+FIVE: December 28, 2017 – January 3, 2018

Thanks & Happy TrailsAn Evening Honoring Myra PefferDecember 28, 5:30 p.m.Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum11 Center St., RutlandJoin friends of the museum in honoring the outgoing executive director of Wonderfeet. Light hors…

Arts Preview: December 28, 2017 – January 3, 2018

RUTLANDArnowitt on CoplandPianist Michael Arnowitt will present the music of Aaron Copland in a lecture-performance at Trinity Church, 85 West St., at 7 p.m. Jan. 10. “Aaron Copland’s America” is…

Drama club: The best TV drama of 2017

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent The year-end wrap up continues this week with my picks for the best TV dramas of 2017. Once again this year, no broadcast-networks made my list….

Deceased vets honored with wreaths

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer BENNINGTON — All of almost 400 graves at the Vermont Veterans Home, some dating back as far as the Civil War, were decorated with wreaths…

Laughs for New Year’s Eve: Four young comedians coming to Rutland

By Janelle Faignant THE ARTS This year there’s an easy answer to the quandary New Year’s Eve poses. You can ring in 2018 with a night full of laughs and…

Kinder Way Café opens in Fair Haven

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer FAIR HAVEN — A small, locally sourced café has opened in downtown Fair Haven with the goal of spreading kindness with every cup. “There’s always…

Rutland High musician makes it to national stage

Max Lozier, a senior bassist at Rutland High School, joined music students from across the United States in a showcase of the “best of the best” during the National Association…

Larson Farm: From raw milk to gelato

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer WELLS — Rich, Cynthia and Mercy Larson of Larson Farm in Wells aren’t just farming for themselves. They’re farming for their community. “We want to…

Pavlova: A Christmas Dessert from Another Hemisphere

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES Where I’m from in the subtropical region of Australia, temperatures are a little different at the moment. As we here in Vermont are trying to stay…

To pee or not to pee: recognizing and treating urinary disorders

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH You know that feeling when you wake up in the middle of the night snuggled in your blankets and you have to pee? You…