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Select group studying with Manchester Music Festival

MANCHESTER —Hundreds of applicants. Four continents and at least 14 countries' worth of performances. Thousands and thousands of hours of practice.All for 17 slots.Each year, seventeen young …
Community News
Northshire Notes: Earth Sky Time welcomes Haitian musicians

Northshire Notes are community news briefs about non-profit events and announcements in our readership area. To submit for publication, send a news release with the day, date, time and location to …

Local artists sought for August show

Winners named in Create 4 Freedom contest

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Editorials
Our opinion: Vermont Dems' hardball tactics not a good look

Dr. Dan Freilich stopped by the Manchester Journal's offices on Friday, as he and a small army of campaign interns were in town, going door-to-door to talk up his bid for the Democratic nomination …

Letters to the editor
Letter: Sears supporting Marthage

To the Editor:As Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I am keenly interested in the outcomes of our criminal justice system. We all know that a criminal record can be an anchor on people's lives …

Letter: Keefe, Browning absent from Act 250 forum

Letter: Grateful for neighbor's consideration

Letter: Thanking Rep. Sullivan

Arts
Review: Weston's 'West Side Story' delivers

WESTON — Weston Playhouse Theatre Company continues its summer season with "West Side Story," the iconic 1957 musical with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen …

Davis hopes to immerse audience in traditional blues

'Goonsworld' takes over Helmholz

Workers face tough choices in 'Skeleton Crew'

Levis returns to roots for 'Innkeeper's Daughter Cabaret'

Local sports
Long Trail begins construction on field house DORSET — Long Trail School took a major step Tuesday in heightening the profile of its athletic programs, starting construction of the school's new field house scheduled to open in the fall of …
Post 13 pummels Ludlow BENNINGTON — When a team's offense is going on all cylinders, there's a old cliche about guys not hurting themselves going to the bat rack.That means everyone wants to get in to the batter's …
Pair from BBA named U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans MANCHESTER — A pair of Burr and Burton girls lacrosse players were named as U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans this week.BBA's Shayla Heekin, a newly-graduated attacker and junior Olivia Watanabe, a …
Roundup: Belnap ties state record in hurdles at D-IV championships CHESTER — The Arlington track and field team competed at the Division IV state meet Friday afternoon.In the 100 m hurdles, Tess Belnap won with a time of 17.08 seconds, which tied a state …
Lifestyles
What do you do with all that pickle relish? Make biscuits, of course! The summer bash you planned for weeks is over. The trash is picked up and the lawn chairs returned to their rightful places. You sent the leftover salads and desserts home with the people who brought …
Could walking barefoot on grass improve your health? It is not a secret that spending time in nature is good for you. For years, researchers have been detailing how people who live near green spaces — parks, greenbelts, tree-lined streets, rural …
What's your favorite kitchen gadget? Kitchen gadgets are to cooks like Jimmy Choo shoes are to stylish women — you can never have too many (as our kitchen drawers attest) and there is one you would never be without.
Thom Smith | Nature Watch: Turtle Season - How old is this little guy? Q: On Saturday, June 9, we were riding the rail trail when we were stopped by a kid and dad who had found a baby snapping turtle. All of us were confounded by this as we had just seen the moms …
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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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