FAIR HAVEN — President Lincoln has nothing on Fair Haven’s new mayor or her big, floppy ears.
Rutland Middle School students want to bring little homes to the big city to combat climate change and homelessness.
PITTSFORD — Josh Tabor started losing his sight around the age of 3. By the time he was 11, he was using Braille to read. At the age of 16, he shot his first turkey.
College of St. Joseph is hosting a collection of Native American artifacts gathered by Kurt Fetter, of Johnstown, New York, a professor who teaches a weekly course, “Introduction to Native American Studies.”
Recycling can be something of a gray area of knowledge regarding what can or can’t be recycled. Last week, Carl Diethelm, outreach coordinator at the Rutland County Solid Waste District, gave a tour of the Gleason Road Transfer Station to give attendees some do’s and don’ts.
The Special Olympics Unified Sports teams at Rutland High School brought home an unusual win last Friday while celebrating recognition from the Special Olympics organization and ESPN.
An artist residency at 77 Gallery on Grove Street that started in 2018 will return this year and bring artists into the city.
SHREWSBURY — Seventeen kindergartners and first-graders eagerly scurried into the snowy banks behind Shrewsbury Mountain School to their special “sit” places for quiet time last Thursday.
Through their “All Knotted up with Love” program, Kristen Ramey, and her 5th graders from the Rutland Intermediate School recently donated 42 blankets to the Foley Cancer Center. These beautiful blankets were handmade by the students, and given to patients currently undergoing treatment. Thi…
After a four-month rebuild from the ground up, the McDonald’s on South Main Street in Rutland opened its doors again recently.
GOSHEN — On a recent Wednesday, Kurt and Heather O’Connell, of Brandon, led their three young boys into the wilderness at the foot of Mt. Horrid on the search for a perfect Christmas tree — a family tradition that’s now in its third year.
Awards given out last week at the Rutland City Police Department Awards Ceremony brought attention to the work officers do that goes beyond arrests and traffic stops.
Danielle Klebes brings her recent series of paintings “Aimless Pilgrimage” to Rutland’s 77 Gallery and it’s an invigorating view. In this series, Klebes focuses her attention on people or groups of people who are about to experience changes. Is a storm on the horizon? Will an accident happen…
KILLINGTON — While this was the third year the World Cup has drawn upwards of 30,000 people to Killington Ski Resort, it’s the first time the resort’s founder has been on the slopes to witness it in person.
She was raised in her mother’s dance studio, and gave lessons to many of Rutland’s youth when she wasn’t watching the Miss USA pageants on television with her grandparents.
About 55 people attended a Veterans Day ceremony Sunday at the Rutland American Legion Post 31, during which Col. Peter Fagan, retired, talked about the importance of honoring veterans.
While the sugar buzz from Halloween winds down, this week’s People & Places will give it just one more encore. Last Wednesday afternoon, on Halloween, the halls of Tinmouth Mountain School emptied and students paraded to the town hall, before arriving at the house of the school’s neighbo…
Rutland was always a part of Andrea Mead Lawrence, and now her legacy in the city is carved in stone.
Hathaway Farm & Corn Maze had a “Man’s Best Friend Feature” this year. The 12-acre field of corn was cut into the shape of a large dog — and made fun for all ages. Irene Hathaway says ideas happen quickly, “And I decide,” but planning and scaling everything down can take months. Her work…
The 10th annual Pumpkin Festival on Sunday, hosted by the Leap Frog Nursery School, had a special guest — Vermont’s first 1-ton pumpkin.
KILLINGTON — Five years after it began beefing up its bicycling infrastructure, Killington Ski Resort is seeing a boom in the number of cyclists visiting its trails, and it’s affecting the surrounding area.
WALLINGFORD — It was raining in Wallingford the Memorial Day before last. The annual parade had been canceled, but the Wallingford Fire Department didn’t care. They knew this might be the last time a certain member got a chance to participate.
An influx of up to 1,000 members of the Shriners Club from the Northeast and Canada for the Northeast Shrine Association Fall Field Days culminated in an elaborate and colorful parade in Rutland on Saturday.
Cyclists turned out in droves for the 13th annual Kelly Brush Ride on Saturday. The annual ride, which starts and finishes in Middlebury and winds through the Champlain Valley, drew more than 900 cyclists and 25 adaptive athletes, the highest participation in the history of the ride. The eve…