Local News

    Killington voters cast ballot in record numbers Tuesday, March 6. 391 total ballots were cast, with 50 absentee ballots submitted. The previous record for votes cast was 291 and last year saw just 250. This was the first yea ...

  • Killington Village: One step closer

    Features

    Talk of a village at the base of Killington is decades old, but plans are now starting to take shape. Last Tuesday, Feb. 28, SP Land Company, LLC. filed its Act 250 permit application for the $133.4 million Phase 1 of develo ...

  • Webb in final negotiations

    Local News

    KILLINGTON-Interim Killington Town Manager Seth Webb is one step closer to making the job permanent. Killington's board of selectmen held a special meeting on Monday, March 5 to discuss the final contract negotiations in e ...

  • Killington Pico Rotary Club Meeting

    The Club meets every Wednesday at Summit Lodge 6-8 p.m. for full dinner, guest speaker and/or discussion. Seeking new members. 773-0600 to make a reservation. Visit us at www.KillingtonPicoRotary.com.

  • To all registered and eligible to register voters in the Town of Killington,

    Important Community Bulletins

    On Tuesday, March 6 a historic event will take place in Killington Vt. Killington voters will, for the first time, elect their officials, pass or fail the town budget,  and decide any warned questions by Australian bal ...

  • Killington welcomes Google

    Cool Things Happening

    Approximately 600 people from Google's New York City office will arrive in Killington on Thursday for a two-day corporate getaway. "We are thrilled to welcome Google to Killington," said Joe Kozlar, director of sales in gr ...

  • Wings…‘Up There’

    Features

    (Main Photo) Snow Angel Tavern staffers Viktoriya Angelov, Chef Lance Richard, and Georgi Angelov dig into a large dish of their unique wings.   I'm going to admit to it right up front. I love wings, wings, and more w ...

  • Learning along the ALA Trail

    Features

    She was a new friend whom I was inveigling to try skiing. To make it more fun for her, my husband who had given up skiing in the 1980s, joined the introduction-to-skiing class. As a journalist, I tagged along and took photos ...

  • Ski industry adopts conversion challenge: Killington and Pico lead with innovative programs

    Features

    The challenges are many: the recent economic downturn; climate change and erratic winters; an ever-more sedentary society; societal shifts with two-worker families which causes time poverty; school activities that limit the ...

  • Voters to decide budget, health insurance

    Important Community Bulletins

    KILLINGTON-Killington voters have five decisions to make when they go to the polls in March. Of the five articles on the warning, the first three are fairly routine: electing town officers, deciding the dates on which prope ...

  • Taste of Tennessee Ski Week approaches

    Local News

    KILLINGTON-For the past 20 years Lynchburg, Tennessee has invaded The Beast of the East and brought the "flavor" of the south here to Central Vermont. This year that tradition continues as Jack Daniel's and all of his friend ...

  • News briefs from Killington Elementary School

    Local News

    NECAP testing results The New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP), administered statewide to students to measure individual school's progress under the federal No Child Left Behind law, indicates that Killington Eleme ...

  • CVPS will soon begin installing new SmartMeters in Killington - but you may need to install a new time clock!

    Local News

    KILLINGTON - The new SmartMeter technology will affect CVPS customers with "off peak" electrical equipment, specifically those Rate 11, Rate 13, & some of Rate 9, such as hot water heaters, electric heat, & storage h ...

  • Communities prepare for Town Meeting

    Important Community Bulletins

    Killington Killington voters will be choosing between J. Christopher Bianchi and Charles Demarest when they pick a selectman on March 6. Bianchi is currently chairman of the board of selectmen. The term lasts three years. ...

  • Vermont Holiday Festival

    Killington Chamber presents the Vermont Holiday Festival at Killington Grand Hotel both days. Festive Friday: Festival of Trees & Jack Frost Marketplace: 4:30-9 p.m.; Santa's Workshop: 5, 6 & 7 p.m.; Sleigh Rides (ev ...

  • Killington A to Z

    Features

    Killington Resort is one of the nation's most famous pioneering ski resorts with a reputation of international stature. How it got there presents a chance to check your Killington IQ and perhaps re-new your appreciation of h ...

