A reading vacation

Janet Clapp BOOKS CHECKED OUT Vacation, whether it’s a tour of Europe, a sojourn to the seaside, or a trip to the mountains, is a time away from the everyday…

ARTS PREVIEW: July 19-25, 2018

MARLBOROMarlboro MusicFor decades, musicians and audiences have been trying to determine what makes the concerts at Vermont’s Marlboro Music Festival so special. A look at Marlboro Music’s second weekend of…

Power Man: ‘Luke Cage’ delivers a strong sophomore season

By Jim Sabataso Sweet Christmas! Now, that’s how you make a season of television. When “Luke Cage” premiered on Netflix in 2016, it was a distinctly different thing. It was…

‘The magnificence of humankind’: Bronze sculptures of Ed Smith

By VICTORIA CRAIN Arts Correspondent Just now, and until Aug. 5, there is an opportunity to see and consider some very fine art. Specifically, the small gallery at The Carving…

New super wants city to be No. 1

By PATRICK McARDLE Staff Writer Two things are obvious very quickly about Adam Taylor, the new superintendent for the Rutland City Public Schools. First, he is very enthusiastic about his…

Home giveaway narrowed to 10 finalists

By PATRICK McARDLE Staff Writer From more than 160 applicants in Green Mountain Power’s Innovation Home Contest, 10 finalists from across the country have been selected, and a final decision…

CSJ expands major offerings

By PATRICK McARDLE Staff Writer College of St. Joseph has added two new majors to its health science division. Pre-med and pre-athletic training concentrations will be available as of this…

Parent Birds of a Feather

By Joanna Tebbs Young Circles of community There are often blue jays in our back yard, darting from branch to branch, swooping here and there, the flash of their bright…

Diabetes: What to look for and how to treat it

By Anna Dunton-Gallagher Off the leash Lately I have been dealing a lot with the not-so-sweet side of too much blood sugar. Otherwise known as diabetes, excess blood glucose causes…

Heat wave refresher: A hot-weather standard gets a boost from the herb garden

By Steve Peters Rutland Bites It’s shaping up to be a hot summer. When it gets to be this way, I get lazy in the kitchen. No one really wants…