For vets through the ages

By SUSAN SMALLHEER Correspondent DANBY — A group of volunteers has put the finishing touches on the second half of an all-veterans memorial for those who served from Danby and…

United Way sets goal of $575,000 for ’17 campaign

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The United Way of Rutland County has set a goal of $575,000 to raise for its 75th anniversary year. Executive Director Caprice Hover said the goal…

Bad yield can’t squash this harvest

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent What can educators do when they’re trying to teach elementary school children about agriculture but Mother Nature won’t cooperate? Officials at Come Alive Outside decided their…

Vermont outdoor activity to be Rutland forum topic

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer A public forum Tuesday at the Community College of Vermont’s campus in Rutland will give area residents a chance to share their ideas about how…

Castleton U names new president

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent CASTLETON — Karen Scolforo says she has plenty of ideas for Castleton University, but wants to hear Castleton University’s ideas first. The 54-year-old president of Central…

City Halloween Parade on track

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent While the Rutland Recreation and Parks Department does not have a superintendent, preparations for the Halloween parade are not expected to be affected. This year’s parade…

Change happens: Tips to help your pet adapt

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH I make changes to my medication and anesthesia protocols constantly. I read up on new medications, new ways to treat things and new ways…

A slice of home: Apple tea cake brings fond memories to an Aussie ex-pat

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES One of the major grocery stores in Australia, Coles, has always had a few stalwart products in its bakery section. Which is a huge relief, right?…

Rutland farm continues to a-maze

By PATRICK McARDLE Correspondent Changes to the annual corn maze at Hathaway Farm in Rutland Town are not unusual, but this year’s theme is a little more personal to the…

READER BULLETINS: September 28-October 4, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comAUDUBON WEST RUTLAND MARSH WALKSept. 28 — A monthly bird monitoring walk at this Important Bird Area (IBA). Kids, new birders…