• Robert Layman / Staff Photo Jim Boughton, new director for the Chaffee Art Center
    April 26, 2017

    Chaffee project sees a community center

    By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The Chaffee Art Center will close soon for several months of renovations with the goal of reopening in October with a...
  • Logo
    April 20, 2017

    Lip Syncing for the Little Ones

    By Courtney Widli On Saturday, April 29 teams made up of Rutland community members and organizations will dance, entertain and lip sync their way to v...
  • 0413-rhv-chaffeestudentart1
    April 12, 2017

    Students’ art on display at Chaffee

    By Janelle Faignant ARTS CORRESPONDENT “Art is not what you see but what you make others see,” French artist Edgar Degas said, and every year, the...
  • Photo by Martin VanBuren III
    April 5, 2017

    Finding what works: Castleton University...

    By Catherine Twing Correspondent CASTLETON — Sixteen-year-old Joan bursts through the doors of Glenbrook Gymnasium on the Castleton University campu...
  • 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 Photo Jim Boughton, new director for the Chaffee Art Center

Chaffee project sees a community center

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The Chaffee Art Center will close soon for several months of renovations with the goal of reopening in October with a new café, a high-tech gallery…

+Five

+FIVE: April 27-May 3, 2017

THE WORDAn Evening of PoetryApril 276:30 p.m.Phoenix Books2 Center St.,RutlandCelebration of National Poetry Month. Castleton University professors David Mook and Joyce Thomas are the authors of the poetry collections, “Corn-Pone…

ReaderBulletins

READER BULLETINS: April 27-May 3, 2017

TREATMENT OF OPIATE ADDICTION IN VERMONT — IS IT WORKING?Join us for a discussion of this growing problem with Rick Rawson, Ph.D, on Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. at…

Provided photo

ARTS PREVIEW: April 27-May 3, 2017

PAWLETOpera galaThe Slate Valley Museum has teamed up with internationally acclaimed American soprano Anya Matanovič to bring a night of Italian opera and dinner to the Pawlet Town Hall at…

Robert Layman / Staff Photo

‘Steel Magnolias’: The hearts of the south

By Janelle Faignant THE ARTS For these ladies, beauty is more than skin deep. In a town where you don’t leave the house without full hair and make-up, and Lycra…

Provided Photo

Rutland Young Pros make a push

By Jadie Dow Correspondent Rutland Young Professionals recently hosted its inaugural gala, which organizers credited for giving the group a major boost in its numbers. “We had about a 35…

Robert Layman / Staff Photo

Ambitious plans for CSJ

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The sixth president of the College of St. Joseph is hoping to increase enrollment and make students, faculty, staff and alumni excited about the future of…

Steve Peters / Photo

In praise of pretzels: Making those mall treats of yesteryear at home

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES It’s been years since I’ve had a decent soft pretzel. As a kid, I’d get one on the occasional trip to the mall. They’d rotate under…

Provided photo

Dog Petiquette: Dogs can be friendly… within limits

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH It is finally that time of year again! The darkness, cold and ice have dissipated. While I spent the winter seeing mostly the same…

Provided Photo
Thomas Hartigan and his family.

Everyday Stories: Thomas Hartigan, Giving with Gratitude

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This is the fifth in a series of everyday stories about everyday people in our community. He sings, dances, acts and writes poetry. He…