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Hirschfeld's work on display

MANCHESTER — The work of legendary illustrator Al Hirschfeld is coming to Manchester. A gallery exhibit of Hisrchfeld's drawings and prints will open on Friday at the Art Manchester space at 4802 Main St., and will be open Fridays, …
Community Briefs

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Cow plop bingo raise money for scholarships

Of Wheelmen, the New Woman, and Good Roads: Bicycling in Vermont

Editorials
Editorial: Which side are you on?

Vermont in general and Manchester in particular pride themselves on being tolerant and welcoming places. But we know there is racism in our state, because this is the United States and it's part of our history, as uncomfortable as that legacy might …

Letters to the editor
Letter: Second-hand smoke in Arlington

To the Editor:About a month ago, I approached the Town of Arlington's Select Board in regards to adults smoking cigarettes on and around the Arlington Recreational children's playground. I stated that on just about every occasion that my family and …

Letter: Great Shows at SVAC

Letter: Robert Davi responds

Letter: Getting old test

Arts
Weston's 'Music Man' is quite the charmer

Curiously, "The Music Man," the classic Tony Award winning musical by Meredith Willson that played to packed Broadway houses from 1957 to 1967 and has been revived around the country ever since, is about a flim-flam man. Its hero, Harold Hill, …

Humor in store at 'Buyer & Cellar'

'Married to Broadway' bringing Great White Way to Northshire

Solzhenitsyn, Kobrin highlight MMF orchestral concert

Weston's 'Tenderly' brings Rosemary Clooney alive

Local sports

Tritons win state title for first time

QUECHEE — The Manchester Tritons Swim Team capped off its impressive unbeaten meet season with a Division II State Championship this past weekend at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction, its first state championship win in …

Manchester excited to kickoff 2017 Series

MANCHESTER — Building off a successful first year, the Manchester Soccer Series looks to keep growing in its second season. Last year, the series, which takes place at Applejack Stadium, consisted of four games between August 9 and September 3 …

Women's Amateur tournament begins Monday

BARRE — The Country Club of Barre is host to this year's women's amateur golf championship. A field of about 45 players is scheduled to tee it up for the three-day tournament beginning Monday. Play concludes on Wednesday.Holly Reynolds of …

After 40 years, Werner not slowing down

ARLINGTON — Lively small sided scrimmages, coaches and counselors demonstrating drills, smiling, sweaty kids cooling off with dripping popsicles. It's a classic soccer scene John Werner has witnessed for 40 summers now at Fisher Elementary …
Lifestyles

Too many tomatoes? No problem!

With this year's not-quite-so-hot summer, gardeners everywhere are seeing red. That is, finally, tomatoes are ripening on vines and the impending surge of them means that family kitchens everywhere must be prepared for preservation and preparation. …

Greek Fest: It's all about the food, dancing and music

Opa! What would a Greek Fest be without music and dancing?There will be plenty of both this weekend at St. George Greek Orthodox Church of the Berkshires' annual Greek Fest. Athenian Entertainment will provide music, and dancers from the Greek …

New study: High school athletes not being fully protected

NEW YORK — A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute shows that many individual states are not fully implementing key safety guidelines to protect athletes from potentially life-threatening conditions, including heat …

Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Residents of garden are eating more than their share

I have a dilemma. A few weeks ago I discovered a nest of baby cottontails in the middle of my vegetable garden. Admittedly, they were as cute as a bunny ... which, if you're a rabbit, is better than being cuter than a bug's ear. At the time I …
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