Plea Deal Reached in Fatal Accident in Killington

By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent KILLINGTON – Criminal charges surrounding the July 2015 death of a driver from Connecticut who struck a Scottish Highlander bull after it got loose and began to wandering along a darkened Route 4 were resolved this past week in Rutland District Court with a plea agreement. Longtime Killington farmer Craig […]

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George Lyons Obituary, 92

KILLINGTON – A funeral Mass was celebrated May 27 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Rutland for George Vincent Lyons, who died May 24 at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery in Killington. George was born in Troy, New York on May 25, 1924, son of Emma C. Ahearn and William […]

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Former VRGA Chief Jim Harrison to Replace Rep. Tate

By Curt Peterson, Standard Correspondent Vermont Governor Phil Scott recently appointed Republican Jim Harrison to replace Representative Job Tate, who recently resigned his post. Tate, who has been in the Naval Construction Brigade Reserves for some years, was called up for overseas deployment and had to resign his seat in the Legislature. He had one […]

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Killington Resorts “Pond Skimming” Event, April 15

Killington Resort Hosts “Pond Skimming” as Part of its Spring NOR’BEASTER Event Series Fans attempt to ‘Skim the Pond’ in an always entertaining rite of spring passage Killington Resort will host the Coca-Cola Ice Cold Experience Pond Skimming competition at the base of Superstar trail on Saturday, April 15, competition start at 11 a.m. Skiers […]

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Michael Pasquarello, III Obituary

KILLINGTON – Funeral services will be held in Philadelphia for Michael Carmen Pasquarello III, who died unexpectedly March 1 at his home. He was born May 14, 1948, son of Michael C. and Concetta Pasquarello. Michael received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University in Accounting. On Nov. 11, 1967, he married Barbara (Stroud) […]

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Town Meeting Preview: Killington Board Race, New Budgets on Tap

By Curt Peterson, Standard Correspondent Killington’s Town Meeting process spreads over two days. The information meeting and vote on the Killington Elementary School 2017-2018 budget will take place at the school at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6. The town government information meeting is also at the school on Monday, March 6, and starts at […]

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Killington Board Accepts Floor-Vote Petition

The Killington Select Board held an emergency meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, to approve acceptance of a petition filed after the Select Board had signed the official Town Warning on Jan. 24.

The legal deadline for petitions is Jan. 30, so the Board met to accommodate the unexpected but legal petition, and the final official Warning had to be posted on Feb. 5, which was a Sunday.

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Cops: Burglars Caught Inside Killington Lodge

By Eric Francis, Standard Correspondent KILLINGTON – Security guards caught two men burglarizing the Bear Mountain Lodge at Killington late Wednesday night, Vermont State Police reported. The base lodge had closed for the evening when Censor Security personnel surprised the pair shortly after 11 p.m. as they attempted to steal food and beverages, police said. The security guards detained Michael Parie, 20, of Rutland, and James Cornell, 26, […]

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Killington Resort Combines College and Skiing

By Curt Peterson, Standard Correspondent Alan Wilson, then president of Killington Resort, and Dr. Thomas Benson, president of Green Mountain College got together in August 2001 and came up with an idea that has been a gratifying success – the Killington School of Resort Management. According to the director of the program, Frank Pauze, Wilson […]

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