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    'Pond Skim' at Stratton

    HUBERT SCHRIEBL Stratton Mountain Resort signalled the end of a snowy winter season with its annual "pond skim" last weekend, as skiers and boarders attempted to navigate a small pond of water created near the base lodge. Some busted some fancy moves, others sported creative costumes.

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    Vendor spaces open for Town Wide Yard Sales

    POULTNEY >> Vendor spaces along historic Main Street for Poultney's 2015 Annual Town Wide Yard Sales in both June and October are now available for rent. They are available on a first-come, first serve basis through Poultney Area Chamber of Full Story
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    BBA track and field looking to build on success

    MANCHESTER >> Last year, eight members of Burr and Burton Academy's track and field team qualified to compete in the State Championships. This year, the Bulldogs will be looking to build on that success. Full Story
    DRB Mulls Hampton Request

    MANCHESTER >> The Development Review Board is considering a request by the ownership group hoping to construct a 98 room Hampton Inn to divide the local permit issued last year into two — one for the hotel portion and one for a proposed Full Story

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    On the Bridge: Church without walls plants a garden

    Rev. Janet Zimmerman looks for ways to serve
    LEE AND GREAT BARRINGTON >> Originally from Texas, the Rev. Janet Zimmerman worked as a special education teacher and with families for many years before she came to the ministry. Full Story
    William Schmick: Earnings on deck

    This week launched the beginning of first-quarter earnings results for American companies. Wall Street doesn't expect much. It is bracing for a disappointing season, especially from U.S. exporters. Has the market discounted that news already? Full Story
    Letters to The Editor

    Annual fund Underway at Rink To the Editor: Riley Rink at Hunter Park's Annual Fund Campaign is nearing its finishing-line date of May 3, 2015. So far community members have donated $60,892, which represents a little more than 81 percent of our Full Story
    Photo Exhibit Planned at JK Adams

    DORSET >> Manchester-based environmental photographer and retired biology professor Mathew Lerman will be exhibiting some of his images at JK Adams from May 3 to June 30. Lerman's exhibition , NO MORE WINTER, will be featuring many of his 
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    Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story
    Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy. Full Story