• Dorset Budget Approved - 01/21/2015 05:10 PM EST
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    COMMUNITY NEWS
    Library to celebrate Chinese New Year

    SOUTH LONDONDERRY >> The South Londonderry Free Library is celebrating the coming of Chinese New Year with a special workshop for children on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 10:30 a.m. Art teacher Casey Junker Bailey will teach Chinese brushpainting and 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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    Berkshire breweries brave new flavors

    Barrington Brewery, Big Elm and Glass Bottom experiment
    Glass Bottom The Glass Bottom Brewery in Lee creates beers for a very niche market by highlighting some unusual flavors. Full Story
    BUSINESS NEWS
    (Holly Pelczynski - Bennington Banner)
    Auto dealerships change hands in Manchester, Bennington

    Hand Motors and Nemer bought by Manchester man
    BENNINGTON >> A local car dealership is being purchased by a man who already owns one in Manchester, and has plans to expand. Harold Reilly, general manager at Langway Chevrolet, Cadillac, and Volkswagen of Manchester, formerly known as Hand Full Story
    LETTERS
    Thanks to Library Supporters

    To the Editor: As a bibliophile, writer, and a forty-four year resident of Manchester, I would like to commend everyone who made our new library a reality, especially Mrs. Win Hoyt. It's like an oasis in a sea of outlets. Full Story
    THE ARTS
    The Manchester Journal

    01/21/2015
    CALLING ALL DIRECTORS; The Dorset Players will be hosting a directors' meeting for the Players 2015-2016 season on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7 PM at the Dorset Playhouse on Cheney Road, Dorset. Anyone who is interested and has previous theatre 
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    Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day. Full Story
    (Wilfredo Lee/AP)
    Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

    MIAMI (AP) — Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries. Full Story
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
    Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

    “The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.