Give Yourself a Hygge

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Writers often hear the advice that they shouldn’t wait for inspiration, that inspiration is gained by putting pen to paper (fingers to keyboard). Some…

The Sticky Situation of Non-stick Cookware

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE As I cleaned one of our cast-iron pans a few months back after making scrambled eggs for the millionth time, I mentioned to my husband…

Comfort food overload? Get a taste of the tropics with fresh citrus fruits

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES It’s about this time of year when I start to get a little restless with winter cooking. Stews and soups all start to taste the same…

Smash and patch: A morning with the repair women

Photos and text by Robert Layman Morgan Overable’s shop classroom isn’t your typical desk-and-chair learning environment. The main room consists of a piece of plywood on top of two sawhorses…

+FIVE: February 8-14, 2018

Young Guns? “Picasso at the Lapin Agile”Feb. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 11 at 2 p.m.Town Hall Theater68 S. Pleasant St.MiddleburyAt the Lapin Agile bar, young Picasso and Einstein spar…

READER BULLETINS: February 8-14, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comRACE FOR THE CURE – MANCHESTEREarly Bird online registration is open for the Susan G. Komen Vermont Race for the Cure…

Arts Preview: February 8-14, 2017

MIDDLEBURYGrace Kelly jazzGrace Kelly wrote her first song at 7 years old, recorded her first CD at 12, orchestrated and performed her original composition with the Boston Pops Orchestra at…

Angelo Arnold’s ‘Displaced’: When chairs aren’t chairs

By Victoria Crain THE ARTS Quirky, thought-provoking sculptures recently moved into the Castleton University Bank Gallery in downtown Rutland. Looking at them, one might imagine them having struck their poses…

Rockers get a community stage

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer The owners of a Route 7 music store have established their business as a performance venue where audiences of all ages can hear live music….

Hoppy days in Fair Haven

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer FAIR HAVEN — Something new is brewing in Fair Haven’s business district. The Fair Haven Planning Commission has granted approval to open the town’s only…