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Vermont State Fair: FIVE DAYS OF FUN

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The Vermont State Fair returned to the fairgrounds Tuesday, and the earlier start date brings with it the return of popular carnival rides, while adding mixed…

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Community Collection Rutland Welcomes Donation Drive for Refugee Resettlement August 20 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rutland United Methodist Church 71 Williams St. Rutland For more details on what can…

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ARTS PREVIEW

BRANDON Ken Silverman Trio Hailing from New York City, The Ken Silverman Trio is a modern jazz guitar trio playing original compositions with rock, surf, blues, funk and classical influences….

‘BoJack Horseman’ gets melancholy in season 3

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Part showbiz satire, part meditation on the human condition, “BoJack Horseman” is a dense, funny and poignant show that deftly manages massive tonal shifts and hefty…

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Is Vermont theater coming into its own?

Jim Lowe The Lowe down When Weston Playhouse Theatre Company broke ground for its new theater at the Walker Farm last weekend, it was the third such occasion in as…

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Great White North

Janet Clapp Books Checked Out Like many countries, our frozen neighbor to the north offers prizes to its outstanding writers; one of these is the Governor General’s Literary Award. As…

Vermont cheesemakers win big at national competition

By Andy Clark Correspondent STOWE — If you like cheeses, you’ll love Vermont cheese. Winners of the American Cheese Society competition were announced on July 29 in Des Moines, Iowa….

East Poultney Day highlights democracy

By Lola Duffort Correspondent POULTNEY — Democracy was on display — and in action — on the town green for the 81st annual East Poultney Day on Saturday. Green Mountain…

Can they take it? Accepting pie challenge, Board saves face — for now

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent City aldermen are set to take up the pie face challenge. Alderman Ed Larson brought the idea before the board last week. West Rutland has challenged…

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K.I.S.S.: Keep it simple syrup

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Have you ever added sugar to an iced beverage, only to watch it all settle to the bottom? Whether it’s an iced coffee or iced tea,…