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Peru man aims to lift snowboarding biz to new heights

PERU — Jesse Loomis builds snowboards that connect his past to his present in a little shop next to his home.After close to a lifetime of riding the slopes of Vermont, Loomis would like to …
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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Northshire Notes

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
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 …
Looking for the best bagel in town? It's in your kitchen ... I could write a book about how I feel about bagels. I'm not alone, everybody seems to have an opinion on what makes an amazing bagel — the city water New York bagels are boiled in, the …
Happy Peanut Butter Fudge Day! National Peanut Butter Fudge Day is Tuesday. And what's not to love? Peanut butter ... fudge ... sweet creaminess melting on your tongue ...According to the National Peanut Board website, ancient …
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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