City schools get $15K to promote healthy appetite

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer Rutland City Public Schools may have found a way to persuade young students they should eat their veggies: Having the message delivered by older students….

The 54th: Next sculpture in series to honor Rutland’s black Civil War soldiers

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer The next sculpture in the series that has already seen a piece unveiled on Center Street will honor 20 black soldiers from Rutland who fought…

Pittsford planning community gardens

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer PITTSFORD – The ground may be covered with a foot of new snow, but some people in Pittsford are thinking green and launching a new…

Branchaud set to lead Rutland Town School Board

By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer Matt Branchaud grew up literally next door to the Rutland Town Elementary School. He graduated from the K-8 school in 1990, and then from Rutland…

Preservation funds awarded

By SUSAN SMALLHEER Staff Writer PAWLET — The town hall in Pawlet and a centuries-old farm in Sudbury are the two Rutland County recipients of this year’s historic preservation and…

Culture shock: It can be a good thing…and delicious!

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES I feel like I start almost all my columns with some quip about the differences between Australia and the United States, and this one will be…

Say ‘Ahh’: Why that yearly physical is a good idea for your pet too

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH So, we’ve talked a little bit about spring worries and shots (the irony is not lost on me that we now have snow up…

Sunny side up: Local solar company sees expansion, growth

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer Officials at Same Sun of Vermont say they’re aware of concerns about the solar industry, but say their business is doing well and expanding. Co-owner…

+FIVE: March 15-21, 2018

On a mission Tea Cup AuctionMarch 16, 5 p.m.MWA Main HallWest Main St., Rt. 30 WellsOver 400 items, small silent auction, serving food & drink. Monies go to the mission…

Arts Preview: March 15-21, 2018

CASTLETON‘Guys and Dolls’The Castleton University Theater Arts and Music Department will present “Guys and Dolls,” by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows with music by Frank Loesser,” March 21-25, in the…