Tag Archives: youth

News Briefs
May 11, 2017

Rutland Youth Theatre brings a zoo to the Paramount stage

May 12-13—RUTLAND—Rutland Youth Theatre presents the fun loving “Madagascar, A Musical Adventure, Jr.” Based on DreamWorks’ popular movie “Madagascar” to the stage at Paramount Theatre for three shows: May 12, 7 p.m.; May 13, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Join Alex the lion, Marty the…

February 15, 2017

“Kick Butts Day” educates youth about dangers of tobacco

Dear editor,

More than 480,000 people in the United States will die this year from a tobacco-related disease. Each day, more than 1,000 kids become new, regular smokers; roughly one-third of them will die prematurely from a tobacco-related disease. On March 15, 2017, Kick Butts…

Local youth celebrate “We Are One Rutland”
Local News
February 15, 2017

Local youth celebrate “We Are One Rutland”

RUTLAND—The Boys and Girls Club of Rutland celebrated the launch of the book, “We Are One Rutland,” a book created by Rutland Youth, exploring diversity in Rutland and how it enriches the community. Many youngsters at the Boys and Girls Club of Rutland were interviewed,…

Vermont hosts youth waterfowl hunting weekend, Sept. 24-25
September 21, 2016

Vermont hosts youth waterfowl hunting weekend, Sept. 24-25

A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation.  There is no finer time to begin this journey than during Vermont’s upcoming youth waterfowl hunting weekend on Sept. 24 and 25. “Vermont’s youth…

March 9, 2016

Youth and marijuana: Colorado’s experience and efforts

By Debby Haskins

When recreational marijuana was made legal in Colorado, the governor and other proponents promised that they would keep it out of the hands of youth. It’s the same promise Governor Shumlin and other legalization proponents are now making here. Can…

Last year’s top ten movies
Generation Y
March 2, 2016

Last year’s top ten movies

By the time this column reaches you, reader, the 88th Academy Awards will have come and gone, and you’ll barely be able to remember what happened. But as I write this, the Oscars are still a couple of days away, and both the professional and…