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  • News briefs from the Rutland region

    Local News

    The parade will go on! A new crew of organizers is poised to continue Rutland's Loyalty Day parade, scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4. Leading the group is Ronna McPhee, daughter of Ron Fairbanks, who had coordinated the p ... full story

  • News briefs from the Lakes region (1)

    Local News

    Equestrian champ returns to CSC Castleton  State College student Rachael Young and her quarter horse gelding  Smart Little Stepper (also known as "Pete") spent the fall semester of her junior year in competition, t ... full story

  • Lookout defeats Killer Rabbits in men’s hocky championship, defends title

    Important Community Bulletins

    Photo by Polly Lynn The Lookout hockey team celebrates their season at Bentley's following the championship game, Thursday, March 20. Photo submitted Garren Poirier bites the winning trophy. WOODSTOCK - The final game of ... full story

  • Music defines spring on the slopes

    Features

    Photo courtesy of Okemo Spring festivals on the ski slopes dominated the events calendar at Killington and Okemo this week. Killington's Life is Good Nor'Beaster Festival kicked off Saturday with free music resort-wide for ... full story

  • Early-bird passes offer new deals, prices beat inflation

    Features

    So when was skiing better or cheaper? Looking at the early-bird rates on 2014-2015 season passes and comparing to 1970s, 80s or 90s prices with inflation factored in, it's a no brainer that truly savvy snow aficionados take ... full story

  • Panel reduces statewide property tax

    Features

    Increase reduced from 7 to 4 cents, commercial payers to see 8 cent increase A House panel will bring the property tax rate down from an initial 7 cent increase, down to 4 cents for residential homeowners. The proposal pus ... full story

  • Historic changes to structure of Vt. school system proposed

    Features

    A Vermont House panel has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would create sweeping changes to the way Vermont schools are governed. H.883 would reduce the total number of municipal school districts from 282 to 45 by 2020. ... full story

  • Environmental era challenges change Killington’s landscape

    Features

    Editor's note: This is part 7 in a series giving an historical perspective on how Killington Resort evolved. To understand Killington's change in ownership in 1996, it's important to go back to the 1980s and early 1990s. W ... full story

  • Spike in minimum wage could hurt low-income workers, some experts warn of hidden effects

    Breaking News

    A preliminary analysis of a potential boost in Vermont's minimum wage shows that without concurrent policy changes to public assistance programs, low-wage workers might lose more in benefits than they gain in earnings. The f ... full story

  • Public reaction to school board consolidation mixed

    Important Community Bulletins

    Vermonters care deeply about local schools and that passion was on display Tuesday night, March 18, as dozens of people testified in the House Chamber on a proposal that would have a profound effect on their relationship to ... full story

  • Vermont Health Connect gains on enrollment target

    Breaking News

    Vermont Health Connect is closing in on its goal of enrolling 89,000 Vermonters in federally qualified health plans, but state officials have been hesitant to claim victory. "I do think we are looking at numbers in the right ... full story

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