• August 16, 2017

    National magazine honors RRMC

    By Patrick McArdle Correspondent Rutland Regional Medical Center was the only Vermont hospital named last week by U.S. News and World Report as a “B...
  • August 9, 2017

    Catching on early

    By Patrick McArdle Correspondent Unlike many anglers, Brooke Flewelling seems to appreciate fishing more than bragging about the big ones she landed, ...
  • August 2, 2017

    Summer blues for all: It’s blueberry p...

    By Susan Smallheer Correspondent GOSHEN — The usually spectacular view from Hogback Mountain of Romance Mountain, Mount Horrid, Pico and Killington ...
  • July 26, 2017

    Queens of the hill: Women-only mountain ...

    By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent For the next few weeks, Friday is ladies night at the Killington Bike Park. The Divas of Dirt — an all-female mou...
  • July 18, 2017

    A good dog: State Police lose K-9 partne...

    By Patrick McArdle Correspondent On June 23, Joseph Duca got the news every animal owner dreads: Buck, a Belgian Malinois who was only about 5, was si...

National magazine honors RRMC

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent Rutland Regional Medical Center was the only Vermont hospital named last week by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Regional Hospital.” Rutland Regional was…

READER BULLETINS: August 17-23, 2017

A BENEFIT FOR THE LITTLE SPROUTSAn adult evening out at Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum Thursday, August 24, 6-8 p.m. Leave your adult worries at the door and revisit the wonder of…

Childhood revisited

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT When you visit the Rutland Free Library during the summer, you will see posted a colorful array of names representing the many children who are…

Summer reunion: ‘Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later’ might be feeling its age

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Sixteen years after its debut, “Wet Hot American Summer” remains one of the best cult comedies ever made. The film — the brainchild of sketch comedy…

Sculpture takes shape on Westside

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent WEST RUTLAND — A man slowly took shape beneath a pair of grinders. Italian sculptors Alessandro Lombardo and Andrea Ingrassi worked at the Carving Studio and…

Jurist lauded for diligence, humor

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Judge Silvio Valente left a twofold legacy in the local court system. Valente, a Rutland native who spent 23 years on the bench and died last…

Rock project: Game of hide, seek

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent PROCTOR — It’s been a rocky summer. A Facebook page has families in Proctor decorating, hiding and hunting for rocks around town. “Proctor Rocks” debuted in…

The Magic of Music

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY A couple of Thursdays ago, my husband and I drove our daughter down to Worcester, Ma., where she was to attend Harmony Explosion Camp…

FruIt to go: a lunch box classic you can make at home

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I don’t know about today, but in the mid-1990s, Fruit Roll-ups were in all the cool kids’ lunch boxes. Needless to say, they were not in…

Delightful entertainment, just in time

By Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN WESTON — Imagine working for Barbra Streisand in her own personal shopping mall. That’s exactly what Alex More does in Jonathan Tolins’ delightful flight-of-fancy…