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    Community Converges for Library Opening

    MANCHESTER >> "Let the wild library rumpus begin!" Having tailored a Maurice Sendak quote to suit the occasion, Vermont State Librarian and ribbon-cutting officiator Martha Reid concluded her speech, stepped aside, and made way for library Full Story
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    Fisher to hold Community Read Along and Spaghetti Dinner

    ARLINGTON >> Fisher Elementary School will be hosting a Community Read Aloud and Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 13, beginning at 5 p.m. in the school's Mack Multi-purpose Room. The cost is $5 per person or $20 per family. Full Story


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    Arlington girls come up short against rival Proctor

    BETHEL — At the start of the season, the Arlington Memorial girls soccer team had one goal in mind — winning a state championship. On Saturday, the Eagles fell just short of that goal, losing 4-2 to their longtime rival and the defending Full Story
    Proposed Starbucks Makes Headway

    Proposed Starbucks Makes Headway
    MANCHESTER >>The possibility of a Starbucks occupying 365 Depot Street strengthened on Oct. 31, when an Environmental Court judge dismissed an appeal against the Developmental Review Board's approval of the project. Full Story

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    Cross-country ski slopes broaden offerings in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

    Quiet trails and athletic challenges draw winter adventurers
    Some skiers like the idea of finding moose tracks under red pine — or of skinning up the mountain before they skim down. Full Story
    Galactic Planning

    Recently, the spacecraft Rosetta landed a small probe on a comet. This is a comet that is traveling at 40,000 mph and is half a billion miles from Earth. Scientists will now use the comet to study the origins of space itself. Full Story

    To the Editor: Does anyone see the irony in the fact that, while the Chamber of Commerce has recommended that we celebrate Small Business Day on Saturday, Nov. 29 as an opportunity to remind residents and guests to shop local and small, Manchester's Full Story
    The Manchester Journal

    Oldcastle Theatre Company is presenting a six week free playwriting workshop for military veterans beginning Monday November 24 at 7 pm. at Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main Street in Bennington. "The idea grew out of our work with "Bennington Goes 
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    City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

    READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Full Story
    Woman on "My Five Wives" accuses father of abuse

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman featured in a reality TV show about a polygamous family is going public about sex abuse she claims she suffered as a child in hopes of changing a culture of secrecy plaguing plural families in Utah. Full Story