Category Archives: Cover Story

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

Above the fold: The intricacies of Rain Hi’s origami

On the last day of January, Mount St. Joseph Academy in Rutland will open its doors to exhibit art from its students and Christ the King School as well. Among…

B&G Club brings teen center to MSJ

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer The Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County has relocated its teen center and opened the gathering place in its new home at the Mount…

Robert De Cormier 1922-2017: An invitation to celebrate the life and music of Vermont’s choral director

By Jim Lowe Staff Writer When Robert De Cormier was asked the high point of his 20 years directing the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus, he remembered the 2006 performance of…

Brandon Town Hall set for the next stage

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer BRANDON — The three carpenters who were singing along to “Let It Snow” on the radio last Thursday afternoon have been hard at work for…

Special Olympics pays tribute to Rutland coach

By Briana Bocelli Correspondent Behind every fine athlete like Brittany Corey is a coach who pushes for excellence. Scott Crawford, of the Rutland Eagles, was named Coach of the Year…

Supercalifragilistic: Rutland Youth Theatre presents “Mary Poppins”

By JANELLE FAIGNANT Correspondent The local production behind the biggest word you ever heard has a cast to match. Rutland Youth Theatre’s “Mary Poppins” features 71 local actors from kindergarten…

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…

Home cooking: Shiffrin captures another slalom title in Vermont

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 a day when…

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 second year in a row….

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 event. A familiar…