READER BULLETINS: May 10-16, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comBusiness Start-up ClassYou are cordially invited to attend our free workshop, “Introduction to Starting a Micro Business,” to be held at…

ARTS PREVIEW: May 10-16, 2018

BRANDONThe Young NovelistsThe Young Novelists are a Toronto-based band fronted by husband and wife Graydon James and Laura Spink. They perform at Brandon Music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19,…

Leading two lives: Author Reeve Lindbergh tours with her latest

Janelle Faignant THE ARTS Reeve Lindbergh has one of those famous last names that gives her away immediately. “If I’m introduced to somebody, often people will say, “Any relation?” she…

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is essential TV for our cultural moment

Jim Sabataso Correspondent Watching “The Handmaid’s Tale” I often find myself contemplating how a society could let things get that out of hand. I remind myself it’s a work of…

Westside rec renaissance features playground

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer WEST RUTLAND — The best part about being a kid in West Rutland could soon be spending summer vacation at the new playground. “It’s what…

Vt. Foodbank buys local to fight hunger

By KATE BARCELLOS Staff Writer With 7,300 farms operating on 1.2 million acres of Vermont farmland, one might think the harvest would keep hunger at bay in Vermont. But, one…

Giving Kids the Gift of Music: VSO’s Student Insiders

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Did you know listening to Beethoven can cure headaches?* (*Not a FDA-approved claim.) On Friday evening, my son and I attended a Vermont Symphony…

The heart of the matter: It takes a lot of work to get to the best part of an artichoke

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES When it comes to artichokes, I’m just not convinced. It’s an unpopular opinion, perhaps, especially now, during the time of year when it’s best to buy…

Yoga: A Practice for Whole-Body Wellness

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE Yoga. Even if you’ve never been to a class, you’ve probably heard the buzz around this practice of physical and mental well-being. Statistics show that…

An ounce of prevention: Summer brings sun, fun…and parasites

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH As we transition out of spring and into summer, sort of, I’m going to introduce some summer concepts. You may not be feeling like…