Category Archives: Featured Stories

Puppets invade Brattleboro: International Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival Sept. 19-23

Joshua Holden brings “The Joshua Show” to the International Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival in Brattleboro at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. It’s part of a five day celebration…

+FIVE: September 13-19, 2018

Gift of LifeRed Cross Blood DriveSept. 14, Noon – 5 p.m.Furnace Brook Wesleyan Church67 Gecha Lane, PittsfordGive blood in September and receive a coupon via email for a free haircut….

READER BULLETINS: Sept. 13-19, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comVOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR REPARATIVE PANELSThe Rutland County Community Justice Center at BROC Community Action is offering a training to new and…

Fantasy: ‘Disenchantment’ fails to cast a spell

By JIM SABATASO Correspondent It’s unfair to compare “Disenchantment” to “The Simpsons” and “Futurama.” Unfair, but inevitable. The series, which premiered on Netflix last month, is the latest from Matt…

‘Abstraction in Fabric’: Ken Smith sews stuff together

Victoria Crain THE ARTS Ken Smith is experimenting; he’s trying things out; his tools are scissors, Kona cotton fabric, sewing machine and geometry. He started messing around with fabric as…

Short-term campsite rentals offered

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer SUDBURY — For those who’ve thought about becoming an Airbnb host to earn a little extra cash, but don’t have the extra furnished space to…

Arts Preview: September 6-12, 2018

BRANDONEvening with Joel CageJoel Cage is an award-winning veteran singer-songwriter and guitarist from Boston who stands alone. You can’t compare Cage to any other player. He’s an original, completely subsumed…

RHS hosts German students

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer After a group of 14 students and two educators from Rutland High School spent two weeks in Germany during the summer, a group of 14…

FDA drops ‘added sugar’ labels

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday they would not require the labels of 100-percent maple and honey products to include “contains added sugars”…

Brandon firefighters receive $160K grant

By Keith Whitcomb Jr. Staff Writer BRANDON — The Brandon Fire Department will be able to purchase new breathing systems without leaning on local taxpayers, thanks to a federal grant….