• 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 ...
  • November 15, 2017

    Donovan, RHS class keep it civil

    By Patrick McArdle A group of Rutland High School freshmen got a practical lesson last week in the importance of civility and good communication durin...

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 resulted in signs wishing him well appearing…

READER BULLETINS: November 30 – December 6, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comSANTA TO VISIT BAILEY LIBRARY IN CLARENDONSanta will be waiting to talk to lucky boys and girls at the Bailey Memorial…

+FIVE: December 7-13, 2017

SINGING OUTVienna Boys ChoirDec. 77 p.m.Paramount Theatre30 Center St.RutlandFeaturing 100 singers with profound operatic voices, performing classic Christmas carols that will bring the spirit of the season. For more information,…

Arts Preview: December 7 – 13, 2017

BRANDONThe Promise is HopeAshley and Eric L’Esperance first felt the electricity of their chemistry at an impromptu song swap. A year and a half later they were married and, as…

Doing the work: ‘Lady Dynamite’ delivers a strong second season

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent A couple weeks back I wrote about how Tig Notaro has elevated the confessional style of standup comedy by delivering something more honest and selfless than…

Rutland South Rotary Spreading the Words to Local Third Graders:

Staff Report The third graders in Mrs. Hogan’s class were thrilled to receive their brand-new dictionaries. While browsing the pages, they could learn about the solar system, sign language and…

A family tree: A bittersweet day as mother sends late son’s planting to State House

By SUSAN SMALLHEER Correspondent PITTSFORD — Diane Eugair cried and cried last Tuesday morning, as crews cut down her late son’s 25-foot balsam fir, destined for the lawn of the…

A gift that cuts the mustard: Give something homemade from your kitchen this holiday season

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Homemade gifts always win in my book. Anyone who takes the time to make me something, no matter what it is, has put time and a…

A Patch in the Sun

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Devon, our thirteen-year-old cat, is king around here. Born, and within days orphaned, in a Mississippi barn, we rescued him and his sister from…

Pearly whites: Why dental care for your pets is so important

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH There are some topics I like more than others, which means you get to read about them more often. One of these topics is…