Rubright hired by Rutland Chamber

RUTLAND — Salisbury native Brooke Rubright recently began work at the Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region (CEDRR) as the organization’s outreach coordinator.Rubright joined CEDRR (formerly as Rutland Economic Development Corporation prior to the merger with Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce) as an intern in the fall of 2019 overseeing the organization’s online Career Hub.Following the merger of the two organizations, Rubright stayed through the transition and was brought on as a part-time … (read more)

Fire & Ice thankful for community, grants

MIDDLEBURY — It’s been a long year for restaurant owners. Since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down restaurants in Vermont in the middle of March 2020, they’ve either been on lockdown or limited to partial capacity, which in Vermont was kept at 25% of indoor … (read more)

Salisbury school takes on food insecurity

SALISBURY — A refrigerated truck parked behind the Salisbury Community School belongs to the Addison Central School District and comes as a result of grant money to be put toward food security. The truck houses frozen meals prepared during the week, to be … (read more)

Snow Bowl calls the winter of COVID a success

HANCOCK — Last March, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Middlebury College Snow Bowl to shut down early with the hopes of returning to normal the following winter. Nine months later, uncertainty still loomed in the air around opening the ski mountain. On a … (read more)

Panther coach’s farm provides refuge for student-athletes

CORNWALL — Katharine DeLorenzo wears many hats: daughter, sister, wife, mother, violinist, coach, assistant athletic director, senior woman administrator and most recently, farmer. Growing up, DeLorenzo and her six siblings spent their summers in the nort … (read more)

Twin passions prompt Best to launch dog-training camp

SALISBURY — The snow was lightly falling as Emma Best drove from one house to the next picking up her clients for the day, her windshield coated in a fog of breath. The five dogs riding in the back of her 2005 Honda CRV were panting eagerly, ready to star … (read more)