2-4-6-8k: Great races to cap the 100 miles!

Jaya Davis 100 MILES 100 DAYS Those who are part of the 100 miles, 100 days walking challenge have gone over 65 miles since we started on June 16! Being…

Arts Preview: August 24-30, 2017

BRANDONDaddy- LonglegsDaddyLonglegs is the confluence of three well-known Vermont musicians whose talents merge to form a highly original acoustic trio. David Gusakov, Rick Ceballos and Matt Witten infuse catchy folk…

Castleton University gains approval for sports dome

By SUSAN SMALLHEER Correspondent Castleton University received its Act 250 permit Friday to build the Spartan Dome next to its Spartan Arena skating rink at the Diamond Run Mall in…

Salty sweet: A new twist to an old favorite

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES My husband is a lawyer, and since we arrived in Rutland more than two years ago, he’s been working for a few different judges as a…

Back to school for Pets: Routines change — don’t let your pet get left behind

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH Back to school is coming soon! Parents are happy, kids are excited or sad, and our pets are…wait, what? Why do our pets care?…

Why is comedy so difficult?

Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN This summer has seen some stellar musical comedy in Vermont. But some of the nonmusical comedy hasn’t been so successful. In fact, two productions by…

National magazine honors RRMC

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent Rutland Regional Medical Center was the only Vermont hospital named last week by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Regional Hospital.” Rutland Regional was…

READER BULLETINS: August 17-23, 2017

A BENEFIT FOR THE LITTLE SPROUTSAn adult evening out at Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum Thursday, August 24, 6-8 p.m. Leave your adult worries at the door and revisit the wonder of…

Childhood revisited

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT When you visit the Rutland Free Library during the summer, you will see posted a colorful array of names representing the many children who are…

Summer reunion: ‘Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later’ might be feeling its age

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Sixteen years after its debut, “Wet Hot American Summer” remains one of the best cult comedies ever made. The film — the brainchild of sketch comedy…