  • Local News Briefs

    Local News

    SPECIAL ED STUDENTS DRIVE UP BUDGET By Lani Duke BENSON-Benson's school board predicts that town meeting attendees will be unhappy with the school budget, but the board's hands are tied. Mandatory special education costs ...

  • Rockin the Region Listings 1.19

    Cool Things Happening

    Thursday Jan. 19: Pico Last Run Lounge - Joey Leone 2 p.m. K1 Base Lodge - Duane Carleton 2 p.m. Slopeside Bar & Grille -Jared Johnson 4 p.m./Free Zumba 6 p.m./Rick Redington & The Luv 8 p.m. The Killarney - B-I- ...

  • AT&T expands mobile broadband wireless capacity for Vermont ski and snowboard enthusiasts

    Breaking News

    KILLINGTON- Just in time for the winter sports season, snow lovers visiting several popular Vermont mountains and ski resorts are expected to experience improved mobile broadband coverage and voice performance as a result of ...

  • Snow! First winter storm of 2012 drops 16 inches on Killington Resort

    Features

    KILLINGTON-Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in the East, received its first winter storm of 2012 with 16 inches of new snow which began on Thursday morning, Jan.12 and continued for three days. The new ...

  • Pre-School Story Time

    Sherburne Memorial Library offers story time for children ages birth to 5 years on Wednesdays and Fridays. Killington. 422-9765.

  • Killington Cupboard Open

    A new food shelf, at the "Little White Church" (Sherburne United Church of Christ) for food distribution and collection. Hours: Saturdays from 12-3 p.m.; Tuesdays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Contact Bev Anderson (422-3483) or E. J. ...

  • Killington Cupboard Open

    A new food shelf, at the "Little White Church" (Sherburne United Church of Christ) for food distribution and collection. Hours: Saturdays from 12-3 p.m.; Tuesdays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Contact Bev Anderson (422-3483) or E. J. ...

  • Rental property internet fraud

    Important Community Bulletins

    KILLINGTON - The Vermont State Police took two separate reports of internet fraud for a rental property in Killington on Dec. 30. Both victims, Caitlin Malbeouf, age 25, of Boston and Maura McSharry, age 28, of Duxbury, MA, ...

  • Collegiate Snowfest: Let the party begin!

    Features

    College! The Beast will host college students from near and far for two weeks of the Collegiate Snowfest & Winter Games. The Winter Games kick off the events Jan. 2-6. Then, the Snowfest continues the party through Jan. ...

  • “The Bus” offers members of Killington Chamber of Commerce discounts on winter season bus passes

    Local News

    RUTLAND - Marble Valley Regional Transit District (MVRTD) "The Bus" offers all businesses and employees that are members of Killington Chamber of Commerce (KCC) a steep discount on its winter bus season passes. KCC members w ...

  • Killington launches new specialty experiences

    Features

    Killington has a well-deserved reputation for teaching people to ski that harkens back to the 1960s when, working in tandem with SKI Magazine, they put GLM (graduated length method) on the map. That method brought thousands ...

  • Sunday Night Music at Jax

    Check out Sunday night's at Jax Food and Games in Killington for the human jukebox Duane Carleton playing with bass player Jeff Poremski. 422-5334.

  • Rockin the Region

    Cool Things Happening

    Béla Fleck and the Original Flecktones are together again for the first time in twenty years. You can catch this special reunion at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland on Saturday, Nov. 19. Béla Fleck is known for his bluegrass ...

  • Run/Walk in the first Killington 5K Turkey Trot Thanksgiving day

    Cool Things Happening

    Thursday, Nov. 24 at 9:30 a.m. - Runners/Walkers will take off from Jax's on a 5K Turkey Trot in Killington. This is the first race, but Kasie Munson who organized the event, hopes to make it an annual event in town. "Sinc ...

  • Loaded Turkey Rail Jam kicks off park competitions at Killington

    Features

    Sunday, Nov. 20 at 9 a.m. - Killington Resort is kicking off the season with a rail jam, Thanksgiving style. Upper Downdraft is where the skiers and riders will show off their park skills vying for the grand prize: a Frozen ...

