COMMUNITY NEWS
Exciting youth programs offered this spring and summer

Dorset Theatre Festival is about to kick off its fourth annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition, which provides free playwriting instruction to area schools, and invites students to submit their work to be judged by a panel of Full Story
SPORTS NEWS
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Female wrestlers blazing a trail at BBA

MANCHESTER >> Last year when the Burr and Burton Academy wrestling team held their first ever varsity home meet the first competitor to take to the mat for the Bulldogs was Torrie Saunders in an exhibition match. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
Dorr Loses Appeal on Gravel Pit Case

MONTPELIER >> After appealing the decision of Vermont's Superior Court in May to the Vermont Supreme Court, Manchester resident Donald Dorr was found by the Natural Resources Board Land Use Panel to be in violation of an Act 250 Full Story

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Winterfest brings ice sculpture, games to North Bennington

From laser tag to iguanas, village takes plunge
BENNINGTON >> The winter can be a time for cozying up inside, but North Bennington is calling everyone outside for the annual village-wide WinterFest, which often sees the whole community come out to celebrate with their neighbors and welcome visitors. Full Story
BUSINESS NEWS
Collier joins Manchester law practice

MANCHESTER >> Briana W. Collier, of Manchester Center, has joined the law practice of Witten, Woolmington, Campbell & Bernal, P.C. as an associate attorney. Prior to joining Witten, Woolmington, Campbell & Bernal, P. Full Story
LETTERS
Letters to the Editor

Scandal To the Editor: The NFL and the New England Patriots are both tainted as a result of the latest scandal involving deflating the air in game footballs in the AFC Champianship game of the Colts vs. Full Story
THE ARTS
Bennington Museum recognized as top US destination by Wall Street Journal

Named one of 2014's top U.S. destinations for art
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BENNINGTON >> The Bennington Museum was recently named one of 2014's top destinations for art across the country by the Wall Street Journal. Being listed alongside such organizations as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Museum 
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FBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI has released photos made from surveillance video of three masked thieves stealing historic gold nuggets on display at a San Francisco bank museum after ramming a stolen SUV through its revolving door. Full Story
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David Letterman wants Jay Leno to appear on show

Former “Tonight Show” host has been invited to appear with old rival before CBS host retires in May.