20 years of garlic: Garlic and Herb Festival continues Sept. 5 and 6

Festival organizers have 200 vendors signed up and hope to bring in 20,000 people
09/03/2015 08:02 AM EDT
BENNINGTON — This year's Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival is all about the number 2 — with anywhere from one to four zeroes tacked on. 
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Kristen Chenoweth: A voice that packs a wallop
09/03/2015 07:58 AM EDT - LENOX — Many assume that the high soprano, who has the voice that soars above all the rest, is much like the characters she portrays in opera or musical theater — frequently soubrettes — ebullient, a little mischievous, uncaringly refusing to share any of the human burdens borne by the rest of us — just letting those glorious notes float out effortlessly. Full Story

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What's happening in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont, Sept. 3 to Sept. 9

09/03/2015 07:27 AM EDT
About Town American Legion: Monthly meeting of Legionnaires, E-Board immediately follows. 
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What's happening in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont, Aug. 27 to Sept. 2 calendar
08/27/2015 05:15 AM EDT - About Town Columbia County Fair: 175th anniversary, Cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, goats, horses and more, 4-H competition, livestock judging, ox and horse pulls, pig race, midway rides and food, live music and entertainment. Full Story

Things to see and do in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont for Aug. 20 to 26
08/21/2015 11:22 AM EDT - About Town Arlington American Legion: Annual Clam Bake noon to 9 p.m. Saturday. Full Story

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Toy unboxing a swing and a miss

Too few toys and too much repetition turn the much-hyped 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens Global Toy Unboxing Live Stream Event' into an early snooze fest.