  • Sherburne Fire District Bond Vote November 1

    Local News

    After exploring several options for necessary capital improvements at the Sherburne Wastewater District #1 Wastewater Treatment Facility, the governing body of the District, the Prudential Committee, opted to go forward with ...

  • Town of Killington Planning Commission discusses repair needs

    Local News

    KILLINGTON -- At the September 21 meeting of the Town of Killington Planning Commission Mr. Deke Kaufman introduced himself and his wife and noted that they own a home on Roaring Brook Road behind the firehouse and next to t ...

  • Town of Killington Selectboard Meeting Highlights 10.13

    Local News

    Storm Recovery State Roads: Route 100 North and South are now open, and it is reported that 107 will be open by winter but not paved. Town Roads: Work on East Mountain Road is progressing rapidly and on schedule for two pa ...

  • Mountain Musings 10.13

    Local News

    At the September meeting of the Town of Killington Parks and Recreation Department Commission, Mike Sutcliffe presented his report. Mike distributed the Recreation Department's 2011 Fall Brochure, which lists the majority of ...

  • Wobby Barn Halloween Party

    48th Annual Halloween Party in Killington. Costumes required! Music by Joey Leone & his Chop Shop. 8 p.m. to closing. Portion of proceeds to benefit the Killington Fire and Rescue. Great prizes! Don't miss it! 422-6171.& ...

  • Killington Arts Guild - 10.6

    Local News

    Beginning again isn't easy to do, but the Killington Arts Guild is making a great new start. The third Killington Salon hosted by Jill Dye and Duane Finger at the Killington Dream Ski Lodge featured Melissa Marvel (voice and ...

  • October 6 Mountain Musings

    Local News

    The Town of Killington's Interim Town Manager, Seth Webb, has been working with the Vermont League of Cities and Towns to quickly identify an extremely qualified person with extensive management experience in municipal, stat ...

  • Art Auction to Benefit Brian Halligan

    Liquid Art Coffeehouse in Killington hosts. Come bid on: '11/'12 Killington Season Pass , a preferred parking season pass at Killington, 2012 Killington Golf Course Season Pass, seasonal locker at snowshed, night out groomin ...

  • No Shortage of Events Here!

    Local News

    Hay is for horses and sculptures! Will McKay and Pete DeCota of Killington load hay on a trailer for the Burke horses at the Merrill Spring Farm in Tinmouth, Vermont with Glenn Merrill, Sr. Come to Killington to see the be ...

  • "Fall" in Love with Vermont

    Features

    On a crisp, golden morning that hinted of autumn's return, a bald eagle flew into town. "It was in the middle of Pittsfield, said Drew Hawley, a Pittsfield resident, who saw the eagle.  While it's just another early ...

  • Pico Ski Club Sale

    Ski/Snowboard Swap Sale at Pico Mountain. Sep. 30, 5-9pm. Oct. 1, 9-5pm. Oct. 2, 9am-noon. VISA, MC, cash & personal checks accepted. New & used equipment/clothing/accessories for kids & adults.

  • Consignment Drop Off

    Drop off consignments for Pico Ski Club's Annual Ski & Snowboard Sale held Sep. 30-Oct. 2. Drop off at Pico Retail Shop Sep. 24, 3-5pm; Sep. 25, noon-2pm. Accepted: gently used, clean ski, snowboard and athletic clothing ...

  • Killington Benefit Concert

    Benefit Concert for the Killington Area at The Lookout Tavern, the Outback Pizza, and in the Outback Parking Lot. Til midnight. 15 musical acts will take the spotlight across 3 stages to benefit the area towns hit by Hurrican ...

  • Killington Meet Your Neighbor Night

  • IDIC Benefit Race to Reschedule

    Breaking News

    Killington, VT, September 7, 2011:  The 6th Annual IDIC 15 Road race scheduled for Sunday, September 18th has regretfully been cancelled due weather conditions from Tropical Storm Irene. The organizers are offering a ...

