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    We Can Work It Out

    07/20/2015 04:48 PM EDT
    It's unfortunate, in our view, that the town of Manchester and the Food Cupboard, a charitable, non-profit organization which distributes food to the needy, have struggled to come up with a new lease agreement with mutually acceptable terms for both 
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    Trust but Verify
    07/14/2015 01:02 PM EDT - The nuclear arms control agreement reached with Iran earlier this week is to be welcomed. It gives the world, and especially the tinderbox of the Middle East, the best chance to walk back from a potential situation that could bring even more Full Story

    More than Just Trade is Involved
    06/22/2015 02:43 PM EDT - By the time many of you read this in the newspaper, the fate of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership, a sweeping trade agreement between the U.S. and some of its major trading partners, may be clearer. Full Story

    Six Is Enough
    06/15/2015 04:11 PM EDT - By now, virtually every aspect of Gov. Peter Shumlin's surprise announcement last week that he would not seek a fourth term in the governor's office has been sliced and diced every imaginable way possible by political analysts from the local general Full Story

    Pomp and Circumstance
    06/08/2015 11:36 AM EDT - This is graduation season once again at area elementary, middle and secondary schools, as students, parents and educators mark the end of one chapter and the start of another. It's an exciting time, probably most of all for the students, who can Full Story

    Southern Economic Zone
    06/01/2015 04:26 PM EDT - One of the pieces of legislation we overlooked during our recent assessment of this year's legislative session was the creation of a special economic zone for the southern Vermont region. Known as the Southern Vermont Economic Zone, and established Full Story

    Some Gave All
    05/25/2015 03:54 PM EDT - Why do people willingly put their lives in peril in times of war and conflict? Is it for love of country, or to go back to an earlier time, love — or fear — of a monarch or warlord? To defend their property, their home, village or Full Story

    Legislative Report Card
    05/19/2015 02:29 PM EDT - The first year of the 2015-16 legislative biennium may well be remembered for its unusual start and a bizarre, as well as sad and troubling end, if allegations against one of the state senators are upheld in court. Full Story

    Doug Shaw
    05/12/2015 10:13 AM EDT - Manchester lost one of its leading citizens and a link to its past last week when Doug Shaw, the former president of the insurance agency that bore his name — Shaw Insurance — passed away on May 4. Full Story

    Public Safety
    05/11/2015 04:34 PM EDT - The dust may not have quite settled completely yet over the report issued by a consulting group last week which studies the police, fire and rescue services in Manchester and Dorset, but when it does, there are some worthwhile ideas to consider Full Story

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    50 Cent's bankruptcy papers show 7 cars, businesses in red

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent owns seven cars valued at more than $500,000 and pays $72,000 a month to maintain his Connecticut mansion, according to bankruptcy court filings. Full Story
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    Two killed at Drake concert after-party

    Three others wounded after OVO Fest in Toronto, at which the rapper performed earlier that evening.