Vt. ski areas say early season looking good despite rain, slopes full of skiers

January 2, 2014 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The state’s ski areas say the early season is looking good, despite some rain, with the slopes full of skiers, many of whom are staying in area hotels and eating in local restaurants. Even though northern Vermont is expected to get only a dusting of snow in a storm forecast to hit [...]

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Snow? Vt. ski areas say early season looking good

January 2, 2014 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state’s ski areas say the early season is looking good, despite some rain, with the slopes full of skiers, many of whom are staying in area hotels and eating in local restaurants. Even though northern Vermont is expected to get only a dusting of snow in a storm forecast to [...]

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Jay Peak Vermont

December 20, 2013 Snow Updates

Latest News View All Michigan Travel Guide With 50 ski areas, boasting over 260 lifts, about 1,000 runs, more than 70 terrain parks and endless groomed cross-country trails, Mic… More Slopes Trails Abound in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula 28 New Reasons to Get on Michigan’s Ski Slopes This Season Article source: http://www.onthesnow.com/vermont/jay-peak/skireport.html?XE_AFF=rss

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With big investments in snowmaking, some New England resorts open earlier than ever

November 25, 2013 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Ski areas in the Northeast continue to pump millions of dollars in new high-tech snowmaking to draw early season skiers and riders and to ensure their slopes will remain snowy into the spring. An early cold snap allowed resorts from Vermont to Maine to fire up snow guns in the beginning of [...]

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Some Northeast ski resorts open earlier than ever

November 25, 2013 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ski areas in the Northeast continue to pump millions of dollars in new high-tech snowmaking to draw early season skiers and riders and to ensure their slopes will remain snowy into the spring. An early cold snap allowed resorts from Vermont to Maine to fire up snow guns in the beginning [...]

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Sites in Calif., Fla., Texas to take part in program to reduce wait times at customs stations

August 3, 2013 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Six locations in California, Florida and Texas are going to be taking part in a pilot program designed to reduce the time people have to wait while entering the country by having the sponsoring organization help pay the costs of additional border officers. The Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport; El Paso, Texas; the [...]

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Calif., Fla., Texas sites get customs program

August 2, 2013 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Six locations in California, Florida and Texas are going to be taking part in a pilot program designed to reduce the time people have to wait while entering the country by having the sponsoring organization help pay the costs of additional border officers. The Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport; El Paso, Texas; [...]

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Development group buys block in Newport, Vt.

July 25, 2013 Yahoo! News

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A piece of the big economic development puzzle being assembled in northern Vermont appears to be falling into place. The Northeast Kingdom Economic Development Initiative has announced it has reached a purchase-and-sale agreement for a block in downtown Newport that it plans to demolish and replace. A closing on the deal [...]

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Private groups to pony up for shorter lines at customs

July 14, 2013 Yahoo! News

Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013 12:00 am Private groups to pony up for shorter lines at customs Associated Press | MONTPELIER, Vt. — A ski area in northern Vermont and several other points around the country want more officers at border crossings and customs terminals, and they’re willing to pay for it — not because [...]

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Major improvements slated for Newport airport

July 12, 2013 Yahoo! News

The state airport just south of town has rarely proven busy enough to lure much investment in recent years. Its two-room terminal dates back to 1940. There are no facilities for a charter jet to spend a winter night under cover. Flight Design USA’s CTLS carbon fiber aircraft, which will be assembled at a new [...]

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