Something hot brewing at Ruff Life

By PATRICK McARDLE Staff Writer It would be a rough life without coffee. Fortunately, downtown Rutland now has the Ruff Life Café, which has coffee. Ruff Life opened last Wednesday…

Happy Cow Cones: Ice cream for a cause

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer Everyone remembers childhood summers waiting anxiously for that special music indicating the ice-cream man was on his way. Two years ago, Mark Foley Sr. decided…

Nurse’s book comforts anxious parents

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer For parents of a child in the neonatal intensive care unit, waiting and wondering whether their newborn will be OK can be terrifying. Almost two…

Residents transform Pittsford farm

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer PITTSFORD — If we reap what we sow, the town of Pittsford will be in for a mighty harvest thanks to ongoing efforts to revitalize…

Healthier Eating on a Limited Budget

By Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE If you have ever felt stretched when it comes to your food budget, you are not alone. Over the years, my family has developed…

Pet preparedness: How to keep your four-footed family members safe during an emergency

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH I was recently watching some footage from the hurricanes last year, hearing statistics about the number of pets lost and thinking about disasters and…

Rumpus! The Best of Rutland County’s storytellers are coming to town

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Earlier this year, a crew from CBS News came to Vermont on a fly-by visit (literally — they used a drone for some footage)…

Carving project reaches benchmark

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer WEST RUTLAND — The town of Proctor is about to get benched. A group of young people who have ties to the town have created…

+FIVE: July 26 – Aug 1, 2018

Must be somewhere?NoTown FestivalJuly 26-29Tweed River TubingJunction of Route 100 & Route 107StockbridgeFour days and three nights of music, community, camping on the Tweed River. Headliners include Bow Thayer, The…

READER BULLETINS: July 26 – Aug. 1, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comWALK TO CELEBRATE WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEKTo help raise awareness and support of breastfeeding, as well as commemorate World Breastfeeding Week, (August…