• February 21, 2018

    State of the Brew-union: Craft brewery, ...

    By Robert Layman Staff Writer Perhaps it was on the ferry rides between Port Jefferson, New York, en route to Vermont that craft brewer Mike Philbrick...
  • February 14, 2018

    Spending a snowy morning with Rutland Ci...

    The morning of a snowstorm brings the street division at the Rutland City Department of Public Works to life. Snow last week caught most of the region...
  • February 7, 2018

    Smash and patch: A morning with the repa...

    Photos and text by Robert Layman Morgan Overable’s shop classroom isn’t your typical desk-and-chair learning environment. The main room consists o...
  • January 31, 2018

    Curler in for the long run

    By Tom Haley Staff Writer The College of St. Joseph campus is all dressed up in its winter wedding gown white, making thoughts of a sun-kissed basebal...
  • January 24, 2018

    Green Mountain College’s annual MLK ev...

    This year’s Martin Luther King Celebration event at Green Mountain College focused on the theme “Freedom from Oppression.” Dozens of people gath...

State of the Brew-union: Craft brewery, Killington’s newest attraction, on tap on the hill

By Robert Layman Staff Writer Perhaps it was on the ferry rides between Port Jefferson, New York, en route to Vermont that craft brewer Mike Philbrick finally connected with the…

+FIVE: February 22-28, 2018

The Hills are Alive…“Sound of Music” Sing-AlongFeb. 22, 6:30 p.m.Ludlow Auditorium37 Depot St., LudlowEnjoy the classic movie “Sound of Music,” and sing along, as loud as you want. Free, $5…

READER BULLETINS: February 22-28, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comGAINING TRACTION WORKSHOPBeing klutzy is no longer a laughing matter. In fact, one of the most serious medical problems facing older…

Arts Preview: February 22-28, 2018

MIDDLEBURYSophie Shao and friendsPraised by World News for her “sensitive, stylistic playing, with great finesse, emotion, and gorgeous tone,” cellist Sophie Shao — a perennial Middlebury favorite — has surrounded…

Based on the book

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT Pop some popcorn and settle in to read books that inspired movies. This year the nominees for the Academy Awards included several movies based on…

Skin deep: ‘Altered Carbon’ is a hard-boiled detective story with a sci-fi twist

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Here’s the thing: I’m kind of over bleak, dystopian futures. I’m over the grimy streetscapes, the janky technology, the quippy robots, the obvious and predictable class…

Chekhov in a blender: ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

Janelle Faignant THE ARTS Winter is tough. Comedy helps. “I get through my winters by doing theater,” Bonnie Pritchard said. In the heart of winter, her latest directing venture is…

Vermont’s Mathis wins top national educator award

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer BRANDON — Education is in William Mathis’ genes. His grandfather was a teacher, and his father and mother were too. And, while the 74-year-old Goshen…

Killington selects new recreation director

By JULIA PURDY Correspondent KILLINGTON — The town of Killington has selected a new Parks and Recreation Department director, Cathy Foutch, who is taking over the former post of Kim…

No laptop? No problem for freshmen

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer Starting with the next academic year, the College of St. Joseph will be providing a free laptop computer to students in a bid to make…