Killington Hosts Second Annual Witchcraft

Mia Dionne, 6, and her mom Melissa, from Connecticut, paint a pumpkin at the Witchcraft event held in Killington. (Rick Russell Photo) KILLINGTON, Vt., (September 15, 2017) – Killington Resort, will host its second annual WitchCraft event for a second weekend on Oct. 13-15, 2017. The festival’s return marks an expansion from being a one […]

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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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