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Castleton Town Manager Mark Shea gives a tour of the new Town Offices on Monday afternoon.

New Castleton offices take shape

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer CASTLETON — Work is progressing on the new town offices in Castleton with a goal of completion of construction work by May 1. The $903,000…

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Amaranth: Protein positioned for A pop-ular future

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES When quinoa is finally displaced as the world’s favorite superfood grain, I’m betting amaranth will take the lead. Although amaranth has both an edible leaf and…

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Tick Time: Prevention preparation and products

By Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH So I rarely listen to weather anymore, and the calendar isn’t much help either. Walking my dogs the other day we got back…

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Dena Goldberg, Reignited Activist

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This is the second in a series of stories about everyday people in our community. Dena Goldberg was loving her non-political life. A physical…

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RRMC doc co-authors landmark cancer study

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent A doctor working at Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Foley Cancer Center is one of the authors of a study released this month that examined ways to…

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Matters of the Heart: Part 2: Common cardiac conditions in cats and dogs

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH Valentine’s Day may be over now, but that just means all the candy is on super sale. While we stock up on truffles and…

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Library launches “I Love Our Library” campaign

By Gordon Dritschilo Correspondent The Rutland Free Library wants to feel some love in 2017. The library launched an awareness campaign this week called “I Love Our Library.” About 35…

You are what you eat: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ is a charming, dark comedy

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent I’ll be honest, at this point I’m pretty much over the zombie genre. “The Walking Dead,” with all its crushing nihilism and gratuitous violence has sucked…

READER BULLETINS: February 23 – March 1, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comBROC-CCOMMUNITY ACTION OFFERS FREE TAX PREPARATIONBROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont is an Internal Revenue Service-recognized Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site….

Groups hire firm to market the “Killington Valley”

A Guilford-based firm has been hired to market the Rutland area. The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that Mondo Mediaworks had been chosen from about two dozen bidders…