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Trail runners rejoice: New races coming to town

MANCHESTER — "Every runner, every distance."That's the mantra of local husband and wife Adam Schalit and Eliza Hamm, who recently announced the debut of their Shires-based trail running series …
Community News
MEMS PTO hosting Casino Night fundraiser April 6

MANCHESTER — The Manchester Elementary Middle School PTO will hold its annual Casino Night fundraiser on Friday, April 6 from 6-9 p.m. at the Inn at Manchester's Celebration Barn. Tickets for …

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'The Return of the Glass Slipper'

Passover and Easter Listings

Long Trail students sweep oratory competition

Editorials
A pointless, hurtful gesture

Rationality has been in short supply during any debate over gun issues, whether at the Statehouse in Montpelier or in communities of every size and demographic makeup throughout Vermont.But perhaps …

Letters to the editor
Letter: In support of BBA students

To the Editor:I was moved by Dr Andrew Boyer's letter to the editor last week in which one generation was clearly helping and supporting a younger generation in their quest for a safer and kinder …

Letter: Climate change fight needs gov't support

Letter: Coach will be missed

Letter: John Werner's lasting legacy

Arts
Taconic Music looks forward to summer season

Taconic Music returns this June with a four-week chamber music festival in addition its already existing year-round education programs.Taconic 2.0 is the second annual summer festival that will run …

A vanishing Vermont

Mystery in the Mountains at Wilburton Inn April 14

Bennington Collects at Bennington Museum

Dorset Players to present annual One Act Festival

Local sports
BBA's Hannah Pinkus signs letter of intent with Colgate MANCHESTER — A two-year wait to sign her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Colgate University lasted one extra day for Hannah Pinkus. The Burr and Burton Academy senior had verbally …
Northshire hockey hosting state tourney MANCHESTER — The Northshire Hockey Association will host the Tier 3 14U Vermont State Youth Hockey Tournament at Riley Rink in Manchester starting Friday and going until Sunday."It's a really …
SMS senior Claire qualifies for Games STRATTON — Stratton Mountain School senior Caroline Claire will have a memorable birthday month this year.Claire, who turns 18 a week before the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics begin in South Korea …
Lifestyles
Breakfast for dinner: A 'risque' delight Sometimes, at the end of the day, you just have a hankerin' for breakfast. Kathy Portolano, owner of Papa Pete's Diner on Vt. Route 9 in Bennington's east end — which is known for its 14-inch …
Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Where have all the pigeons gone? Q There are no more pigeons in downtown Pittsfield. Where did they all go? I have been in business on North Street for 44 years and have not seen any for the last several years. I saw one single …
Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Friday is Arbor Day - plant or hug a tree! This coming Friday is Arbor Day, a day dedicated to trees. Some will celebrate the day by participating in a community project, such as a commemorative tree planting, while others will demonstrate …
Vaccinated against shingles? Great. Do it again. Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults against the painful rash called shingles. But persuading many adults to get …
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Teflon Town
Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

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