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ITVFest picks Duluth as new festival home

MANCHESTER — ITVFest has made its decision about the future of its namesake festival, and that future is in Duluth, Minnesota. The city of 80,000 at the far western shore of Lake Superior will …
Community News
Police Briefs

Man accused of assaultARLINGTON — A 24-year-old Arlington man is being held without bail on various assault-related charges after police say he seriously injured a household member and …

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Editorials
The one that got away?

ITVFest, after a successful two-year run in Manchester, is considering other locales for its October festival, and seeking a fairly significant outlay of cash — $250,000 a year for five years …

Letters to the editor
Letter: Wreaths across America day

To the editor:We are asking you to Join us on National Wreaths Across America Day; at noon Dec. 15 at the Vermont Veterans' Home.Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to …

Letter: An attempt to rewrite history

Letter: Are we stupid or crazy?

Letter: Do we want Ceres on our capital?

Arts
Sculptors Watson, Smith featured in new show

MANCHESTER — The stART Space abstract art gallery will feature sculptural works by Michael Watson and Gregory Smith in a show opening next weekend at the gallery in the Manchester Shopping …

WinterWonderGrass bringing bluegrass, community vibe

Roots performer Grant Maloy Smith bringing history, humor to The Mill

Former Vt. Gov. Madeleine May Kunin's new memoir a rewarding journey

Another thoroughly modern murder mystery at the Wilburton

Local sports
It's time for the third annual Regional All-Stars Gala! BENNINGTON — This year, the Banner and Journal are getting a jump-start on our Regional All-Stars event.Starting today, we will begin the reveal of our fall athletes for our third annual …
2018 Banner/Journal Golf All-Stars GolfJulia DapronBurr and Burton seniorDapron finished off her high school career in style with a third individual Vermont state championship, shooting an 80 — 10 shots better than anyone else …
Home sweet home: Eagles return to brand new Nest ARLINGTON — After the Arlington gym was rendered unusable after a water-main break last winter, the boys and girls basketball teams spent a lot of time on school buses, forced to practice at …
Arlington leads local all-state contingent BENNINGTON — The championship-winning Arlington girls and boys soccer teams led the list of local players were earned Vermont all-state honors.After the Eagle boys won their first title since …
Lifestyles
Cookie Swap: Sweet treats made to be shared with friends PITTSFIELD — Monday afternoon, 10 or so Berkshire Eagle staff members were engaged in one of their favorite pastimes — eating holiday cookies and drinking tea or hot cocoa.
Visions of a Pavlova dance in my head ... I'm dreaming of a white you get it, the Christmas season is upon us and I'm dreaming of picture-perfect, fluffy, pure white mounds that drift and swirl, piling higher and higher! Oh, I'm sorry, did …
How to make a shrub: A taste of summer in the winter Many months ago, I went cherry picking at Lakeview Orchard in Lanesborough. I'm big into picking local fruit when it's ripe, freezing it, and baking or making pancakes with it for the next six …
Deer season: 'Never cook game past medium' It's deer hunting season in New England and the odds are, at some point, a brown butcher paper-wrapped package of game will find its way to your freezer or refrigerator. But, how do you cook …
2018 Regional All Stars

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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