• September 12, 2018

    Glen Lake Vista with the Rutland Hikers

    Robert Layman CASTLETON — Members of the Rutland-based Thursday hiking group ventured up the Glen Lake Vista Trail last week. Bob Perkins, one of th...
  • September 5, 2018

    In tune: Ukulele club forms in Rutland C...

    By Robert Layman If you’re a ukulele player in Rutland County, you might have noticed a deficit of instrument-specific clubs, performances and jam s...
  • August 29, 2018

    Chittenden Day

    Photos By Camron Paquette Chittenden’s Barstow Memorial School was transformed into a hub of community activity as vendors and families turned out f...
  • August 22, 2018

    The three musselteers: Species diversity...

    By Robert Layman Tucked away behind the Book Brothers Farm’s corn fields near the Cogman Bridge in West Haven, the Poultney River meanders west befo...
  • August 15, 2018

    Vermonters cheer for third win in three ...

    PHOTOS BY JON OLENDER While New Hampshire has had the edge historically, Vermont has been on a tear, taking its third Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl win in t...

Sinking ships: The inevitable disappointment of TV coupledom

Relationshipping, or “shipping” for short, is the act of rooting for the romantic pairing of the particular couple either in real life or within a fictional context. Shipping exists in…

Puppets invade Brattleboro: International Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival Sept. 19-23

Joshua Holden brings “The Joshua Show” to the International Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival in Brattleboro at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. It’s part of a five day celebration…

Glen Lake Vista with the Rutland Hikers

Robert Layman CASTLETON — Members of the Rutland-based Thursday hiking group ventured up the Glen Lake Vista Trail last week. Bob Perkins, one of the group’s many leaders, said attendance…

+FIVE: September 13-19, 2018

Gift of LifeRed Cross Blood DriveSept. 14, Noon – 5 p.m.Furnace Brook Wesleyan Church67 Gecha Lane, PittsfordGive blood in September and receive a coupon via email for a free haircut….

READER BULLETINS: Sept. 13-19, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comVOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR REPARATIVE PANELSThe Rutland County Community Justice Center at BROC Community Action is offering a training to new and…

Fantasy: ‘Disenchantment’ fails to cast a spell

By JIM SABATASO Correspondent It’s unfair to compare “Disenchantment” to “The Simpsons” and “Futurama.” Unfair, but inevitable. The series, which premiered on Netflix last month, is the latest from Matt…

‘Abstraction in Fabric’: Ken Smith sews stuff together

Victoria Crain THE ARTS Ken Smith is experimenting; he’s trying things out; his tools are scissors, Kona cotton fabric, sewing machine and geometry. He started messing around with fabric as…

Short-term campsite rentals offered

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer SUDBURY — For those who’ve thought about becoming an Airbnb host to earn a little extra cash, but don’t have the extra furnished space to…

RHS hosts German students

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer After a group of 14 students and two educators from Rutland High School spent two weeks in Germany during the summer, a group of 14…

FDA drops ‘added sugar’ labels

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday they would not require the labels of 100-percent maple and honey products to include “contains added sugars”…