• Robert Layman / Staff Photo
    March 29, 2017

    Drama encore in Proctor

    By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent When the curtain goes up for the first time in more than a decade, it will be on an all-new stage. Proctor Junior-S...
  • Robert Layman / Staff Photos
    March 22, 2017

    Jay Ottaway: Crossing musical times ...

    By George V. Nostrand Staff Writer “The Jay Ottaway Band — Live in Europe,” album lays down a driving, rollicking sound right off the bat. It’...
  • Robert Layman / Staff Photo
    March 15, 2017

    Blues behind bars

    By George Nostrand It’s a Friday evening and John Cassarino is relaxing on the couch with his three dogs in his man-cave slash music room. Surrounde...
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    March 8, 2017

    Ceol-VT style

    By George Nostrand While St. Patrick’s Day was clearly an Irish holiday, to begin with, it’s been the Americans who have turned the celebration of...
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    March 1, 2017

    A passion for words: Rutland native Davi...

    By Janelle Faignant Correspondent This past Thursday, AMC was playing the movie, Gladiator. The blurb in the channel guide boasts Russell Crowe and Jo...
Robert Layman / Staff Photo

Drama encore in Proctor

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent When the curtain goes up for the first time in more than a decade, it will be on an all-new stage. Proctor Junior-Senior High School has…

+Five

+FIVE: March 30 – April 5, 2017

CELTIC & MOREJeremy Kittel BandMarch 307 p.m.Casella Theater62 Alumni DriveCastletonAward-winning fiddler and violinist Jeremy Kittel leads an exceptional band with the drive of Celtic fiddling, spontaneity of jazz, soul of…

ReaderBulletins

READER BULLETINS: March 30 – April 5, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comRUTLAND RECREATION & PARKS DEPARTMENTSPRING OUTDOOR SOCCERThe Rutland Recreation spring outdoor soccer season runs April 29 through June 10, and new…

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ARTS PREVIEW: March 30 – April 5

MIDDLEBURYStoppard’s ‘Arcadia’The Middlebury College Department of Theatre and Dance will present Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia,” directed by professor Cheryl Faraone. Faraone first directed the production in 1997; that production was selected…

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A going-away present from The Bluegrass Gospel Project

By Art Edelstein THE ARTS The Bluegrass Gospel Project ended its 16-year run as a top Vermont bluegrass band in March, but the sextet left its fans with a final,…

Parent-Child Center head moving on

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Caprice Hover says she is ready for a change of pace. Hover, 49, has announced she will step down next month as the executive director of…

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Pass perfect: Deals aplenty for skiers ready to commit

By Karen D. Lorentz Correspondent Game changers abound at Vermont mountain resorts this year, but the best one for all who ski or ride in the Green Mountain State may…

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Humane Society Director to retire

Staff report PITTSFORD — Gretchen Goodman, who headed the Rutland County Humane Society for 13 years, will retire at the end of the year. The society’s board of directors announced…

Ground Round seeking bonanza

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Ponderosa is becoming a Ground Round. Ground Round Grill & Bar announced last week it would open a location in Rutland, taking the space on Route…

Pullinen taking helm at RSWSU

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent ARLINGTON — The superintendent of the Battenkill Valley Supervisory Union is resigning at the end of June to take a position as interim superintendent of the…