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Atomic veterans: The Cold War's forgotten victims

MANCHESTER — The Cold War ended without the United States and the Soviet Union fighting the nuclear war for which they had armed themselves to the teeth.But many of the men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in those tense days …
Community Briefs

ManchesterScholarships available for ballet campThe Ballet Center at Manchester would like to announce that this will be the 25th summer to offer Dance Camps under the direction of Marilyn Cavallari. There are still a few spaces open for the …

Community Briefs

Manchester Elementary Middle School honor roll

Editorials
Challenge and opportunity

Last week's story on the ripple effect in Manchester from the retail industry's national decline spells out the issues we're facing locally. That industry has been and remains an important economic engine for Manchester, providing jobs and tax …

Letters to the editor
Letter: People heard, but no one stood up

To the Editor:The recent string of conversation in the Journal — Bob Stannard's May 5 column and Mark Tashjian's follow up May 12 column along with former Coach Shehadi's letter — all addressed events that had transpired at a BBA boys' …

Letter: Choice still matters in Rupert-Pawlet Act 46 effort

Letter: An open letter to U.S. Sen. John McCain

Letter: MHS will continue to serve Northshire

Arts
Local dancers in Vermont Center for 'Neverland'

RUTLAND — The Vermont Center for Dance Education is presenting its full-length ballet production of "Neverland" at 1 and 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 11 at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. The production, several months in the making, is based …

Love changes everything for cast

Taconic Music hosting Windhaven Wind Symphony

Local Duo welcomes Jack Williams in concert

Dorset Players show one act is often enough

Local sports

Bulldogs continue to roll; battle off Colonels

MANCHESTER — There has been plenty of offense to go around for the Burr and Burton baseball team over this past week. The Bulldogs scratched out seven runs its 7-4 victory over Brattleboro on Tuesday afternoon, bringing its run total to 38 …

Bulldogs overpower rival Patriots

BENNINGTON — Coming off its thunderous win over Rutland on Wednesday where they scored 11 times, the Burr and Burton baseball team continued to swing a hot bat against rival Mount AnthonyThe Bulldogs knocked around three Patriot pitchers for …

Bulldogs stay hot, roll past Stratton

MANCHESTER — Playing in the 90 degree heat did not slow down the Burr and Burton boys lacrosse team who came out ready to score in its game against Stratton Mountain on Thursday afternoon. The Bulldogs roared to a 16-1 victory over last year's …

Lane fans 15 as Eagles blank Twin Valley

ARLINGTON — As the weather has heated up, so has Arlington sophomore pitcher Jack Lane. On Thursday, Lane was on fire from the first pitch, racking up 15 strikeouts in a 9-0 complete game shutout over Twin Valley."My curveball was working …
Lifestyles

Backyard flights of fancy: Hobbits, dragons, pirates, oh my!

Many a kid (and grown-up) has dreamed of having a magical playhouse. If you've got more cash than carpentry skills, there are creative entepreneurs who specialize in bringing those storybook flights of fancy alive with Hobbit holes, treehouses, …

Support pollination and plant a buzzworthy garden

With major backing brought about by brand name companies like Burt's Bees and Cheerios, and even policy proposals developed under past President Barack Obama's administration, collective pleas to protect pollinators have been propelled into the …

Do you need extra vitamins?

The immensely profitable vitamin industry depends on consumers believing that more is better. Although supplements are beneficial for people with nutrient deficiencies, there's little utility in pills, injections and intravenous drips if you already …

For Mother's Day, turn a simple vase into a work of art

Marbled paper coverings for fancy books and journals have been around for centuries. The paper features colors swirling around each other unevenly to make a unique pattern. But it's not just paper that can be turned into something beautiful through …
Video
Press Pass for May 11

The Bennington Banner's Jim Therrien and Manchester Journal's Greg Sukiennik discuss the impact local ownership has had on the papers with host Andrew McKeever.

Food
A Mother's Day treat: Mini Mocha Baked Alaskas

Let's say you dream of wanting to make a very special dessert for mom on Mother's Day but don't really have the time or the expertise. Here's a cheating version of Baked Alaska. Sure it's antique — is there any other two-word phrase in English …

Mother's Day brunch menu: A cheese souffle perfect for Mom

Jim Baily | The Yankee Chef: The flavor of loaded potatoes, texture of classic Duchess spuds

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