Category Archives: Featured Stories

READER BULLETINS: August 17-23, 2017

A BENEFIT FOR THE LITTLE SPROUTSAn adult evening out at Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum Thursday, August 24, 6-8 p.m. Leave your adult worries at the door and revisit the wonder of…

Childhood revisited

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT When you visit the Rutland Free Library during the summer, you will see posted a colorful array of names representing the many children who are…

Summer reunion: ‘Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later’ might be feeling its age

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Sixteen years after its debut, “Wet Hot American Summer” remains one of the best cult comedies ever made. The film — the brainchild of sketch comedy…

Sculpture takes shape on Westside

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent WEST RUTLAND — A man slowly took shape beneath a pair of grinders. Italian sculptors Alessandro Lombardo and Andrea Ingrassi worked at the Carving Studio and…

Jurist lauded for diligence, humor

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent Judge Silvio Valente left a twofold legacy in the local court system. Valente, a Rutland native who spent 23 years on the bench and died last…

Rock project: Game of hide, seek

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent PROCTOR — It’s been a rocky summer. A Facebook page has families in Proctor decorating, hiding and hunting for rocks around town. “Proctor Rocks” debuted in…

Delightful entertainment, just in time

By Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN WESTON — Imagine working for Barbra Streisand in her own personal shopping mall. That’s exactly what Alex More does in Jonathan Tolins’ delightful flight-of-fancy…

ARTS PREVIEW: August 17-23, 2017

BRANDONCooie’s Jazz EnsembleDrawing from the vast catalog of jazz classics of the 20th century, Cooie’s Jazz Ensemble lures you deep into the music. Cooie Defrancesco reaches the heart of a…

+FIVE: August 10-16, 2017

MOVE Modern Dance for Teens and AdultsAugust 105:30 – 6:45 p.m.Stone Valley Arts145 E. Main St.PoultneyTaught by Erika Schmidt. Drop-in rates only: $10 for SVA members / $12 non-members. Upstairs…

READER BULLETINS: August 10-16, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.com PITTSFORD DAY 5K & 1 MILE RUNSaturday, August 12 registration for 5K race begins at 8 a.m., race starts at 9…