All in the family: Four generations of Aldermans have shared a passion for automobiles

  Best of the best five years running series: Part four of a 10-part series COVER STORY | By BRUCE EDWARDS It started with his great-granddad at a small garage in…


+FIVE: March 26-April 1, 2015

Don’t you forget about me The Breakfast Club turns 30 March 26 8 p.m. The Paramount Theatre 30 Center St. Rutland Are you a child of the 80s? How can…


READER BULLETINS: March 26-April 1, 2015

CSJ HOSTS EASTER EGG HUNT ON MARCH 28 College of St. Joseph is hosting a community Easter egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 28. Children of…


ARTS PREVIEW: March 26-April 1, 2015

BRATTLEBORO Melissa Aldana jazz At 8 p.m. Saturday, March 28, the Vermont Jazz Center will present a concert with the winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition, Melissa…

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Florida: Leaving the car behind in the Sunshine State

RUTLAND: STRIDES & RIDES | By KIMBERLY GRIFFIN It is always great to break out of your familiar environment and explore new places. Travel offers insight into how other communities…


Colorful comedy: ‘The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ is a clumsy, fun treat

By JIM SABATASO  |  Correspondent. After the long, depressing slog that was my “House of Cards” binge, “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” was a much-needed palate cleanser. The new Netflix sitcom…

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Rutland High School cheer team won first place in the 2015 New England cheer competition.

Cheer leaders: RHS cheerleading squad wins at New England competition

By DAN COLTON | Correspondent. The Rutland High School cheerleading squad returned home as winners Saturday night from the New England cheerleading competition in Massachusetts. Cara Gauvin, the squad’s head coach,…


Pet MythBusters: Online myth edition

OFF THE LEASH | By ANNA DUNTON-GALLAGHER There are many myths surrounding our pets. Most of these don’t cause any harm, but as pet owners it is sometimes important to…


Rosie’s Girls: Beyond tradition to strength and confidence

CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY | By JOANNA TEBBS YOUNG Sue May, director of Rosie’s Girls Rutland, tells of a visit to the Proctor Firehouse. Her middle-school charges, girls of 11, 12,…

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Rice done right: Rice cookers are versatile and fool-proof

RUTLAND BITES | By STEVE PETERS After writing about pressure cookers and slow cookers recently, I received an email from Ron in Rutland asking that I look into rice cookers….