Category Archives: Cover Story

Cover Stories – features and investigations on Rutland issues and topics of general interest.

Season Eight DWTRS Cast Announced

By Courtney Widli Coming together for a common cause and some casual community competition, cast members of the annual Dancing with the Rutland Stars met for the first time in…

MSJ graduation ‘We can be the reason’

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer Bishop Christopher Coyne told Mount St. Joseph Academy’s class of 2018 there had been many times he thought he was finished learning. The bishop told…

CSJ reveals its next leader at graduation

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer College of St. Joseph has hired an administrator from Ohio as its next president. Dr. Jennifer Scott has been selected to take over next month…

‘How cool is that?’: Stafford Tech graduates are given a mission

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer A Stafford Technical Center alumna told its 2018 graduates that the key to success is to keep learning. Andrea Shahan, who delivered the keynote address…

Disc jockeys

Photos and text by Robert Layman Thursday night pick-up games of Ultimate Frisbee are back on the fields at Giorgetti Park in Rutland. This week’s People & Places shows off…

VINS takes ailing birds under its wing

Photos and text by Robert Layman At the beginning of May, Herald staff photographer Robert Layman visited the Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee to document a morning in…

Volunteers needed to take the reins

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer SHREWSBURY — The Reinbow Riding Center, in its 10th year of offering horseback riding lessons to physically and mentally challenged children and adults, needs volunteers….

Growing interest

By Robert Layman Fourth-graders from Sue Tanen’s class at Rutland Intermediate School took in the heat last Wednesday in the Educational Greenhouses at the Vermont Farmers Food Center on West…

The home stretch

Photos and text by Carolyn Dean Judit Schneider decided to open a yoga studio in Brandon when she and her husband acquired the space in the fall of last year….

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…