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    Fireworks on the Fourth

    Fireworks lit up the sky overhead of the Dan Thompson Rec Park Friday night, launching the weekend's start to the July 4th weekend. Full Story
    COMMUNITY NEWS
    Fireworks on the 4th

    Fourth of July Festivities at Stratton Mountain Celebrate with fireworks, free music, barbecues and more, July 3-5 STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT – What better way to celebrate Independence Day than in the Green Mountains with family and friends? Full Story
    SPORTS NEWS
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    Southshire Roller Derby to hold home opener at Riley Rink

    MANCHESTER >> On Saturday, July 11, Southshire Roller Derby will be hosting a double header home opener at Riley Rink in Manchester. The family friendly event will feature two roller derby games as well as activities for the adults and kids Full Story
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    Hubbardton: Revolutionary War re-enactment on July 11/12

    BOMOSEEN >> Hundreds of re-enactors will gather for a colorful, full-scale history pageant paying tribute to the only battle fought on Vermont soil in the war for American independence. A "Revolutionary Weekend" will be held July 11 and 12 at Full Story

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    WordXWord: Poet Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib's inner voice opens up the conversation

    When the WordXWord festival returns to Pittsfield, poet Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib will be front and center as guest poet and host to events, including an open mic and workshop for participants, as he distributes his knack for presenting topics that might typically incite confrontation and transforming them into opportunities for collaboration. Full Story
    BUSINESS NEWS
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    First Friday with the FBoMs

    MANCHESTER >> FBoM has a new meaning. The irreverent acronym is pronounced "F-Bomb" — like that word we're not supposed to say — but it stands for Female Business Owners of Manchester. Full Story
    LETTERS
    The Manchester Journal

    To the Editor: The Arlington Selectboard will be holding a Public Hearing about the proposed purchase of the Arlington Water Company, which is a private water system by the Town of Arlington. The public is urged to attend. Full Story
    THE ARTS
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    Review: "Pump Boys and Dinettes"

    07/06/2015
    WESTON >> Some 12 years ago, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company first mounted a production of "Pump Boys and Dinettes" at the Weston Rod & Gun Club. No renovations had yet taken place, and between the close quarters, screen doors and black 
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    Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Weintraub, the dynamic producer and manager who pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hit movies as "Nashville" and "Ocean's Eleven," has died. Full Story
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    Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.