Longtime city school super Moran to retire

  By Patrick McArdle Correspondent After more than 20 years in Rutland City schools — including 17 as superintendent — Mary Moran has announced she will retire at the end…

Writer’s symposium honors journalist Greeley

By SUSAN SMALLHEER Staff Writer EAST POULTNEY — Horace Greeley was a giant of journalism in the 19th century who got his start in Vermont. Greeley’s connection to East Poultney…

Any way you slice it: A fall treat and a fond memory of home

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES I feel like I do an awful lot of nostalgic reminiscing in this column. Maybe it’s because I’m so often reminded of dishes from my childhood…

Tricks and treats: Tips to keep Halloween safe for your pet

Dr. Anna Duntong-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH So far this year, my dog has had to wear three Halloween costumes simply for my entertainment. In case you were wondering: No, dogs…

Women’s shelter begins NewStory

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter is telling a new story with the organization’s updated name, unveiled at an event last week at College of St….

+FIVE: October 12-18, 2017

COMPAS DE NICARAGUANicaragua Dance TourOctober 126 p.m.Ackley ChapelGreen Mountain College1 Brennan CirclePoultneyA multi-media performance with dance, marimba and video of “Women in Action,” a women’s group that carries out community…

READER BULLETINS: October 12-18, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comNYC bus tripPITTSFORD — Pittsford Recreation Department is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City and 911 Memorial Areas Saturday,…

Arts Preview: October 12-18, 2017

MIDDLEBURY‘The Metromaniacs’Middlebury Actors Workshop, Town Hall Theater’s professional theater company, will present a new comedy by David Ives, “The Metromaniacs.” Performances are Oct. 19-22: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m….

Royal pains: Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ is massive disappointment

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Where do I even begin? Marvel’s “Inhumans” is bad. It’s a painfully boring series that squanders a solid concept through bad pacing, poor storytelling and weak…

‘L’elisir d’amore’: Italian opera full of comic surprises

By JIM LOWE THE LOWE DOWN The Opera Company of Middlebury is entering its 15th season this weekend with Gaetano Donizetti’s comedy, “L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love),” the fizzy…