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    07/30/2015 12:24 PM EDT
    Rabbi Bob Alper Offers up Northshire Stories, Walter Hard, and Comedy at MCL (MANCHESTER CENTER) On August 5 at 7 PM, Manchester Community Library, Manchester Historical Society and Northshire Bookstore will present "Northshire Stories by Rabbi Bob 
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    Farmers Market thriving
    07/28/2015 05:00 PM EDT - LONDONDERRY >> Summer is in full swing, which means the West River Farmers Market is thriving. Stop by at the crossroads of Route 11 and Route 100 in to celebrate their 23rd season. The West River Farmers' Market offers only the best of the Full Story

    Concert for the palate set
    07/28/2015 04:52 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Every Thursday evening through Aug. 20th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., the Wilburton Inn serves a new "Concert for the Palate" dinner. Each menu and wine pairing is inspired by the Manchester Music Festival's weekly theme. Full Story

    Celebrate summer at fly fishing fest
    07/28/2015 04:52 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The American fly Fishing Museum's signature summer event is back for its eighth year, and will be held on Aug. 8 from 10-4 Casting workshops will be held on the Museum grounds at our pond. Full Story

    Hunter to join library board
    07/28/2015 04:17 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Manchester Community Library has announced that it is pleased to welcome Susie Hunter to its Board of Trustees. Hunter was elected by unanimous vote during the July Board meeting, and will begin her first two-year term on Full Story

    Tuesday Concerts on the Green
    07/23/2015 04:52 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> MOOSE CROSSING will be performing on July 28, 6-8 p.m., as part of the Tuesday Concerts on the Green. Whether they're keeping the party going all night with a touch of class at a catered event, or entertaining the local community Full Story

    Tea ceremony planned
    07/23/2015 02:35 PM EDT - LONDONDERRY >> A gung fu cha tea ceremony will be held Wednesday, July 29, at Anjali Farm, taught by Melanie Franks, a Certified Tea Specialist . Come travel the world by tasting exotic teas. Full Story

    Fire Department gets FEMA grant
    07/22/2015 10:05 PM EDT - PAWLET >> The Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department recently applied for and was awarded a Homeland Security Grant by FEMA in coordination with the Vermont Communications Steering Committee. The grant paid for a repeater system which was installed Full Story

    Award winners honored
    07/22/2015 05:35 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> 2015 Hildene Award honorees, Jane Beck and Susanne Rappaport, collectively devoted nearly 100 years of their lives to preserving the stories, traditions and legacies of Vermonters. Vermont's first and longest serving folklorist, Full Story

    GNAT Program Highlights
    07/22/2015 11:53 AM EDT - Digger Dialogues - Public discussion about economic development in Bennington County. Channel 16, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., Saturday at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Danny Frank - Host, Danny Frank talks with two of the founders of "The Living Full Story

    Manchester Riverwalk Association elects board of trustees
    07/22/2015 11:48 AM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Manchester Riverwalk Association has announced the members of the Board of Trustees. President, Bill Laberge; Vice President, Stephen Drunsic; Secretary, Margaret Donovan; Treasurer, Cathy Stewart; and trustees, Eileen Full Story

    'Share the Road' stenciling arrives
    07/22/2015 11:41 AM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Cyclists and vehicles will be reminded to "share the road" for safety sake when the Town of Manchester initiates new "Share the Road" pavement stenciling to sections of Route 7A in the town center this month. Full Story

    Celebration planned for Dr. Welther
    07/22/2015 10:55 AM EDT - ARLINGTON >> On Aug. 1, at the Arlington Recreation Park Lions Pavilion, between 1 and 4 p.m., there will be a community-wide celebration thanking Dr. Michael Welther, MD and his family for the 29 years of service to the residents of Full Story

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    07/20/2015 03:31 PM EDT - The Julie Shea Band will be performing at the Manchester Town Green on Tuesday July 21, 6-8 p.m. The Julie Shea Band plays classic rock, pop and blues with some surprises in between. They offer a unique sound that will have you dancing and singing Full Story

    Sunderland Select Board
    07/15/2015 09:28 AM EDT - SUNDERLAND >> The Sunderland Select Board will hold its next regular meeting Monday, July 20. The meeting will be held at the Sunderland Town Hall and start at 7 p.m. The agenda is as follows: Approval of minutes from previous meeting; Reports Full Story

    Hoard's, PAVE team up
    07/13/2015 04:49 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The race is on to stop domestic violence in Bennington County. Frank Hoard Racing and the Racing to STOP Domestic Violence team, is entering into a new partnership with Project Against Violent Encounters (PAVE), to raise money Full Story

    Rescue Squad subscriptions available
    07/13/2015 04:00 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Manchester Rescue Squad is now taking applications for its 2015-2016 subscription program. For $105, the subscription fee covers all emergency medical costs of an entire household for one year. Full Story

    Talk set for farming legacy
    07/13/2015 03:48 PM EDT - LONDONDERRT >> In Vermont, the cultural legacy of farming has strongly influenced the identity of Vermonters. It is these distinctive traditions, which have persisted even with the decline in farm numbers, which help make the state unique. Full Story

    Raffle time at library
    07/13/2015 03:44 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Manchester Community Library is brimming with gift baskets for children, teens, and adults. The annual basket raffle fundraiser is underway. Proceeds will benefit the Library's Summer Reading Program. Full Story

    Theatre Festival welcomes young professionals
    07/13/2015 02:29 PM EDT - DORSET >> Mix and mingle with the area's Young Professional at specially priced performances this summer at the Dorset Theatre Festival. For $35, members of Young Professional organizations receive tickets, snacks and beer in the onsite Full Story

    Family Program Set at Library
    07/09/2015 11:27 AM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Every hero has a story, and here is an opportunity to hear stories from two local heroes. Come to the Manchester Community Library's Family Program on Thursday, July 16, at 10:30 to meet firefighters Bill Beideman and Bruce Full Story

    Museum Curator to lead Talk
    07/09/2015 11:32 AM EDT - Manchester – Green Mountain Academy is excited to welcome back Jamie Franklin, curator of the Bennington Museum to speak about "Grassroots Art". This talk will tie in to the exhibition on view at the Bennington Museum from July 3- November 1, Full Story

    Concerts on the Green Return
    07/08/2015 04:18 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Tuesday Concerts on the Green, a popular summertime fixture, will be returning Tuesday, July 14, with a performance by the local rock band, The Battenkillers, fresh from their appearance at last month's opening summer Street Full Story

    Merck to Host Sheep Dog and Farm Fest
    07/07/2015 10:31 AM EDT - RUPERT >> With the arrival of summer at Merck Forest and Farmland Center comes the Sheep Dog Trial and Farm Festival. In its eleventh year, the two-day weekend event, July 18 and 19, is a combination of the Northeast Border Collie Full Story

    'To Kill a Mockingbird' Author Celebrated
    07/07/2015 10:11 AM EDT - MANCHESTER CENTER >> Celebrate the launch of Harper Lee's "Prequel Sequel" "Go Set a Watchman" at Manchester Community Library by re-discovering the Academy Award winning film To Kill a Mockingbird on Thursday, July 16 at 2 p. Full Story

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    Kurt Cobain's family wants death-scene photos kept sealed

    SEATTLE (AP) — Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago. Full Story