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    Paul Drops By for a Pizza

    It was the opposite of a Hard Day's Night last weekend at JJ Hapgoods Store in Peru, when former Beatle Paul McCartney stopped in for a sandwich and a pizza. From left are Tim and Juliette Britton, the storeowners, and you know who at the right. "He came in and it was business as usual. He and his wife were able to really take it in. He even asked me about the rebuilding of the store and specifically the beams. He asked if they were original and how nice it was," said Juliette Britton afterwards.

     
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    COMMUNITY NEWS
    GMALL, MCL holding Robin Williams film series

    MANCHESTER CENTER >> Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning and the Manchester Community Library are excited to co-sponsor a film series featuring Robin Williams. "Good Morning, Vietnam" will screen at the Manchester Community Library on Full Story
    SPORTS NEWS
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    BBA cruises past Colonels in playdowns

    MANCHESTER >> With the student section of the hometown crowd chanting "hey, hey, hey, goodbye,' with under a minute remaining in the game, the Burr and Burton Academy boys basketball team began holding the ball and wearing down the final Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    Dorset Zoning Bylaws Discussion Continues

    DORSET >> After listening for more than three hours to comments and feedback from a number of town residents Tuesday night, the Dorset Select Board closed for public comment two public hearings it is conducting on controversial zoning bylaw Full Story

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    Berkshire Festival of Women Writers opens with poets, Madonnas

    Dani Shapiro to give keynote in monthlong celebration
    Berkshire Festival of Women Writers begins with a novelist and memoirist, a panel of poets, an art show and more. Full Story
    BUSINESS NEWS
    How to make the most out of Social Security

    How to make the most out of Social Security Yes, it's complicated. Social Security benefits have been around since 1935 and, like taxes, have become increasingly complex through time. Most people are losing out because they don't understand the fine Full Story
    LETTERS
    Supporting the Library

    To the Editor: As a mother to a toddler and Executive Director of Northshire Day School, I have seen firsthand how the Manchester Community Library has positively impacted our younger community members in the past three months since its Grand Full Story
    THE ARTS
    'Elementary, Mr. Watson'

    02/25/2015
    DORSET >> The Dorset Players will be presenting "Watson: The Last Great Tale of the Legendary Sherlock Holmes." Written by Jaime Robledo, it is both a witty comedy and dramatic mystery based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's heroes and villains. 
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    Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

    SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays — and their combined ages will be 212. Full Story
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    Theater Review: 'Abundance' is a tragicomic look at Old West

    NEW YORK (AP) — In sagas about the American Wild West, pioneers were brave and true-hearted cowboys and homesteaders tamed the savage land while their womenfolk happily tended hearth and family. Full Story