Oh, that mountain greenery: Spring perennials can brighten your yard and your plate

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES A friend stopped by the other day while I was out mowing the lawn for the first time this year. She almost immediately commented on the…

August Wilson has arrived in Vermont

By Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN WOODSTOCK – Vermonters have the unusual opportunity, right now, to experience authentic African-American theater here, produced by a Vermont theater company. JAG Productions opened…

Thinking inside the box: Litter box basics for cat owners

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH Now that spring is here, I have had chances to “find” all the dog poop from this winter in my yard. As I was…

Chaffee project sees a community center

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The Chaffee Art Center will close soon for several months of renovations with the goal of reopening in October with a new café, a high-tech gallery…

+FIVE: April 27-May 3, 2017

THE WORDAn Evening of PoetryApril 276:30 p.m.Phoenix Books2 Center St.,RutlandCelebration of National Poetry Month. Castleton University professors David Mook and Joyce Thomas are the authors of the poetry collections, “Corn-Pone…

READER BULLETINS: April 27-May 3, 2017

TREATMENT OF OPIATE ADDICTION IN VERMONT — IS IT WORKING?Join us for a discussion of this growing problem with Rick Rawson, Ph.D, on Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. at…

ARTS PREVIEW: April 27-May 3, 2017

PAWLETOpera galaThe Slate Valley Museum has teamed up with internationally acclaimed American soprano Anya Matanovič to bring a night of Italian opera and dinner to the Pawlet Town Hall at…

‘Steel Magnolias’: The hearts of the south

By Janelle Faignant THE ARTS For these ladies, beauty is more than skin deep. In a town where you don’t leave the house without full hair and make-up, and Lycra…

Rutland Young Pros make a push

By Jadie Dow Correspondent Rutland Young Professionals recently hosted its inaugural gala, which organizers credited for giving the group a major boost in its numbers. “We had about a 35…

Ambitious plans for CSJ

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The sixth president of the College of St. Joseph is hoping to increase enrollment and make students, faculty, staff and alumni excited about the future of…