‘Steel Magnolias’: The hearts of the south

By Janelle Faignant THE ARTS For these ladies, beauty is more than skin deep. In a town where you don’t leave the house without full hair and make-up, and Lycra…

Rutland Young Pros make a push

By Jadie Dow Correspondent Rutland Young Professionals recently hosted its inaugural gala, which organizers credited for giving the group a major boost in its numbers. “We had about a 35…

Ambitious plans for CSJ

By Patrick McArdle Correspondent The sixth president of the College of St. Joseph is hoping to increase enrollment and make students, faculty, staff and alumni excited about the future of…

In praise of pretzels: Making those mall treats of yesteryear at home

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES It’s been years since I’ve had a decent soft pretzel. As a kid, I’d get one on the occasional trip to the mall. They’d rotate under…

Dog Petiquette: Dogs can be friendly… within limits

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH It is finally that time of year again! The darkness, cold and ice have dissipated. While I spent the winter seeing mostly the same…

Everyday Stories: Thomas Hartigan, Giving with Gratitude

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This is the fifth in a series of everyday stories about everyday people in our community. He sings, dances, acts and writes poetry. He…

Lip Syncing for the Little Ones

By Courtney Widli On Saturday, April 29 teams made up of Rutland community members and organizations will dance, entertain and lip sync their way to victory, while raising necessary funds…

READER BULLETINS: April 20-26, 2017

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.com POULTNEY WOMAN’S CLUBApril 20 at 7 p.m. the Poultney Woman’s Club will hold their monthly meeting at the Methodist Church…

ARTS PREVIEW: April 20-26, 2017

RUTLANDKathy GriffinComedian, actress and author Kathy Griffin brings her Celebrity Run-In Tour to The Paramount Theatre at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 30.Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning Griffin is a towering…

Slow burn: ‘The Americans’ takes its time as it readies for its final act

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent I was holding off reviewing the new season of “The Americans” until things got more exciting, but at nearly the halfway point, I’m readjusting my expectations….