"More Elephants in Dorset"
Robert (Bob) Allen's opinion entitled "Why a pro-business Dorset is a good idea" (Manchester Journal, 2/6/15) was an intriguing piece of writing at first blush. It seems quite convincing until one digs deeper into the guts of his arguments. I admire Bob and his courage in publicly identifying an "elephant in the room" - the Barrows House proposed event barn. Following his lead, it must be noted that there's not simply one elephant but, in fact, an entire herd in town.Full Story
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
Your tax break or my expenditure
02/09/2015 03:46 PM EST - Ordinarily, we're not fans of so-called "tax expenditures" — a slick way of describing tax breaks, deductions or exemptions enjoyed by certain groups of taxpayers. Tax expenditures are a backwards way of describing foregone income that would Full Story
Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Where there's smoke, there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning. Full Story
Rediscovered Picasso to go on display in Paris museum
PARIS (AP) — The Pompidou Centre in Paris hopes to display a long-vanished Picasso painting in May, now that it has been recovered by U. Full Story
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Lupita Nyong'o's expensive Oscar dress stolen
“12 Years a Slave” actress loses now-famous Academy Awards dress that’s made out of 6,000 pearls.