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Independence Day Celebrations

  Rutland Region Chamber Fireworks Extravaganza Voted Readers Choice “Best Fireworks in Region”! Don’t miss the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Extravaganza which has previously been awarded the Readers…

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+FIVE: July 1-7, 2015

Fast Feet, Fashion and Fine Arts Stone Valley Arts Summer Art Party Friday, July 3 6 – 9 p.m. Stone Valley Arts Corner of Main Street and Depot Street Poultney…

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READER BULLETINS: July 1-7, 2015

MIDDLBURY ARTS WALK 2nd Friday every month – May to October, 5 to 7 p.m. Come stroll downtown Middlebury and support the arts in our community! Visit the Middlebury Arts…

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ARTS PREVIEW: July 1-7, 2015

BRANDON Jocelyn Pettit Band Hailing from the west coast of British Columbia, Jocelyn Pettit is a vibrant fiddle player, step-dancer, singer and composer. Pettit delivers an engaging and uplifting performance…

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Nothing to fear: ‘The Whispers’ and ‘Wayward Pines’ miss the mark

By Jim Sabataso  |  Correspondent. All I wanted was a summer TV fling. Something fun and a little trashy that wouldn’t require too much thought, yet wasn’t so dumb it…

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Folks from the Pine Hill Partnership, regional commissioners, and citizens, review a map of the region at the Planning Commission on June 15.

From dream to reality: The work of creating new trails and recreation areas

RUTLAND: STRIDES & RIDES | By KIMBERLY GRIFFIN Have you ever wondered how parks and other outdoor “natural” recreational venues are created? Often, as I walk among the trees and…

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HBO hits the mark with a gritty and well-cast police drama

By Gordon Dritschilo  |  Correspondent. “True Detective” is a whole new show. Gone are the first season’s signature trappings. No mesmerizing, drunken philosophy lectures from Matthew McConaughey. No two-timeline story…

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Good old summertime

BOOKS CHECKED OUT | By JANET CLAPP Summer in Vermont: emerald green mountains, brilliant blue skies, and golden sun shining benevolently on sparkling sapphire water. After months of cold and…

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Quick and easy stir fry

  FARMERS MARKET FIXIN’S | By GORDON DRITSCHILO I know I ought to be grilling. For some reason, though, I’ve been on a stir-fry kick lately, and that’s where my…

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Summer Savory

RUTLAND BITES | By STEVE PETERS The grilled chicken I shared with you last week was delicious. But that’s not how I cook most evenings. Most nights I focus on…