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    Merck to hold maple celebration, pancake breakfast

    03/25/2015 01:49 PM EDT
    RUPERT >> Merck Forest and Farmland Center will be holding their annual Maple Celebration and Pancake Breakfast. The breakfast, which is part of the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association's Open House weekend, will be held on March 28 and 29 
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    Thrift Shop to hold end-of-winter sale
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - TOWNSHEND >> On Saturday, March 28, and Sunday, March 29, the Thrift Shop at the West Townshend Country Store will be holding a special end-of-winter sale. Customers can fill up bags with items of their choice for $5 per bag. Full Story

    MCL holding jelly bean guessing contest
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Manchester Community Library is holding a contest to guess the correct number of jelly beans in a jar. The contest ends on Friday, April 3. Those interested in submitting a guess should drop by the Young Adult Loft at the Full Story

    Thoreau's writing topic of next First Wednesday's talk
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Dartmouth College professor Nancy Jay Crumbine will discuss the enduring appeal of Henry David Thoreau's writing in a talk at Manchester's First Congregational Church on April 1 at 7 p. Full Story

    Hubbard Hall offering women's safety and self-defense classes
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE >> Sensei Alan Haskell will be giving a special course on safety and self-defense for women on Wednesday evenings at Hubbard Hall. The cost for the five-week series is $45 for Hubbard Hall members and $50 for Hubbard Hall members. Full Story

    Contra dance set for April 17
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - TINMOUTH >> A contra dance will be held in the Tinmouth Community Center on Friday, April 17, from 8-11 p.m. The dance will feature Quena Crain calling with live music by Cedar Stanistreet on fiddle and Roger Kayle on guitar. Full Story

    Nomination deadline for ERAs coming to a close
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The deadline to nominate someone for the Fourth Annual Exceptional Retiree Awards is coming to a close. The deadline is Saturday, March 28. Anyone interested in nominating someone may obtain nomination forms online at www. Full Story

    Pawlet Library to hold 11th annual Favorite Poem Reading
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - PAWLET >> To celebrate Poetry Month, the Pawlet Library will be holding their 11th annual Favorite Poem Reading on Sunday, April 12, beginning at 3 p.m. The public is invited to read or recite one of their favorite poems or just listen. Full Story

    Library to hold workshop for kids
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - SOUTH LONDONDERRY >> The South Londonderry Free Library is celebrating the arrival of spring with a special workshop for kids on Saturday, April 4, at 10:30 a.m. Children of all ages are invited to unleash their creativity and make stylish Full Story

    MCL to host Vermont Creative Network community forum
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Manchester Community Library will host a community forum to provide information, gather ideas, and welcome participation in a new statewide initiative called the Vermont Creative Network. Full Story

    Fourth Annual I Matter...You Matter Day set
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> You Are Never Alone Foundation has announced the Fourth Annual Worldwide I Matter...You Matter Day, which will take place on Saturday, March 28. Manchester Town Manager John O'Keefe and Dorset Town Manager, Rob Gaiotti presented Full Story

    Canfield to celebrate Poetry Month with two events
    03/25/2015 01:48 PM EDT - ARLINGTON >> The Martha Canfield Library will be celebrating National Poetry Month with two special events. The first is the exhibition "Home" at the Canfield Gallery from April 2-30 featuring local artist Kathryn Kosto's most recent poetry Full Story

    Vendors sought for Shires of Vermont Marathon
    03/25/2015 01:47 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> The Shires Marathon and Relay Race Committee is seeking local food and merchandise vendors to participate in the finish line festival on Sunday, May 17. The race begins in Bennington at 8 a. Full Story

    Rock and Bowl
    03/19/2015 12:52 PM EDT - ANDREW MCKEEVER PHOTO From left, Don Martin, Melissa Chesnut-Tangerman and Angelia Powers provided some of the musical entertainment at last Friday's "Rock and Bowl," part of the lead up to the Empty Bowls dinner set for March 28 at Long Trail School. The Rock and Bowl, held at the Spiral Press Cafe, also featured bowl making for the upcoming dinner, which is a fundraising event for local food charities. Full Story

    "Story of Vermont" Presented
    03/19/2015 12:34 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> On Friday, March 20, at 6 p.m., in this second edition of their classic text, "The Story of Vermont: A Natural and Cultural History," Chris Klyza and Stephen Trombulak use the lens of interconnectedness to examine the Full Story

    Post-It Art Show Underway
    03/19/2015 12:30 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Stop by the Manchester Community Library's YA Loft anytime during the month of March and create your own artwork for the Post-It Note Art Show. All supplies will be provided, and the art will be on display all month long. Full Story

    Dartmouth Professor Discusses Legacy of Thoreau's Writing
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Dartmouth College professor Nancy Jay Crumbine will discuss the enduring appeal of Henry David Thoreau's writing in a talk at Manchester's First Congregational Church on April 1 at 7 p. Full Story

    Registration now open for Hildene summer camps
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Registration is now open for Hilene summer camps. Perennial favorites like "Bug Bonanza" and Nets, Buckets and Boots" will be returning. Veteran camp instructor Anharad Edson also returns this year and will lead "Around the World Full Story

    Havoc hill Sugarhouse taking part in Open House weekend
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - DORSET >> Doug and Kyle Zecher invite the public to Havoc Hill Sugarhouse in East Dorset during Open House weekend on March 28 and 29. Those who participate in Open House weekend will enjoy tasting, demonstrations and tours throughout the Full Story

    Wilder expands Story Time
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - WESTON >> Wilder Memorial Library, located in Weston, has announced that its Story Time programming is expanding from once a week to twice a week. Starting the first week of April, Story Time will be offered every Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p. Full Story

    West Pawlet FD to hold pancake breakfast
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - WEST PAWLET >> The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a pancake breakfast on Sunday, April 12, from 7:30 until 11 a.m. at the firehouse. The public is welcome to attend. The breakfast menu includes pancakes of several Full Story

    Merck Forest to host wilderness first aid course
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - RUPERT >> At the end of May Merck Forest and Farmland Center will be hosting a wilderness first aid course taught by SOLO. The two day course covers a detailed variety of topics on how to assess, care, treat, and rescue a fellow outdoorsman. Full Story

    Hildene to host pruning demonstration
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Hildene will host a pruning demonstration by local arborist Joe Blair on Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Blair will focus on two forms of pruning: Corrective pruning for ornamentals and pruning to increase Full Story

    Local businesses support MCL's Post It Note Art Show
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Local eateries Christos', Manchester House of Pizza, Maplefields and the Spiral Press Cafe have all donated gift cards as prizes for the Manchester Community Library's Post-It Note Art Show currently being held in the library's Full Story

    Arlington Legion announces events in April
    03/19/2015 12:22 PM EDT - ARLINGTON >> The Arlington American Legion has announced events into April. The list is as follows: Thursday, April 2 — The American Legion Post 69 willhold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. The E-board meeting will follow. Full Story

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    Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin. Full Story
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    Tony winner and Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. Full Story
    'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

    'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.