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Wild leeks
Column
May 3, 2017

Wild leeks

By Virginia Barlow

The white bulbs of wild leeks, also called ramps (especially in the South), can be eaten year round, but it’s the early leaves that are most appreciated. In pre-freezer days, ramps were the first greens available after five or so months of…

News Briefs
May 3, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

Hissss for rattlesnake studies

FAIR HAVEN—The Timber Rattlesnake Conservation Council has asked the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife for a moratorium on “invasive” studies of rattlesnakes. VF&W’s official figures show a population of only a few hundred living in western Rutland County, thought to…

News Briefs
May 3, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Ponderosa Steakhouse remodeling to Ground Round

Tom Maniery’s new Ground Round Grill & Bar restaurant is taking applications for more than 75 employees as it transforms from the former Ponderosa Steakhouse at 559 U.S. Route 7 South to an all-new restaurant. Maniery touts a “new…

Column
May 3, 2017

Living out loud

By Dom Cioffi

The moment is burned into my mind: It occurred around 2007 on a weekend when my niece was home from college.

I had read several recent news stories about a young tech company called Facebook. The organization had developed a social networking…

Psychologist and author considers Buddhism in daily life

Wednesday, May 3, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—Author and Jungian analyst Polly Young-Eisendrath will look at the Buddhist perspective on engaging with daily life in a talk at Rutland Free Library May 3 at 7 p.m. Her talk, “What the Buddhists Teach: Finding Clarity in Everyday Life,” is part of the Vermont Humanities…