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A sticky situation: Served warm from the oven, this tasty treat is sure to impress

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Five years ago, I had the first official date with my girlfriend. And of course, I cooked for her. It was a brunch date, because that…

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Fixing Fido: Common orthopedic procedures can get your dog back on his feet after injuries

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH Your dog runs to fetch a stick on one of our many icy days, but slides right past it! He then makes a quick…

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Jay Ottaway: Crossing musical times & genres

By George V. Nostrand Staff Writer “The Jay Ottaway Band — Live in Europe,” album lays down a driving, rollicking sound right off the bat. It’s the type of CD…


+FIVE: March 23 – 29, 2017

COME SAIL AWAYDennis DeYoung: The Voice of StyxMarch 248 p.m.Paramount Theater30 Center St.RutlandDennis DeYoung is a founding member of Styx and the lead singer and writer on seven of the…


READER BULLETINS: March 23-29, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comWOODSTOCK VERMONT FILM SERIES “UNBRANDED”The 7th Annual Woodstock Vermont Film Series at the Billings Farm & Museum will feature the award-winning…

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ARTS PREVIEW: March 23 – 29, 2017

RUTLANDFour bands ‘invade’College of St. Joseph is hosting a free concert featuring bands from across the Northeast Saturday, March 25, in the Tuttle Theater, located at 71 Clement Road in…

TV Review Jim Sabataso

Stand up guy: ‘Crashing’ is a pleasant, if familiar, sitcom

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent By now, TV audiences are familiar with the autobiographical standup-comic sitcom. “Seinfeld,” “Louie,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Master of None,” “Mulaney” — it’s been done to death….


Book an Adventure

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT Hidden treasures, secret codes, greedy villains, or a race to the finish may signify an adventure story. In action-filled novels like those sampled below, the…

TV Review Jim Sabataso

Punching down: Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ is a rare miss for Marvel

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent I was going to try to finish the entire season of “Iron Fist” before writing this review, but after several episodes, I’m unsure when or if…

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Program encourages aspiring farmers

By Catherine Twing Correspondent Farming is essential to the success of a society, and to promote a successful new generation, young farmers must be trained in business as well as…