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Burr and Burton Academy campus falls silent for shooting victims

MANCHESTER — More than 300 students at Burr and Burton Academy had to wait a few days longer than expected, but in the end their walkout Monday lived up to, or even exceeded, …
Community News
Passover and Easter Listings

Chabad of ManchesterChabad of Manchester invites all to the Passover Seder Friday evening, March 30 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 31 at 7. Guests will enjoy handmade shmura matzah, 4 cups of kosher …

Long Trail students sweep oratory competition

Senior St. Patrick's luncheon planned for VFW

Community Briefs

E.B. White topic of First Wednesday lecture

Our Opinion: Calling our better angels

You can learn a lot by listening. But when it comes to guns, can we listen to each other?On Monday, at a community forum sponsored by this newspaper and its sister publication, the Bennington Banner, …

Letters to the editor
Letter: In support of BBA students

To the Editor:I was moved by Dr Andrew Boyer's letter to the editor last week in which one generation was clearly helping and supporting a younger generation in their quest for a safer and kinder …

Letter: Climate change fight needs gov't support

Letter: Coach will be missed

Letter: John Werner's lasting legacy

Dorset Players to present annual One Act Festival

DORSET — The Dorset Players will be presenting their annual One Act Festival on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at the Dorset Playhouse, …

'An Evening with Philip Glass' at Oldcastle Theatre

Gallery to host spring show opening

Judd Hirsch tops Dorset Theatre Fest's 2018 season

Dorset Library features next artist

Local sports

BBA's Hannah Pinkus signs letter of intent with Colgate

MANCHESTER — A two-year wait to sign her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Colgate University lasted one extra day for Hannah Pinkus. The Burr and Burton Academy senior had verbally …

Northshire hockey hosting state tourney

MANCHESTER — The Northshire Hockey Association will host the Tier 3 14U Vermont State Youth Hockey Tournament at Riley Rink in Manchester starting Friday and going until Sunday."It's a really …

SMS senior Claire qualifies for Games

STRATTON — Stratton Mountain School senior Caroline Claire will have a memorable birthday month this year.Claire, who turns 18 a week before the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics begin in South Korea …

Bulldogs end 24-game winless streak

BENNINGTON — As the overtime period ticked away, the Burr and Burton girls hockey team was on the verge of doing something they hadn't since March 2016 — earn index points.So despite the …

Make your March Madness party a SLAM DUNK with these dip recipes

March Madness is underway — and so are parties to watch as the 68 college Division I basketball teams battle their way to being in the Final Four.According to WalletHub, 17 million barrels of …

Superagers' youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

WASHINGTON — It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these …

Toast to St. Patrick's Day with these Guinness-inspired recipes

The math worked — Guinness beer is sold in four-can packs and there are four editors in the features department. No, we weren't planning an after-hours party, we were looking at food page ideas …

Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Do birds need to bathe during the winter?

Q: In the summer, watching birds clean their feathers is an everyday thing. Somewhere, I read that birds need to keep their plumage very clean in order to fly. I enjoy watching birds, but never see …
Teflon Town
Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

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