Arts Preview: May 26 – June 1, 2016

7Arts Preview TINMOUTH House Blend House Blend, 20 veteran singers from Vermont and New Hampshire, is devoted to the collective exploration of the many styles of mostly a cappella singing…

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Boot camp: Elizha Heter has become one of three female officers on the force

By Janelle Faignant Correspondent It wasn’t her family members in law enforcement that sparked her interest, although they probably planted a seed. And it wasn’t her first ride-along, which technically…


+FIVE: May 25-June 2, 2016

ON STAGE “The Aliens” May 27 7.30 – 10 p.m. Springfield Community Players Studio 165 South St. Springfield The Springfield Community Players proudly present their first play of their 2016…

Thrashing Thursday

Nightlife: May 25-June 3, 2016

Rutland: May 26 King of Payne Seven bands, turning it up to eleven, for the tenth Thrashing Thursday, at the Local, 24 Merchants Row, Rutland, starting at 7 p.m. Tinmouth:…

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Breakers of chains: ‘Game of Thrones’ is liberated in season six

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Sometimes on a journey you reach a point where you have to toss out the map and chart your own course. For five seasons, showrunners David…


Overcoming resistance: Dealing with a family member who won’t accept help

By Melissa Forgey The Aging Experience Our aging population is growing at a rapid pace. The demand today for home health care is at an all-time high. So when is…

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Q & A with Mike Sabataso

What do you do to celebrate Memorial Day? We honor it by having the day off from my business Leeson Glass. And we have a barbecue and honor the flag….

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Adaptive karate challenges, empowers

By Emily Cutts Correspondent PITTSFORD — For 27-year-old Michael Chadwick, getting to karate at the Rising Sun dojo is an ordeal. Chadwick, who has cerebral palsy, is in a wheelchair…


Chaffee ‘pop-up’ show honors Marro

By SUSAN SMALLHEER Correspondent A special two-day “pop-up” exhibit of longtime Rutland Herald photographer Albert J. Marro’s photographs was held at the Chaffee Art Center on Friday and Saturday. Marro,…


Worth a pound of cure: Why heartworm prevention is so important

                  By Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher Off the Leash Rain, warm weather, rain and some more warm weather — what does it mean?…