Column

RYP celebrates seven years

By Elicia Pinsonault Rutland Young Professionals celebrated its seventh birthday this year. Throughout the past seven years, our energetic group of volunteers has worked tirelessly to create a vibrant Rutland area that attracts and retains young professionals. Chances are you’ve […]

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Column, Money Matters

Good health is good business

By Kevin Theissen According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, productivity losses linked to employees not showing up for work cost employers approximately $225 billion annually, or over $1,600 per worker. Business owners and managers understand very well […]

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Column, Movie Diary

Getting the point across

By Dom Cioffi This is an actual group text I received a few days ago from a college friend: “Yo whoz goin 2 the re-union” I scanned those words two or three times, cringing progressively worse upon each reading. Forget […]

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Column, Looking Back

Looking in books

By Mary Ellen Shaw Before the pandemic I was watching a talk show that used to air on ABC. One of the hosts, Keke Palmer, who is her late 20s, said that when she was a child and didn’t know […]

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Column, The Outside Story

The skinny on voles

By Susie Spikol Bent down in an apple field searching for a lost earring, I found a different treasure: a stout mouse-like animal, with a short tail and stubby ears. It gave me one quick look, then disappeared through a […]

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Column

Can you handle the truth?

By Cassandra Tyndall Do you remember the iconic scene from the movie, “A Few Good Men,” when the character played by Tom Cruise goes on a relentless search for the truth behind a murdered Marine? After weeks of investigating, probing […]

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