Category Archives: Cover Story

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

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…

The bench that never ends: Basketball tourneys create bonds that last a lifetime

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer Where recreational sports have a reputation as an optional, spare-time, resume-building activity, to be a Demon of Rutland means you’re forever a member of the…

Things that go bump

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Black River’s Andrea Stevens: One tough softball pitcher

By Tom Haley Staff Writer LUDLOW — Drivers complain about the roads this time of year in Vermont — those ribbons of asphalt that have been ravaged by the force…

RHS cheerleaders take regional title

Staff Report MANCHESTER, N.H. — The beat goes on for the Rutland High School cheerleaders. A squad that collects championships the way kids used to collect baseball cards has done…