• August 8, 2018

    Church Replaces antique pipe organ

    By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer St. Luke’s has a brand-new set of pipes. This spring, the beloved old reed organ in St. Luke’s Episcopalian Church,...
  • August 1, 2018

    Flippin’ Out: Youth keep the skateboar...

    Staff Photos by Robert Layman Skaters have to start somewhere, and in Rutland, that somewhere is usually Flip Side Skatepark. This week’s People &am...
  • July 25, 2018

    Carving project reaches benchmark

    By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer WEST RUTLAND — The town of Proctor is about to get benched. A group of young people who have ties to the town have c...
  • July 11, 2018

    Sprouts Club helps kids find roots

    By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer PITTSFORD — The Pittsford Village Farm isn’t just growing vegetables: It’s growing gardeners. And in Pittsford, t...
  • July 4, 2018

    An evening with the Hill Climbers

    Photos by Rober Layman More than 50 young mountain bikers amassed at the trailhead for Pine Hill Park in Rutland on Monday night. Divvying up into sma...

Fairy Tales Aren’t Just for Children

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT Once upon a time, you probably heard a fairy tale or two. From “Beauty and the Beast” to “The Wild Swans,” there are numerous stories…

Church Replaces antique pipe organ

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer St. Luke’s has a brand-new set of pipes. This spring, the beloved old reed organ in St. Luke’s Episcopalian Church, which was originally constructed by…

+FIVE: August 8-15, 2018

One night in Memphis‘Million Dollar Quartet’August 9 – September 2Weston Playhouse12 Park St, WestonAn impromptu meeting at Memphis’ Sun Records brings Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl…

READER BULLETINS: Aug. 9-15, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comBirding the Split Rock Trail with RCASOn Saturday, August 11, Rutland County Audubon will hike the relatively easy, 1.9 mile, Split…

One night in Memphis: Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash

By JIM LOWE Staff Writer On Dec. 4, 1956, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash found themselves in an impromptu jam session at Sun Record Studios…

Small-town terror: ‘Castle Rock’ has potential to thrill

By JIM SABATASO Correspondent Anyone who grew up in a small town knows they have their secrets. You hear whispers of tragedy, scandal, and sin, furtively spoken of in hushed…

ARTS PREVIEW: August 8-15, 2018

BRANDONUseless CansBorn in New York’s Capital Region, the Useless Cans have been bringing a mix of old-time jazz, folk and traditional Russian tunes to their audiences since 2016. The trio…

Road Pitch finds new ideas in city

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer The fourth annual FreshTracks Road Pitch arrived at The MINT — Rutland’s Makerspace last week in a flurry of roaring engines. A fleet of 56…

Rain, rain, go away…: Indoor activities can keep pets active and entertained

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH There seems to be a rule these last couple weeks that it rains when I am out of work and is sunny while I’m…

Messy memories: Updating a school lunch favorite

By Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES When’s the last time you had a sloppy joe? I bet it’s been a while. These fun to eat, loose meat-filled sandwiches are often considered…