Category Archives: Featured Stories

+FIVE: April 12, 2018

Spring StringsSwing NoireApril 13, 7 p.m.The Old FirehouseMountain View Road and Vt. 140, Tinmouth.Taking inspiration from Django Reinhardt along with the American Hot Jazz of the early 1900s. Suggested donation…

READER BULLETINS: April 12-18, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comFORNIGHTLY GROUPOn Thursday April 19 the Fortnightly group at Grace Congregational Church in Rutland will enjoy “Celebrating Poetry,” led by Janice…

ARTS PREVIEW: April 12-18, 2018

WESTONBlues benefitBreak out your dancing shoes for one of Vermont’s premier blues bands. “Downtown” Bob Stannard and Those Dangerous Bluesmen take the stage at Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm on…

‘Our Town’ becomes a Bouchard family affair

By JIM LOWE The Lowe Down Ever since it premiered in 1938, “Our Town” has been a favorite of professional and community theater companies, as well as audiences. Thornton Wilder’s…

Breaking news: Uncovering Sinclair Broadcasting’s destructive propaganda

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Media consolidation is the kind of dry issue most television viewers don’t give much thought to. Last week, however, knowing who owns your local TV station…

Welch lauds student leaders

By PATRICK McARDLE STAFF WRITER Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) met with student leaders Monday at Rutland High School who had organized a local version of the March for Our Lives…

Castleton students take home first prize at Olympiad of Architectural History:

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer CASTLETON — Sixth and seventh graders from the Castleton Village School brought home architectural triumph and 3-D fame last Friday. The students won first place…

Castleton University athletes polish Fair Haven

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer FAIR HAVEN — With help from Castleton University’s track and field team, downtown Fair Haven got a good, clean sweep last Thursday morning, “This is…

Rutland students examine global issues

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer Dozens of students from around Vermont came together at Rutland High School on Thursday, April 5 to discuss “Education for All,” the theme of the…

Welch seeks input from students, staff

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer A group of educators and students from Stafford Technical Center spoke with Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) on Monday, April 2 after Vermont’s only member of…