• December 12, 2017

    Supercalifragilistic: Rutland Youth Thea...

    By JANELLE FAIGNANT Correspondent The local production behind the biggest word you ever heard has a cast to match. Rutland Youth Theatre’s “Mary P...
  • December 6, 2017

    First-class career comes to an end

    By Gordon Dritschilo PROCTOR — Kevin Rooney delivered his last letter last Wednesday. The longtime Proctor mail carrier is retiring, an event that r...
  • November 28, 2017

    Home cooking: Shiffrin captures another ...

    The Associated Press KILLINGTON — Mikaela Shiffrin had one of those days on Sunday, the kind her competitors on the World Cup have come to dread. On...
  • November 28, 2017

    Area skiers drink in Cup lessons

    By Tom Haley Correspondent There were thousands of spectators at the Audi FIS Women’s World Cup when the tour hit Killington last weekend, for the s...
  • November 22, 2017

    Ellis Music still resonates in schools

    By Briana Bocelli Correspondent The man remembers standing as a young boy in a crowd of people in a dimly lit music hall, patiently awaiting the main ...

Supercalifragilistic: Rutland Youth Theatre presents “Mary Poppins”

By JANELLE FAIGNANT Correspondent The local production behind the biggest word you ever heard has a cast to match. Rutland Youth Theatre’s “Mary Poppins” features 71 local actors from kindergarten…

READER BULLETINS: December 14-20, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comWINTER ART WALK IN DOWNTOWN RUTLANDFriday, December 15, noon – 8 p.m. Guided tours 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tours begin…

+FIVE: December 14-20, 2017

Free Frailin’Bow ThayerDec. 15, 7 p.m.The Wild Fern1720 VT Rte. 100, StockbridgeLocal Americana singer-songwriter performs as part of a regular Friday music series. For more information, call 746-9119 or visit…

Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

By Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE With the holidays approaching, it’s never too late to think outside the box when it comes to gifts. My family probably wishes I was…

Arts Preview: December 14-20, 2017

RUTLAND‘Vermont Wild’From 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, Phoenix Books Rutland will host a meet-and-greet and book signing with Megan Price, the author of the “Vermont Wild” series, featuring…

Weston Cabaret returns for the holidays

By JIM LOWE The Lowe Down Weston Playhouse is celebrating the yuletide and its new theater with “A Weston Holiday Cabaret” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Weston Playhouse…

The kids are alright: Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ is a worthy adaptation

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Comic book adaptations are a tricky thing. Despite their current ubiquity, there is no proven formula for bringing a beloved property to life on the big…

Postal box dedicated to Santa letters

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The Rutland City Post Office is providing a direct and festive way for children to send their letters, which will not go unanswered, to Santa Claus…

Santa’s city gifting expanded

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Rutland’s Secret Santa said he has picked out five people who were very good this year. Each year since 2007, an unknown benefactor wanders downtown during…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Tips to keep your pets safe this holiday season

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH My Christmas tree is up and decorated, which prompted that it is time for a holiday-season article. I tend to get a little bit…