Circus Smirkus coming to region July 12-13

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer MANCHESTER — It’s news as American and exciting as Fourth of July fireworks: The circus is coming to town. Circus Smirkus will perform four times…

7 ducklings rescued in city

Staff Report A week after city workers rescued 14 ducklings from a storm drain on Kendall Avenue, seven more ducklings got stuck in a drain on Stratton Road last week….

Pasture walk eyes clean waterways

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer POULTNEY — Healthy pastures don’t just mean happy cows — they mean a healthy Lake Champlain, which has been an unwilling host to an extremely…

Apple Cider Vinegar Keeps the Doctor Away

By Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE Apple cider vinegar has been used for ages to ensure optimal health and prevent illness. We in Rutland are lucky to have local sources…

Dog Days of Summer

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH How hot is too hot to leave my dog in the car? This is a hard question, because every dog has different comfort levels….

An evening with the Hill Climbers

Photos by Rober Layman More than 50 young mountain bikers amassed at the trailhead for Pine Hill Park in Rutland on Monday night. Divvying up into small skill-based groups, they…

+FIVE: July 5-11, 2018

EnerjazzJuly 5, 7 p.m.Fair Haven Town GreenMain St., Fair HavenFair Haven Concerts in the Park. presents the Big Band sound of Enerjazz. Faculty RecitalKillington Music FestivalJuly 5, 7 p.m.Grace Congregational…

READER BULLETINS: July 5-11, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comREVOLUTIONARY WEEKEND AT HUBBARDTON BATTLEFIELDHistory enthusiasts will gather again at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site in Hubbardton, Vermont, to commemorate…

ARTS PREVIEW: July 5-11, 2018

MIDDLEBURY‘Yellow Submarine’Originally presented in wide release in 1968, “Yellow Submarine” is back on the big screen this summer at Town Hall Theater at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, July 15,…

Weston Playhouse’s ‘Fun Home’: Unflinching musical tells Alison Bechdel’s story

Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN “Fun Home,” the Tony-winning musical based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir, will be only the second to grace the new Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm….