• May 23, 2018

    VINS takes ailing birds under its wing

    Photos and text by Robert Layman At the beginning of May, Herald staff photographer Robert Layman visited the Vermont Institute of Natural Science in ...
  • May 16, 2018

    Volunteers needed to take the reins

    By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer SHREWSBURY — The Reinbow Riding Center, in its 10th year of offering horseback riding lessons to physically and ment...
  • May 9, 2018

    Growing interest

    By Robert Layman Fourth-graders from Sue Tanen’s class at Rutland Intermediate School took in the heat last Wednesday in the Educational Greenhouses...
  • May 2, 2018

    The home stretch

    Photos and text by Carolyn Dean Judit Schneider decided to open a yoga studio in Brandon when she and her husband acquired the space in the fall of la...
  • April 25, 2018

    Hundreds turn out for Comcast Cares Day ...

    By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer Hundreds of volunteers turned out Saturday morning to clean up and spiff up the Vermont Farmers Food Center, as part o...

VINS takes ailing birds under its wing

Photos and text by Robert Layman At the beginning of May, Herald staff photographer Robert Layman visited the Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee to document a morning in…

Arts Preview: May 24-30, 2018

BRANDONCaroline CotterWith a captivating soprano voice and award-winning songwriting, Caroline Cotter’s travel-inspired songs take listeners all over the world and into the depths of the human heart. Cotter is currently…

Divine Arts Recording Group: Brandon’s own classical record company — from England

By JIM LOWE The Lowe Down Hidden in Brandon, unknown even to most locals, an international classical recording company celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017, and its 500th release this…

Rutland’s next sculpture shares a Story

By GORDON DRITSCHILO Staff Writer A tale of two mothers was told Friday at Green Mountain Power’s Energy Innovation Center. One of those mothers was Ann Story, an early Rutland…

Brandon Memorial Day event on the move

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer BRANDON — The reconstruction of Route 7 through downtown Brandon has caused many changes to village life in the past several months. The latest change…

Rutland students RISE to the occasion

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY In 1986, the Rutland Ishidoriya Student Exchange, or RISE, sent their first delegation to its sister city in Japan. Celebrating its thirtieth anniversary in…

Memorial Day: Remember veterans but don’t forget pet safety

Dr. Anna Dunton Gallagher OFF THE LEASH Memorial Day is a lot of things to a lot of people. In addition to remembering those who gave their lives, it is…

Radical rhubarb: This spring treat can do more than flavor pies

By Steve Peters Rutland Bites I admit that I haven’t always loved rhubarb. It’s honestly kind of a weird food. It looks a bit like celery, can be stringy and…

READER BULLETINS: May 24-30, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.com CHAMPLAIN REGION STATE HISTORIC SITES OPENSaturday, May 26, Chimney Point, Mount Independence and Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Sites open for…

Volunteers needed to take the reins

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer SHREWSBURY — The Reinbow Riding Center, in its 10th year of offering horseback riding lessons to physically and mentally challenged children and adults, needs volunteers….