Category Archives: Recreation

Over the Next 100 Days, Rutlanders Will Walk 100 Miles

Jaya Davis 100 MILES IN 100 DAYS You may remember the 100 miles in 100 days challenge from past years. It has been a great program for Rutland County residents…

Dauntless dippers: Raising money for Special Olympics is a chilling experience

By Lola Duffort Correspondent Standing on the North Bennington lake’s edge as a gentle, slushy rain fell Saturday morning, spectators at the 2016 Penguin Plunge said they came out to…

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Snowshoeing for a cause

By Emily Cutts Correspondent KILLINGTON — On a windy and rainy Sunday morning, rain boots and a warm jacket might have been a better option than shorts and T-shirt, but…

Creek Path: Ends push toward middle

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent The path is taking shape on the far side of the creek. Organizers gave the Board of Aldermen a presentation this week on segment five of…

Volunteers honored for their work

By Lola Duffort Correspondent The paths that brought Amy Peacock and Aaron Korzun to Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports could not be more different. A pediatric physical therapist for nearly…

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Gov. Shumlin comes to tout craft brewing

By Susan Smallheer Correspondent SPRINGFIELD — People come to Vermont to hunt deer. Now they also come to hunt beer, Gov. Peter Shumlin said last week. Shumlin toasted Springfield’s spirit…

Halloween parade winners

The Rutland Recreation and Parks Department has announced the following award winners from this year’s Halloween Parade: Superintendent’s Trophy, first place — Rutland Regional Medical Center. Superintendent’s Trophy, runner-up —…

Cyclist crosses country for cause

By Dan Colton | Correspondent. Brianna Coughlin hopped on her bicycle and left New Haven, Connecticut around noon June 14. It was a sunny day. Seventy-five days and 4,009 miles later,…

Dentist, 73, cycles cross country

By Dan Colton | Correspondent. A 73-year-old Woodstock dentist completed a cross-country bicycle tour this summer just to see if he could. “I have always tried to lead a proactive life,”…

New Baxter St. park needs $10K

By Gordon Dritschilo  |  Correspondent The city has a design for the new park on Baxter Street. Now it just needs $10,000. Organizers are launching a crowdfunding campaign, hosted on…