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    July 29, 2015

    Family Fun at the Fairgrounds

    COVER STORY  |  By JANELLE FAIGNANT The Creative Economy and Come Alive Outside want to entice you to get outside. “It’s been quite some time si...
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    July 22, 2015

    Top to bottom: From the top of the parki...

    COVER STORY | By Janelle Faignant Last summer it was a black and white striped sundress, marked down with that famous colored sticker to fifty-percent...
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    July 15, 2015

    Heir apparent

    Before taking over as host of ‘The Daily Show,’ comedian Trevor Noah brings laughs to the Paramount COVER STORY  |  By Janelle Faignant The firs...
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    July 8, 2015

    Dirty Girl Mud Run takes VT

    COVER STORY | By COURTNEY PARKER Women across the state are gearing up for a day of strength, agility, charity support and mud as they prepare for the...
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    July 1, 2015

    Independence Day Celebrations

      Rutland Region Chamber Fireworks Extravaganza Voted Readers Choice “Best Fireworks in Region”! Don’t miss the Rutland Region Chamber of C...
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+FIVE: July 30-August 5, 2015

ISIS ORIGINS “Where Did ISIS Come From?” August 6 7:30 p.m. Shrewsbury Meeting House Cuttingsville Alissa Johannsen Rubin, New York Times Paris bureau chief and Spring Lake Ranch trustee, will…


Reader Bulletins: July 30-August 5, 2015

RUTLAND RECREATION DEPARTMENT Rutland Youth Theatre presents Shakespear’s Romeo & Juliet A summer touring production produced by Rutland Youth Theatre. Join us on area town greens and in fields July…

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Tessa Lark, violin; Peter Wiley, cello; and Mitsuko Uchida, piano; in a rehearsal of Beethoven’s Piano Trio in c minor, Op. 1, No. 3 at Marlboro Music Festival.

ARTS PREVIEW: July 30-August 5, 2015

MARLBORO Marlboro Music Marlboro Music, the Vermont retreat celebrating its 65th season, just completed a residency with noted Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, offering performances of two of her works –…

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Fun on two wheels

RUTLAND: STRIDES & RIDES | By KIMBERLY GRIFFIN This weekend, as part of the Family Fun Day at the Fairgrounds, RAPAC will have the Kohl’s Bike Trailer — on loan…

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Counterpoint, Vermont’s professional vocal ensemble, is taking its Pete Seeger celebration around the state.

Music Review: Counterpoint, De Cormier celebrate Pete Seeger

THE LOWE DOWN  |  By Jim Lowe Folk legend Pete Seeger and Vermont choral conductor Robert De Cormier had a musical and personal relationship beginning in 1945. With Seeger’s death…


Tech support: ‘Mr. Robot’ is a paranoid thriller

By Jim Sabataso  |  Correspondent. A couple weeks back, I talked about my quest to find a summer TV fling. As you’ll recall, I was discouraged. “The Whispers” was too…

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In the pink… or not

  FARMERS MARKET FIXIN’S | By GORDON DRITSCHILO It was a glorious mess this week. I have often likened my cooking style to improvisational jazz. Usually, I admit, that’s a…

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Kia Amirkiaee, left, found the workshop enjoyable and educational. She said she learned about different painting materials and techniques. Jack Greene said this form of art was new to him, but something he discovered was good at strengthening for his overall artistic personality.

Poetry, painting go hand in hand

By Bryanna Allen  |  Correspondent. Scattered throughout the property of Billings Farm and Museum were students with their heads ducked and hands constantly moving. The only time they looked up…

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The Jack Conant Memorial Garden is located behind the Union Church in Proctor.

Proctor grows a community

By Dan Colton  |  Correspondent. PROCTOR — The recent harvest was the first of many to come. The Rev. Doug Williams, pastor of Union Church of Proctor, said the Jack…