Category Archives: Featured Stories

+FIVE: June 14-20, 2018

Successful surfingSocial Media for Your Small BusinessThursday, June 14, 2 – 5 p.m.3rd Floor ClassroomRutland Economic Development Corporation67 Merchants Row, Suite 1, RutlandLearn to streamline your social media efforts and…

ARTS PREVIEW: June 14-20, 2018

MANCHESTERTaconic Music returnsTaconic Music artistic directors Ariel Rudiakov and Joana Genova present Taconic 2.0, Taconic’s second annual summer music festival, June 22–July 15.The season encompasses four festival concerts featuring faculty…

READER BULLETINS: June14-20, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.com8TH ANNUAL CHEESE & DAIRY CELEBRATIONBillings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, announces the 8th Annual Cheese & Dairy…

Fair Haven High’s year of change

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer “It’s leaving the school, rather than leaving the people,” said Fair Haven Union High School senior Glenn Wilcox. “There’s passion in this school. It’s heartwarming…

MSJ enrollment on rebound

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer Even by Vermont standards, a graduating class of 20 is small. At Mount St. Joseph Academy, the 20 seniors who collected diplomas this year signaled…

Westsiders reach for the world

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer The gymnasium at West Rutland High School was packed with people Friday evening, with most donning the school’s signature shades of yellow and emerald green….

‘Anne of Green Gables’: Weston showcases theater’s next generation

Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN When the Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford musical adaptation of “Anne of Green Gables,” the L.M. Montgomery classic, opened in New York in 2007, critic…

Farewell, comrade: ‘The Americans’ ends its mission on a solemn note

By JIM SABATASO Correspondent When “The Americans” premiered in 2013, it was a thrilling drama that recalled a bygone time when Soviet spies still meddled in domestic affairs and plotted…

Technology gives sugaring a boost

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer No Vermont product is quite as iconic as pure maple syrup. Vermont’s own liquid gold retails out at about $35 per gallon, which translates to…

DRP talks goals, future plans

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer Ads and apps are in the works for downtown Rutland in 2018. About 20 people attended the Downtown Rutland Partnership’s annual meeting at Community College…