Killington considers local option tax

Killington residents will vote tomorrow on whether or not to create a 1% local option tax on rooms and meals, sales and alcohol. Proponents believe it will raise funds vital for economic development. But critics – including Killington ski resort – say the tax is misguided.

Stowe wants delay in meeting snowmaking requirements

In the 1990s, ski resorts and state environmental officials often clashed over the impact of snowmaking on high elevation streams. Those issues have mostly been resolved. But now the Stowe Mountain Resort wants a delay in meeting some state requirements.