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We all scream: There's nothing more New England than ice cream in summer

It's a rite of summer in Southern Vermont, one eagerly observed by children of all ages. From little general stores to busy roadside drive-ups, Vermonters and their visitors love to line up for a …

North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show celebrates art, community NORTH BENNINGTON — Walking the roads of ancient Rome, one could see sculptures, standing like ghosts in tribute to the gods, the dearly departed, or celebrated citizens.But time travel is not …
Too much of a good thing? Not at Olallie Daylily Gardens NEWFANE — My wise friend once told me at dusk: "Nothing in this world remains wholesome if multiplied to excess." Try as I might to test it, her statement holds, even when challenging the …
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When we first meet namesake character of "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman, she lives alone in a small apartment in Glasgow. She is withdrawn, socially awkward, and doesn't have … more
BRATTLEBORO — Evidence of a little-known connection between West Brattleboro and Nelle Harper Lee, the author of "To Kill A Mockingbird," intrigued Casey Cep as she delved into her research … more
Petria Mitchell: Artist discusses her solo exhibition Light and Air, and her painting techniques and inspiration, at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St., Brattleboro. More: … more
BELLOWS FALLS — The Bellows Falls Opera House is a throwback, an anomaly, a rarity: A movie theater where you can truly see a movie on the big screen and not get fleeced by big city prices.This … more
MANCHESTER — The Moonshine Music Festival returns to Earth Sky Time Farm on Sept. 1 for the fifth-annual community celebration, rain or shine.This year's festival is headlined by Billy Wylder … more
BRATTLEBORO — When I relocated to Vermont from New Jersey last year, I was told it would take some time and experience — several winters, a few farmers markets, maybe a Subaru purchase or … more
MANCHESTER — When Katharine Maness came home to the serenity of her beloved Pawlet from years away in the bright lights of New York City's theater industry, the Vermont landscape gave her a … more
Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare In The Woods kicks off its season with one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies Thursday through Sunday at 7 p.m. Hunter Park at Northshire Civic Center, Route 7A, … more
If you're from New England, you most likely know the children's rhyme about Lizzie Borden and the infamous double murder to which she's connected. But do you know the facts about this unsolved cold … more
Somewhere near the middle of Howard Norman's new novel, "The Ghost Clause" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019), protagonist Simon Inescourt recalls a writer's conference where, as a first-time … more

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