• 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...
  • July 12, 2017

    Getting dirty for a cause

    By Gordon Dritschilo Pink tutus and giant grins adorned numerous women as they slid into a puddle of mud Saturday. They arrived in the puddle via an i...
  • July 5, 2017

    Interim Rutland Fire Chief William Lovet...

    By Courtney Widli Correspondent Born and raised in Rutland, it was following in his family’s footsteps that led Interim Rutland City Fire Chief Will...
  • June 28, 2017

    City resumes bench program to honor Ferr...

    By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer A new series of purple benches has been installed in the city in memory of a teenager who was killed by an impaired dr...

Queens of the hill: Women-only mountain biking group takes to the heights

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 mountain biking group organized by…

READER BULLETINS: July 26-Aug 2, 2017

SUMMER CHILDRENS’ CHOIRSt. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Fair Haven will host a six-week summer course in singing for children in grades 3 to 6, on Fridays from 3:30 to 6…

Weston’s ‘Lost in Yonkers’ deeply satisfying

By Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN WESTON — Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers” is a masterpiece of comedy and drama, because it is at once neither and both. In short,…

Walking Talk

Jaya Davis 100 MILES IN 100 DAYS 500+ Rutland County residents have been walking in the “100 miles in 100 days” Walking Challenge for over a month now! People from…

True or Fake

By Janet Clapp Books Checked Out In a world of contradictions like “fake news” and “alternative facts,” it can be confusing to understand what is true and what is to…

Spectacular: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ is the Spider-Man movie we’ve been waiting for

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent We’re knee-deep in summer blockbuster season so it seems only fitting that Hollywood has unleashed yet another Spider-Man film. “Spider-Man: Homecoming” marks the third reboot of…

Some pig: ‘Okja’ is food for thought

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent While Netflix has secured its reputation as a powerhouse of original TV programming, it hasn’t offered up much in the way of feature-length films. The streaming…

Bill Ramage’s ‘The Self’: A conversation with art

By Jim Lowe The Lowe Down Rutland artist Bill Ramage, over his 35-year artistic journey of self-discovery, has decided that art is omniscient. “When I make art, I am not…

Q & A with Mike Sabataso: July 26, 2017

What is your favorite summer activity? Jami Sherwood Mowing the lawn. Christine Thompson Traveling Vermont, experiencing the breweries, lakes and mountains. Tammy Knox Sitting on the front porch enjoying the…

Chilly Beans: Cold Coffee for Warm Summer Mornings

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES Ah, coffee. Sweet elixir of life. Best friend to workers, mothers of small babies, and all those who like to feel non-stabby in the morning. When…