Weighty matters: keeping your pets slim and healthy begins with you

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH How long can I go without doing an article about weight? Not terribly long. I was out with my dogs the other day, and…

Backyard pizza: Use your grill for that wood-fired taste

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I hardly ever think to make pizza on the grill, but it’s actually a much closer experience to wood-fired pizza than you can get from a…

Where the rivers run

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Last month my family drove to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a week’s vacation at the beach. Motoring along the highways of…

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…

Church Replaces antique pipe organ

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer St. Luke’s has a brand-new set of pipes. This spring, the beloved old reed organ in St. Luke’s Episcopalian Church, which was originally constructed by…

+FIVE: August 8-15, 2018

One night in Memphis‘Million Dollar Quartet’August 9 – September 2Weston Playhouse12 Park St, WestonAn impromptu meeting at Memphis’ Sun Records brings Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl…

READER BULLETINS: Aug. 9-15, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comBirding the Split Rock Trail with RCASOn Saturday, August 11, Rutland County Audubon will hike the relatively easy, 1.9 mile, Split…

One night in Memphis: Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash

By JIM LOWE Staff Writer On Dec. 4, 1956, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash found themselves in an impromptu jam session at Sun Record Studios…

Small-town terror: ‘Castle Rock’ has potential to thrill

By JIM SABATASO Correspondent Anyone who grew up in a small town knows they have their secrets. You hear whispers of tragedy, scandal, and sin, furtively spoken of in hushed…

ARTS PREVIEW: August 8-15, 2018

BRANDONUseless CansBorn in New York’s Capital Region, the Useless Cans have been bringing a mix of old-time jazz, folk and traditional Russian tunes to their audiences since 2016. The trio…