Wallingford gets set to brainstorm

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer WALLINGFORD — Residents are invited to come for dinner to kick off the Wallingford Community Visit Day, a collaboration between the town and the Vermont…

Hundreds turn out for Comcast Cares Day at Farmers Food Center

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 of the national Comcast Cares…

+FIVE: April 26 – May 2, 2018

“Concert Favorites” Transcontinental Piano DuoApril 26, 7 p.m.Grace Congregational UCC8 Court St., RutlandElaine Greenfield and Janice Meyer Thompson present works by Mozart, Faure, Ravel, Bernstein and Stravinsky. Free-will offering, 775-4302,…

READER BULLETINS: April 26 – May 2, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.com“ALABAMA STORY”The award-winning and gripping drama “Alabama Story” by Kenneth Jones will be presented by Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre on April…

Arts Preview: April 26-May 2, 2018

MIDDLEBURYGreed, loss, song, danceThe Middlebury College Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Enron,” directed by professor Cheryl Faraone. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 3 and…

Flying into the past

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT Flying in an airplane these days often means cramped seating, luggage fees, long lines at security checkpoints, and many other inconveniences. But about a century…

Killer comedy: ‘Barry’ finds humor in darkness

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent If we have to keep enduring TV shows about brooding male antiheroes, please make more like “Barry.” The darkly funny new HBO series created by Bill…

Fauré Requiem and Vaughan Williams? Grace Church pairs two ethereal masterworks

By Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN Pairing Gabriel Fauré’s beloved Requiem Mass and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ also beloved “The Lark Ascending” may seem unusual, but not to Alastair Stout. “Both…

Brewery to open in downtown Brandon

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer BRANDON — A Brandon man and his two brothers-in-law plan to open a new brewery and taproom this fall. Pete Brooks, Riker Wikoff and Andrew…

Local hunter, 15, speaks at wildlife summit

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer POULTNEY — The Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies welcomed an unusual guest at its annual conference in Burlington recently: 15-year old Poultney hunting…