Small-town terror: ‘Castle Rock’ has potential to thrill

By JIM SABATASO Correspondent Anyone who grew up in a small town knows they have their secrets. You hear whispers of tragedy, scandal, and sin, furtively spoken of in hushed…

ARTS PREVIEW: August 8-15, 2018

BRANDONUseless CansBorn in New York’s Capital Region, the Useless Cans have been bringing a mix of old-time jazz, folk and traditional Russian tunes to their audiences since 2016. The trio…

Road Pitch finds new ideas in city

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer The fourth annual FreshTracks Road Pitch arrived at The MINT — Rutland’s Makerspace last week in a flurry of roaring engines. A fleet of 56…

Rain, rain, go away…: Indoor activities can keep pets active and entertained

Dr. Anna Dunton-Gallagher OFF THE LEASH There seems to be a rule these last couple weeks that it rains when I am out of work and is sunny while I’m…

Messy memories: Updating a school lunch favorite

By Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES When’s the last time you had a sloppy joe? I bet it’s been a while. These fun to eat, loose meat-filled sandwiches are often considered…

Flippin’ Out: Youth keep the skateboards moving

Staff Photos by Robert Layman Skaters have to start somewhere, and in Rutland, that somewhere is usually Flip Side Skatepark. This week’s People & Places shows the next generation learning…

+FIVE: August 2-8, 2018

Serious saxophoning… Moose CrossingAug. 2, 7 p.m.Chaffee Art Center16 South Main St., RutlandA band of misfit jazz musicians performing classics from Sinatra to Herbie Hancock, 775-0356, www.chaffeeartcenter.org. Jeri plus two…

READER BULLETINS: Aug. 2-8, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comRutland Regional Offers Tai Chi Class for BeginnersThis beginner-level class runs from 8/27 to 10/1 and is taught by Laurie Knauer,…

ARTS PREVIEW: August 2-8, 2018

MIDDLEBURYVermont sculpture“Big Fish” by Martin McGowan of Newark, and “Anyman, aka ‘The Head,’” by John Matusz of Waitsfield, now bloom in the flower gardens adjacent to the Henry Sheldon Museum….

‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’:: What happens when Nora returns?

Jim Lowe THE LOWE DOWN It was the door slam heard around the world, when Nora Helmer walked out on her husband in Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 dramatic masterpiece, “A Doll’s…