  • How Floods Affect Local Food Safety

    Breaking News

    How Floods Affect Local Food Safety
 MONTPELIER - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture and Department of Health want consumers to know that many of Vermont's fruit and vegetable farms were untouched by flood waters from Tropi ...

  • Official Killington Region Report 9/6 6:00pm

    Breaking News

    Irene Relief Effort Updates Sept. 6, 2011 Updates and information as it happens is posted on KillingtonTown.com. Information not on this sheet has not changed from what was last released. Transportation Reminders: Rt. 4 East ...

  • Note from Killington Second Home Owner

    Breaking News

    Hi Mountain Times, I have been reading your reports and postings daily online and have been moved by the updates from you and other Killington residents. As a Killington second home owner, I feel very saddened by the devast ...

  • 9/3 Killington Transportation Update

    Breaking News

    - Westbound Update            The bus schedule to and from Rutland will remain the same for Saturday, September 3. The Bus will run with the schedule below, which will r ...

  • 9/2 Fresh Photos from Killington & West Bridgewater

    Breaking News

    Here are some photos I took today to supplement more complete reports from todays live on the ground expedition into Killington. I will have detailed explanations to go with all of them, but at the moment I'm out of energy f ...

  • 9 pm, Sept. 1, Official Killington Update

    Breaking News

    Hurricane Irene Assistance Efforts & Updates Current as of 6 pm, September 1, 2011   Federal Disaster Declaration We were granted Federal Disaster Declaration for Rutland and Killington for residents and busines ...

  • Killington School Board Meeting

    at Killington Elementary School

  • First Hand Killington Report

    With the help of members of the Killington Fire Department Disaster Center (for lack of a better name) we were able to enter the affected area in Killington and do damage assessment, press interviews, photos and the gatherin ...

  • Killington Evacuation Scheduled

    I communicated by phone tonight with our long time correspondent, Debbie Burke who helped me with the following report. A meeting was held this evening at the Killington Elementary School to implement a disaster plan for th ...

  • CVPS Leading Disaster Relief

    Central Vermont Public Service Corp is leading the charge to gain access to Killington via US Route 4. The compnay has made an arrangement with The State of Vermont to requild a section of highway whcih will all access by em ...

  • Aerial Photos of Killington

      These just in from our regular correspondent, Debbie Burke. Deb is an active Killington Fire and Rescue volunteer. Bob is an experiened helicopter pilot. Both are working dilligently at thei jobs to support h ...

  • More Disaster Photos

    These photos from Ben Lupien of Killington of Ravine Road   These from Mendon Roadblock and Rutland Cleveland Avenue  by Royal Barnard These from the Ludlow by Ralph Pace One more from Ben Lupie ...

  • Cookout at Gifford Woods

    Rutland Rec & Parks Dept sponsors less-than-strenous hike series. This week, bring something to cook over the campfire. Enjoy a short hike, or just relax. Meet Godnick Center 9am. Call for info, 236-1780.

  • Farm to Table Festival

    Town of Killington's first annual event, bringing local brews, vendors, and localvore culture to Killington. Events both days as Summit Lodge & North Star Lodge. Dinner, Open Air Market, Program & Demos, Beer & C ...

  • Swing Noire

    River Road Free Concert Series presents Swing Noire, playing acoustic, jazz & swing. On the lawn at Sherburne Public Library, on River Road in Killington. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic to make a night of it.

  • Circus Smirkus

    Pico Mountain hosts 30 of the world's best child performers. Juggling, tumbling, trapeze, aerial acts, contortion, clowns, live music and tailor-made costumes are all part of the act under the Big Top. Shows are Sunday and M ...

  • Simply Acoustic

    River Road Free Concert Series presents Simply Acoustic, playing Rock/Pop Acoustic. Each Thursday evening, on the lawn at Sherburne Public Library, on River Road in Killington. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic to make a night ...

  • Green Mtn Club Outing

    100th Anniversary Event! Backpack the entire 23 miles of the Killington Section of the Long Trail. Aug. 5-7. Call 775-1627 for details & to reserve a spot.

