Category Archives: Featured Stories

HBO faces the future

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent HBO was always something different. The premium cable channel has told us as much over its 45-year history with its haughty tag line, which boasted, “it’s…

ARTS PREVIEW: July 26-Aug 1, 2018

FAIR HAVENPrydein in concertGet ready for a real Celtic treat as the Fair Haven Concerts in the Park welcomes Prydein back to town at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2.The band…

Janet Fredericks’ view of her earth: ‘Land Marks: The Land We Mark, Marks Us’

By VICTORIA CRAIN Arts Correspondent The eagle’s eye: That’s the view of American topography Janet Fredericks presents for our consideration. “Land Marks … The Land We Mark, Marks Us” is…

Fair finds fixes for fiscal woes

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer Luey Clough was just wrapping up a call on his desk phone when his cellphone started ringing. “You said you had a deal for me,”…

National mountain biking event is slated

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer KILLINGTON — Hundreds will descend on Killington Resort for the chance to win $40,000 and eternal glory in the world of competitive mountain biking. For…

Brandon Bluegrass Fest a family affair

By KATE BARCELLOS Staff Writer BRANDON — The hills were alive with the sound of banjos. At the end of Basin Road in Brandon, beneath a thickened canopy of maple…

+FIVE: July 19-25, 2018

Beginning UkuleleJuly 19, 5 – 6 p.m.Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St.,PoultneyLinda MacFarlane will teach a 3-session program with easy chords and fun summer songs for…

READER BULLETINS: July 19-25, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comTrip to the Birds of Vermont MuseumCarpool to the Birds of Vermont Museum in Huntington. Meet at the Home Depot in…

ARTS PREVIEW: July 19-25, 2018

MARLBOROMarlboro MusicFor decades, musicians and audiences have been trying to determine what makes the concerts at Vermont’s Marlboro Music Festival so special. A look at Marlboro Music’s second weekend of…

A reading vacation

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT Vacation, whether it’s a tour of Europe, a sojourn to the seaside, or a trip to the mountains, is a time away from the everyday…