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    August 26, 2015

    Rotary Park comes back to life

    COVER STORY  |  By Tom Haley It was the early 1970s. Milt Sanderson was on the mound in a slow-pitch softball game under the lights at Rutland’s R...
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    August 19, 2015

    Wiggle! It’s all about the kids, when ...

    COVER STORY | By JANELLE FAIGNANT The overall reaction kids have when the Wiggles run out on stage is a kind of feeling you wish you could bottle and ...
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    August 12, 2015

    Paramount a summer lab for Bedlam

    COVER STORY | By Jim Lowe Paramount Theatre audiences will have the opportunity to share the creative process with a New York City experimental off-Br...
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    August 5, 2015

    Big shoes to fill: Sue Bassett, soon to ...

    COVER STORY  |  By BRUCE EDWARDS Those who know Sue Bassett call her amazing, compassionate and someone who will be missed and hard to replace. The ...
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    July 29, 2015

    Family Fun at the Fairgrounds

    COVER STORY  |  By JANELLE FAIGNANT The Creative Economy and Come Alive Outside want to entice you to get outside. “It’s been quite some time si...

Rotary Park comes back to life

COVER STORY  |  By Tom Haley It was the early 1970s. Milt Sanderson was on the mound in a slow-pitch softball game under the lights at Rutland’s Rotary park. Sanderson,…


+FIVE: August 26-September 2, 2015

STREAMING ART Traveling Art Gallery August 27 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Gallery at the VAULT 68 Main St. Springfield A traveling gallery housed in a retrofitted 1969 Airstream will…


READER BULLETINS: August 26-September 2, 2015

RUTLAND RECREATION & PARKS DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES Intergrative Yoga Instructor Stephanie Jones will lead participants through this gentle to moderate class. Beginners will gain experience that is challenging but safe and…


ARTS PREVIEW: August 26-September 2, 2015

SAXTONS RIVER Arts center reopening Main Street Arts will celebrate the completion of its major renovation with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. The community…

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Todd Swane

Thinking of slacking off on that exercise routine? Meet Todd Swane

RUTLAND: STRIDES & RIDES | By KIMBERLY GRIFFIN Todd Swane was in the best shape of his life: working for UPS, contracted with the USPS, riding his mountain bike 20…

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David Lansbury, left, is John Barrymore and J.D. Taylor is TV actor Andrew Rally in Dorset Theatre Festival’s production of “I Hate Hamlet.”

Theater Review: Barrymore tries to teach ‘Hamlet’

THE LOWE DOWN | By Jim Lowe Dorset Theatre Festival is closing a most successful season — appropriately — with dessert. Paul Rudnick’s delicious 1991 comedy “I Hate Hamlet” opened…


Back to camp: ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’ is everything it’s supposed to be

By Jim Sabataso | Correspondent When “Wet Hot American Summer” arrived in theaters in the summer of 2001, nobody noticed. Despite its subsequent cult status, the parody of 1980s summer camp…

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From left, Martha Zullo, Tamara Delehanty and Terry Zullo, of The Sandwich Shoppe in downtown Rutland, pose for a picture behind the shop counter on Thursday.

Ski-town survey: Sandwich Shoppe comes out on top

By Gordon Dritschilo | Correspondent. Rutland’s Sandwich Shoppe has a reputation that reaches well beyond Merchants Row. The downtown institution run by the Zullo family was recently named one of the…

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Bone broth: Healing & beautifying

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO I realize that the thought of consuming hot broth at this point in the season is less than pleasant — but hear me out….

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Rutland County Women's Network & Shelter made a special announcement and kick off gathering at the GMP Energy Innovation Center in Rutland. The Kick Off was for Rutland's first ``Walk A Mile In Her Shoes " event scheduled for August 20th beginning at noon. Terry Jaye, left, and Steve Costello listen to Avaloy Lanning  layout the plans for the event.       08/20/15

Walking (uncomfortably) to fight domestic violence

By Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli | Correspondent. The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser got the Hollywood red carpet treatment last week with cameras clicking, plenty of laughter and men…