  • Samirah Evans & her Handsome Devils

    Performance part of River Road Concert Series, Thurs. til 7:30pm at Sherburne Memorial Library, Killington. Free, open to public. Bring a lawn chair, blanket & picnic. Rain site, Church of Our Savior. 422-3932.

  • Badfish

    Sublime Tribute Band performs at Cooler in the Mountains free concert series. Til 6pm. Killington Resort, K1 Base Area. 800-621-MTNS.

  • Spartan Death Race

    Serious obstacle course! Snowshed Base Lodge at Killington Resort. Finishers secure spot in 2012 Death Race. Can't finish? Dignified exits available. Test your physical limits in this totally unexpected, insane race.

  • Picnic & Worship

    Sunday, August 14th  at 9:30 a.m. an informal, outdoor service of Holy Eucharist will be celebrated, followed by a picnic at the Church of Our Saviour, Mission Farm Road, Killington, across from the Skyeship gondola.&nb ...

  • Free Concert at Killington

    Cooler in the Mountains Free Outdoor Concert July 30 at Killington, VT --  Jimmy Buffett's protégé Ilo Ferreira joins musical forces with Indy phenomenon Barefoot Truth for a free concert at the Killington Resort on Sat ...

  • Eastern States Cup

    Killington Peak joins the roster of Eastern mountain venues for this competitive series of downhill mountain bike races. discoverkillington.com for details.

  • Folk By Association

    Performance part of River Road Concert Series, Thurs. til 7:30pm at Sherburne Memorial Library, Killington. Free, open to public. Bring a lawn chair, blanket & picnic. Rain site, Church of Our Savior. 422-3932.

  • Splash Theater

    Town of Killington's FREE showing of "Rango"!! Come out & enjoy a movie while floating in the pool on your float or raft. Bring along a picnic and non-alchoholic refreshments. The pool will remain open through the evening.

  • 2011-12 Winter Dew Tour Returns to Killington Resort

    Killington Resort will host the only East Coast stop of the tour Vermont's Killington Resort will be the host of the second stop of the 2011-12 Winter Dew Tour, the largest snow sports event in the East, following Breckenr ...

  • Dan Ringrose

    Irish Music at McGrath's Irish Pub.

  • African Rhythms & World Music Drumming

    Killington Summer Concert Series. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music and views of the Valley from the lawn of the Sherburne Memorial Library on River Road in Killington at 6 p.m.

  • Slide Show/Discussion

    Ways of Learning, An Apprentice Boat Builder in Japan. Douglas Brooks shares his experiences. Sherburne Memorial Library. 422-9765.

  • Killington Wine Festival

    3 days of Mountain Wine Events. For lodging & ticket info, call Killington Chamber of Commerce at 800-337-1928. Friday night with the Estate Wine Tasting & 'Pop Goes the Cork' Wine party at the Killington Grand Hotel ...

  • Free KMF Concert

    Performers from the Killington Music Festival present a concert at the Church of Our Saviour, Mission Farm Road, Killington, across from the Skyeship gondola Admission is free, donations to KMF scholarship fund are welcomed. ...

  • 1st Cooler in the Mountains Concert of Summer

    Founding member/lead singer of the Samples, Sean Kelly performs at K-1 Base Area at Killington Resort - Town of Killington Summer Concert Series Sats. thru Aug. 27. Free, open to all. Beer garden, outdoor grill and outdoor l ...

  • Killington Music Festival presents: Russian Expressions

    A Russian music concert of highly-virtuosic and heart-pounding excitement. Rams Head Lodge, Killington. 422-1330 for tickets. 773-4003 for info.

  • Spring Hill Horse Rescue Benefit Gala

    Spring Hill Horse Rescue hosts Gatsby/ Flapper Gala at Summit Lodge, Killington. Doors open 6pm. Tickets $45/person; $40 each additional ticket. All proceeds benefit the needy horses at SHHR. Info, 282-3387 or e-mail tarawil ...

  • Killington Music Festival Weekly Performance

    Killington Music Festival presents Souvenirs from Abroad, Brahms' electrifying chamber masterpiece, the Quintet for Piano & String Quartet in F minor. Rams Head Lodge. 422-1330 for tickets. 422-4003 for info. 

