Operation Dolls gears up for holidays

By Briana Bocelli Correspondent RSVP and Operation Dolls and More are spreading holiday cheer this year by providing gifts and supplies for families in need. Michele Dauphinais, coordinator for RSVP…

Where’s an elf whenyou need one? Tips to de-stress your holidays

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I have to admit that I actually enjoy this hectic time of year, especially all of the opportunities to cook. I know that’s nuts, right? But…

Walking in a winter wonderland: Don’t let the cold weather keep you and your dog inside this winter

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH Several days have gone by where I haven’t seen my horse or walked my dogs in daylight. With such reduced daylight hours my plans…

Natural Cold Remedies to Keep You Well

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE As a parent of a toddler, I somewhat dread the colder half of the year for a simple reason: sickness. It seems that there is…

Defining Community

Joanna Tebbs Young Circles of Community This past week one of my online students, Caleb, shared how he invites neighbors and friends over to Shabbat dinner on Friday nights, opening…

Donovan, RHS class keep it civil

By Patrick McArdle A group of Rutland High School freshmen got a practical lesson last week in the importance of civility and good communication during a visit by Attorney General…

+FIVE: November 16-22, 2017

FALL FASHION Rutland Young ProfessionalsNov. 176 p.m.Southside Steakhouse170 South Main St.RutlandJoin the Rutland Young Professionals for a fall fashion show-themed November Mix. For more information, visit www.rutlandyoungprofessionals.org. THIS BOWL FROM…

READER BULLETINS: November 16-22, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comANNUAL “MESSIAH” PERFORMANCES AT GRACE CHURCHSunday, December 3, Grace Congregational Church will present the annual performances of Handel’s “Messiah.” The Rutland…

ARTS PREVIEW: November 16-22, 2017

BRANDONSinger- songwriter Chelsea BerryChelsea Berry is a singer-songwriter with the edge, power and finesse of legends. Her presence has been described by listeners as “compelling… she draws the entire house…

Thumbs up for the Upside Down: ‘Stranger Things’ cracks the sequel formula

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent In season two, “Stranger Things” demonstrates just how well it understands the milieu in which it lives. The popular Netflix series, about a gang of kids…