Angelo Arnold’s ‘Displaced’: When chairs aren’t chairs

By Victoria Crain THE ARTS Quirky, thought-provoking sculptures recently moved into the Castleton University Bank Gallery in downtown Rutland. Looking at them, one might imagine them having struck their poses…

Rockers get a community stage

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer The owners of a Route 7 music store have established their business as a performance venue where audiences of all ages can hear live music….

Hoppy days in Fair Haven

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer FAIR HAVEN — Something new is brewing in Fair Haven’s business district. The Fair Haven Planning Commission has granted approval to open the town’s only…

Kids tuned into ice fishing

By Dennis Jensen Correspondent CASTLETON — There were kids everywhere, but something was missing. Not one child could be seen with his or her face hypnotized by a cellphone. There…

New kits arrive to aid in pet rescue

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer A fundraiser at the Rutland Veterinary Clinic and Surgical Center will make it easier for local fire departments to extend rescue efforts to the dogs…

Project VISION meeting on Feb. 8 will review 2017 effort

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer The next monthly meeting of Project VISION, on Feb. 8, will have an unusual time and meeting location, as leaders report out on their efforts…

Open wide: Why dental care is so important for your pet

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH So now that we have covered heart disease, we’re moving on to dental health. February is pet dental health month. Sure, dogs have stinky…

Kitchen Olympics: Go for the gold with this easy Korean-themed dish

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES Have you noticed a bit of a theme in the last few columns? With the exception of Steve’s last one, there’s been a real breakfast vibe…

Curler in for the long run

By Tom Haley Staff Writer The College of St. Joseph campus is all dressed up in its winter wedding gown white, making thoughts of a sun-kissed baseball diamond difficult —…

+FIVE: February 1-7, 2018

Chilling Tales? February Book SalesFri., Feb. 2, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat., Feb. 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.Rutland Free Library10 Court St., RutlandTwo days, thousands of organized, gently-used…