Category Archives: Featured Stories

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…

+FIVE: July 12-17, 2018

Pickin’, Grinnin’ & RVin’ Basin Bluegrass FestivalJuly 12 -15Wyman’s fieldsBasin Rd., BrandonClassic country music Thursday evening, bluegrass Fri. – Sun. Craft and food vendors. 247-3275, www.basinbluegrassfestival.com. The Jets “West Side…

READER BULLETINS: July 12-17, 2018

To list your event in the Reader Bulletins email editor@rutlandreader.comREVOLUTIONARY WAR BOARD GAMES AFTERNOONLike board games? Like to strategize? Like and know your history? Come to the Mount Independence State…

Arts Preview: July 12-18, 2018

MANCHESTERTaconic finaleAt 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton, Taconic Music’s fourth and final concert of its 2018 festival series brings…

‘West Side Story’: Tackling the greatness of Bernstein-Sondheim-Robbins-Laurents

By JIM LOWE The Lowe Down For his swan song as one of Weston Playhouse’s three co-artistic directors of 30 years, Tim Fort is directing “West Side Story.” The iconic…

Uncivil discourse: Michelle Wolf comes out swinging with ‘The Break’

By Jim Sabataso Correspondent Michelle Wolf is having a good summer. The comedian and former writer for “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “The Daily Show” has quickly emerged as…