Category Archives: Featured Stories

READER BULLETINS: Aug. 16-22, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comIT’S ALMOST PALOOZA TIMESaturday, August 18 at the Odd Fellows Hall beside Star Lake in Belmont the fun commences. Starting off…

ARTS PREVIEW: August 16-22, 2018

MIDDLEBURYYoung ‘Menagerie’Town Hall Theater’s Young Company presents the great American classic play “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams, at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 21 and 22.This classic play…

Popcorn TV: In praise of the low-key summer binge

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent With so much capital “I” important television out there, it’s easy to get blinders on as you leap from one buzz-worthy new show to the next….

Visual Art Review: ‘Thirty-Six Views of Home’: A print collection by Ellen Shattuck Pierce

Victoria Crain THE ARTS How many ways can you look at your living room? When do emotions change your view? What would you use to describe the virtues and concerns…

Cooking up a sweet dream

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer KILLINGTON — Later this month, a woman’s childhood dream will finally come true, frosted in buttercream and filled with chocolate. Dream Maker Bakers, a patisserie,…

Center Street Alley project opened

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer It’s finished. After 10 years, roughly $1.4 million and several redesigns, the Center Street Alley project officially concluded last week with a ribbon cutting on…

Community rallies around family

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer Rutland’s Applebee’s restaurant scheduled all five managers to cater to the crowds they anticipated last Wednesday night. They needed all five. Everyone at the restaurant…

Rising to challenge: Super speaks

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer At a Project VISION meeting last Thursday, Adam Taylor, the new superintendent for Rutland City Schools, opened up about his love for education and the…

City FD adds new firetruck

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer The Rutland City Fire Department has put 4 on the floor. The department’s new truck, a 2018 Pierce Sabre fire engine pumper truck, was delivered…

Fairy Tales Aren’t Just for Children

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT Once upon a time, you probably heard a fairy tale or two. From “Beauty and the Beast” to “The Wild Swans,” there are numerous stories…