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VYCC building trails and character

DORSET — Life is good in the Owls Head Town Forest in Dorset, but for a group of teens working there, that doesn't mean it's easy.

Local business owner argues against zoning changes MANCHESTER — A local business owner didn't get what he wanted from the Manchester Planning Commission at its meeting Monday, but he lived to fight another day after the commission agreed to …
Conquering Mount Equinox Region's highest peak offers views worth the challenge MANCHESTER — In the 25-plus years since I moved back to the Berkshire County-Bennington County area, I have wanted to hike up Mount Equinox.On June 23, I finally did it. I got a late start, …
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Manchester homestead tax rate decreases MANCHESTER — Taxpayers in Manchester will see a slight decrease in their homestead tax rate for fiscal year 2020 while non-homestead taxpayers will pay slightly more.The Manchester Select Board …
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Picturing social justice, one exposure at a time

Dona Ann McAdams was a 21-year-old San Francisco art student when, running out of film in 1975, she ran into the city's Castro Camera shop and asked for a roll of black-and-white Tri-X from a …

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Five things not to miss in Southern Vermont

Taconic Music: Final festival concert 4 p.m. Sunday features Mendelssohn's String Symphony No. 10 in B Minor, performances by Serbian guitarist Nemanja Ostojic, Japanese pianist Haruka Ostojic, and …

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Column: Gala night provides validation for all involved

BENNINGTON — Sitting up in the upper level of the Bennington College Greenwall Auditorium Tuesday night for the Regional All-Stars Gala, I couldn't help but look around the room and scan the …

Worthington, McCoy earns top athlete honors BENNINGTON — Three-sport stars from Mount Anthony and Burr and Burton were named as the top female and male athlete on Tuesday night at the third annual Bennington Banner/Manchester Journal …
Comeback comes up short as CVU wins 7th straight title BURLINGTON — Down by six goals early in the fourth quarter, many may have thought that the Division I boys lacrosse championship was a foregone conclusion.Champlain Valley, the six-time …
Defense leads BBA to the brink of title BURLINGTON — With 15 minutes left in the Division I girls lacrosse championship, South Burlington's Sam Crane gave the Wolves a four-goal lead at 6-2. Soon after, Burr and Burton's Julia …
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The Ultimate game: Burr and Burton brings new sport to Manchester MANCHESTER — Many people have thrown a frisbee around with their friends and family, a nice leisurely activity on the beach or at a holiday barbeque.For the new varsity sport of Ultimate …
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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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