Featured News

Winter is coming

MANCHESTER — The snow has begun to blow atop the Northshires ski mountains, with many opening for the winter season on Thanksgiving weekend.Cold temperatures crept in over the mountain last …
Community News
Dorset Theatre Festival supports female artists for #GivingTuesday

DORSET — The Dorset Theatre Festival has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage …

Forest Service: Cut your own Christmas tree for $5

Vermont Symphony Orchestra comes to Mettawee Community School

Magic Mountain to kick-off Winter Wild Race series

Ashe named Watershed Steward

Editorials
Displaying the American and Vermont flags

Over the past few months, there has been a great deal of emotional display over the American flag and the national anthem - much of which has taken place at NFL games, and some of which has been seen …

Letters to the editor
Letters to the editor, Nov. 17

Saying 'No' to 'The Bachelor'To the Editor, In response to last week's article "Will you accept this show?" regarding "The Bachelor" filming in Manchester, my answer is "no." The Bachelor is the …

Letter: Seeking signatures for change in town government

Letter: Put your money where your conscience is

Letter: Oil tank regulations left homeowners in dark

Arts
Burr and Burton preps for 'Harvey'

MANCHESTER — Through the Burr and Burton Academy performing arts program, students learn not just how to act, but how to rely upon each other in the common goal of storytelling. Most recently, …

Manchester artist Musick launches show at Helmholz

Benefit concert honors the late Mark Hansen

Showrunners talk about their jobs

Execs mull filming in New England

Local sports

Burr and Burton upset in D2 semifinal

MANCHESTER — Ahead by one score at half, the Burr and Burton football team was stymied in the second half as Bellows Falls advanced to the Division II championship with a 22-16 win at Taylor …

CHAMPIONS! Arlington finishes undefeated season with 3-0 win over Proctor

RANDOLPH — The Arlington girls soccer team had one goal in mind for this season immediately after the last one ended: winning a state championship.On Saturday, the Eagles realized their dream, …

Eagles remain focused on task at hand

ARLINGTON — Heading into Wednesday's Division IV semifinal, the top-seeded Arlington girls soccer team is riding high at 16-0.They're facing No. 5 Long Trail, a team they pummeled during the …

Eagles rout Twinfield in playoff opener

ARLINGTON — The undefeated No. 1 seed Arlington girls soccer team continued its usual dominance Tuesday shutting out No. 16 Twinfield 8-0 in the Division IV playdowns at home.Haley Mattison led …
Lifestyles

Vegetable-filled sides for Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, you'll be thankful for veggie-filled side dishes that fill your vegetable quota for the day, but cut your work load in half.Sure, we all want that Thanksgiving …

Thom Smith | Nature Watch: Tar spot fungus doesn't harm maple trees

 Q: While raking leaves, leaves from a neighbor's maple tree have blown into our yard. Most of these leaves have large black patches on them, usually one or two per leaf. We have no maples, so …

Move over dodgeball: Schools pump up phys ed with choices

You won't find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York's Victor school district.What you will see: kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, dance, self-defense, archery and in-line skating …

Nine Dishes. Eight Hours. One Oven.

Here is a blueprint for cooking an entire Thanksgiving meal over the course of one day in an oven and on the four burners above it. Just set the oven to 400 degrees. You’ll need to shop ahead …
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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