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Altland, McCoy feted as Athletes of the Year at Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal Regional All-Star Gala

BENNINGTON — The drama at the end of the night was palpable. Who would be the Athletes of the Year at the first-ever Regional All-Stars Gala?When all was revealed, a pair of three-sport athletes brought home the hardware.Mount Anthony senior …
Community Briefs

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Flood Brook School honor Roll

Community Briefs

Editorials
The art of creating a new economy

This is shaping up as a blockbuster arts and culture summer for the Northshire. Please forgive us if we left anyone out, because it's a long list: Dorset Theatre Festival and Weston Playhouse Theater Company both have promising seasons lined up …

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

Gabby Douglas discusses journey to Olympic gold during Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal Region All-Star Gala

BENNINGTON — During last night's Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal Regional All Star Gala, our guest of honor Gabby Douglas sat down with our newly named Vermont managing editor Greg Sukiennik for a one-on-one interview. The questions …

Regional All-Stars Gala tonight

BENNINGTON — The suspense is so thick you can cut it with a knife.Who will be the Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal's Male and Females Athlete of the Year?We reveal those awards and a handful of others tonight at the first-ever Regional …

Late inning struggles continue for Post 13

BENNINGTON — Close but no cigar for the Post 13 American Legion Baseball team, whose early season struggles continued on Thursday evening against Post 84. After coming back to tie the game in the second inning, Bennington was held scoreless …

BBA's Lord named Gatorade Player of the Year

MANCHESTER — When Georgia Lord woke up on Monday morning, she saw a very interesting message on her phone. It was a Twitter notification from the sports site Hudl, congratulating her on winning the 2016-2017 Gatorade Vermont Girls Soccer …
Lifestyles

Ripe for the picking: Everything you need to know about strawberry season

There is nothing like biting into one of the first strawberries of the season, perhaps still warm from the sun in the field of a pick-your-own farm. The sweet, strawberry scent as you hold it by the crown to bring it to your mouth ... and then the …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: V-a-c-a-t-i-o-n for your houseplants

With summer arriving on Wednesday, June 21, I'm sure many folks are already thinking of summer vacation. Everyone loves a vacation, even your houseplants. Huh? Oh, yeah, plants suffer from the same winter blahs as we non-chlorophyll-laden type of …

Health Matters: Ticks and tick-borne diseases

New England states are experiencing a high prevalence of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. In 2015, Vermont experienced the highest incidence of Lyme disease per population (CDC, 2015 and 2016). This year, the anticipated rate of tick …

Wait, is that black frozen yogurt?

PITTSFIELD — Have you ever tried black frozen yogurt? The choice is now yours. Ayelada's newest flavor, Coconut Ash, is as black as the midnight sky and quickly gaining notoriety in Berkshire County.
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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