Joshua Collier, Hitting the High Notes for Barn Opera

By Liz DiMarco Weinmann Tawdry treachery! Dastardly deeds! Sinful sex! Unrequited love between distraught divas and vain villains! More melodramatic ...
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Nonprofit wish list 2022

The lyrics of the holiday ballad “Grown-Up Christmas List,†reference fervent hopes for peace and a better world, a poignant ...
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At The MINT: Build it and you’ll have fun 

There is an expansive physical space in Rutland, over 14,000 square feet to be exact, known as “The MINT – ...
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Put on your Santa cap for Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29

Giving Tuesday, which falls on Nov. 29, began in New York City in 2012, as a way to intensify awareness ...
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Rutland’s own Emerald City

The region’s civic leaders, community advocates, business owners, nonprofit professionals, and others representing the innumerable talents of the Killington-Rutland community ...
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‘Tis the season to appreciate… hospitality workers

The professionals who run our romantic country inns, family-friendly motels, cozy coffee shops, creative restaurants, unique boutiques, state-of-the-art recreational facilities, ...
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Vermonters are we, not second to thee

Last weekend, the Herald ran a deplorable op-ed, the likes of which I’ve never seen in the four decades I’ve ...
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Prop 5 — Liberty and dignity, word for word

As midterm voting is upon us, stories abound about ectopic pregnancies, rape by trusted caretakers, and abuse by domestic partners ...
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100 years later, etiquette is still in style

As we navigate the return to in-person work, stricter dress codes, business travel and meals with clients, I’m hoping that ...
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Area nonprofits offer a new leaf on fun

If you’re the ringleader of an energetic family that has sampled every maple marvel known to humankind, plus scoped out ...
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