Category Archives: Cover Story

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

So, how did Brooke do?

Editor’s note: This story on West Rutland High School’s Brooke Raiche is part of a four-part series about three-sport senior athletes in Rutland County. So, how did Brooke do? It’s…

SPRING GREEN: Statewide, volunteers clean up Vermont

By Sarah Galbraith Correspondent Spring in Vermont is marked by the tradition of Green Up Day. Whether they have participated or not, Vermonters are likely familiar with the sight of…

Chaffee project sees a community center

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The Chaffee Art Center will close soon for several months of renovations with the goal of reopening in October with a new café, a high-tech gallery…

Lip Syncing for the Little Ones

By Courtney Widli On Saturday, April 29 teams made up of Rutland community members and organizations will dance, entertain and lip sync their way to victory, while raising necessary funds…

Students’ art on display at Chaffee

By Janelle Faignant ARTS CORRESPONDENT “Art is not what you see but what you make others see,” French artist Edgar Degas said, and every year, the Rutland-area student community gives…

Finding what works: Castleton University students learn to adapt physical education to all abilities

By Catherine Twing Correspondent CASTLETON — Sixteen-year-old Joan bursts through the doors of Glenbrook Gymnasium on the Castleton University campus. Running and skipping full speed around the gym, Joan laughs…

Drama encore in Proctor

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent When the curtain goes up for the first time in more than a decade, it will be on an all-new stage. Proctor Junior-Senior High School has…

Jay Ottaway: Crossing musical times & genres

By George V. Nostrand Staff Writer “The Jay Ottaway Band — Live in Europe,” album lays down a driving, rollicking sound right off the bat. It’s the type of CD…

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,…

Ceol-VT style

By George Nostrand While St. Patrick’s Day was clearly an Irish holiday, to begin with, it’s been the Americans who have turned the celebration of the saint into the party…