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READER BULLETINS: March 30 – April 5, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comRUTLAND RECREATION & PARKS DEPARTMENTSPRING OUTDOOR SOCCERThe Rutland Recreation spring outdoor soccer season runs April 29 through June 10, and new…

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A going-away present from The Bluegrass Gospel Project

By Art Edelstein THE ARTS The Bluegrass Gospel Project ended its 16-year run as a top Vermont bluegrass band in March, but the sextet left its fans with a final,…

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Pass perfect: Deals aplenty for skiers ready to commit

By Karen D. Lorentz Correspondent Game changers abound at Vermont mountain resorts this year, but the best one for all who ski or ride in the Green Mountain State may…

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Humane Society Director to retire

Staff report PITTSFORD — Gretchen Goodman, who headed the Rutland County Humane Society for 13 years, will retire at the end of the year. The society’s board of directors announced…

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READER BULLETINS: March 23-29, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comWOODSTOCK VERMONT FILM SERIES “UNBRANDED”The 7th Annual Woodstock Vermont Film Series at the Billings Farm & Museum will feature the award-winning…

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Program encourages aspiring farmers

By Catherine Twing Correspondent Farming is essential to the success of a society, and to promote a successful new generation, young farmers must be trained in business as well as…

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Blues behind bars

By George Nostrand It’s a Friday evening and John Cassarino is relaxing on the couch with his three dogs in his man-cave slash music room. Surrounded by shelves of records,…

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READER BULLETINS: March 16-22, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comPOULTNEY WOMAN’S CLUB TO MEETThe Poultney Woman’s Club will return to evening meetings beginning Thursday, March 16. Those attending are asked…

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Finding the humanity in ‘Sweeney Todd’

By Janelle Faignant THE ARTS The dark and rainy streets of London make the perfect setting for Stephen Sondheim’s haunting tale of revenge, “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet…

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Chris Perry, right, of South Royalton and Phil Young of Glover fill bottles and growlers at Hill Farmstead Brewery.

Getting a little flat: Vermont’s craft beer boom maturing

By Noella May Pickett Correspondent Vermont has become well-known not only on a national level, but on an international level for its artisan craft beer. Craft breweries are growing, and…