  • Duck Days Benefit

    The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is hosting its annual Duck Derby to raise money for the homeless animals in its care.  At 3 pm on Sunday, July 17 at the Library Fields on River Road in Killington (part of the K ...

  • Killington Dog Days

    Killington Dog Days benefitting the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) will take place on Saturday & Sunday, July 16 & 17 at the Sherburne Library Fields on River Road in Killington.  Top dogs from across the ...

  • Killington Junior Golf Championship

    Killington Junior Golf Championship. From July 11-14, Green Mountain National Golf Course will open its doors to some of the most promising junior golfers, ages 12-18. A shotgun practice round will be held Monday, July 11, a ...

  • Killington Arts Guild Weekend

    July 9-10, Saturday the Art show "250 Years-People and Mountains" opens with a reception from 3-6PM at the gallery at Cabin Fever Gifts on Route 4 opposite the Killington Access Road. On Sunday, Yvonne Daley will talk about ...

  • KMF Concert

    July 9 - Killington. Killington Music Festival present its 29th season. 7pm concerts at Ramshead Lodge at Killington Resort. This week, Music From the Americas. $20, 422-1330 advance or starting 6pm at Ramshead. 773-4003 for ...

  • Killington Music Festival "Americas" Concert

     Killington Music Festival presents Music from the Americas. Live in Concert:  Grammy-winning composer/violinist Mark O'Connor   This concert is sponsored by Kenlan, Schwiebert, Facey & Goss, PC, Attorneys ...

  • Killington Arts Guild Show

    Killington Arts Guild New Show, 3-6pm, KAG Gallery, Upstairs at Cabin Fever Gifts, Rte. 4 across from Killington Access Rd. We celebrate Killington's 250th Anniversary. Open 9am-6pm daily. Show thru Sep. 1. 802-422-3852.

  • Sherburne Library Book Sale

    Sherburne Friends of the Library Annual fundraiser 4th of July Book Sale. Used books, 2 floors of hardcovers, paperback, kids' books, DVDs, more. 9am-2pm. Want to volunteer? 236-1988.

  • Kilington 250th Birthday Celebration

    0am parade, 11:30am bbq, historical demos, silent auction, pool party. 1:30pm music & field games. 7pm Ace Leonard Band. 9:30pm fireworks. River Rd. & Johnson Rec Ctr.

  • Killington GMC Event

    Big Branch to Old Job, Mt. Tabor. Hike along Ten Kilns Brook to old logging community. Moderate, 3.5 mi., farther option. Meet Rutland's Main St Park 9am. 773-2185.

  • United Way Day

    United Way Day at Killington Resort & Pico Mtn Adventure Center. $10 donation, enjoy full day of activities at Pico & Killington Resort Mtn Biking. killington.com

  • Killington Music Festival

    Killington Music Festival present its 29th season. 7pm concerts at Ramshead Lodge at Killington Resort. This week, Music From the Heart. $20, 422-1330 advance or starting 6pm at Ramshead. 773-4003 for info.

  • Vermont Towns Celebrate 250 Years

    Vermont has a rich history in the Colonial American era. This comes to light strongly as numerous towns in our region celebrate their 250th Birthdays. As an "inland" state with somewhat forbidding geography, Vermont was not ...

  • Adventures in the Sun

    For six months of the year I look to the ski area for my daily dose of fun. Action, exercise, adventure; the ski area has it all. Killington, my home mountain, has provided for me all of these things from November until abou ...

  • Relive the Patch Hollow Horror

    May 21 - Cuttingsville. Killington Section GMC event: Relive the Patch Hollow Horror - hike to the scene of the crime, grass skirts optional. Moderate, 3.5-4 mi. Meet Rutland's Main St Park 10am. 492-3573.

  • Whats New in Mountain Biking

    Mountain bike. Two words, many worlds. Mountain bikes are different things to different people. You have cross country or "X/C," downhill or "DH," freeride, trail, uni, yes that's right, some prefer one wheel. Mountain bicy ...