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    COMMUNITY NEWS
    Merck to hold maple celebration, pancake breakfast

    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 Full Story
    SPORTS NEWS
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    MPR boys hoop team takes first, second at tournaments

    Manchester >> The Manchester Parks and Rec 5/6 boys basketball tournament team had a successful week starting on March 7, where all the players participated in both the Flood Brook Tournament and the start of the seven day Glodzik Tournament Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
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    Farm to Table

    andrew McKeever In the foreground, Cindy Waters of the Manchester Community Library introduces panelists during one of the discussions that took place last Saturday at a "Farm To Table conference held at the library. From left, the panelists are Amy Chamberlain, Oliver Levis and Hadley Stock.  Full Story

    (Jess Gamari / Special to Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont)
    Maple Open House Weekend: Vermont sugar shacks hold open houses

    VERMONT — While many of us are looking forward to snow melting and warmer spring evenings, maple sugar makers are hoping for a few more weeks of winter weather. Full Story
    BUSINESS NEWS
    Wohler launches real estate firm

    BONDVILLE >> Kim Wohler, Principal Broker has announced the formation of Wohler Realty Group, serving the Stratton Mountain Resort community and surrounding towns. In its first year Wohler expects her new company to exceed her $17 million in Full Story
    LETTERS
    Letters to The Editor

    Unneeded Change To the Editor: While surfing the Internet , among the 10 most desirable towns to live in New England were two in Vermont, Dorset and Woodstock. Why would anyone be surprised and why would anyone want to change that concept? Full Story
    THE ARTS
    "New Work" to open at the North Main Gallery

    03/25/2015
    SALEM, N.Y. >> "New Work" a show that opened Saturday, March 21, at the North Main Gallery displays works from two regional artists, Simeon Youngmann (Albany, N.Y.) and Bennett Taft (N. Bennington). 
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    Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved. Multnomah County Animal Services says the owner, David Whitman of Portland, told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them for a while to "make people smile. Full Story
    (Paul A. Hebert/Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
    Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. 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.