The best assistant principal in the United States, according to his peers, might just be working with Rutland students.
It’s peanut-butter-jelly time — literally.
FAIR HAVEN — President Lincoln has nothing on Fair Haven’s new mayor or her big, floppy ears.
Most of us have to had to live in the shadow of a sibling who outshined us, who made our lives by comparison look unimpressive and disappointing. The new Comedy Central series “The Other Two” explores those anxieties to great effect.
CLARENDON — After not being awarded a $170,000 grant, the elementary school is looking for other ways to move ahead with the “Clarendon Community Complex and Walking Trail.”
In 1988, David Sagi lost his seat on the Board of Aldermen.
Saturday was the Tinmouth floor meeting ,where voters approved the municipal budget, but the town also showed support for pickle ball, community dances and helping “dummies” with their computers.
Rutland Middle School students want to bring little homes to the big city to combat climate change and homelessness.
After more than 30 years of playing venues all across Vermont, 8084 is retiring, and playing one of its very last shows at 8 p.m. Saturday March 2, at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland.
The College of St. Joseph is planning another five sessions in the next few weeks where students can find out right away if they have been accepted for the next semester, as college officials continue making plans to keep the college open past the current semester.
Older generations like to talk about the golden age of parenting, when you could trust your neighbors, leave your doors unlocked and let your kids run free without care. The Netflix true-crime documentary, “Abducted in Plain Sight,” shows what happens when that approach goes horribly, horrib…
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.
Rutland-born, Rutland-raised, Alderwoman Lisa Ryan was chosen by the Office of the Lieutenant Governor to represent Addison, Bennington and Rutland Counties as the newest appointment to the Vermont Commission on Women — the only commissioner for southern Vermont.
There is a universality in the teenage experience that supersedes time and place. No matter where or when you grow up, the highs and lows, the awkwardness, the emotions, the inevitable embarrassments will always be the same.
Second-graders from Northwest and Northeast elementary schools in Rutland took over the downtown on foot, posting hearts in businesses’ windows for the public to see last Tuesday. But instead of a person this Valentine’s Day, the children are writing Valentines to the city, expressing what t…
It was Audrey Lester’s second time skiing.
Max Emmons said he’s not a Five Guys fanatic or anything.
Two Green Mountain College graduates are trying to develop a maker space in Poultney to give other alumni a reason to stay in the area, now that the college is expected to close after the end of the current semester.
As we go through life, we carry our traumas with us. The pain, sadness and guilt we experience accumulates within us. How we choose or don’t choose to confront those experiences comes to define who we are and how we live our lives. Failing to confront them can create an unending loop of pain…
A Rutland woman who celebrated her birthday last week has a lot to look back on.
FAIR HAVEN — In addition to biology and language arts, students are still learning how to handle their cash — 12 schools in Vermont received praise for requiring their students to take a semester of financial planning courses to better prepare them for the future.
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.”
KILLINGTON — Castleton University will take over the Killington School of Resort Management this fall, according to a recent announcement.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway may be welcoming a new contender this season in the Limited Sportsmen division, and it’ll appear in a blaze of burgundy flashing the number 74.
Long before Miss Scarlett in the billiard room with the rope and Col. Mustard in the library with the lead pipe, there was Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.”
To the very end, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” has been a colorful burst of comedy and optimism. In their followup to “30 Rock,” Tina Fey and Robert Carlock dialed down the cynicism to create something that was equal parts unflappably charming and riotously funny.
A longtime city firefighter has enrolled in the Vermont Police Academy as he prepares to join the Rutland City Police Department.
Rutland now comes with “concierge service.”
The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, reopens today, Jan. 26, after a 30-month $50 million expansion and renovation.Now, with 16 galleries and three state of the art object study classrooms, the Hood enters a new era as model teaching museum and extraordinary…
Oftentimes, the most obvious question is the best one to ask. That’s the approach rapper and activist Michael “Killer Mike” Render takes in his new Netflix docuseries, “Trigger Warning with Killer Mike.”
POULTNEY — Green Mountain College will close its doors at the conclusion of the 2019 spring semester, said President Bob Allen last Wednesday.
The news that Green Mountain College in Poultney will close at the end of the semester won’t effect College of St. Joseph, according to Jennifer Scott, president of CSJ.
FAIR HAVEN — In addition to the constant, watchful eye of Fair Haven Union High School’s resource officer, another guardian is cycling around the Slate Valley Unified Union School District.
Faced with declining enrollments and rising costs, it’s a tough time for the country’s small independent colleges, with the financial squeeze on schools more acute in New England and Vermont.
Recognized as America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack Hanna has been making television appearances since he started with the Columbus Zoo in the 1980s. From the jungles of Rwanda to the savannas of Australia, he brought animals from the far corners of the world to audiences in his stage show, “Ja…
A Castleton family wants to turn the long-vacant Flory’s Plaza into an entertainment hot spot for adults, children and especially teenagers.
With the snow piling up and cabin fever setting it, let’s spend this week taking a look ahead to what we’ll be watching this coming winter and spring.
Three programs, three professors, three years: Students at Stafford Technical Center are slated to complete the construction of their 15th house, which is slated to go on the market within the next six months.
“Black Mirror” is a television series that masterfully plays on the anxieties of living in the modern age. Its paranoid, pessimistic view of the creeping reach and influence of technology is made more chilling by its familiarity. Series creator and writer Charlie Booker approaches existing t…
After almost a quarter of a century, Rutland County Probate Judge Kevin Candon will step down at the end of the month.
A local premiere of the movie, “Axcellerator,” is slated for the Paramount Theatre. “Axcellerator” is a sci-fi adventure comedy with the slight twist that some scenes were filmed a block away.
It’s not totally true that you can’t see Led Zeppelin anymore. Kashmir: The Live Led Zeppelin Show comes to the Paramount Theatre in Rutland at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.
NORTH CHITTENDEN — It’s been many days since thousands of federal workers were placed on furlough owing to a partial government shutdown, but someone still has to feed the fish.
KILLINGTON — Vermont was just named the craft brew epicenter of the nation by C+R research, and one man in Rutland is making it his mission to spread the good brews.
Programs aimed at pairing kids with mentors, many of which are in Rutland County, received more than $300,000 from MENTOR Vermont.
It’s easy to get lost in the world of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Showrunner Amy Sherman-Palladino (“Gilmore Girls”), who has a knack for building specific, live-in worlds, has created a saccharine, candy-coated alternate-universe 1950s-era Manhattan full of luxurious spaces and gorgeous cl…
From the jungles of Rwanda to the savannas of Australia, Jack Hanna brings animals from the far corners of the world to audiences in his stage show. “Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live!” will make a stop at Rutland’s Paramount Theatre at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12.
The “Heart of Vermont” is growing.
CASTLETON — Hundreds of people were at the American Legion Post 50 on Saturday to take part in a fundraiser to benefit the family of Monty Springer, an Army veteran and motorcyclist, known for his support of veterans causes.